Francisco could have gotten a well-paying job in the city. But the the young Portuguese academic decided to use his agricultural expertise to rejuvenate a local town suffering from economic decay.
Eintracht Frankfurt have come back from two goals down to draw 2-2 with Portuguese giants FC Porto in the Europa League. The hard-fought result continues the German side's impressive European campaign.
Eusebio da Silva Ferreira, Portugal's biggest sporting hero, died early Sunday, aged 71. The striker won the Portuguese league title 11 times, and was top scorer at the 1966 World Cup in England.
Funeral ceremonies for football legend Eusebio have been held in Portugal amid three days of official mourning. The Mozambique-born striker died of a cardio-pulmonary arrest at the age of 71.
In Portugal, domestic violence is a big problem that is rarely talked about. Melisa, 27, is changing that. She got Lisbon on its feet to dance for an end to violence against women and girls.
Growing up in a Mumbai slum, Ashok saw how hard it was for many young people to break out of poverty. Now the 24-year-old has launched a soccer program for disadvantaged kids with a focus on education and life skills.
Ben Hughey believes in the power of maps. He's used his GPS and mapmaking skills to help indigenous communities in Ecuador, and now his maps are behind land conservation efforts in Seattle.
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