Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan died of drowning by alcohol intoxication, inquest finds

The death of The Cranberries frontwoman Dolores O’Riordan in a London hotel room in January was an accident, a coroner has ruled. The Irish songwriter died from drowning by intoxication, Shirley Radcliffe ruled at Westminster Coroner’s Court. O’Riordan was found dead in a hotel room in London’s Park Lane at the age of 46. The mother of three, from Read more about Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan died of drowning by alcohol intoxication, inquest finds[…]

Paulo Gonçalves asked a judicial official not to publish photos of Benfica: “They may distrust”

Accusation reveals request of SAD legal advisor incarnated to José Silva, through Óscar Cruz Paulo Gonçalves asked José Silva – through the entrepreneur Óscar Cruz, to “protect himself and not display many photographs and shirts of the SLB (…) if they can not distrust.” The information appears in the indictment of the E-Toupeira case, to which WJF had Read more about Paulo Gonçalves asked a judicial official not to publish photos of Benfica: “They may distrust”[…]

Accusation reveals clothing and amount of tickets that judicial official received from Benfica

Clothes with a total value of more than 250 euros Photo: DR Record The indictment of the Public Prosecutor’s Office in the E-Toupeira case, to which WJF had access, reveals in detail the articles of apparel of the Benfica brand that José Silva, a judicial official, received from Paulo Gonçalves. A total of four pieces of clothing, which Read more about Accusation reveals clothing and amount of tickets that judicial official received from Benfica[…]

The defense strategy of Benfica: Arguidos among thousands of names

Eagle refutes that Vieira knew that José Silva and Júlio Loureiro had access to offers João Correia is the spokesman for Benfica lawyers The Public Ministry accuses Luís Filipe Vieira of having knowledge of merchandising articles, tickets to Benfica games, among other offerings that would be offered to the defendants of the E-Toupeira case, José Read more about The defense strategy of Benfica: Arguidos among thousands of names[…]

Northern Portugal plagued by heavy rainfall and floods

Northern Portugal plagued by heavy rainfall and floods Motorists “caught” by the force of the waters. The northern region of Portugal was, this Wednesday afternoon, devastated by heavy rainfall that led to flooding in several areas. São João da Pesqueira, Torre de Moncorvo and Carrazeda de Ansiães were some of the affected localities.  Videos and Read more about Northern Portugal plagued by heavy rainfall and floods[…]

Corruption in Portugal

Transparency International’s Global Corruption Barometer 2013 reveals that political parties, Parliament, the judiciary and the military are the most corrupt institutions in Portugal. Transparency International’s 2017 Corruption Perception Index ranks the country 29th place out of 180 countries. The exposure of high-profile corruption cases in the media and the limited political engagement have contributed to poor public perception of political corruption Read more about Corruption in Portugal[…]

50 masked men attack Portuguese club’s players and officials at training ground

  A SHOCKED SPORTING Clube de Portugal will play in Sunday’s Portuguese Cup final despite a horrific ordeal that saw a 50-strong gang of masked and hooded men brutally attack players and officials at training. Wearing t-shirts bearing the club’s emblem the mob invaded Sporting’s training ground on Tuesday and went on the rampage, terrorising players and Read more about 50 masked men attack Portuguese club’s players and officials at training ground[…]

What Drove Lisbon Fans to Violence Against Their Own Team?

It was just before 6 p.m. on Tuesday when reporters first spotted the group of masked men running in the road near Sporting CP’s training ground at Alcochete, about 20 minutes outside Lisbon. “Let’s go inside,” one remembers hearing. There was fear in the voices around him, an immediate expectation of the nightmare to come. Read more about What Drove Lisbon Fans to Violence Against Their Own Team?[…]

Football scandal: 15 arrested for rigging matches in Portugal’s second division

Fifteen people were arrested on Saturday (May 14) in a “multi-million euro” match-fixing scandal that has rocked Portugal’s second football division, Ledman LigaPro. Among the detained are eight Oliveirense and Oriental footballers, two Leixões executives including its president, four entrepreneurs and a member of FC Porto’s supporters group ‘Super Dragões’. According to national press, PJ Read more about Football scandal: 15 arrested for rigging matches in Portugal’s second division[…]

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