NJ Couple Arrives Home Following 3 Months in Portugal After Premature Birth
A New Jersey couple and their baby girl are home safe, after spending three months stranded in Portugal , caught between medical regulations, insurance costs and visa stipulations. Kim Spratt, husband Fred and baby girl Hayden landed at Teterboro airport in New Jersey Sunday afternoon, according to
IMF Says Portugal's Recovery Is Running out of Steam
The International Monetary Fund is still worried about Portugal, saying in its latest report that the country is struggling with fragile economic growth, low investment, high public and corporate debt, and bad loans that are a burden on banks
Portuguese Bank Removes Hurdle for Takeover by Spanish Rival
A general assembly of Banco Portugues do Investimento has approved changes to shareholder voting rights that clear the path for a 1.62 billion euros ($1.8 billion) takeover by Spain's Caixabank
Family Stuck in Portugal Returns Home With Premature Baby
The Spratt Family was unable to leave Portugal due to a dispute with their insurance company over medical transport.
US Couple Stuck in Portugal 3 Months After Premature Birth
Kim and Fred Spratt say insurer won't pay for special plane to fly their baby home.
New Jersey Couple Stuck in Portugal for 3 Months After Premature Birth
A New Jersey couple is stranded in Portugal after giving birth to their first child, caught between medical regulations, insurance costs and visa stipulations. Doctors cleared Kim and Fred Spratt to travel in May, when Kim was six months pregnant with twins. But one week into the vacation, Kim went
Dangerous Portuguese Man-of-Wars Appearing on Eastern Beaches
Shark attacks have dominated headlines this summer, but beachgoers are now facing a new threat in the water: Portuguese man-of-wars. The jellyfish-like creatures have been washing up on Eastern shores in record numbers, stinging unsuspecting swimmers with their venomous tentacles that can grow up
Soccer-World-France must keep cool against Portugal , says Gallas
By Patrick Vignal MUNICH, July 4 - France must hold their nerve when they play Portugal in a potentially volatile World Cup semi-final, defender William Gallas said on Tuesday. "We will have to be totally focused during 90 minutes," Gallas told reporters before Wednesday's game in Munich. "Portugal
Surfers Seek 'Holy Grail' of Waves Off the Coast of Portugal
Monster swells are causing big waves for surfers willing to risk their lives.