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Toy maker to offer shares in Portugal tech-led IPO revival

Nov 08 2018

LISBON Portuguese educational toymaker Science4You plans to float shares worth up to 15 million euros ($17 million) next year to stoke further expansion in a fresh sign that small technology firms may revive the country's anemic IPO scene.

Portugal's EDPR expects to beat wind power capacity goal by 2020

Nov 07 2018

LISBON, Nov 7 Portuguese wind energy group EDP Renovaveis said on Wednesday it expected to exceed its 2020 goal for increasing capacity by more than 10 percent.

Portugal parliament approves deficit-busting budget bill in first reading

Oct 30 2018

LISBON Portugal's parliament approved the Socialist government's 2019 budget bill on Tuesday, setting the scene to nearly eliminate the deficit amid projected healthy economic growth and with more income for families.

UPDATE 2-InterCement sells Portugal, Cape Verde units to OYAK for $795 mln

Oct 26 2018

SAO PAULO/LISBON, Oct 26 Turkish conglomerate OYAK has agreed to acquire Brazilian cement firm InterCement's units in Portugal and Cape Verde for around 700 million euros ($795 million), a source close to the matter said on Friday.

Exclusive: Portugal to launch tender of lithium exploration licenses this year

Sep 25 2018

LISBON Portugal intends to launch a tender of lithium exploration licenses by the end of the year under a plan to become Europe's top supplier of the metal used in the batteries that power electric cars.

Portugal seduces parched investors with water: plenty of it

Aug 31 2018

ALQUEVA, Portugal As wildfires scorched California yet again this summer, Jose Dariush Leal da Costa, a Bay Area native with Portuguese roots, was harvesting his first almonds in a sun-drenched, watery oasis in southern Portugal. | Video

Heatwave eases in Europe's hotspot Portugal, wildfire rages

Aug 05 2018

LISBON Temperatures in Portugal, at the crest of a European heatwave, began to ease from near record levels on Sunday, but a forest fire raged for a third day in the south, battled by 800 firefighters and 12 aircraft. | Video

At peak of European heatwave, Portugal battles wildfire, power outage

Aug 04 2018

LISBON More than 740 firefighters battled a forest fire in southern Portugal on Saturday as temperatures climbed to near record highs in the Iberian Peninsula amid a Europe-wide heatwave that has brought drought and wildfires from Greece to Sweden. | Video

Sporting give Fernandes new 5-year contract to halt exodus

Jul 10 2018

LISBON, July 10 Portugal midfielder Bruno Fernandes, one of nine players who quit Sporting Lisbon last month after an attack by angry supporters, rejoined the club on Tuesday, saying he believed it had a more stable future.

Portuguese tech firm uncorks a smartphone made using cork

Jun 29 2018

CORUCHE, Portugal A Portuguese tech firm is uncorking an Android smartphone whose case is made from cork, a natural and renewable material native to the Iberian country. | Video

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