Portugal’s Eurovision winner Salvador Sobral has heart transplant

Salvador Sobral, who won the contest for Portugal this year, is doing well, surgeons in Lisbon say. http://ift.tt/2BZlJAn #3Novices #News #OnlineMedia 3Novices Europe



Portuguese club Boavista extends contract of cancer-stricken player

Boavista provided some goodwill in the soccer world, extending the contract of a cancer-stricken player.


Portugal proposes its finance minister as eurozone chief

LISBON, Portugal — Portugal’s government says it has put forward its finance minister Mario Centeno as a candidate to become head of the group of 19 countries which share the euro currency. The centre-left Socialist government said in a brief statement Thursday that Harvard-educated Centeno will run in the eurogroup election next week. The eurogroup…


Portuguese regulator rejects Altice’s bid for media company

LISBON, Portugal — 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…


Madonna’s headed overseas – to a new home in Portugal

NEW YORK — Madonna is heading overseas to a new home in Portugal. The Michigan native had been living in New York. She said on Instagram Saturday that she finds the energy of Portugal inspiring, and it makes her feel creative and alive. A spokesman for the singer said she fell in love with the…


Portugal asks for help from Europe to fight fires

LISBON (Reuters) – More than 3,000 firemen struggled to put out forest fires across Portugal on Sunday, after the country requested assistance from Europe to fight blazes that threaten to spread with more hot weather in the coming days. Exceptionally dry and hot weather ignited Portugal’s worst fire disaster in memory early this summer, killing […]


Crew breaks transfer record for Portuguese midfielder Santos (video)

The Columbus Crew is using all three of its Designated Player slots for the first time in club history, and doing it in style.