Tag Archives: Portugal

10Nov/17

Tech stars split over AI: threat or salvation?

Artificial Intelligence is a hot topic at a web summit in Portugal, with scientists warning of the risks of creating powerful autonomous machines that are smarter than we are. Emily Wither reports. Continue reading

23Oct/17

Ronaldo retains FIFA award for world’s best player

LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (OCTOBER 23, 2017) (FIFA) – Real Madrid’s Portugal striker Cristiano Ronaldo was crowned the best soccer player in the world for the second year running at FIFA’s The Best awards gala on Monday (October 23). Continue reading

19Sep/17

U.N. chief seeks to avoid war with N.Korea, takes digs at Trump

UNITED NATIONS (SEPTEMBER 19, 2017) (UNTV) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appealed on Tuesday (September 19) for statesmanship to avoid war with North Korea and criticized world leaders stoking resentment over refugees for political gain, two apparent digs at President Donald Trump. Continue reading

14May/17

Portugal’s Eurovision champion Salvador Sobral says he wants to change music

KIEV, UKRAINE (MAY 14, 2017) (REUTERS) – Portugal’s Salvador Sobral won the Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday (May 13) performing a jazz-style ballad written by his sister, taking the top spot for the first time in the country’s history and celebrating with a call to “put emotion back into music”. Continue reading

13May/17

Pope Francis greeted by tens of thousands in Fatima

FATIMA, PORTUGAL (MAY 12, 2017) (POOL) – Pope Francis was greeted by tens of thousands of worshippers when he arrived in Fatima on Friday (May 12) where he will make saints of two Portuguese shepherd children who are believed to have seen apparitions of the Madonna 100 years ago.
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12May/17

Study finds sea salt is contaminated with microplastics

Plastic waste we’ve been throwing in the ocean is now coming back to us via the food we eat.
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30Apr/17

Madeleine McCann’s parents talk of ‘stolen’ time 10 years after disappearance

A decade after three-year-old Madeleine McCann vanished on a family holiday in Portugal, her parents Kate and Gerry speak about their difficulties over the years and the pain of marking the anniversary. Continue reading

29Mar/17

Ronaldo has Madeira airport named in his honour as statue becomes social media sensation

Cristiano Ronaldo is upstaged by a new statue of himself as the Portugal and Real Madrid forward has Madeira’s airport named in his honour.
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09Jan/17

Ronaldo wins FIFA’s player of the year award

Cristiano Ronaldo wins best men’s player of the year, while Leicester City’s Claudio Ranieri picks up coach of the year at FIFA award show.

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07Jan/17

Soccer-African Footballer of the Year winners

ABUJA, Jan 5 (Reuters) – List of African Footballer of the
Year award winners: Continue reading