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Portugal: Country in southwestern Europe
Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic, is a country located mostly on the Iberian Peninsula, in southwestern Europe. It is the westernmost sovereign state of mainland Europe, being bordered to the west and south by the Atlantic Ocean and to the north and east by Spain. Its territory also includes the Atlantic archipelagos of the Azores and Madeira, both autonomous regions with their own regional governments.


Angola may ask Portugal to seize dos Santos' assets, says prosecutor

Angola may ask Portuguese authorities to seize assets belonging to billionaire and former first daughter Isabel dos Santos, who is a suspect in a fraud investigation at home, Angola's attorney general..
Reuters - Published

Angola's beleaguered Isabel dos Santos to offload stake in Portugal's Efacec

Portugal's engineering firm Efacec Power Solutions said on Friday Angolan billionaire and former first daughter Isabel dos Santos, who owns a controlling stake, had decided to withdraw from the..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Portugal

Madonna cancels second Lisbon show [Video]Madonna cancels second Lisbon show

Madonna has cancelled a second show in Lisbon, Portugal as she struggles to cope with pain from "ongoing injuries".

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Street artist creates giant 3D graffiti art [Video]Street artist creates giant 3D graffiti art

Portuguese artist paints 3D graffiti using anamorphic illusions

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Lisbon kicks-off year as European Green Capital 2020 [Video]Lisbon kicks-off year as European Green Capital 2020

The Portuguese city of Lisbon has kicked-off its year as European Green Capital with the planting of 20,000 treesView on euronews

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Jorge Jesus coy on Flamengo future [Video]Jorge Jesus coy on Flamengo future

Jesus Jorge declines to comment on Flamengo future after receiving order of recognition in Portugal.

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What Cristiano Ronaldo Plans On Doing When He Hangs Up His Boots [Video]What Cristiano Ronaldo Plans On Doing When He Hangs Up His Boots

Don't worry, Juventus and Portugal fans! Cristiano Ronaldo doesn't plan on retiring anytime soon. But when his football career does come to an end, CNN reports the 34-year-old says he'd like to go into..

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Guinea-Bissau votes in presidential run-off [Video]Guinea-Bissau votes in presidential run-off

Two former prime ministers went head-to-head on Sunday in Guinea-Bissau's presidential election run-off. David Doyle reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:11Published

Five Trips To Take In Europe Before You Die [Video]Five Trips To Take In Europe Before You Die

1. Lagos, Portugal has stunning beaches. 2. Amsterdam, Netherlands is one of the most bike-friendly cities in the world. 3. Santorini, Greece has views you will never forget. 4. Ibiza, Spain is known..

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Storms Elsa, Fabien wreck parts of Western Europe [Video]Storms Elsa, Fabien wreck parts of Western Europe

Widespread destruction across Spain, Portugal, France as continent braces for more bad weather

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Marco Silva sacked as Everton manager [Video]Marco Silva sacked as Everton manager

Marco Silva tries to deflect questions about his future during his final press conference before being sacked as manager of Everton. The 42-year-old from Portugal lost his job after eight defeats in 11..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:56Published

Cities across world finding unique ways to celebrate Christmas [Video]Cities across world finding unique ways to celebrate Christmas

Christmas festivities officially started in Portugal's capital, Lisbon. The season to be jolly is upon us and cities across the world have turned on their festive lights. View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:50Published

Portugal, France and Germany in Euro 2020 super group [Video]Portugal, France and Germany in Euro 2020 super group

The Euro 2020 draw stacked Group F with three giants; Portugal, Germany and France and is already being called the “group of death”.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:36Published

Police say uncover plot to create new Nazi party in Italy [Video]Police say uncover plot to create new Nazi party in Italy

Italian police said on Thursday they had uncovered a plot to form a new Nazi party and seized a cache of weapons during searches across the country. Mia Womersley reports

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Portugal investigates firms co-owned by dos Santos; Angola may seek arrest warrant

Portugal's market watchdog has launched inquiries into various firms where Angolan billionaire Isabel dos Santos holds stakes, after Angola's chief prosecutor said she could face an international..
Reuters - Published

Portugal's market regulator launches inquiries following Luanda Leaks

Portugal's market regulator has launched inquiries into auditors and companies including oil group Galp and telecoms firm NOS following the release of files on Angola's former first daughter Isabel dos..
Reuters - Published

Madonna apologizes to fans after canceling another stop on her Madame X tour

Madonna apologized to fans after canceling another scheduled tour stop on her Madame X tour, this time in Lisbon, Portugal. - Published

Portugal probes Angola leaks as Eurobic bank distances itself from dos Santos

Portuguese authorities said on Monday they had started looking into media leaks concerning Angolan billionaire Isabel dos Santos, while a small bank said it had decided to put an end to commercial..
Reuters - Published

Madonna cancels Lisbon show: 'I must listen to my body'

