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Ronaldo loses appeal against five-match ban.

The Portuguese forward shoved official Ricardo de Burgos Bengoetxea after being sent off during Real's 3-1 victory over Barcelona in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup on Aug. 13.

- SBS.com.au - AU

Corruption Cases Cast a Pall Over Angola's Coming Vote.

Angolans go to the polls on Wednesday to pick their first new president in decades, but money-laundering and bribery cases in Portugal are raising questions about the ability of Africa's No. 2 oil producer to tackle corruption and right its economy.

- Wall Street Journal - US

'Grace And Frankie' Emmy-Nominated Production Designer Devorah Herbert Brings Warmth To Odd Couple Comedy.

Crew Call Podcast: In a very short time in Hollywood, production designer Devorah Herbert has left an everlasting visual impression in film and television. She brought a gritty, South Central L.A. authenticity to David Ayer's crime dramas such as End Of Watch and Harsh Times, and she boldly established a red palette in ...

- Deadline.com - US

Portugal Dominated Angola for Centuries. Now the Roles Are Reversed.

Money flowing into Portugal is coming from a former colony. And while Angola is often cited for corruption, Portugal has been singled out for its laxness in reining in money laundering.

- International NY Times - US

Channel24.co.za | Jeannie D shares some hot snaps from her St Tropez getaway.

The star wasted no time finding another summer spot to go to, having just returned from a trip to Portugal.

- News24.com - ZA

A different sort of noise: Lenox Napier's Portuguese adventure.

I last visited the other side of the Iberian peninsula two decades ago with an old black and white guidebook from 1957… so it wasn't really much of a surprise that Portugal had changed a bit, writes Lenox Napier

- The Olive Press - ES

Attack victims came from around world to celebrate Barcelona.

BARCELONA, Spain " The victims of attacks in Barcelona and a nearby resort came from around the world and across generations " a Canadian with an adventurous spirit, a Portuguese woman celebrating her 74th birthday, a 3-year-old...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Legal first for Hong Kong expert witness who helps deliver justice in Macau for accused motorist.

Lo Kok-keung has made countless appearances at Hong Kong’s courts, using his knowledge to challenge prosecutors’ charges and, more importantly, helping those he thinks have been wronged. After earning recognition in the city as an expert witness, the mechanical engineer has turned his attention to Macau, where ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Pilot feared dead after chopper fighting Portugal fires crashes.

Pilot feared dead after chopper fighting Portugal fires crashes...

- MENAFN - JO

Pilot killed as helicopter crashes while fighting Portugal blaze.

LISBON - A light helicopter that was taking part in firefighting efforts in northern Portugal crashed and exploded on Sunday, killing its pilot and further raising the death toll from the country's deadliest summer of wildfires, officials said.

- Reuters - US

Pilot killed in crash of Portugal firefighting chopper.

A helicopter fighting wildfires in central and northern Portugal crashed on Sunday, killing the pilot, the civil protection agency said.“The helicopter was attacking the fire ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Attack victims came from around world to celebrate Barcelona

The victims of attacks in Barcelona and a nearby resort came from around the world and across generations — a Canadian with an adventurous spirit, a Portuguese woman celebrating her 74th birthday, a 3-year-old Spanish boy enjoying a day out with his family. They are among 14 people killed and more...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Attack victims came from around world to celebrate Barcelona

The victims of attacks in Barcelona and a nearby resort came from around the world and across generations — a Canadian with an adventurous spirit, a Portuguese woman celebrating her 74th birthday, a 3-year-old Spanish boy enjoying a day out with his family.

- FOX News - US

Pilot killed as helicopter crashes while fighting Portugal blaze

- Townhall.com - US

Boy missing as many countries mourn Barcelona attack victims

PARIS " An Italian father who saved his children's lives but lost his own. An American celebrating his first wedding anniversary. A Portuguese woman celebrating her birthday with her granddaughter. These were but a few of the...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

From age 3 to 80, Barcelona victims represent a wide world

PARIS — An Italian father who saved his children's lives but lost his own. An American celebrating his first wedding anniversary. A Portuguese woman celebrating her birthday with her granddaughter.

- Yahoo! News - US

Wildfires trap 2,000 villagers in Portugal

Wildfires trap 2,000 villagers in Portugal...

