U.S. Ambassador to Portugal Robert Sherman has made a friendly wager with US Ambassadors to Iceland, Austria and Hungary that Portugal will be the winner of Euro2016 Group F. Check it out here
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) – Bayern Munich has started to rebuild its squad as coach Pep Guardiola prepares to leave after three seasons.
Bayern brought in Borussia Dortmund captain Mats Hummels on Tuesday and signed 18-year-old rising Portuguese star Renato Sanches to one … Read Full Storyread more
BOSTON — As more and more people access government services online, keeping data secure from hackers has become one of the biggest challenges facing governments at all levels, Gov. Charlie Baker said Monday.
“I think it’s fair to say that … Read Full Storyread more
NEW BEDFORD — Live music, folklore performances, cooking demonstrations, Madeiran floats, an Azorean whaleboat, art exhibitions and a comedy show livened up Downtown New Bedford around the Zeiterion Performing Arts Center last Saturday as Portuguese organizations came together for the … Read Full Storyread more
LISBON, Portugal (AP) – A disgruntled soldier is suspected of gunning down eight other soldiers and three civilians Tuesday at a military barracks in Cape Verde, the West African country’s government said.
The suspected soldier is missing but there are … Read Full Storyread more
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) – The world of undocumented immigrants includes maids and farmworkers, several families under one roof and people living in the shadows.
But it’s also the world of a North Miami couple that owns a successful remodeling … Read Full Storyread more
By Sharda Sekaran
Filmmaker Michael Moore never shies from taking on tough issues and challenging the status quo. His latest film “Where to Invade Next” is a clever spoof of U.S. foreign policy that encourages our military leaders to “invade” … Read Full Storyread more
LISBON, Portugal (AP) – In a tug of war over budgets, the European Commission approved Portugal’s so-called anti-austerity spending plan on Friday, but only after extracting a promise for almost $1 billion in additional cost cuts.
Despite a … Read Full Storyread more
David Beckham was recently in Lisbon, Portugal, to film a new commercial for clothing giant H&M, which was released this week.
The former soccer star and a model can be seen strolling through the streets of Lisbon, visiting well-known places … Read Full Storyread more
For a dedicated group, the legacy of Christa McAuliffe is defined by her ability to inspire children, not the failed space shuttle launch that claimed her life 30 years ago.
“I feel, here is this vibrant woman who lived for … Read Full Storyread more
MIAMI (AP) – A rare January hurricane in the Atlantic closed in on the Azores on Friday, with authorities in the Portuguese islands warning of waves up to 18 meters (60 feet) high, wind gusts up to 160 … Read Full Storyread more
ZURICH (AP) — Lionel Messi has won the FIFA world player of the year award for a record fifth time.
Messi ended Cristiano Ronaldo’s two-year hold on the Ballon d’Or trophy, soccer’s top individual honor.
The Barcelona forward regained the … Read Full Storyread more
LONDON (AP) – Jose Mourinho’s second spell as Chelsea manager ended Thursday, only seven months after he won his third Premier League title with the club.
Although Chelsea is only one point above the relegation zone, the 52-year-old coach … Read Full Storyread more
LISBOAN (AP) — Shares in Portuguese bank Banif on Tuesday halted their recent steep fall after its chairman gave assurances there were no plans to close the troubled financial institution, which has a representative office in Fall River, Mass.
Shares … Read Full Storyread more
Belenenses and Rio de Janeiro Brazil All Stars to take part in International Futsal Challenge in Mass. and R.I.
FALL RIVER – Here’s an early Christmas present for Greater Fall River soccer fans.
The International Futsal Challenge, featuring two international and two domestic teams, will make a stop at Durfee High School’s Luke Urban Field House on Saturday, Dec. … Read Full Storyread more
LISBON, Portugal (AP) – History has returned to haunt Portugal, with a constitutional amendment adopted after a military coup more than 30 years ago holding the eurozone country in a tense political limbo that threatens to rekindle its financial troubles.… Read Full Storyread more
LISBON (LUSA) — The sale of a 61 percent stake in the Portuguese flagship carrier TAP was approved by the Council of Ministers on Thursday with the acting government deeming the sale an urgent and unavoidable need.
State Secretary for … Read Full Storyread more
LISBON, Portugal (AP) – Anti-austerity lawmakers forced Portugal’s center-right government to resign Tuesday by rejecting its policy proposals at the start of what was supposed to be a second consecutive term in office – and four more years … Read Full Storyread more