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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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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

Videos for Portugal

Spain accused of stealing Portugal's water by environmental group [Video]Spain accused of stealing Portugal's water by environmental group

Spanish accused of violating a decades-old agreement with Portugal.

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Portugal election results: 5 key points [Video]Portugal election results: 5 key points

Socialist Antonio Costa wins another term. But what else did we learn from Portugal's parliamentary election?

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Portugal votes in parliamentary elections: latest updates [Video]Portugal votes in parliamentary elections: latest updates

Across the EU, radical new parties and far-right populists are reshaping the political landscape. But that’s not the case in Portugal.

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Socialists set to keep power as Portugal votes [Video]Socialists set to keep power as Portugal votes

Portugal's Prime Minister Antonio Costa looks set for victory in the country's election, though will likely need the support of other parties. David Doyle reports.

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Portugal parliamentary election 2019: Who are the main parties? [Video]Portugal parliamentary election 2019: Who are the main parties?

Portugal is holding its general election on October 6, with more than 20 political forces in the running. But who's who?

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António Costa: Portugal's Prime Minister in profile [Video]António Costa: Portugal's Prime Minister in profile

Antonio Costa

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'Less computer, more football' - Ceferin's advice for children [Video]'Less computer, more football' - Ceferin's advice for children

UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin encourages children to play more football and spend less time on computers at an event in Slovenia.

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Britons march in southern Spain ahead of Brexit [Video]Britons march in southern Spain ahead of Brexit

Dozens of Britons marched through the southern Spanish city of Malaga on Sunday (September 22) to register their concerns about their uncertain status as Britain prepares to leave the European Union...

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Ronaldo trains with Portugal for key Euro 2020 qualifiers [Video]Ronaldo trains with Portugal for key Euro 2020 qualifiers

Cristiano Ronaldo trains with Portugal's squad for two Euro 2020 qualifiers as the defending champions look to improve on their slow start in Group B.

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Cristiano Ronaldo named player of the year at Quinas Awards [Video]Cristiano Ronaldo named player of the year at Quinas Awards

Cristiano Ronaldo is named player of the year at Portugal’s Quinas Awards

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Jorge Fonseca wins gold and becomes Portugal's first Judo World Champion [Video]Jorge Fonseca wins gold and becomes Portugal's first Judo World Champion

The gold medal match in the -100kg category was between the 2018 world bronze medallist Niyaz Ilyasov and world tour veteran Jorge Fonseca with Fonseca coming out on top.

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Ronaldo and Felix named in Portugal squad for Euro qualifiers [Video]Ronaldo and Felix named in Portugal squad for Euro qualifiers

Portugal manager Fernando Santos on Thursday (August 29) named his squad for crucial upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers away to Serbia on September 7 and Lithuania three days later.

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Court grants Ryanair injunction to stop Irish pilot strike [Video]Court grants Ryanair injunction to stop Irish pilot strike

The Irish High Court on Wednesday granted Ryanair an injunction to prevent its Dublin-based pilots from going on strike later this week. Edward Baran reports.

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Ryanair strikes: Cabin crew walk out in Portugal, Spain but Ireland pilot dispute halted [Video]Ryanair strikes: Cabin crew walk out in Portugal, Spain but Ireland pilot dispute halted

Cabin crew are to strike at 13 bases across Spain for 10 days in September in a dispute over job cuts. A walkout in Portugal began on Wednesday.

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Watch: Russia takes first place at International Fireworks Festival [Video]Watch: Russia takes first place at International Fireworks Festival

The winning 10-minute performance was inspired by theatre, with elements of ballet and opera. With eight countries competing, Portugal and Italy came second and third.

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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

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

Ronaldo moves one away from 700 career goals

Cristiano Ronaldo moves one goal away from 700 career strikes Portugal beat Luxembourg 3-0 to edge closer to Euro 2020 qualification.
BBC News - Published

Stoke-on-Trent couple die in sea during Portugal holiday

A friend says Danny Johnson tried to save Kim Fletcher, but strong undercurrents caught them.
BBC News - Published

Portugal's far-left open to working with new minority Socialist government

Portugal's far-left parties said on Wednesday that they were willing to work with a new minority Socialist government, with the Communists open to cooperating on a case-by-case basis and the Left Bloc..
Reuters - Published