"I must listen to my body and rest," the star tells fans in Lisbon, Portugal.
BBC News - Published

Brazilian surfer Felipe Cesarano rides monster 60-foot wave in Portugal

Brazilian surfer Felipe "Gordo" Cesarano was unharmed after being flattened by a giant wave at Nazare in Portugal. - Published

Surfers chase 'monster waves' in the Portuguese seaside town, Nazaré

Surfers have long chased the world’s biggest waves in places as far-flung as Australia, Hawaii and the California coastline. But these days some of the biggest surf can be found in Europe off the..
France 24 - Published

Violent storms sweep through parts of Europe, claiming at least nine lives

The death toll from storms that have battered Spain, Portugal and France rose to nine on Sunday as the region braced for more violent winds and heavy rain.
France 24 - Published

Eight killed in days of storms buffeting Spain and Portugal

Two powerful storms that struck Spain and Portugal in quick succession over the past three days have killed at least eight people and caused widespread flooding and damage.
Reuters - Published

Five dead as storm strikes Iberian Peninsula

A storm sweeping across Spain and Portugal has killed at least five people, damaged buildings, cut power lines and forced authorities to shut roads hit by flooding and fallen trees, officials said on..
Reuters - Published

4 dead in Spain and Portugal from accidents caused by storms

4 dead in spain and portugal from accidents caused by storms
Authorities in Spain and Portugal said Friday that four people have died in accidents following heavy rain. The office of Spain’s government representative in the northwestern region of Galicia said..
WorldNews - Published

Gandhi’s ideas an inspiration to non-violent resistance against authoritarianism: Portugal PM

IndiaTimes - Published

Portugal PM woos small parties, opposition islanders to guarantee first budget surplus

Prime Minister Antonio Costa will unveil Portugal's first draft budget with a surplus on Monday, seeing off pressure to loosen the purse strings by negotiating support from an animal rights party and..
Reuters - Published

General election 2019: The Europeans wishing they could vote

Ana Telma Rocha from Portugal has lived in London since 1999 but cannot take part in the election.
BBC News - Published

Greta Thunberg says voyage ‘energized’ her climate fight

greta thunberg says voyage ‘energized’ her climate fight
LISBON, Portugal — Climate activist Greta Thunberg arrived in Portugal on Tuesday after a three-week voyage across the Atlantic Ocean, telling cheering supporters that the journey had “energized”..
WorldNews - Published

Thunberg urges action at COP25 summit

Greta Thunberg arrived in Lisbon, Portugal on her way to the upcoming COP25 UN climate change conference in Madrid, Spain. The Swedish teen said she plans to keep pressing political leaders to make.. - Published

Israel’s Netanyahu, Pompeo to meet in Lisbon this week

israel’s netanyahu, pompeo to meet in lisbon this week
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday in Lisbon, the US State Department said on Tuesday. Advertising Pompeo, accompanying President..
WorldNews - Published

Football: Euro 2020 draw puts Portugal, France and Germany in same group

Reigning European champions Portugal will come up against World Cup winners France and Germany in the standout group at Euro 2020 following Saturday’s draw for the tournament in Bucharest, as England..
France 24 - Published

Braga 3-3 Wolves: Premier League side progress after thrilling draw

Wolves qualify for the knockout stages of the Europa League after playing out a thrilling draw with Braga in Portugal.
BBC News - Published

New course on Portugal's 'painful' history opens national debate

A new high school history course has opened up a debate on national identity in Portugal, a country only decades removed from dictatorship, where historians say the public has yet to grapple with the..
Reuters - Published

Ronaldo left to 'cool off' for injury-hit Juve

ronaldo left to 'cool off' for injury-hit juve
Cristiano Ronaldo is '99 percent' certain to miss this weekend's Serie A trip to Atalanta after his four-goal spree for Portugal. ......
WorldNews - Published

Portuguese police march for better pay

Thousands of police officers marched to Portugal's parliament on Thursday to demand better pay and conditions, in the biggest police protest since the Socialists came to power in 2015.
Reuters - Published

Ronaldo reaches 99 goals as Portugal qualify for Euro 2020

Cristiano Ronaldo is made to wait for his 100th international goal as defending champions Portugal edge past Luxembourg to qualify for Euro 2020.
BBC News - Published

Ronaldo approaches 100 Portugal goals - can you name these countries' top scorers?

