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POTD: GIOE – Grupo de Intervenção de Operações Especiais da GNR

Photo Of The Day: Portuguese Special Forces training aircraft intervention, here just before entering. The unit is called Grupo de Intervenção de Operações Especiais or GIOE for short. In this training event, they had the support of Air Portugal and the Airport of Lisbon. You can see the iconic Heckler & Koch MP5 above, suppressed […] Read More … The post POTD: GIOE – Grupo de Intervenção de Operações Especiais da GNR appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, Training, Portugal, Lisbon, GNR, Special Forces, Photo of the Day, Spuhr, Air Portugal, Heckler & Koch MP5, GIOE, Grupo de Intervenção de Operações Especiais, GIOE Grupo de Intervenção de Operações Especiais

The Station: Gogoro scoots into a SPAC, a Rivian milestone and Tesla prepares to unleash FSD beta software

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every weekend in your inbox. Hello readers: Welcome to The Station, your central hub for all past, present and future means of moving people and packages from Point A to Point B. The future of transportation beat was flooded with news this week as per ushe. There are two stories that I want to highlight here. First up, is that the first Rivian R1T electric pickup truck...
Tags: Transportation, Japan, Elon Musk, UK, New York, London, Supreme Court, Congress, California, Washington, Senate, China, India, Tech, General Motors, Tesla

Blueberries for Europe: Portugal Mortgages Its Future for Present-Day Agricultural Profits

The berry market has transformed Portugal as plantations have sprung up in recent years. Conditions for workers are problematic and an already dry region is quickly using up its water supplies.
Tags: Europe, Portugal

I can't get vaccinated because of an immigration loophole. I feel invisible - and constantly worry about falling seriously unwell or infecting others.

Mairead Finlay working in Madeira, the Portuguese island where she lives. Mairead Finlay British nationals in Portugal like Mairead Finlay had to change residency paperwork after Brexit. She has been unable to get vaccinated because she still hasn't been issued with a new permit. "As people embrace their new freedom, I feel invisible, stuck in an endless merry-go-round." See more stories on Insider's business page. I've been turned away from getting a COVID vaccine three times ...
Tags: UK, Trends, Eu, Healthcare, Portugal, Vaccination, British Embassy, Uae, Brexit, MADEIRA, Contributor, COVID-19, COVID, Contributor 2019, Contributor 2020, Freelancer UK

Santander in Talks With Over 200 Portugal Staff Hit by Job Cuts - Source

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's Santander is in negotiations with about 210 employees in Portugal as part of a wider cost-cutting plan that affects 11%...
Tags: Spain, Portugal, Madrid, Santander, Reuters

Kearney determined to "seal the deal" in card quest despite Dutch Open frustration

Niall Kearney Niall Kearney took a bogey-bogey finish on the chin and vowed not to give up in his quest for his European Tour card after finishing tied 12th behind an emotional Kristoffer Broberg in the Dutch Open.Tied eighth overnight, the Royal Dublin man (33) was on course for his third top-10 finish in the season when he holed a bunker shot for ea...
Tags: Australia, Germany, US, Spain, Sport, Austria, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, European Tour, Portugal, Korea, Dubai, Dublin, John Murphy, Kearney, LPGA

“I would like to see Liverpool add a couple”, Stan Collymore has his say on Jurgen Klopp’s side

Liverpool’s quiet summer It was a quiet transfer window on the red side of Liverpool when it came to incomings. Only Ibrahima Konate joined the club, a deal that was wrapped up before the window even opened. Accord Convenu ✅ We are delighted to have reached an agreement for the transfer of @IbrahimaKonate_ from @DieRotenBullen 🔴 — Liverpool FC (@LFC) May 28, 2021 Their focus was seemingly more on sales, with Xherdan Shaquiri, Marco Grujic and several youth players departing the club and bringin...
Tags: England, Sport, Soccer, Liverpool, Portugal, Leeds United, Africa Cup of Nations, Jurgen Klopp, Merseyside, Klopp, Reds, Roberto Firmino, Sadio Mane, Stan Collymore, Thiago, Fabinho

RTVE-RTP Co-Production ‘Sequía’ Aims to Bring an Emotional Punch to Southern Noir

