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Portugal drop Euro 2016 heroes Sanches, Eder - Football

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Portugal drop Euro 2016 heroes Sanches, Eder - Football

- LISBON (Reuters) - Portugal have dropped midfielder Renato Sanches and forward Eder, two of the heroes from their triumphant Euro 2016 side, from the squad after a poor run of form at their respective clubs. Sanches, 18 at the time, became a key player after he was given a starting place from the quarter-final onwards, while Guinea Bissau-born Eder scored the winning goal in the final against France after he was brought on as a substitute

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'He'll be truly missed' - Tributes as Irishman (30) dies on Portugal stag trip

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'He'll be truly missed' - Tributes as Irishman (30) dies on Portugal stag trip

- Daryl Dargan (30) was found dead by friends who were staying with him in an apartment in the popular resort of Albufeira in the south of the country. It is understood the group had travelled to Portugal last Friday. His brother has now set up a GoFundMe page to raise funds to repatriate his body. Mr Dargan had previously worked as a barman and was from the Lakeglen area of Portlaoise, Co Laois

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Motor Rally: Ogier claims record-equalling fifth Portugal win

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Motor Rally: Ogier claims record-equalling fifth Portugal win

- MATOSINHOS, Portugal: Four-time world champion Sebastien Ogier held his nerve to claim a record-equalling fifth triumph at the Rally of Portugal on Sunday (May 21). Ogier won in Portugal in 2010, 2011, 2013 and 2014 and emulated Markku Alen's record of five victories in the rally when he wrapped up victory in Matosinhos. The 33-year-old Frenchman, behind the wheel of a Ford Fiesta, held off a double Hyundai challenge from Thierry Neuville, who finished 15

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Rallying - Ogier wins in Portugal for the fifth time

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Rallying - Ogier wins in Portugal for the fifth time

- REUTERS: World champion Sebastien Ogier won the Rally of Portugal for a record-equalling fifth time on Sunday to stretch his championship lead to 22 points. The M-Sport Ford driver sealed his second win of the season by finishing 15.6 seconds clear of Thierry Neuville with the Belgian's Hyundai team mate Dani Sordo third in the gravel event. The victory equalled the five in Portugal chalked up by retired Finnish great Markku Alen

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Rallye du Portugal: victoire de Sébastien Ogier (M-Sport/Ford)

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Rallye du Portugal: victoire de Sébastien Ogier (M-Sport/Ford)

- Le Français Sébastien Ogier (Ford Fiesta) a remporté dimanche le Rallye du Portugal, 6e manche du Championnat du monde (WRC), en s'imposant sur les pistes en terre du nord du pays devant le Belge Thierry Neuville (Hyundai i20). En tête du classement général depuis samedi à la mi-journée, le quadruple champion du monde en titre a géré son avantage lors des quatre dernières spéciales courues dimanche, pour franchir la ligne d'arrivée avec une avance de 15 sec 6/10 sur Neuville, vainqueur des deux précédents rallyes

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Rallye - WRC - Portugal - WRC - Rallye du Portugal : Sébastien Ogier (Ford Fiesta) montre son répondant lors de la deuxième spéciale dominicale

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Rallye - WRC - Portugal - WRC - Rallye du Portugal : Sébastien Ogier (Ford Fiesta) montre son répondant lors de la deuxième spéciale dominicale

- Luilhas (11,91 km) Devancé, de peu, par Thierry Neuville lors de la spéciale précédente (voir plus bas), qui était la première de cette journée dominicale, Sébastien Ogier (Ford Fiesta) a vite répondu : dès l'ES17, le Français a signé un nouveau temps scratch (son cinquième du week-end) et a ainsi accru son avance sur le Belge.Au classement général provisoire, avant l'ultime spéciale puis la power stage, Neuville, troisième de cette spéciale avec 3"3 de retard sur Ogier, pointe désormais à 19"3 au classement général provisoire

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Murder inquiries extend to Portugal

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Murder inquiries extend to Portugal

- DETECTIVES investigating the alleged murder of Ana Rebelo recently travelled to Portugal to discover more about her background, the JEP has learned. And, with the inquiry now in its seventh week, the officer leading the case has said they are confident they will get justice for the 51-year-old mother of three, who was found dead in her home at 10 Victoria Street on 4 April

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Portugal's Santos says coaching career happened  by chance - Football

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Portugal's Santos says coaching career happened by chance - Football

- LISBON (Reuters) - But for a chance acquaintance at a seaside hotel, Fernando Santos might well have a become an engineer rather than one of Portugal's most celebrated football coaches. Santos has led his country to its only major title, coached all three of its top clubs and taken Greece to a World Cup, yet he says it was all down to circumstance

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Portugal: saisie de dix tonnes de haschisch en Méditerranée

