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Madonna homes in on a $9m estate in Portugal

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Madonna announces move to Portugal, plans for new music

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How Roy Keane's rant about cold villa pool in Portugal was the beginning of the end of his Manchester United career

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How Roy Keane's rant about cold villa pool in Portugal was the beginning of the end of his Manchester United career


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Madonna's headed overseas to a new home in Portugal

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Madonna moves to Portugal

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Relatos de Viagem: nas curvas da Nacional 222, em Portugal

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Relatos de Viagem: nas curvas da Nacional 222, em Portugal


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Qualifications au Mondial 2018 : Cristiano Ronaldo et le Portugal s'amusent face aux Iles Féroé

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Portuguese regulator rejects Altice's bid for media company
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal's telecom regulator has blocked an attempt by international operator Altice to buy control of local company Media Capital, saying it could create "significant obstacles" to competition. The National Communications Authority, known as Anacom, said in a statement on its website Tuesday the deal needs to be reconfigured. Netherlands-based Altice N.V., through its Portuguese telecoms company MEO, agreed in July to pay Spain's Prisa 440 million euros ($527 million) for its 94   Read More ...
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Portuguese regulator rejects Altice's bid for media company
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal's telecom regulator has blocked an attempt by international operator Altice to buy control of local company Media Capital, saying it could create "significant obstacles" to competition. The National Communications Authority, known as Anacom, said in a statement on its website Tuesday the deal needs to be reconfigured. Netherlands-based Altice N.V., through its Portuguese telecoms company MEO, agreed in July to pay Spain's Prisa 440 million euros ($527 million) for its 94   Read More ...
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EasyJet flight from Manchester to Marrakech forced to land in Portugal after ‘drunk man attacks cabin crew’
A MARRAKESH-bound flight from Manchester was forced to divert to Portugal after a drunk passenger allegedly attacked cabin crew and "racially abused" fellow travellers. The unruly traveller, who had been boozing before and during the flight, was escorted from the plane and met by police in Lisbon. When flight EZ1891 touched down in Portugal, fellow passengers had to spend a night in a hotel before they could continue to their final destination   Read More ...
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Adrien Silva returns to Portugal as Leicester continue to wait over his availability
Midfielder Adrien Silva has returned to Portugal as Leicester continue to wait on his availability. The Portugal international is not allowed to train with the Foxes after FIFA blocked his £22million switch from Sporting Lisbon because his documentation was received by the FA 14 seconds after the deadline. Leicester are still yet to hear whether the transfer will be ratified and Silva will continue to sit out when they host Liverpool in the Carabao Cup on Tuesday   Read More ...
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UPDATE 1-Euro crisis over, Portugal's return to investment grade sends bond yields sliding
* Portugal’s 10-year bond yield down 22 bps * Yield gap with Germany tightest since Jan 2016 * Portugal returns to investment grade after 5-1/2 years * S&P 1st of big three ratings agencies to lift Portugal back * Portuguese stocks up 1.9 pct, outperform peers (Writes through) By Dhara Ranasinghe Standard & Poor’s on Friday became the first of the big three credit ratings agencies to lift Portugal back to investment grade, citing its improving economy and public finances   Read More ...
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Vols Lorient-Porto annulés : 200 personnes bloquées au Portugal
La compagnie Ryanair a annulé des vols au dernier moment. Ce samedi après-midi, quelque 200 passagers sont bloqués à Porto (Portugal). Les vols de mardi 19 septembre sont également supprimés. Une Vannetaise témoigne. Quelque 200 personnes attendent depuis 7 h samedi matin à l'aéroport de Porto devant le guichet de Ryanair. Elles ont appris très tardivement que le vol retour vers Lorient de la compagnie low cost était annulé   Read More ...
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World Superbikes: Rea on verge of hat-trick after win in Portugal