Crime thriller “Sequía” (Drought), the first-ever fiction co-production between Spain and Portugal’s pubcasters, RTVE and RTP, was discussed at a Conecta Fiction panel session moderated by the forum’s director, Géraldine Gonard, The session was sponsored by ONSeries Lisboa, a new event running Nov. 25-26 in Lisbon, that will offer a showcase for Portuguese TV series, […]
Tags: News, Global, Spain, Festivals, Portugal, Lisbon, RTVE, Geraldine Gonard, RTP, Conecta Fiction, ONSeries Lisboa, RTVE RTP Co Production ` Sequía, Southern Noir

What It’s Like to Actually Fight in Medieval Armor

Ever wonder what it was like to really fight while wearing a full suit of armor? We’ve featured a few historical reconstructions here on Open Culture, including a demonstration of the various ways combatants would vanquish their foe—including a sword right between the eyes. We’ve also shown you how long it took to create a suit of armor and the clever flexibility built into them. But really, don’t we want to see what it would be like in a full melee? In the above Vice documentary, you ca...
Tags: Facebook, College, Sports, History, Portugal, MMA, KCRW, Ted Mills, Montemor o Velho

Kudlow: With Biden's spending plan, 'only Colombia and Portugal' will have higher tax rates

"Kudlow" host Larry Kudlow blasted Biden for stating the top 1% get away with paying almost no income tax telling "America Reports" the...
Tags: America, Colombia, Portugal, Biden, Larry Kudlow, Kudlow

Spurs held in first game in Conference League, Roma run riot

Rennes (France) (AFP) – Substitute Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg’s equaliser allowed Tottenham Hotspur to come away with a 2-2 draw from their trip to France to play Rennes in the new Europa Conference League on Thursday. Loic Bade’s own goal had given Spurs the lead in Brittany but Flavien Tait equalised and Gaetan Laborde put Rennes ahead in the 72nd minute. That lead was swiftly cancelled out by Hojbjerg and in the circumstances it is a good result for Nuno Espirito Santo’s Tottenham after their 3-0...
Tags: England, France, Berlin, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Tottenham Hotspur, Italy, Tottenham, Portugal, Champions League, Union, Jose Mourinho, Gibraltar, Hugo Lloris

When You Can Pre-Order the iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro, and iPhone 13 Pro Max in Every Time Zone

Pre-orders for the iPhone 13 mini, ‌iPhone 13‌, iPhone 13 Pro, and ‌iPhone 13 Pro‌ Max will kick off on September 17 at 5 a.m. Pacific Time, allowing customers to purchase any iPhone model in Apple's 2021 ‌iPhone‌ lineup. Apple is planning to make the new devices available in multiple countries around the world simultaneously, so we've created a list of when pre-orders will kick off all around the world. Australia West - 8:00 p.m. AWST Australia East - 10:00 p.m. AEST Austria - 2:...
Tags: Apple, Hong Kong, Japan, UK, France, China, Germany, Spain, Turkey, Taiwan, Austria, United States, Italy, Portugal, New Zealand, Belgium

Grealish stars as Man City hit Leipzig for six

Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jack Grealish scored a superb first Champions League goal as Manchester City survived Christopher Nkunku’s hat-trick to beat RB Leipzig 6-3 in a pulsating Group A opener on Wednesday. Grealish admits the lure of playing on the Champions League stage convinced him to leave his boyhood club Aston Villa to join City in a club record £100 million ($138 million) move in the close-season. The England winger made the most of his first taste of the tournament’s brigh...
Tags: England, City, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Aston Villa, Manchester City, Portugal, Cristiano Ronaldo, Jesus, Man City, Etihad, Kevin De Bruyne, Jack Grealish, Leipzig, Riyad Mahrez

Former West Ham forward Sebastien Haller equals Marco Van Basten's Champions League record on debut

Ajax dismantle poor Sporting side Champions League football returned once again this evening as the second half of opponents began their 2021-22 group stage campaigns. While all the focus will have, from British points of view, on Liverpool and Manchester City, Ajax quietly had a fantastic start to proceedings.The Dutch outfit were facing Portuguese side Sporting Lisbon, and wasted no time in taking an early lead. Ajax opened the scoring after just two minutes, before doubling their advantage be...
Tags: Sport, Ajax, Soccer, Liverpool, Amsterdam, Tottenham, Portugal, Champions League, Bayern Munich, West Ham, Sporting Lisbon, Lisbon, Sporting, Sébastien Haller, Haller, Marco van Basten

I'm a former Goldman Sachs analyst who raised over $8.5 million for my fashion startup. Here's how I realized finance wasn't for me.

