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News Portugal: Thunberg arrives in Portugal ‘energized’ for climate fight

Published on: Tuesday 03 December 2019
Thunberg arrives in Portugal ‘energized’ for climate fight
News source: https://www.mercurynews.com/2019/12/03/thunberg-arrives-in-portugal-energized-for-climate-fight/

LISBON, Portugal — Climate activist Greta Thunberg told cheering supporters Tuesday that her three-week journey across the Atlantic had “energized” her for the fight against climate change as she ...

News Portugal: Greta Thunberg arrives in Portugal ahead of climate change summit

Published on: Tuesday 03 December 2019
Greta Thunberg arrives in Portugal ahead of climate change summit
News source: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2019/12/03/Greta-Thunberg-arrives-in-Portugal-ahead-of-climate-change-summit/5091575401111/

Dec. 3 (UPI) --Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg arrived in Portugal Tuesday after a three-week journey across the Atlantic, where she will stay a few days before heading to the climate change ...

News Portugal: Cristiano Ronaldo 'Hunger' Makes Him the World's Best, Says Portugal's Mario Rui

Published on: Thursday 14 November 2019
Cristiano Ronaldo 'Hunger' Makes Him the World's Best, Says Portugal's Mario Rui
News source: https://bleacherreport.com/articles/2862775-cristiano-ronaldo-hunger-makes-him-the-worlds-best-says-portugals-mario-rui

Portugal left-back Mario Rui believes Cristiano Ronaldo's "hunger" for goals is what makes him the best player in the world. Rui was speaking after yet another Ronaldo masterclass on the international ...

News Portugal: Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo nets another hat trick in shutout of Lithuania

Published on: Thursday 14 November 2019
Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo nets another hat trick in shutout of Lithuania
News source: https://www.upi.com/Sports_News/Soccer/2019/11/15/Portugals-Cristiano-Ronaldo-nets-another-hat-trick-in-shutout-of-Lithuania/7441573823940/

Nov. 15 (UPI) --Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo netted his 55th career hat trick in a 6-0 shutout win against Lithuania in a Euro 2020 qualifier in Portugal. Ronaldo is two goals away from 100 career ...

News Portugal: Pereira compares Vardy to fellow Portugal international Ronaldo

Published on: Sunday 10 November 2019
Pereira compares Vardy to fellow Portugal international Ronaldo
News source: https://www.sportingnews.com/ca/soccer/news/pereira-compares-vardy-to-fellow-portugal-international-ronaldo/523963z2p58z1ckv2zw6yvnic

Leicester City defender Ricardo Pereira has likened ‘ruthless’ team-mate Jamie Vardy to his national compatriot Cristiano Ronaldo. The Portuguese right-back lines up with Vardy for his club and ...

News Portugal: Cristiano Ronaldo Sends Boots to Portugal Under-17 Women's Team

Published on: Monday 28 October 2019
Cristiano Ronaldo Sends Boots to Portugal Under-17 Women's Team
News source: https://bleacherreport.com/articles/2860263-cristiano-ronaldo-sends-boots-to-portugal-under-17-womens-team

Cristiano Ronaldo sent boots to Portugal's under-17 women's team to congratulate them on reaching the elite qualifying round for the age group's 2020 UEFA European Championship. The Juventus forward ...

News Portugal: Former Portugal State Secretary of Health Joins Greater Cannabis Company’s European Partner, Symtomax

Published on: Monday 21 October 2019
Former Portugal State Secretary of Health Joins Greater Cannabis Company’s European Partner, Symtomax
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/former-portugal-state-secretary-health-130005410.html

Greater Cannabis Company (GCAN), a market leader and innovator in the development and commercialization of cannabinoid delivery systems, is proud to announce that its European-based partner Symtomax, has appointed former Portugal State Secretary of Health to its board of directors. Symtomax currently

News Portugal: Portugal expresses concerns about Facebook’s Libra

Published on: Monday 21 October 2019
Portugal expresses concerns about Facebook’s Libra
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/portugal-expresses-concerns-facebook-libra-133832471.html

As reported by the Portuguese news media, Expresso, the Portuguese Finance Secretary expressed a great deal of concern, much like politicians in countries like Germany and France, over Facebook's Libra project. In a recent interview, Mourinho Félix said: “Portugal shares the concern of other European

News Portugal: 10 reasons why travelers are flocking to Portugal

Published on: Wednesday 16 October 2019
10 reasons why travelers are flocking to Portugal
News source: https://www.10best.com/interests/explore/portugal-one-of-most-popular-destinations-heres-why/

There's something about Portugal that gets under your skin in a marvelous way. Until recent years, what the world knew most about this small country bordering Spain and the Atlantic Ocean was its ...