Jonathan Rea looks destined to be the first man to lift the World Superbike Championship three years in a row after a dominant win in Portugal on Saturday. The Northern Irishman led from start to finish to take the chequered flag for the 10th time in 19 races this year. The champion will go into Sunday's second race with a huge lead of 95 points over injury absentee Tom Sykes   Read More ...
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S&P hebt das Kreditrating von Portugal
Aufatmen in Portugal: Die amerikanische Ratingagentur S&P stuft die Finanzlage des Landes nicht mehr auf Ramsch-Niveau ein. (Archivbild Lissabon) (KEYSTONE/AP/ARMANDO FRANCA) Die US-Ratingagentur S&P hat das einstige Krisenland Portugal wieder ein verlässlicher Kreditnehmer eingestuft. Standard & Poor's hob das Rating des Landes am Freitag um eine Stufe von BB+ auf BBB-. London. Damit haben Portugals Staatsanleihen den sogenannten Ramschbereich verlassen, in dem ein Investment als extrem spekulativ gilt   Read More ...
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Why as an investor, one should care about Portugal’s credit rating
Portugal's credit rating is set to return to the headlines Friday as Standard & Poor's updates its opinion on the southern euro zone economy. This could be just another statement if the country wasn't hanging on to its one and only investment grade. Canada's DBRS is the only credit rating agency willing to give Portugal an investment grade, which allows the European Central Bank to buy Portuguese government bonds   Read More ...
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Ronaldo is the soul of Real Madrid and the world's best, says Ceballos
Dani Ceballos described Cristiano Ronaldo as "the soul of the team" after he made a decisive return to action in Real Madrid's Champions League win over APOEL. The Portugal star scored twice to take his career tally in the competition to 107 and give Zinedine Zidane's side a winning start in the defence of the trophy. Related It was Ronaldo's first competitive appearance for Madrid since the first leg of the Supercopa de Espana, with the 32-year-old to serve the final instalment of a five-match domestic ban against Real Sociedad on Sunday   Read More ...
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Portugal heading for another record year for tourist arrivals
LISBON: The number of foreign tourists visiting Portugal jumped around 13 percent in January-July, putting the country firmly on track for another record year for tourism, which has been a key driver of its economic recovery since a 2011-14 debt crisis. The National Statistics Institute said on Thursday in its monthly data on the hotel sector that over 7.1 million foreign visitors stayed in Portuguese hotels through July, which helped drive total hotel revenues over 17 percent higher to 1   Read More ...
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Portugal struggles to rise from the ashes of its deadliest fire
PEDRÓGÃO GRANDE: Joaquim Godinho and his wife Edite watch with blank faces and heavy hearts as a bulldozer demolishes the charred remains of their home of nearly 30 years. "This house represented a lifetime of work, of struggling day and night," Joaquim Godinho, who built the house himself, said. After the deadliest fire in Portugal's history devastated the central region of Pedrogao Grande, residents are now confronted with the massive task of starting over   Read More ...
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Nigerian sham marriage criminal network dismantled in Germany and Portugal
An international police operation supported by Europol has resulted in 50 house searches and the arrest of five suspects. The investigation, led by the German Federal Police and Criminal Investigations Department of Berlin, in close cooperation with the Portuguese Immigration and Borders Service / SEF, was initiated in October 2016 on the suspicion of facilitation of illegal immigration via marriages of convenience, so-called sham marriages   Read More ...
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Portugal faces dire drought, the worst in more than 20 years
While parts of the United States and the Caribbean are drowning in water amid ferocious hurricanes, a drought is tightening its grip on wide areas of Portugal. Portugal Dire Drought Portugal Dire Drought Portugal Dire Drought Portugal Dire Drought Portugal Dire Drought Portugal Dire Drought Portugal Dire Drought Portugal Dire Drought Portugal Dire Drought Portugal Dire Drought As featured on SANTA SUSANA, Portugal (AP) — Portugal's Pego do Altar reservoir looks like disused quarry now, its bare, exposed slopes rising up steeply on each side and shimmering in the sun as it holds barely 11 percent of the water it was designed for   Read More ...
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German, Portuguese police bust Nigerian fake marriage gang