As Cristiano Ronaldo approaches 100 international goals, can you name the all-time leading scorers for each of these 20 countries?
BBC News - Published

Another Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick takes Portugal close to Euro 2020 qualification - in pictures

another cristiano ronaldo hat-trick takes portugal close to euro 2020 qualification - in pictures
Cristiano Ronaldo made a big statement as he scored his ninth international hat-trick to take Portugal closer to qualification for the 2020 European Championship following a 6-0 rout of Lithuania. It..
WorldNews - Published

Ronaldo hat-trick takes international tally to 98 goals

Cristiano Ronaldo takes his tally to 98 international goals as his hat-trick against Lithuania moves Portugal to within one win of a place at Euro 2020.
BBC News - Published

Sudan looks to pyramids to attract tourism - and hard currency

Portuguese architect Tania Monteiro and her husband are almost alone as they tour Sudan's pyramids, a world-class attraction long neglected by the world.
Reuters - Published

Vitoria Guimaraes 1-1 Arsenal: Gunners concede late equaliser in Portugal

Arsenal's 100% record in the Europa League this season ends as Bruno Duarte scores a 91st-minute equaliser for Vitoria Guimaraes.
BBC News - Published

New Lisbon airport gets green light from environment watchdog

Portugal's environmental agency has given the green light for a new airport in Lisbon, but only if the project meets certain conditions, including measures to reduce noise and protect wildlife.
Reuters - Published

Portuguese parliament passes government legislative program

Portugal's parliament passed a four-year legislative program proposed by the government, giving Prime Minister Antonio Costa authority to govern in his second term.
Reuters - Published

McDonald's in Portugal apologises for Halloween social media campaign

mcdonald's in portugal apologises for halloween social media campaign
McDonald's in Portugal has apologised for an advertising campaign which features a wordplay on one of the worst atrocities of the Troubles. The campaign by the fast-food giant advertised a new..
WorldNews - Published

Riding the waves of Nazaré with Garrett McNamara

A place in Portugal offers chances to surf record-breaking waves. One world-class surfer tells Anderson Cooper what those waves are like.
CBS News - Published

Too far to the right, Portugal lawmaker gets own parliament door

Portugal's parliament has agreed to open a dedicated entrance to the benches for its only far-right lawmaker after rival politicians complained letting him through was too bothersome.
Reuters - Published

Birth of baby without a face leads to doctor's suspension

birth of baby without a face leads to doctor's suspension
The birth of of a baby without eyes, a nose and missing parts of its skull, prompted Portugal's Medical Council to suspend an obstetrician for six months over allegations of negligence. Dr Artur..
WorldNews - Published

Porto 1-1 Rangers: Steven Gerrard's side earn Europa League point

Rangers survive a late onslaught in Portugal to earn a deserve Europa League draw with Porto.
BBC News - Published

Benfica beats Lyon 2-1 after goalkeeper error for 1st win

benfica beats lyon 2-1 after goalkeeper error for 1st win
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese champion Benfica’s hopes of making it out of the group stage in the Champions League were boosted Wednesday with a 2-1 win over Lyon after an...
WorldNews - Published

Cristiano Ronaldo on target as Juventus stay top in Italy

cristiano ronaldo on target as juventus stay top in italy
Cristiano Ronaldo was on target again as Juventus extended their unbeaten start and stayed top of the Serie A table after a 2-1 home win against Bologna. Ronaldo, who scored in successive games for..
WorldNews - Published

Portugal's new cabinet list approved; Centeno keeps finance job

Portugal's president accepted the line-up of a new minority Socialist government on Tuesday, with Mario Centeno, the mastermind behind the country's first balanced budget in over four decades, keeping..
Reuters - Published

Portugal amends returnee program in bid to attract more citizens home

Portugal's government on Tuesday eased some requirements in its program that aims to draw home at least 1,500 Portuguese emigrants, after only 71 people took up the offer in the first two months since..
Reuters - Published

Cristiano Ronaldo scores 700th career goal in Portugal's 2-1 loss to Ukraine in Euro 2020 qualifier

Cristiano Ronaldo reaches a career landmark by scoring his 700th career goal in Portugal's Euro 2020 qualifying defeat by Ukraine.
BBC News - Published

'I don't look for records, they look for me!' - Ronaldo credits 'obsession' following 700th goal

'i don't look for records, they look for me!' - ronaldo credits 'obsession' following 700th goal
Portugal and Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo insisted he is not obsessed with breaking records as they come naturally for him after scoring his landmark 700th career goal. Ronaldo bagged a..
WorldNews - Published

Ronaldo fires 700th career goal in Euro 2020 qualifier against Ukraine

ronaldo fires 700th career goal in euro 2020 qualifier against ukraine
Cristiano Ronaldo scored the 700th goal of his professional career during Portugal's Euro 2020 qualifying loss to Ukraine on Monday. The five-time Ballon d'Or winner brought up his septuple century for..
WorldNews - Published

Cristiano Ronaldo reaches 700 career goals - watch seven of his best in the Premier League

As Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring 700 career goals, watch seven of his best Premier League efforts for Manchester United.
BBC News - Published

Britons return as Portugal's booming tourism sector shakes off slowdown fears

Portugal's booming tourism sector shook off fears of a slowdown this year, data from the National Institute of Statistics (INE) showed on Monday, with the number of British visitors on the rise after a..
Reuters - Published

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