News Portugal: Portugal's most iconic sandwich was named after a French traveler in the 1950s

Published on: Sunday 20 October 2019
Portugal's most iconic sandwich was named after a French traveler in the 1950s
News source: https://www.businessinsider.com/the-francesinha-is-porto-portugal-most-iconic-sandwich-2019-10?amp%3Butm_medium=referral

The Francesinha was invented in the 1950s at a Porto restaurant called A Regaleira, when a French customer asked for a croque monsieur.

News Portugal: Ronaldo nets 700th career goal in Portugal's loss to Ukraine

Published on: Monday 14 October 2019
Ronaldo nets 700th career goal in Portugal's loss to Ukraine
News source: https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/soccer/2019/10/14/ronaldo-nets-700th-career-goal-in-portugals-loss-to-ukraine/40317691/

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 700th career goal but couldn't keep Portugal from losing 2-1 to Ukraine in qualifying for the 2020 European Championship on Monday. Ukraine qualified ...

News Portugal: Cristiano Ronaldo Scores 700th Career Goal as Portugal Lose 2-1 to Ukraine

Published on: Monday 14 October 2019
Cristiano Ronaldo Scores 700th Career Goal as Portugal Lose 2-1 to Ukraine
News source: https://bleacherreport.com/articles/2858041-cristiano-ronaldo-scores-700th-career-goal-as-portugal-lose-2-1-to-ukraine

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 700th career goal on Monday but could not prevent Portugal slipping to a 2-1 defeat to Ukraine in UEFA 2020 European Championship qualifying. The win means Ukraine move ...

News Portugal: UPDATE 1-Residents in Portugal's Azores brace for hurricane Lorenzo

Published on: Sunday 29 September 2019
UPDATE 1-Residents in Portugal's Azores brace for hurricane Lorenzo
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/1-residents-portugals-azores-brace-105843390.html

Hurricane Lorenzo is expected to hit Portugal's Azores islands early on Wednesday, potentially causing life-threatening flash floods, even as it weakened along its path on Monday. Lorenzo briefly strengthened to a category 5 hurricane on Saturday evening, becoming the strongest hurricane on record

News Portugal: Record-breaker Hurricane Lorenzo sparks hurricane and tropical storm warnings for Portugal’s Azores islands

Published on: Monday 30 September 2019
Record-breaker Hurricane Lorenzo sparks hurricane and tropical storm warnings for Portugal’s Azores islands
News source: https://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/weather/hurricane/fl-ne-hurricane-lorenzo-record-break-azores-20190930-isqkrcqonzb6dnjy4tprza7bvi-story.html

After growing into a Category 5 storm Saturday with maximum sustained winds of 160 mph, Hurricane Lorenzo has weakened to Category 2 status with winds of 105 mph and is maintaining that strength through most of Monday, according to the National Hurricane Center.

News Portugal: Portugal: court says elderly British couple smuggled cocaine

Published on: Thursday 26 September 2019
Portugal: court says elderly British couple smuggled cocaine
News source: http://www.startribune.com/portugal-court-says-elderly-british-couple-smuggled-cocaine/561430192/

LISBON, Portugal — A Portuguese court has convicted an elderly British couple of drug trafficking after police apprehended them on a cruise ship with 9 kilograms (20 pounds) of cocaine hidden in their ...

News Portugal: The Milky Way Sparkles Over Portugal's Newest 'Starlight Tourism Destination' (Photo)

Published on: Friday 27 September 2019
The Milky Way Sparkles Over Portugal's Newest 'Starlight Tourism Destination' (Photo)
News source: https://www.space.com/dark-sky-schist-villages-starlight-tourist-destination.html

Miguel Claro is a professional photographer, author and science communicator based in Lisbon, Portugal, who creates spectacular images of the night sky. As a European Southern Observatory Photo ...

News Portugal: Kent couple jailed for eight years in Portugal for cocaine smuggling

Published on: Thursday 26 September 2019
Kent couple jailed for eight years in Portugal for cocaine smuggling
News source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/sep/26/kent-couple-jailed-for-eight-years-in-portugal-for-cocaine-smuggling

Sue and Roger Clarke at court in Lisbon for sentencing on Thursday. Photograph: Rafael Marchante/Reuters A married couple from Britain have been jailed for smuggling nine kilos of cocaine into Europe ...

News Portugal: Portugal's Oldest University Bans Beef to Fight Climate Change: 'We Are Experiencing a Climate Emergency'

Published on: Wednesday 25 September 2019
Portugal's Oldest University Bans Beef to Fight Climate Change: 'We Are Experiencing a Climate Emergency'
News source: https://www.newsweek.com/portugals-oldest-university-bans-beef-fight-climate-change-we-are-experiencing-climate-1461344

Portugal's oldest university, the University of Coimbra, announced this week that it would stop serving beef for the first time in its 729-year history in an effort to combat the climate crisis. The ...