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Portugal: Republic 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.

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Plane carrying Madeira bus crash survivors lands in Germany

An air force medical plane carrying the injured survivors of a bus crash that killed 29 German tourists in Madeira landed in Germany on Saturday as authorities on the Portuguese island investigate what..
Reuters - Published

German plane evacuated Madeira bus crash survivors

german plane evacuated madeira bus crash survivors
FUNCHAL, Portugal (AP) — A German army plane has evacuated 12 German tourists who survived this week’s bus accident on the island of Madeira that claimed 29 lives, Portuguese authorities said..
WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Reuters

Videos for Portugal

Annual Cartoon Xira puts spotlight on Portuguese bullfighting [Video]Annual Cartoon Xira puts spotlight on Portuguese bullfighting

As Portugal’s bullfighting tradition is stirring a tense debate in the country. The annual Cartoon Xira presented an exhibition of the Argentinian cartoonist Marlene Pohle's unpublished drawings.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 04:00Published

29 German Tourists Killed In Portugal Bus Accident [Video]29 German Tourists Killed In Portugal Bus Accident

Reuters reports 29 German tourists tragically died on Wednesday after their bus accidentally overturned on the Portuguese island of Madeira. The bus was carrying 55 tourists, a guide and a driver, when..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

Is Joao Felix The New Cristiano Ronaldo? [Video]Is Joao Felix The New Cristiano Ronaldo?

(CNN)At the tender age of just 19, Joao Felix is already breaking records, not to mention attracting admiring glances from Europe's biggest clubs and comparisons to some of Portugal's greatest players...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

At least 29 people killed in tourist bus crash in Madeira, Portugal [Video]At least 29 people killed in tourist bus crash in Madeira, Portugal

According to Portuguese media, at least 29 people have been killed in a tourist bus crash on the island of Madeira.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 03:44Published

Hungary home to 'world's most expensive wine' [Video]Hungary home to 'world's most expensive wine'

A Hungarian winemaker in Tokaj, a region known for its golden dessert wine, is selling a vintage for a steep $40,000 a bottle. Lauren Anthony reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:41Published

Klopp admits 6-1 aggregate scoreline harsh on Porto [Video]Klopp admits 6-1 aggregate scoreline harsh on Porto

Liverpool coach Juergen Klopp says 4-1 victory at Porto unreflective of the difficulty his side faced from Porto, looks ahead to Cardiff City in the Premier League title race.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:56Published

Bus crash kills 28, mostly Germans, on Madeira [Video]Bus crash kills 28, mostly Germans, on Madeira

A tour bus carrying German tourists crashed on Portugal's Madeira Island on Wednesday, killing 28 people and injuring 28 others, local authorities said.

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

At Least 28 Killed In Madeira Tourist Bus Accident [Video]At Least 28 Killed In Madeira Tourist Bus Accident

According to Reuters, authorities said that at least 28 people, most of them German, died in a tourist bus accident on the Portuguese island of Madeira on Wednesday. Its mayor, Filipe Sousa, told..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

28 dead in Madeira tourist bus crash near Canico [Video]28 dead in Madeira tourist bus crash near Canico

A bus carrying tourists in Madeira has crashed killing 28 people, an official has said. Local mayor Filipe Sousa told a Portuguese news channel the victims included 17 women and 11 men.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:12Published

Portuguese government forces striking drivers to deliver minimum amount of fuel to airports [Video]Portuguese government forces striking drivers to deliver minimum amount of fuel to airports

Portugal's government has come to an agreement with striking truck drivers in which they will provide a minimum amount of fuel to emergency services and airports.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:35Published

Ajax eliminate Ronaldo's Juve with scintillating display [Video]Ajax eliminate Ronaldo's Juve with scintillating display

Ajax Amsterdam send Cristiano Ronaldo and Juventus packing with a 2-1 Champions League quarter-final win.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:29Published

Klopp says Liverpool have a “really tough job” ahead of Porto clash [Video]Klopp says Liverpool have a “really tough job” ahead of Porto clash

Klopp says it’s too early to celebrate as they face tough Champions League quarter-final second leg against Porto

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:29Published

Evans wins Rome Formula E race to hand Jaguar first electric victory [Video]Evans wins Rome Formula E race to hand Jaguar first electric victory

Evans takes the podium for Jaguar at Rome Formula E race

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:58Published

Ronaldo fit for Juventus clash with Ajax - Allegri [Video]Ronaldo fit for Juventus clash with Ajax - Allegri

Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri confirms Cristiano Ronaldo is fit to face Ajax in the Champions League quarter finals.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:45Published

Klopp says team needs to give exactly right amount of respect to Porto [Video]Klopp says team needs to give exactly right amount of respect to Porto

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp feels the team need to forget about their 5-0 domination of Porto last year, exercising caution as the Portuguese side visit Anfield.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:04Published