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Portugal: saisie de dix tonnes de haschisch en Méditerranée

- La police portugaise a saisi près de dix tonnes de haschisch en mer Méditerranée et arrêté six personnes soupçonnées de trafic de stupéfiants, a-t-elle annoncé jeudi. L'opération, lancée "conjointement avec les autorités espagnoles, françaises, néerlandaises et grecques après une année d'enquête", a permis d'interpeller six suspects, deux Portugais et quatre Néerlandais âgés de 20 à 61 ans. Ils sont soupçonnés "d'appartenir à une organisation criminelle de dimension internationale spécialisée dans le trafic de drogue avec d'importants soutiens au Portugal", a expliqué la police judiciaire portugaise dans un communiqué

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Eurovision 2017: Le Portugal remporte sa première victoire

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Eurovision 2017: Le Portugal remporte sa première victoire

- La finale de l’Eurovision 2017 s’est tenue samedi à Kiev (Ukraine). Parmi les vingt-six candidats en lice, c’est le Portugais Salvador Sobral qui a triomphé avec sa chanson « Amar Pelos Dois ». C’est dans la dernière ligne droite que Salvador Sobral a dépassé l’Italien Francesco Gabbani qui faisait figure de grand favori chez les bookmakers… De notre envoyé spécial à Kiev (Ukraine) Dans sa chanson, Amar Pelos Dois, il chante que son cœur peut « aimer pour deux »

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EN IMAGES. Eurovision: le retour triomphal de Salvador Sobral au Portugal

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EN IMAGES. Eurovision: le retour triomphal de Salvador Sobral au Portugal

- Le chanteur de 27 ans, qui a remporté l'Eurovision samedi soir à Kiev, a fait son retour au Portugal où il a reçu un accueil plus que chaleureux. Comblé par la victoire de son candidat à l'Eurovision, samedi soir, le Portugal a salué l'exploit de Salvador Sobral, accueilli en triomphe par des centaines de fans dimanche à l'aéroport de Lisbonne. Le jeune crooner de 27 ans, qui a offert à son pays un tout premier succès dans ce concours, a été acclamé par une foule d'admirateurs survoltés aux cris de: "Salvador! Salvador! Portugal! Portugal!"

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Pope makes two Fatima children saints on centenary of their visions of the Virgin Mary

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Pope makes two Fatima children saints on centenary of their visions of the Virgin Mary

- FATIMA, PORTUGAL – Pope Francis added two Portuguese shepherd children to the roster of Catholic saints Saturday, honoring young siblings whose reported visions of the Virgin Mary 100 years ago turned the Portuguese farm town of Fatima into one of the world’s most important Catholic shrines. Francis proclaimed Francisco and Jacinta Marto saints at the start of Mass marking the centenary of their visions

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The Latest: Eurovision winner arrives home to Portugal

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The Latest: Eurovision winner arrives home to Portugal

- KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - The Latest on the Eurovision song contest (all times local): Eurovision winner Salvador Sobral has arrived in his native Lisbon after winning the Eurovision Song Contest in Ukraine. The 27-year-old Sobral was greeted by hundreds of ecstatic fans upon landing at Lisbon Airport. With his gentle romantic ballad Amar Pelos Dois (Love For Both), Sobral captured 758 points in the contest, 143 more than second-placed Kristian Kostov, from Bulgaria, and gave Portugal its first ever win since it started competing in the international event in 1964

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VIDEO. Portugal: Eliseu fait le fou sur son scooter pour célébrer le 36e titre de Benfica

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VIDEO. Portugal: Eliseu fait le fou sur son scooter pour célébrer le 36e titre de Benfica

- W.P. Benfica s'est adjugé son 36e championnat en battant Guimaraes 5-0 samedi Le Portugais Eliseu a fêté ça en faisant le show en scooter On vous prévient, c'est très drôle Si les Lisboètes devaient ne retenir qu’une chose de la soirée de samedi, ce ne serait pas tant le 36e titre de champion acquis par le Benfica en corrigeant que le show qui a suivi

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Eurovision Song Contest: Portugal winner 'didn't understand votes'

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Eurovision Song Contest: Portugal winner 'didn't understand votes'

- Portugal has won this year's Eurovision Song contest with a poignant love song, sung in Portuguese. In the early hours of Sunday morning the winner met the world's press - glass microphone trophy still in hand. Salvador Sobral entered the Eurovision Song Contest's press room last night with the same diffident, bemused demeanour he has projected since arriving in Kiev. There was no swagger, no elation - just a quizzical befuddlement at the latest turn his musical journey had taken

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Portuguese crooner wins Eurovision as conflict mars Kiev's party

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Portuguese crooner wins Eurovision as conflict mars Kiev's party

