Portugal in World News (Number 97)

(FT) Manchester United appoint José Mourinho on three-year deal
May 27, 2016
Manchester United appointed José Mourinho as manager on Friday on a three-year deal with the option to extend until at least 2020. 

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(DailyMail) Louis van Gaal consoles himself with glass of wine and meal near Portugal holiday home after Manchester United sacking
May 28, 2016
Louis van Gaal – pictured for the first time since his sacking as Manchester United manager – cut a far more relaxed figure than in his final days at Old Trafford as he dined in the sunshine after escaping to his holiday home on the Algarve.In contrast to the series of increasingly tetchy appearances he made before leaving United, Van Gaal appeared in a tranquil mood as he strolled through the luxury golf and beach resort of Vale de Lobo with his wife Truus, while wearing shorts, a casual polo shirt and matching blue loafers.
(DailyMail) Cristiano Ronaldo hopes Manchester United can be special again: ‘They lack identity and it hurts me, I wish Jose Mourinho can take them back to the top’
May 26, 2016
Cristiano Ronaldo has backed Manchester United’s incoming manager Jose Mourinho to bring the good times back to the cluby.
(TEL) Cristiano Ronaldo has last laugh in the Champions League final after fans mocked Real Madrid’s ‘missing’ man
May 28, 2016
Cristiano Ronaldo was anonymous in the 90 minutes of Real Madrid’s Champions League final against rivals Atlético, and fans weren’t shy in letting him know what they thought of his performance.
(Bric+) Here is why Portugal is the next investment destination
May 25, 2016 
Recently, BRIC Plus was invited to attend a most informative and enlightening breakfast briefing jointly spearheaded by the Portuguese US Chamber of Commerce and the AICEP, the leading Portuguese Trade and Investment Agency. AICEP Chairman and CEO, Miguel Frasquilho, inspired guests with a range of formidable facts about investment opportunities and lucrative incentives awaiting foreign prospects in Portugal.
(NG) Portugal Ditched Fossil Fuels for 4 Days. Can We Go Longer?
May 27, 2016
Achieving a big scale-up of renewable energy will take more than building wind and solar power plants.
(GUA) Portuguese-backed consortium close to deal for BHS
May 26, 2016
Party said to be funded by wealthy Soares dos Santos family nearing agreement to buy all the ailing retailer’s stores.
(AP) Tourism boom fires Iberian economies but leaves some cold
May 28, 2016 
With sunny days getting longer and lazier, sparkling beaches warming up and terrorism fears driving customers away from other Mediterranean destinations, Spain and Portugal are reaping an economic bonanza from tourism.
(DailyMail) Holiday shortage as terror fears force Brits to flock to ‘safe haven’ resorts: Thousands switch to Portugal, Spain and Italy – but face paying a ‘safety premium’ of up to 20% 
May 25, 2016
Tourists are facing a shortage of sunshine holiday spots this year as British families turn their backs on previously popular destinations. Travel agents say that thousands have switched to ‘safe haven’ resorts such as Spain, Portugal and Italy – apparently in response to terror attacks elsewhere.
(ARtnet) Will the Launch of ARCO Lisboa Perk Up Portugal’s Sleepy Art Market?
May 24, 2016
Tomorrow, the first edition of ARCO Lisboa, the Portuguese outpost of Madrid’s long-established art fair, will host its preview at Lisbon’s historical Fábrica Nacional da Cordoaria.
(Sun) Buy a whole village in Portugal (It’s cheaper than you might expect)
May 26, 2016
TURNS out you can buy an entire village in Portugal for less than the price of a small London apartment.
(DailyMail) When it comes to moving past imperialism, India can learn a lot from Portugal
May 25, 2016
The great jurist and economist, Nani Palkhivala once told me over a late-night whisky in his Bombay flat, that he feared the country was forever doomed to oblivion. The eminent jurist was speaking of India, but American politician Dean Acheson probably had something similar in mind when he delivered his jibe that England had lost an empire without finding its role.
(MacauHub) TAP-Air Portugal starts flying with Brazilian Embraer aircraft
May 25, 2016    
TAP Express is the latest airline to operate the E-Jets of Brazilian aeronautical company Embraer in Europe, with the launch on Monday of a flight to Nice, France, Embraer said.
(MacauHub) China takes stake in Portuguese airline and prepares flights to Portugal
May 23, 2016    
A direct air link between Lisbon and Beijing, a long-standing objective of the governments of Portugal and China, is about to become a reality, at a time when a Chinese airline is taking a stake in Portuguese airline TAP.
(Travelcentral) Variety Cruises to Launch First Spain and Portugal Itinerary in 2017
May 27, 2016
Variety Cruises has announced plans for a new Glories of Spain & Portugal itinerary to launch in May 2017. 
(Wtop) New Dulles nonstops to Spain, Portugal
May 26, 2016 
WASHINGTON — United Airlines has started seasonal service from Dulles International to Barcelona, Spain and Portugal’s capital, Lisbon. They’re the first-ever nonstop flights to the two cities from a Washington-area airport.
(AllAfrica) Angola: Governor Receives Consul General of Portugal
May 25, 2016    
Cabinda — The governor of the northern Cabinda province Aldina da Lomba Catembo granted Wednesday an audience to Consul General of Portugal in Angola, Alexandra Bilreiro, as part of his few-hour visit to the region.
(Earthtouch) TINY NEW CUB BRINGS HOPE FOR ENDANGERED IBERIAN LYNX IN PORTUGAL
May 27, 2016
Portugal has welcomed the first Iberian lynx cub to be born in the wild in almost 40 years. For the charismatic species, with its characteristic ear tufts and distinctive beard, it’s a rare dose of good news. Could this be a new chapter in a conservation success story – a feat as elusive as the cats themselves?
(Reuters) Carvalhal chases fame and fortune for Sheffield Wednesday
May 27, 2016
Jose Mourinho may be making headlines again but a lesser-known Portuguese manager will this weekend hope to give Sheffield Wednesday their biggest day for almost a quarter of a century by returning them to the Premier League.
(DailyMail) Carlos Carvalhal reveals he has signed new three-year deal at Sheffield Wednesday… on same day LMA release figures showing 56 managers lost their jobs this season
May 26, 2016
Carlos Carvalhal finally chose to announce the length of his new Sheffield Wednesday contract in direct response to ’embarrassing’ sacking statistics.
(Reuters) Ageing but dangerous, Portugal are still a threat
May 25, 2016
They may be over dependent on Cristiano Ronaldo and struggling to replace old faithfuls, yet under the wily leadership of Fernando Santos, Portugal can still be a threat. Semi-finalists four years ago, Portugal suffered a miserable first-round exit at the World Cup in 2014 and followed that up by losing at home to Albania in their opening qualifier for Euro 2016.
(Dailystar) Portugal international responds to Jose Mourinho phone call rumours: Man Utd will pay £45m
May 26, 2016
JOAO MARIO has refused to deny claims he has held talks with Jose Mourinho about joining him at Manchester United.