Ronaldo lookalike enjoys celebrity stature in Iraq [Video]Ronaldo lookalike enjoys celebrity stature in Iraq

25-year-old Biwar Abdullah is popular in northern Iraq's Soran region due to his striking resemblance to Portugal’s soccer captain Cristiano Ronaldo.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:48Published

Vergne wins incident-packed Sanya Formula E race [Video]Vergne wins incident-packed Sanya Formula E race

Jean-Eric Vergne takes the chequered flag in the Sanya Formula E race to become the sixth different winner in six races this season

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:00Published

'They ended up with our currency, and now we are worse off' [Video]'They ended up with our currency, and now we are worse off'

We meet with a group of locals living near the Portugal-Spain border, who reflect on how the EU has impacted their lives.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:09Published

Road Trip Europe Day 4 - Alentejo: Eastern Portugal's brain drain [Video]Road Trip Europe Day 4 - Alentejo: Eastern Portugal's brain drain

In the years Portugal was plunged into a massive debt crisis, the country is estimated to have lost some 500,000 (of its 10 million) inhabitants. And the percentage of young qualified workers leaving..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 03:10Published

France gears up for Euro qualifier against Moldova [Video]France gears up for Euro qualifier against Moldova

France's Paul Pogba admits that it may be difficult for the national side to motivate themselves after World Cup success last year

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:46Published

EU road trip day 3: from fishmonger to footballer, the view on EU politics from Portugal [Video]EU road trip day 3: from fishmonger to footballer, the view on EU politics from Portugal

EU road trip day 3: from fishmongers to footballer, the view on EU politics from Portugal

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 06:07Published

Road Trip Europe Day 2: Setubal, Portugal [Video]Road Trip Europe Day 2: Setubal, Portugal

The European Parliamentary elections are just ten weeks away, and Euronews is counting down by taking a roadtrip across the continent and talking to voters about what matters to them.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 03:31Published

Road Trip day 1, Lisbon: Portugese workers demand returns on their sacrifices [Video]Road Trip day 1, Lisbon: Portugese workers demand returns on their sacrifices

Euronews sets out on a two-month trip ahead of the European elections.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 04:00Published

 

Officials pay tribute to victims of Madeira tourist bus crash

In a show of solidarity, the foreign ministers of Germany and Portugal laid two wreaths near the site where 29 German tourists died on Wednesday after their bus overturned on the Portuguese island of..
Reuters - Published

29 German tourists die in bus crash in Portugal

The Portuguese island of Madeira began three days of mourning after 29 German tourists died after their bus spun off the road.
USATODAY.com - Published Also reported by •CBS News

Tour bus crash kills 28 on Portuguese island

A tour bus carrying German tourists crashed on Portugal's Madeira Island on Wednesday, killing 28 people and injuring 28 others, local authorities said. (April 17)
USATODAY.com - Published

Bus crash on Portugal's Madeira Island kills mostly tourists

An official on Portugal's Madeira Island says a tour bus crash has killed 28 people, most of them German tourists.
France 24 - Published

28 killed on Portuguese island of Madeira as tourist bus plunges off embankment and hits a house

A bus carrying German tourists plunged off an embankment on the Portuguese island of Madeia and slammed into a house, leaving 28 people dead, according to a local mayor.
USATODAY.com - Published

Twenty-eight dead in tourist bus accident in Madeira: Lusa

Twenty-eight people died in a tourist bus accident on the Portuguese island of Madeira on Wednesday, Lusa news agency and other media reported, quoting a local politician.
Reuters - Published

Tourist bus overturns on Portugal's Madeira island, many injured: Lusa

A tourist bus overturned on the Portuguese island of Madeira on Wednesday evening leaving many people injured, news agency Lusa said, quoting a local firefighter.
Reuters - Published

Madonna unveils new song Medellin from Lisbon-inspired album Madame X

madonna unveils new song medellin from lisbon-inspired album madame x
Madonna has unveiled her new song Medellin, the first track to be taken from her 14th studio album Madame X. The 60-year-old is back to take on the charts with this laid-back number, featuring..
WorldNews - Published

Portugal's energy crisis worsens as fuel-tanker strike drags

Energy shortages in Portugal sharpened on Wednesday as a strike by fuel-tanker drivers entered its third day in the worst industrial unrest of the Socialist government's four-year rule.
Reuters - Published

Portugal PM vows to do 'everything' to expand fuel supplies amid strike

Portugal's government will do everything required to expand supplies of fuel across the country during a strike by petrol-tanker drivers, Prime Minister Antonio Costa said on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

Portugal's truck drivers to meet essential supplies as fuel dries up

Striking fuel-tanker drivers in Portugal have agreed to provide essential supplies to emergency services such as hospitals and airports, the government said on Wednesday, but the strike continued,..
Reuters - Published

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