Cristiano Ronaldo faces $1B class-action lawsuit for promoting for Binance NFTs
Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo has been hit with a billion dollar class-action lawsuit over his role in promoting cryptocurrency-related “non-fungible tokens,” or NFTs, issued by the beleaguered cryptocurrency exchange Binance.
6 young climate activists take European governments to court over climate change
Six Portuguese young adults and children between 11 and 24 years of age were at the European Court of Human Rights Wednesday, accusing 32 European governments of violating their human rights for what they say is a failure to adequately address climate change.
Ox-pulled floats with sacred images of Mary draw thousands to Portugal’s wine-country procession
In the small town of Lamego in Portugal's Douro River Valley, where harvesting grapes for wine is in full swing in early September, one of Portugal’s largest and oldest religious festivals draws thousands.
Americans' escape in group stage preserved meaningful US betting action on the Women’s World Cup
The shot that hit the post in the Americans’ scoreless draw with Portugal not only allowed the defending champions to advance out of the group stage, it also preserved any meaningful betting action in the U.S. on the Women’s World Cup.
German prosecutor says clues to McCann child disappearance possible at Portuguese dam site
Police searching for clues regarding the disappearance of Madeleine McCann, the British child who went missing in 2007 in Portugal, are concentrating operations in several areas around a dam including one where media reports say a lead suspect in the case often stayed.
Portuguese chief vs. American deputy in race to lead UN migration agency
The 175 member countries of the U.N. migration agency are casting ballots to choose its leader for the next five years — an unusual contest between its European director-general and his American deputy, who is looking to oust him from the job.
WHO: Nearly 200 cases of monkeypox in more than 20 countries
The World Health Organization says nearly 200 cases of monkeypox have been reported in more than 20 countries not usually known to have outbreaks of the unusual disease, but described the epidemic as “containable” and proposed creating a stockpile to equitably share the limited vaccines and drugs available worldwide.
British girl Madeleine McCann still missing after 15 years
The parents of Madeleine McCann, a British toddler who vanished from an apartment during her family’s vacation in Portugal 15 years ago and captured global interest, say they remain hopeful that efforts by police in three countries to solve the mystery will eventually bring answers.