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Portuguese airline pilots begin 10-day strike

Portuguese airline pilots begin 10-day strike

1 May 2015 | 0 comments

Flights were disrupted Friday as pilots working for the Portuguese airline TAP began a 10-day strike as part of their dispute with the government.One in three flights were cancelled, a spokesman for the...

Three exchange rate moving developments to watch out for this week

Three exchange rate moving developments to watch out for this week

28 April 2015 | 0 comments

The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) policy statement, UK first quarter growth data and the Greek negotiations. [Contributed by TorFX]

Maddie McCann parents win 500,000 euros in Portugal libel case

Maddie McCann parents win 500,000 euros in Portugal libel case

28 April 2015 | 0 comments

A former Portuguese police officer who headed the investigation into the 2007 disappearance of British girl Madeleine McCann was ordered to pay 500,000 euros to her parents in a libel case, according...

Maddie McCann parents win 500,000 euros in Portugal libel case

Maddie McCann parents win 500,000 euros in Portugal libel case

28 April 2015 | 0 comments

A former Portuguese police officer who headed the investigation into the 2007 disappearance of British girl Madeleine McCann was ordered to pay 500,000 euros to her parents in a libel case, according...

NATO calls for 'comprehensive response" to migrant crisis

NATO calls for 'comprehensive response" to migrant crisis

27 April 2015 | 0 comments

The plight of migrants in the Mediterranean requires a "comprehensive response", NATO'S head Jens Stoltenberg said on Monday, adding that the alliance would help by trying to stabilise countries in the...

Portugal coalition partners to field joint list in upcoming polls

25 April 2015 | 0 comments

Leaders of the two parties in Portugal's centre-right coalition government on Saturday announced they would field a single list of candidates to contest this year's parliamentary elections."This alliance...

Altice wins EU greenlight on Portugal Telecom buy-up

20 April 2015 | 0 comments

France's Altice cable and telecoms firm on Monday said it had won European Commission approval for its 7.4-billion-euro ($7.9 billion) purchase of Portugal Telecom's Portuguese assets."The European Commission...

Mother of austistic child develops 'universal language' app

Mother of austistic child develops 'universal language' app

20 April 2015 | 0 comments

A French woman has created what is believed to be the world's first smartphone application allowing people speaking different languages – or those incapable of speech at all – to communicate.

Portugal summons US ambassador over air base staff cuts

Portugal summons US ambassador over air base staff cuts

16 April 2015 | 0 comments

Portugal said Thursday it had summoned the US ambassador to protest against Washington's plans to reduce the number of Portuguese employees at a US air base in Portugal's mid-Atlantic Azores islands.The...

Iran holds Obama 'responsible' for fate of nuclear deal: Zarif

Iran holds Obama 'responsible' for fate of nuclear deal: Zarif

15 April 2015 | 0 comments

Iran's foreign minister said Wednesday that US President Barack Obama was 'responsible' for making sure that Washington respects a final agreement over Iran's nuclear programme even though Congress has...

Pound sterling exchange rate outlook depends on UK election result

Pound sterling exchange rate outlook depends on UK election result

13 April 2015 | 0 comments

Your weekly currency update [Contributed by TorFX]

France must not 'fall into the hands of the National Front': PM

France must not 'fall into the hands of the National Front': PM

11 April 2015 | 0 comments

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said Friday that nuclear-armed France must not fall into the hands of the National Front, during an interview on Portuguese TV."France has nuclear weapons, it is out...

New app for relocating employees

New app for relocating employees

9 April 2015 | 0 comments

Santa Fe, the relocation and global mobility services company, announced the launch of a mobile app developed specifically to make it easy for relocating employees.

EU quizzes Spain, Italy, Greece, Portugal on bank aid

EU quizzes Spain, Italy, Greece, Portugal on bank aid

7 April 2015 | 0 comments

The EU is seeking information from Spain, Italy, Greece and Portugal to determine if they have illegally supported their frail banks, officials said Tuesday.The issue is potentially serious since if the...

European cinema pays tribute to arthouse director Oliveira

European cinema pays tribute to arthouse director Oliveira

3 April 2015 | 0 comments

Tributes poured in Friday for Portuguese director Manoel de Oliveira, who has died at the age of 106, after a long and fruitful career spanning the silent and digital eras of film. Word of Oliveira's...

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