- MENAFN - JO

Wildfires trap 2,000 villagers in Portugal

Forest fires cut off a village of 2,000 people in Portugal, as firefighters struggled Thursday to control two major blazes in the centre of the country, local officials said. Summer has seen a record number of fires and Portugal's Interior Minister Constanca Urbano de Sousa has blamed arsonists and human negligence for most ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Coleen Rooney pregnant with fourth child after 'protecting' baby bump on Portugal holiday

Rooneys are already parents to three sons: Kai,Klay and one-year-old Kit.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

The wildfire victims of forestry neglect - and the trees that saved them

Events in Portugal show how present mismanagement of the natural world reaches far beyond climate change, while also leaving communities more vulnerable to its effects. When guesthouse owner Liedewij Schieving first heard about the wildfire in nearby Pedrogado Grande, she wasn't overly concerned. We always have fires here,' ...

- New Statesman - UK

Forest fires cut off 2,000 villagers in Macao, Portugal

Government declares state of emergency in some central and northern regions.

- Daily Nation - KE

Kingston's Portuguese community raising funds for Portugal wildfire victims

Many members of the Portuguese Cultural Centre have friends and family in Portugal who were affected by the fires.

- Global News - CA

Wildfire-plagued Portugal Declares Public Calamity as Braces for More

Parts of Portugal, beset by its deadliest summer of wildfires in living memory, were declared in a state of public calamity on Thursday as the government put emergency services on alert for further outbreaks. It has borne the brunt of a heatwave that has settled over much of southern Europe, and more than three times as ...

- Voice of America - US

Wildfire-plagued Portugal declares public calamity as braces for more

LISBON - Parts of Portugal, beset by its deadliest summer of wildfires in living memory, were declared in a state of public calamity on Thursday as the government put emergency services on alert for further outbreaks.

- Reuters - US

For sniffing out crime and missing persons, science backs blood-detection dogs

Dogs can reliably sniff out human blood, even after two years of environmental degradation. Jason Korbol/shutterstockIt's difficult to contemplate the tragedy of losing a loved one and never knowing what happened to them. Every year, an estimated 38,000 people go missing in Australia. While almost 95% of these individuals ...

- The Conversation - UK

Wildfire-ravaged parts of Portugal declared state of public calamity

Parts of Portugal, beset by its deadliest summer of wildfires in living memory, were declared in a state of public calamity on Thursday as the ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Songs of lust and melancholy on Rádio Amália

The Portuguese blues has soul but isn't sad. A summer Saturday night in Lisbon, and in a square in the old Graça district the local community listens to an evening of live fado – the Portuguese blues. Through the days, along the city's steep streets of distinctive small square limestone cobbles, you can often hear the ...

- New Statesman - UK

Three Fixes Mobile Roaming Fault Affecting France, Luxembourg And Portugal

Three fixes fault that left customers unable to make calls, send texts or access mobile data for more than 24 hours

- TechWeekEurope - UK

Wildfires trap 2,000 villagers in Portugal

Forest fires cut off a village of 2,000 people in Portugal, as firefighters struggled on Thursday to control two major blazes in the centre of the country, local officials said.

- EurActive - UK

Wildfires trap 2,000 villagers in Portugal

Forest fires cut off a village of 2,000 people in Portugal, as firefighters struggled Thursday to control two major blazes in the centre of the country, local officials said.

- PhysOrg - NL

The Latest: 91 arrests this year in Portugal over wildfires

The Latest on wildfires in Europe : 4:10 p.m. Portugal's Interior Ministry says police have arrested 91 people — a record number — this year on suspicion of being behind a spate of wildfires.

- FOX News - US

Daily News 17 / 08 / 2017

European Commission - Daily News Daily News 17 / 08 / 2017 Brussels, 17 August 2017 Incendies de forêt au Portugal: l'UE soutient les efforts de reconstruction avec les fonds européens et poursuit l'aide d'urgence Le Portugal continue d'être soutenu par le mécanisme de protection civile de l'UE pour les...

- EU - EU

Roaming downtime hits customers on Three in Europe

Customers travelling in France, Portugal and Luxembourg were affected but the issue is now fixed.

