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Bank of Portugal sees gloomier 2013 outlook

Bank of Portugal sees gloomier 2013 outlook | Adamastor | Scoop.it

The Bank of Portugal slashed its forecast for gross domestic product in 2013 on Tuesday to a contraction of 1.6 percent and warned that the projection is 'highly uncertain' due to the euro crisis and the impact of bailout austerity measures.

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Biblioteca Joanina, Coimbra, Portugal: one of the most spectacular libraries in the world

Biblioteca Joanina, Coimbra, Portugal: one of the most spectacular libraries in the world | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Portugal’s João the Magnanimous astonished the rector of the University of Coimbra by telling him that his request for help towards library facilities was too modest; the lavish result was financed with gold reserves that had been recently discovered in Brazil.

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100 million and counting: Cristiano Ronaldo's Facebook fan club

100 million and counting: Cristiano Ronaldo's Facebook fan club | Adamastor | Scoop.it

He might be fighting it out with Lionel Messi for the title of the world's top soccer player, but Cristiano Ronaldo is in a league of his very own when it comes to social media followers.

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Cristiano Ronaldo scores 95th-minute goal to lead Portugal over Denmark

Cristiano Ronaldo scores 95th-minute goal to lead Portugal over Denmark | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Of course he did.

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The first ever hemp house in Lisbon

Luke Rudkowski is in Portugal and talks to Pedro, who runs the first ever hemp production and commercial store in Lisbon.

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Paula Rego exhibits The Last King of Portugal and Other Stories

Paula Rego exhibits The Last King of Portugal and Other Stories | Adamastor | Scoop.it

John Jones longstanding client Paula Rego exhibits three new series of pastel and watercolour works at the renowned Marlborough Fine Arts, from 1st – 25th October. Her works are influenced by her birth place, Portugal, and her on going fascination with folklore.

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Indian-origin Costa is Portugal's next PM candidate

Indian-origin Costa is Portugal's next PM candidate | Adamastor | Scoop.it

A new name is likely to be added to the list of Indian-origin people who hold or have held top political positions in various countries: Antonio Costa, of Goa origin, who on Sunday won the primary elections as the prime ministerial candidate of the opposition Socialist Party in Portugal.

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FIFA upholds 8-match ban for Portugal coach Santos

FIFA upholds 8-match ban for Portugal coach Santos | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Portugal's new coach Fernando Santos has lost his appeal against an eight-match FIFA ban for misconduct at the World Cup.

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Cristiano Ronaldo's shock return to Manchester United: separating the fact from the fiction

Cristiano Ronaldo's shock return to Manchester United: separating the fact from the fiction | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Cristiano Ronaldo’s affection for Manchester United is clear and the feeling is mutual, so what are the chances of him making a transfer from Real Madrid back to English football?

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Banco Espírito Santo secretly lent funds to controlling shareholder

Banco Espírito Santo secretly lent funds to controlling shareholder | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Banco Espírito Santo secretly lent money to its controlling shareholder for two years, documents have revealed – raising fresh questions over the Bank of Portugal’s supervision of a lender that went on to suffer one of Europe’s largest financial collapses.

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Euro 2016: Albania pile the misery on sorry Portugal

Euro 2016: Albania pile the misery on sorry Portugal | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Albania handed demoralised Portugal one of their most embarrassing international defeats when the rank outsiders won 1-0 on Sunday.

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Portugal's growing number of young entrepreneurs

Portugal's growing number of young entrepreneurs | Adamastor | Scoop.it

To understand why entrepreneurship, or setting up a business, is now so popular in Portugal, you only need a quick reminder of how bad unemployment remains in the country, even though it came out of recession in 2013.

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Portugal: mists and mellow fruitfulness

Portugal: mists and mellow fruitfulness | Adamastor | Scoop.it
Low-key agricultural conversions amid the vines and ancient towns of the Douro and Minho regions are opening up the cool, green north of Portugal to visitors.
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Sporting demand Schalke rematch

Sporting demand Schalke rematch | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Sporting call for their Champions League game against Schalke to be replayed after losing to a last-minute penalty.

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Cristiano Ronaldo: 'I knew where Quaresma was going to cross'

Cristiano Ronaldo: 'I knew where Quaresma was going to cross' | Adamastor | Scoop.it

'I know Quaresma. I played with him for some time, he is focused and I knew more or less where the ball was going to go', he explained.

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Chinese are the foreigners who spend most money in Lisbon

Chinese are the foreigners who spend most money in Lisbon | Adamastor | Scoop.it

The Chinese are the foreigners from outside the European Union who spend most in Lisbon’s retail stores, beating Brazilians and above all Angolans, who for many years were the main buyers, a study by real estate consultant Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL ) has found.

 

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EU research chief candidate passes first test

EU research chief candidate passes first test | Adamastor | Scoop.it

A former secretary of state in Portugal with no research policy background, Carlos Moedas came across as competent and well-prepared — but the plans he presented for his possible 5-year term remain vague, observers say.

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A warning to Lisbon: the fight for meaning in Martim Moniz

A warning to Lisbon: the fight for meaning in Martim Moniz | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Going through a sharp rise in tourism, the historic centre of Lisbon is being subject to several, much needed, requalification operations. The opportunity for a real, integrative and responsible regeneration is on the table. But is it being overlooked?

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The real butt of João Magueijo's joke is Portugal's self-loathing

The real butt of João Magueijo's joke is Portugal's self-loathing | Adamastor | Scoop.it

João Magueijo’s book it is not so much a cheap xenophobic picture of the British but rather a satire on ever-present and deeply ingrained self-images of Portugal in Portuguese public discourse.

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Santos replaces Bento as coach of Portugal

Santos replaces Bento as coach of Portugal | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Fernando Santos, who led Greece to the last 16 of the World Cup in Brazil, has been appointed coach of Portugal, the Portuguese federation (FPF) announced on Tuesday.

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Who said Britons were drunk, dirty and deplorable?

Who said Britons were drunk, dirty and deplorable? | Adamastor | Scoop.it

A Portuguese writer named João Magueijo, that’s who. He has lived in the UK for 25 years and says it’s a joke – but a fair joke. Is it?

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Top Portuguese academic decries 'filthy' English

Top Portuguese academic decries 'filthy' English | Adamastor | Scoop.it

A best-selling book penned by a Portuguese don has excoriated the English for being 'promiscuous, dirty and drunken'.

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Portugal coach Bento leaves after poor results

Portugal coach Bento leaves after poor results | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Portugal coach Paulo Bento has quit because of poor results, including a 1-0 shock defeat against Albania.

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Jorge Mendes: the football agent who just won transfer deadline day

Jorge Mendes: the football agent who just won transfer deadline day | Adamastor | Scoop.it

He made a fortune by bringing Angel Di Maria to Man Utd and Diego Costa to Chelsea. So the most powerful man in football must be super talented, right?

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Cristiano Ronaldo not fit for Portugal Euro 2016 qualifier, says Paulo Bento

Cristiano Ronaldo not fit for Portugal Euro 2016 qualifier, says Paulo Bento | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Portugal coach Paulo Bento has left Cristiano Ronaldo out of the squad for their upcoming Euro 2016 qualifier on Sept. 7 vs. Albania, saying the national captain is not fit enough to compete, even though he has started the season featuring regularly for Real Madrid.

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