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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. The official and national language is Portuguese.

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Portugal: UK COVID-19 quarantine restriction hits tourism in the Algarve [Video]

Portugal: UK COVID-19 quarantine restriction hits tourism in the Algarve

Industry analysts say only about a third of the usual number of tourists will visit Portugal's Algarve region this summer.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:11Published

Dolphins return to Lisbon's Tagus river [Video]

Dolphins return to Lisbon's Tagus river

Amid hard times brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, one sight is putting a smile on people’s faces in Portugal - dolphins splashing around near Lisbon’s shores.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:46Published
Nicole Scherzinger feels truly blessed after spending birthday with boyfriend Thom Evans [Video]

Nicole Scherzinger feels truly blessed after spending birthday with boyfriend Thom Evans

The Pussycat Dolls star turned 42 on Monday and she took to Instagram to share a touching tribute to her boyfriend Thom, after they celebrated her birthday during a trip to Portugal.

Credit: Bang Media World     Duration: 01:47Published
Spain lifts coronavirus state of emergency and reopens borders [Video]

Spain lifts coronavirus state of emergency and reopens borders

Spain's borders now open to EU countries except Portugal, as well as Schengen Area members outside the bloc and the UK.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:34Published
Mourinho hits back at criticism of Harry Kane's record [Video]

Mourinho hits back at criticism of Harry Kane's record

Tottenham Hotspur's manager Jose Mourinho defends striker Harry Kane against a pundit's suggestion he could struggle under the Portuguese manager's system.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 06:44Published
Coronavirus live: Spain and Portugal see new clusters raising second wave fears [Video]

Coronavirus live: Spain and Portugal see new clusters raising second wave fears

Coronavirus live: Spain and Portugal see new clusters raising second wave fears

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 01:00Published
Lisbon welcomes UEFA decision to bring Champions League to Portugal [Video]

Lisbon welcomes UEFA decision to bring Champions League to Portugal

Soccer fans in Lisbon thrilled to learn their city will host a summer knockout Champions League event.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 02:32Published
How climate change is causing 'mega-fires' and forcing people to migrate in Portugal [Video]

How climate change is causing 'mega-fires' and forcing people to migrate in Portugal

How climate change is causing 'mega-fires' and forcing people to migrate in Portugal

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 06:09Published
EasyJet resumes flying with safeguards in place [Video]

EasyJet resumes flying with safeguards in place

EasyJet aircraft took to the skies for the first time since March 30 on Monday, as the British carrier resumed a small number of mainly domestic flights after weeks of lockdown. Ciara Lee reports

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:41Published
Benfica soccer team bus hit by rocks, injuring two players, according to club statement [Video]

Benfica soccer team bus hit by rocks, injuring two players, according to club statement

Bus carrying the Benfica soccer team hit rocks, breaking the glass and injuring two players, after they had played their first game since the novel coronavirus halted the season, Benfica football club..

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:12Published
German prosecutors think missing British girl Madeleine McCann is dead [Video]

German prosecutors think missing British girl Madeleine McCann is dead

McCann, then three, went missing on May 3, 2007, in and around the resort in Praia da Luz, on Portugal's Algarve coast.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 03:26Published
Local bar owner describes Maddie McCann suspect [Video]

Local bar owner describes Maddie McCann suspect

The owner of a bar in the Algarve, Portugal, has described the German suspect in the Madeleine McCann disappearance as a "tall, skinny" man with "light coloured eyes". Report by Connerv. Like us on..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 00:10Published
Local bar owner describes McCann suspect [Video]

Local bar owner describes McCann suspect

The owner of a bar in the Algarve, Portugal, has described the German suspect in the Madeleine McCann disappearance as a "tall, skinny" man with "light coloured eyes". Report by Connerv. Like us on..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 00:10Published
German prosecutors believe Madeleine McCann is dead [Video]

German prosecutors believe Madeleine McCann is dead

German prosecutors believe Madeleine McCann is dead and are investigating a child sex predator on suspicion of her murder. The suspect – a 43-year-old German national partially identified as..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:31Published

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