- BBC - UK

Portugal braces for wildfire calamity as temperatures rise

Portugal's government is taking the rare step of decreeing a state of public calamity before a forecast rise in temperatures that authorities fear will worsen a spate of wildfires.

- FOX News - US

Wildfire-plagued Portugal declares public calamity as braces for more

- Townhall.com - US

Codacy, a platform that helps developers check the quality of their code, raises $5.1M

Codacy, a startup based in Lisbon, Portugal that offers what it calls an “automated code review platform,” has raised $5.1 million in Series A funding. EQT Ventures led the round, with participation from existing investors Faber, Caixa Capital, Join Capital, and Seedcamp.

- TechCrunch - US

Wildfires trap 2,000 villagers in Portugal

LISBON, August 17 — Forest fires cut off a village of 2,000 people in Portugal, as firefighters struggled today to control two major blazes in the centre of the country, local officials said. "It's impossible to leave or to enter Macao because...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Over 100 people evacuated in Portugal as wildfire rages

According to the National Authority for Civil Protection , 970 firefighters, 260 fire trucks and 15 airplanes were deployed to combat the flames, reports Efe news.  

- Zee News - IN

Speaking with: Nicole Gurran on Airbnb and its impact on cities

Airbnb has turned sharing our homes and living spaces with strangers from a fringe idea into a multi-million dollar business. It's changed the way many of us travel. But its growth has turned many suburbs and apartment buildings that are zoned for residential use into hotels, with temporary residents who have no long-term ...

- The Conversation - UK

EU Helps Mobilise Planes, Vehicles and Firefighters to Help Portugal

The European Commission has helped mobilise substantial support for Portugal, through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism, following a request for assistance to battle forest fires in the country. Spain has offered over 163 firefighters, 27 vehicles and 4 firefighting aircraft – two air tractor aircraft from the EU buffer ...

- Novinite - BG

Portugal arsonists feed wildfire destruction

Portugal's police said Wednesday they had arrested 61 suspected arsonists so far this year, with fires on the rise and figures showing the largest number of people killed in forest blazes since 2003. This year's fires, as well as killing more than 60 people and injuring hundreds more, have destroyed 141,000 hectares, civil ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Portugal holding 61 arson suspects as wildfires continue to sow destruction

Portugal's police said Wednesday they had arrested 61 suspected arsonists so far this year, with fires on the rise and figures showing the largest number ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Mix of Youth And Experience in Kiwi Rotax Grand Final Squad

There is a mix of youth and experience in the seven-strong Kiwi squad set to travel to Portugal later this year for the 18th annual Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals meeting at Portimao.

- Scoop NZ - NZ

Portugal arsonists feed wildfire destruction

Portugal's police said Wednesday they had arrested 61 suspected arsonists so far this year, with fires on the rise and figures showing the largest number of people killed in forest blazes since 2003.

- PhysOrg - NL

The Latest: Reignited Portugal blaze strains resources

The Latest on the summer wildfires in Europe : 4:10 p.m. Giant clouds of gray smoke are cloaking the horizon in parts of central Portugal as fast-moving wildfires continue to strain emergency services.

- FOX News - US

Movies on base through Aug. 23

Times and dates for theaters in Belgium, England, Germany, Greece, Italy, Portugal, The Netherlands and Spain and Turkey.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Baby, 2 women among 13 killed by tree on Portuguese island

A 12-month-old baby and two foreign women were among the 13 people killed when a huge oak tree crashed down on an outdoor religious festival in Portugal's Madeira Islands, authorities said Wednesday.

- FOX News - US

13 killed as tree crashes down on people gathered for Mass in Portugal

Scores had gathered in a leafy square, in Madeira Islands when the disaster occurred

- The Hindu - IN

Baby, 2 women among 13 killed by falling tree on Madeira

Authorities say a 12-month-old baby and two foreign women were among the 13 people killed when a huge oak tree crashed down on an outdoor religious festival in Portugal's Madeira Islands.

- FOX News - US

Century-old Tree Collapsed and Killed People During a Religious Procession in Madeira

The victims of the fallen old tree during the religious holiday on the Portuguese island of Madeira reached 13 and the wounded were nearly 50. The tragic incident happened yesterday, when a large group of people celebrated the assumption of the Virgin Mary in a botanical garden 5 km from Madeira's main city of Funchal , AP ...

- Novinite - BG

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