BERLIN (AP) — Police in Germany and Portugal have raided properties linked to a gang suspected of arranging fake marriages in order to make it easier for Nigerians to come to Europe. Berlin police say they searched 41 homes and offices in the German capital early Tuesday, arresting five people. Officers also seized passports, European Union residency permits, cell phones and storage devices   Read More ...
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ISL 2017: Delhi Dynamos start life under Miguel Portugal, Pritam Kotal to join later
Indian Super League (ISL) franchise Delhi Dynamos started their pre-season practice sessions on Monday in Spain, under the tutelage of new head coach Miguel Angel Portugal. The Lions have seen an overhaul in their squad, mainly due to the ISL drafts, but had also not exercised their right to retain two players from last season - becoming the only team to go down that alley   Read More ...
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Portugal’s sneaky sausage that saved Jews
In Manteigaria Silva, one of Lisbon’s oldest delis, not much has changed since 1928. Cured hams dangle from the ceiling, port and Madeira wines compete for shelf space and slabs of golden cheese await the blade. And alongside the lombo (air-cured pork) and chouriço (chorizo) lies a sausage so thoroughly Portuguese that declared it one of the nation’s seven gastronomic wonders: alheira   Read More ...
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Nurses' strike in Portugal cripples public health services
LISBON: Nurses in Portugal began a five-day strike over status, pay and working hours on Monday, crippling services at public hospitals, union leaders said. The Portuguese Nurses Union said at least 85% of nurses at public hospitals took part in the strike, which led to the cancellation of nearly all health appointments and non-emergency services. Hospitals guaranteed minimum care in intensive units and emergency rooms, while hundreds of nurses from major public hospitals gathered to protest   Read More ...
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Portugal. La première mère porteuse sera la grand-mère de l’enfant
Le gouvernement portugais a fait savoir, samedi 9 septembre, qu’il avait donné son accord à une femme de 50 ans pour porter l’enfant de sa fille. Il s’agit du premier recours à la gestation pour autrui (GPA) approuvé au Portugal. La fille de la future mère porteuse, atteinte d’endométriose, ne peut plus avoir d’enfant depuis l’ablation de son utérus. La première mère porteuse du Portugal donnera naissance à son petit-enfant   Read More ...
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BRIEF-Equinix to expand into Spain and Portugal through acquisition of Itconic
Sept 11 (Reuters) - Equinix Inc * Equinix to expand into Spain and Portugal through acquisition of Itconic * Equinix Inc - deal for all-cash transaction totaling EUR 215M or approximately $259M U.S. dollars * Equinix Inc - entered into an agreement with Carlyle Group for purchase of Itconic and CloudMas Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: Our Standards:   Read More ...
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Climate change deepens Portugal's drought problems
SANTA SUSANA, Portugal (AP) — Portugal's Pego do Altar reservoir looks like disused quarry now, its bare, exposed slopes rising up steeply on each side as it holds barely 11 percent of the water it was designed for. While parts of the United States and the Caribbean are drowning in water amid ferocious hurricanes, a drought is tightening its grip on wide areas of Portugal   Read More ...
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Portuguese medics clear woman's bid to bear grandchild
Portugal has approved its first surrogate mother -- a 50-year-old grandmother who will bear a child to allow her daughter to start a family, media reports said on Saturday. The Portuguese Council for Assisted Birth late Friday unanimously approved the request of a 30-year-old woman who cannot bear children following a surgical procedure for endometriosis, the Expresso weekly said. "Despite several other cases put forward, only this one was examined by the council and unanimously approved," a statement said   Read More ...
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Madonna is pictured viewing a £6.8million house in Lisbon as she continues with plans to relocate to Portugal
MADONNA has been pictured viewing a lavish £6.8million house in the centre of Lisbon, Portugal. The singer, 59, is on the hunt for a family pad so that she can support her 11-year-old son David's footballing ambitions while he's on the books at top flight side Benfica. Madge was shown around a four-bedroom, with seven bathrooms and a floor space of more than 21   Read More ...
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Portuguese medics clear woman's bid to bear grandchild
