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      ‘Wanted’ eastern European ‘mafioso’ times return to Portugal to skip justice
      Nov25

      ‘Wanted’ eastern European ‘mafioso’ times return to Portugal to skip justice

      Borders control agency SEF finally arrested a Ukrainian man wanted in Portugal since 2003 on ‘charges related to terrorism’. But within less than 24-hours, the 61-year-old was free. The reason? He had timed his return to coincide with the exporty of judicial time limits: in this case, 15 years. Say reports, he was confident that when he...

      Saxophone and piano concert at Quintinha da Música
      Apr24

      Saxophone and piano concert at Quintinha da Música

      Saxophonist Vitaly Vartulya and pianist Maria Nemtsova will be performing on Sunday, May 6 at Quintinha da Música, near Tavira, at 5pm. The duo will be playing music by Claude Debussy, Jean-Denis Michat and Nikolai Medtner. Vitaly Vatulya is Russia’s most outstanding young saxophonist. Born in Moscow in 1987, Vitaly started his music...

      Land of the rising sun
      Mar28

      Land of the rising sun

      Portimonense celebrated with exciting forward Shoya Nakajima as the 23-year-old received his first full cap for Japan during the international break. Nakajima came off the bench during the second half with his team trailing 1-0 to Mali in Belgium, but soon demonstrated his worth when volleying home a return pass from close range to establish the...

      Portuguese coach makes headlines for dressing up as Zorro during press conference

      Portuguese manager Paulo Fonseca – the current coach of Ukrainian side Shakhtar Donetsk – has made headlines for dressing up as fictional character Zorro during a Champions League post-match press conference yesterday (December 6). Fonseca had reporters in stitches after emerging with a black cape, mask and a top hat to fulfil a promise he had...

      Tourist tax to fund Eurovision in Lisbon next year
      Jul26

      Tourist tax to fund Eurovision in Lisbon next year

      The nightmare question of how to fund the Eurovision Song Contest after Portugal’s spectacular win in Kiev last May has finally been settled. With Lisbon’s MEO arena the undisputed ‘best place’ for the event, the capital’s controversial tourist tax will be used to the full. Lisbon mayor Fernando Medina explained to...

      Jacket discovered with “suspicious hole and blood traces” at Porto airport
      Jul25

      Jacket discovered with “suspicious hole and blood traces” at Porto airport

      PJ police are investigating the discovery of an “abandoned jacket” by a boarding gate at Porto’s Francisco Sá Carneiro airport. The jacket had a hole it “in the region of the thorax” with traces of blood. Theories include the possibility of a gunshot, or stab wound. The jacket was found near the booth reserved for Turkish Airways. Police...

      Ladies in full flow at prestigious Catarina de Bragança Tournament
      Jul04

      Ladies in full flow at prestigious Catarina de Bragança Tournament

      Sixteen women representing seven countries – Portugal, England, Venezuela, Spain, Sweden, Ukraine and the Philippines – crossed mallets as they strived to win the prestigious ‘Catarina de Bragança’ Ladies Croquet Challenge Tournament at the Bela Romão Croquet and Country Club, Fuseta, last weekend. Those eliminated in the...

      Portugal “on alert” following global cyberattack
      Jun28

      Portugal “on alert” following global cyberattack

      Portugal is “on alert” following a major global cyberattack that infected computers at Russia’s biggest oil company, Ukrainian banks and multinational firms on Tuesday (June 27) with a virus similar to the ransomware that infected more than 300,000 computers last month. Though there are no reports of companies in Portugal being affected,...

      Portugal’s Eurovision win comes with €50 million price tag
      May15

      Portugal’s Eurovision win comes with €50 million price tag

      Hundreds of deliriously happy, proud countrymen and women turned out in brilliant technicolour at Lisbon airport yesterday to welcome ‘the returning hero’ from Eurovision in Kiev – a slightly bemused Salvador Sobral. But as Sobral wondered out loud how he was going to “deal with all this”, there was another uncomfortable question in...

      Portugal gets odds of 9/4 in Eurovision final in Kiev on Saturday
      May11

      Portugal gets odds of 9/4 in Eurovision final in Kiev on Saturday

      Extraordinary though it may seem, Portugal is one of the finalists with a good chance at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev. In a competition “dominated by songs in English”, Salvador Sobral’s rendition of ‘Amar pelos dois’ (Love for Two), written by his sister Luísa has stolen people’s hearts. Tweet …read...