Meg He is the cofounder of fashion startup ADAY. Bridget Badore Meg He, 33, is the cofounder of ADAY, a fashion brand that creates sustainable professional workwear. After leaving a career in finance and venture capitalism, He started ADAY with former Goldman Sachs coworker Nina Faulhaber. This is what running her business is like, as told to freelance writer Claire Turrell. See more stories on Insider's business page. I've always had an entrepreneurial spirit and liked to set myse...
Tags: Fashion, UK, New York, Finance, US, Careers, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Entrepreneurs, Trends, Strategy, Startup, Italy, Portugal, Retail, Goldman Sachs

5 things we learned as 10-man Man United handed loss in Champions League opener vs Young Boys

Young Boys vs Man United Manchester United got their 2021/22 Champions League campaign underway a short time ago.The Red Devils would be drawn in Group F alongside Serie A outfit Atalanta, Villarreal – who beat United in the Europa League final last season – and Swiss outfit, Young Boys.And with the latter of that trio, on paper, the easiest opponent for Man United, it was imperative that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and co. got their European campaign off to a winning start on Tuesday, especially if th...
Tags: Europe, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Manchester United, Manchester City, Manchester, Newcastle, Portugal, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Switzerland, Borussia Dortmund, Ac Milan, Ucl, Europa League

Joan Sails With AmaWaterways in Portugal

CLICK FOR LARGE VIEW Joan Sails With AmaWaterways in Portugal Joan and her husband are just home from sailing with Amawaterways on the Douro River in Portugal. That’s her in the orange top with her husband Will right behind her. Joan, her husband Will, and six of their friends are toasting a glass of port wine at a winery in Portugal. And for those of you who might not yet know Joan, she is our Sr. Travel Coordinator. Joan was kind enough to put a few words together, sharing her experience tr...
Tags: Travel, Featured, Portugal, Will, Porto, Joan, Lisbon, Travel News, Douro, Douro River, AmaWaterways, Joan You, Roaming Boomers Travel Services, Joan Sails With AmaWaterways, AMAWaterways Douro

Glovo bags two grocery picking and delivery startups

More startup swapping in the food delivery space: Spain’s Glovo, an on-demand delivery platform which operates a network of dark stores focused on urban convenience shopping, is pushing deeper into planned grocery shopping — announcing the acquisition of two regional ‘Instacart-style’ grocery picking and delivery startups, Madrid-based Lola Market and Portugal’s Mercadão. Terms of the acquisitions are not being disclosed. 2015-founded Lola Market had raised around €3M, per Crunchbase. It’s not c...
Tags: Food, Apps, Europe, Africa, Tech, Eu, Spain, European Union, Italy, Portugal, Poland, Delivery Hero, Food Delivery, Madrid, Instacart, Eastern Europe

Ziggy and Stephen Marley wrap Beachlife 2021 with a beautiful set of Bob Marley’s music

By the time Ziggy and Stephen Marley got to “One Love,” one of many beautiful songs the brothers sang in a set devoted to songs by their father, the reggae icon Bob Marley, fans at the finale of BeachLife Festival on Sunday were approaching some kind of ecstasy. “It’s like church!” a woman near me shouted as she danced and hugged her friend. And yes, she’d been indulging in the holy herb of Rastafarianism all night, but she wasn’t wrong. There’s something about the music of Marley, a healing, ho...
Tags: California, Sport, Pink Floyd, Austin, Things To Do, Soccer, Alaska, Portugal, David Bowie, Long Beach, Metallica, Music Festivals, Coachella, Marley, Bob Marley, Portland Oregon

Covid passports: what are European countries doing?

While plans in England have been shelved, many other European nations have schemes in placeCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageWhile the government has shelved plans for Covid passports in nightclubs and other crowded places in England, at least a dozen EU countries now operate similar schemes for access to a wide range of venues and activities, from restaurants to team sports. Continue reading...
Tags: England, Sweden, Greece, France, Germany, Eu, Austria, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Belgium, Slovenia, Luxembourg, Denmark, Coronavirus

Ronaldo’s ‘unbelievable’ Man Utd return exceeds his expectations

Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Cristiano Ronaldo admitted his “unbelievable” return to Manchester United had exceeded his expectations as the Portugal star shrugged off his nerves to score twice in Saturday’s 4-1 win against Newcastle.... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Manchester United, Portugal, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Afp, Manchester United Kingdom, Newcastle Visit