Lisbon, Portugal | AFP | Portugal has approved its first surrogate mother — a 50-year-old grandmother who will bear a child to allow her daughter to start a family, media reports said on Saturday. The Portuguese Council for Assisted Birth late Friday unanimously approved the request of a 30-year-old woman who cannot bear children following a surgical procedure for endometriosis, the Expresso weekly said   Read More ...
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Portugal: Première GPA autorisée pour une grand-mère qui portera son petit-enfant
C’est le premier cas portugais. Le conseil de la procréation médicalement assisté lusitanien a approuvé son premier recours à la gestation pour autrui (GPA). Il concernera une femme de 50 ans qui a accepté de donner naissance à son petit-enfant pour permettre à sa fille de fonder une famille. Selon l’hebdomadaire Expresso, la femme ayant fait cette demande, âgée de 30 ans, ne peut plus enfanter depuis l’ablation de son utérus des suites d’une endométriose sévère   Read More ...
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La première mère porteuse du Portugal sera la grand-mère de l'enfant
Le premier recours à la gestation pour autrui (GPA) approuvé au Portugal concernera une femme de 50 ans qui a accepté de donner naissance à son petit-enfant pour permettre à sa fille de fonder une famille. Cette décision du conseil portugais de la procréation médicalement assistée (PMA) a été rendue publique dans la presse samedi. «Malgré les nombreuses requêtes adressées, seul ce recours a été examiné par les membres du conseil qui l'ont approuvé à l'unanimité», a déclaré le conseil portugais de la PMA   Read More ...
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Divers in Portugal search river for missing American tourist
LISBON, Portugal — Authorities in Portugal say divers are searching a river for a tourist who jumped off a bridge and disappeared beneath the water. Officials say the 34-year-old American leapt into the River Douro in Portugal’s second-largest city, Porto, after seeing local youngsters diving from the bridge on Thursday evening. Porto harbormaster Carlos Campos says the man was with his girlfriend, who is also from the United States   Read More ...
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Divers in Portugal search river for missing American tourist
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Authorities in Portugal say divers are searching a river for a tourist who jumped off a bridge and disappeared beneath the water. Officials say the 34-year-old American leapt into the River Douro in Portugal's second-largest city, Porto, after seeing local youngsters diving from the bridge on Thursday evening. Porto harbormaster Carlos Campos says the man was with his girlfriend, who is also from the United States   Read More ...
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Divers in Portugal search river for missing American tourist
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Authorities in Portugal say divers are searching a river for a tourist who jumped off a bridge and disappeared beneath the water. Officials say the 34-year-old American leapt into the River Douro in Portugal's second-largest city, Porto, after seeing local youngsters diving from the bridge on Thursday evening. Porto harbormaster Carlos Campos says the man was with his girlfriend, who is also from the United States   Read More ...
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Madonna homes in on a $9m estate in Portugal
New Lisbon resident Madonna has been extolling the delights of living in the Portuguese capital Lisbon. Local media say she has bought a $9 million (Dh33 million) estate in the mountains of Sintra, outside Lisbon, and will continue to stay at the Pestana Palace hotel, where she is in the royal suite, while it is refurbished. The 18th century Quinta do Relogio estate mentioned by various news outlets was still up for sale on the Engel&Volkers real estate agency’s website on Wednesday   Read More ...
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Madonna moves to Portugal, 5th best place for expats
LISBON Pop star Madonna, a new resident of the Portuguese capital, has been extolling the delights of living there. She is the most illustrious of a growing number of foreigners in the newly-fashionable city. "I used to be a basket case, but now I live in Lisbon," the 59-year-old wrote on Instagram late last week under a photo of baskets hanging from the ceiling of an old Portuguese kitchen   Read More ...
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Canadian cannabis producer to build $30M production operation in Portugal
CALGARY - Canadian cannabis producer Tilray says it will invest 20 million euros (about C$29.5 million) in a medical cannabis operation in Portugal after winning federal licences there to import cannabis seeds and clones and cultivate them. It says it plans to establish a campus at Cantanhede, about 220 kilometres north of Lisbon, that will grow, process and package medical cannabis products for distribution across the European Union   Read More ...