- Portuguese crooner wins Eurovision as conflict mars Kiev’s party Kiev, Ukraine | AFP | Portugal won the Eurovision Song Contest for the first time ever early Sunday with a melancholy ballad performed by a singer who suffers from a serious heart condition. The fado-tinged song “Amar Pelos Dois” was performed by 27-year-old Salvador Sobral, who is awaiting a heart transplant. It scored a crushing victory, winning top marks both from the televoters and the countries’ professional juries

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Eurovision 2017: Comment Salvador Sobral a offert sa première victoire au Portugal

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Eurovision 2017: Comment Salvador Sobral a offert sa première victoire au Portugal

- La finale de l’Eurovision 2017 s’est tenue samedi à Kiev (Ukraine). Parmi les vingt-six candidats en lice, c’est le Portugais Salvador Sobral qui a triomphé avec sa chanson « Amar Pelos Dois ». C’est dans la dernière ligne droite que Salvador Sobral a dépassé l’Italien Francesco Gabbani qui faisait figure de grand favori chez les bookmakers… De notre envoyé spécial à Kiev (Ukraine) Dans sa chanson, Amar Pelos Dois, il chante que son cœur peut « aimer pour deux »

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  • Motor Rally: Ogier claims record-equalling fifth Portugal win
    Motor Rally: Ogier claims record-equalling fifth Portugal win

    , channelnewsasia.com

    MATOSINHOS, Portugal: Four-time world champion Sebastien Ogier held his nerve to claim a record-equalling fifth triumph at the Rally of Portugal on Sunday (May 21). Ogier won in Portugal in 2010, 2011, 2013 and 2014 and emulated Markku Alen's record of five victories in the rally when he wrapped up victory in Matosinhos. The 33-year-old Frenchman, behind the wheel of a Ford Fiesta, held off a double Hyundai challenge from Thierry Neuville, who finished 15

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  • Golf - EPGA - Open du Portugal : Matt Wallace irrésistible, Thomas Linard placé
    Golf - EPGA - Open du Portugal : Matt Wallace irrésistible, Thomas Linard placé

    , lequipe.fr

    Wallace fait des ravages avant l'orage Interrompu par un violent orage qui a empêché une vingtaine de joueurs de se lancer sur le parcours du Morgado Golf & Country Club, l'Open du Portugal s'est tout de même trouvé un leader : Matt Wallace.L'Anglais a gratifié le public portugais d'une "pluie de birdies" cet après-midi : quatre sur son aller et six sur son retour, dont cinq consécutifs entre les trous 12 et 16

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Business

  • ICT, construction, tourism, healthcare – priorities for Azerbaijan-Portugal co-op
    ICT, construction, tourism, healthcare – priorities for Azerbaijan-Portugal co-op

    , trend.az

    Baku, Azerbaijan, Apr. 6 ICT, construction, tourism, healthcare sectors will be the most interesting and promising areas for expansion of cooperation between Azerbaijan and Portugal, said Chargé d’Affaires ad interim of Portugal to Azerbaijan Maria Joao Lopes Cardoso. “It is worth noting the growing interest of Portuguese companies in exporting to Azerbaijan,” she noted adding that the number of Portuguese companies carrying out exports to Azerbaijan increased from 39 in 2011 to 83 in 2015

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Health

  • The Portuguese Experience: What makes for good drug policy?
    The Portuguese Experience: What makes for good drug policy?

    , bworldonline.com

    Opinion “It’s easy for [people who use drugs] to come to us and say, ‘I have a drug problem and I need help.’ They don’t have to lie to us.” -- Health workers in Portugal, about working. with people who use drugs in the community. (Source: The Economist video, “Drugs: War or Store”)

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  • Eurovision Song Contest: Portugal winner 'didn't understand votes'
    Eurovision Song Contest: Portugal winner 'didn't understand votes'

    , bbc.co.uk

    Portugal has won this year's Eurovision Song contest with a poignant love song, sung in Portuguese. In the early hours of Sunday morning the winner met the world's press - glass microphone trophy still in hand. Salvador Sobral entered the Eurovision Song Contest's press room last night with the same diffident, bemused demeanour he has projected since arriving in Kiev. There was no swagger, no elation - just a quizzical befuddlement at the latest turn his musical journey had taken

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  • In the gut, nervous cells are the 'eyes and ears' of the immune system
    In the gut, nervous cells are the 'eyes and ears' of the immune system

    , phys.org

    A team of scientists in Portugal has discovered, in the mouse gut, a novel process that protects the bowel's lining against inflammation and microbial aggressions - and fights them when they arise. And, most surprisingly, they have shown that this mechanism is under the control of the intestinal nervous system - the so-called "second brain". The sheer size of the network of nervous cells that reside in the vertebrate gut

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