Guardiola happy to have Silva after move talk

Leicester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola insisted he was happy to have kept Bernardo Silva at Manchester City after the Portugal playmaker sealed a 1-0 win at Leicester on Saturday. Silva’s second-half goal gave... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Manchester City, Portugal, Pep Guardiola, Leicester, Afp, Guardiola, Silva, Bernardo Silva, Leicester United Kingdom

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has his say on Manchester United’s penalty taker following Ronaldo’s arrival

Ronaldo returns In a deal confirmed just days ahead of the end of the transfer window, it was announced that Cristiano Ronaldo would be returning for a second spell at Manchester United, 12 years after his last stint at Old Trafford. Signed ✍️ Sealed ✉️ ❤️ @Cristiano #MUFC | #RonaldoReturns — Manchester United (@ManUtd) September 9, 2021 CR7 netted 118 times in 292 appearances for the Red Devils during his last spell in England, and will be looking to significantly ad...
Tags: England, Sport, Soccer, Manchester United, Manchester, Northern Ireland, Portugal, Brighton, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Fernandes, Red Devils, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, OGS, Gunnar Solskjaer, Solskjaer

Ronaldo will make Man Utd return against Newcastle: Solskjaer

London (AFP) – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has revealed Cristiano Ronaldo will make his first Manchester United appearance since his blockbuster move from Juventus when Newcastle visit Old Trafford on Saturday. Portugal superstar Ronaldo returned to... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Manchester United, Old Trafford, Newcastle, Portugal, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Afp, Gunnar Solskjaer, Solskjaer

Jorge Sampaio, Former President of Portugal, Dies at 81

Jorge Sampaio, a former two-term president of Portugal and one of the most prominent political figures of his generation, has died.
Tags: Portugal, Jorge Sampaio

Cristiano Ronaldo's original debut for Manchester United in 2003

BBC Sport delves into the Premier League archives to look back to 2003, when an 18-year-old from Portugal called Cristiano Ronaldo made his debut for Manchester United in a 4-0 win over Bolton.
Tags: Football, Manchester United, Portugal, Cristiano Ronaldo, BBC Sport

Cristiano Ronaldo: Manchester United forward has not returned to Old Trafford 'for a vacation'

Cristiano Ronaldo says he has not returned to Manchester United "for a vacation" as the Portugal captain prepares for his Old Trafford homecoming against Newcastle on Saturday.
Tags: Football, Manchester United, Old Trafford, Newcastle, Portugal, Cristiano Ronaldo

'I am not here for a vacation' - Ronaldo ready for Man Utd homecoming

Cristiano Ronaldo says he has not returned to Manchester United "for a vacation" as the Portugal captain prepares for his Old Trafford homecoming against Newcastle on Saturday.
Tags: News, Manchester United, Newcastle, Portugal, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo

An influential Saudi banker moved to the US to pitch his country and crown prince to DC. Here's how his mission suddenly derailed.

A graphic showing Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the US Capitol, and Ali Shihabi. Amir Levy/Reuters; Bloomberg/YouTube; Samantha Lee/Insider Ali Shihabi set up the Arabia Foundation to promote MBS to the Washington, DC, elite. He weathered claims of official Saudi funding, an employee lawsuit, and Khashoggi's murder. But he abruptly closed the foundation with no warning. Here's the story of what - and who - got in his way. See more stories on Insider's business page. S...
Tags: Apple, Google, Politics, UK, California, Washington Post, Washington, Saudi Arabia, Softbank, US, Trends, Turkey, Cnn, Atlantic, Washington Dc, Middle East

Why Spurs boss Nuno may be left with no choice but to call up outcast Tanguy Ndombele for Crystal Palace

 An insight into the remarkable personnel crisis facing Premier League outfit Tottenham has been forthcoming on Wednesday. Spurs soaring The opening weeks of the new season have of course proven of an altogether positive nature on the Lilywhite half of North London.With new boss Nuno Espirito Santo pulling the strings from the bench, and star man Harry Kane having stayed put for another year, Spurs have rattled off a perfect three wins from three in the Premier League thus far.First came a surpr...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City, Spurs, Tottenham, Real Madrid, Portugal, South America, Harry Kane, Crystal Palace, Selhurst Park, Watford, London England, Heung