Portugal's fuel-tanker drivers call off strike to negotiate

Business Aug 19, 2019

Portugal's fuel-tanker drivers call off strike to negotiate

Portugal's fuel-tanker drivers voted on Sunday to call off an indefinite strike, with their union agreeing to negotiate with employers in government-brokered talks due on Tuesday. Demanding better salaries and working conditions, the National Hazardous Goods Drivers' Union (SNMMP) started striking on Aug. 12 after ...

Shoya Nakajima, FC Porto finalize five-year deal

Soccer Jul 6, 2019

Shoya Nakajima, FC Porto finalize five-year deal

Japan playmaker Shoya Nakajima is headed back to Portugal's top flight after agreeing to a five-year contract with FC Porto, the club announced Friday. The 24-year-old winger played for Portuguese side Portimonense from 2017 until February, when he moved to Qatari first-division club Al-Duhail for ...

400-year-old spice-laden shipwreck 'discovery of decade' for Portugal

World Sep 25, 2018

400-year-old spice-laden shipwreck 'discovery of decade' for Portugal

Archaeologists searching Portugal's coast have found a 400-year-old shipwreck believed to have sunk near Lisbon after returning from India laden with spices, specialists said on Monday. "From a heritage perspective, this is the discovery of the decade," project director Jorge Freire said. "In Portugal, this ...

Israel's Netta Barzilai wins Eurovision Song Contest

Entertainment News May 13, 2018

Israel's Netta Barzilai wins Eurovision Song Contest

LISBON Reuters Israel's Netta Barzilai won the Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon on Saturday, bringing Israel its fourth victory in the glitzy pageant, watched by over 200 million people around the world, and the right to host the event next year. "Next time in Jerusalem!" Barzilai, a ...

Soccer Jan 9, 2018

Nakajima goal lifts Portimonense to draw

Midfielder Shoya Nakajima nailed his seventh goal of the season on Monday to salvage a 1-1 draw for his Portuguese first-division side Portimonense away to Pacos Ferreira. The 23-year-old got his chance in the 73rd minute after Ghanaian Lumor Agbenyenu's ball into the box was ...