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Sport: Baby Flying Fijians beaten by Portugal
The Baby Flying Fijians have been beaten by Portugal 16-13 in their final pool game at the Under 20 Trophy, in Portugal. Down 13-0 at half time, the Fijians mounted a comback early in the second half with a try to second-five eighth Filimoni Savou and two penalties to Jamie Kotz. But the stalemate was broken in the 70th minute when Portugal kicked a penalty to give them the lead which they protected until full-time   Read More ...
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Adrien Silva: Has 14-second delay scuppered $29M soccer deal for Portuguese star?
Adrien Silva's career in limbo Portuguese international moved in transfer window But paperwork was received 14 seconds too late Transfer was between Sporting Lisbon and Leicester (CNN)A leading European soccer player's career is in limbo after paperwork relating to his transfer from a Portuguese team to an English Premier League club was submitted 14 seconds too late. Leicester City, who won the Premier League in the 2015/2016 season, agreed to sign Portuguese international Adrien Silva from Sporting Lisbon for a reported $28   Read More ...
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Madonna moves to Portugal, rated new star destination for expats
LISBON: New Lisbon resident Madonna has been extolling the delights of living in the Portuguese capital Lisbon, the most illustrious of a growing number of foreigners in the newly-fashionable city. "I used to be a basket case but now I live in Lisbon," she wrote on Instagram on Sunday under a photo of baskets hanging from the ceiling of an old Portuguese kitchen   Read More ...
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Madonna moves to Portugal, rated new star destination for expats
LISBON (Reuters) - New Lisbon resident Madonna has been extolling the delights of living in the Portuguese capital Lisbon, the most illustrious of a growing number of foreigners in the newly-fashionable city. “I used to be a basket case but now I live in Lisbon,” she wrote on Instagram on Sunday under a photo of baskets hanging from the ceiling of an old Portuguese kitchen   Read More ...
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Gracyanne Barbosa segue outras famosas e vai a Portugal investir em negócios fitness 
Gracyanne Barbosa, 33, está dando um passo além em sua carreira fitness e, assim como a cantora Madonna e outras famosas, decidiu explorar Portugal e seu atraente potencial econômico. De musa da academia à empreendedora, a ex-dançarina investirá em negócios fitness no país. Em entrevista ao apresentador Amaury Jr., Gracyanne explicou que tem contatos no exterior que facilitarão a expansão dos negócios   Read More ...
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Major science prize goes to institutions fighting blindness
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Two international institutions with long records of fighting blindness are sharing a €1 million ($1.2 million) eyesight prize from a Portuguese foundation. The Lisbon, Portugal-based Champalimaud Foundation's annual Vision Award is going this year to British charity Sightsavers and the Germany-based international development organization CBM. The foundation said Tuesday the winners have reached millions of people in recent decades, especially in low-income countries such as Nepal, Mozambique and Bangladesh   Read More ...
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Major science prize goes to institutions fighting blindness
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Two international institutions with long records of fighting blindness are sharing a €1 million ($1.2 million) eyesight prize from a Portuguese foundation. The Lisbon, Portugal-based Champalimaud Foundation's annual Vision Award is going this year to British charity Sightsavers and the Germany-based international development organization CBM. The foundation said Tuesday the winners have reached millions of people in recent decades, especially in low-income countries such as Nepal, Mozambique and Bangladesh   Read More ...
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Major science prize goes to institutions fighting blindness
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Two international institutions with long records of fighting blindness are sharing a €1 million ($1.2 million) eyesight prize from a Portuguese foundation. The Lisbon, Portugal-based Champalimaud Foundation’s annual Vision Award is going this year to British charity Sightsavers and the Germany-based international development organization CBM. The foundation said Tuesday the winners have reached millions of people in recent decades, especially in low-income countries such as Nepal, Mozambique and Bangladesh   Read More ...
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