Beth Mead taps in for England women after 'huge error' from Portugal keeper

Beth Mead taps in winner for England women after Portugal keeper Patricia Morais lets an Alex Greenwood cross slip through her fingers.
BBC News - Published

Mead gives England win over Portugal after goalkeeper error

Beth Mead capitalises on a goalkeeping error as England end a run of five games without a win by beating Portugal 1-0 in a friendly.
BBC News - Published

Portugal president asks Socialist Costa to form government

Portugal's president on Tuesday invited caretaker Prime Minister Antonio Costa to form a new government after his center-left Socialists won Sunday's election, expanding their parliamentary..
Reuters - Published

Portugal women v England women: I don't feel vulnerable - Phil Neville

Phil Neville says he "does not feel vulnerable" as England manager before Tuesday's friendly against Portugal.
BBC News - Published

Portugal president seeks swift talks on premier after Socialist win

Portugal's president will consult the main political parties on Tuesday so as to have a prime minister-designate in place without delay to tackle issues such as Brexit following the Socialists' victory..
Reuters - Published

Portugal's ruling Socialists win election but fall short of outright majority

Portugal's ruling Socialists won Sunday's parliamentary election but fell short of an outright majority, meaning Prime Minister Antonio Costa will need to negotiate a new deal with one or both of his..
Reuters - Published

Portugal's PM Costa says won election, to stick to pact with far-left

Portugal's Prime Minister Antonio Costa said his Socialist party had won Sunday's parliamentary election and that Portuguese voters had shown they wanted to stick to the past four years' pact with..
Reuters - Published

Portugal election: Exit polls suggest win for Socialists

Exit polls say Prime Minister Antonio Costa is likely to fall short of an outright majority.
BBC News - Published

Portugal's Socialists claim election victory

Portugal's ruling Socialists had "a great victory" in Sunday's parliamentary election and will seek to form a stable government for four years of the legislature, senior Socialist lawmaker Ana Catarina..
Reuters - Published

Portugal PM set for election win without majority: exit polls

The ruling Socialists won Sunday's parliamentary election with more votes than four years ago but will still likely fall short of having an outright majority, exit polls showed.
Reuters - Published

Ruling Socialists likely to come out on top in Portuguese election

Portugal voted on Sunday in an election that is likely to hand victory to Prime Minister Antonio Costa's Socialists but without an outright majority, leaving the fate of potential allies as the main..
Reuters - Published

Ruling Socialists seen as favorites as Portugal votes

Portugal began voting on Sunday in an election that Prime Minister Antonio Costa's Socialists are expected to win without an outright majority, leaving the fate of potential allies as the main..
Reuters - Published

Portugal election: Socialists tipped to win as voting begins

The election comes at a time of rapid economic growth under the minority Socialist government.
BBC News - Published

Portugal heads to polls, Socialists set to remain in power

Portugal's center-left Socialists are expected to retain power and win more parliament seats in general elections on Sunday, after four years of economic growth, but still fall short of an outright..
Reuters - Published

Portugal PM's party holds strong lead before Sunday's election

Portugal's ruling Socialists remained strong favorites to win Sunday's election, gaining more parliament seats than four years ago but falling short of an outright majority, the last batch of opinion..
Reuters - Published

Portugal votes on Sunday. What comes next?

Portugal is heading to a parliamentary election on Sunday with Prime Minister Antonio Costa's Socialists set to win, according to opinion polls, but without an outright majority, after four years of..
Reuters - Published

In austerity-scarred Portugal, fiscal discipline is a vote winner

Portugal's Socialist Prime Minister Antonio Costa aims to retain power at Sunday's parliamentary election with a pledge that looks like an unlikely vote-winner for western Europe's poorest country - no..
Reuters - Published

Portugal PM's party leads for Sunday election, but race heats up

Portugal's ruling Socialists maintained their lead position ahead of Sunday's election in an opinion poll published on Wednesday, but remained short of a majority, while support for the main opposition..
Reuters - Published

Europe's loneliest far-right party losing election battle in Portugal

Waving Portuguese flags, leaders of the far-right National Renovation Party (PNR) waited for more people to turn up at a mid-September rally in Lisbon, but their patriotic chants fell on deaf ears.
Reuters - Published

Portugal's Azores brace for impact of category 4 hurricane Lorenzo

As hurricane Lorenzo moves closer, Portugal's Azores archipelago is bracing for strong winds, heavy rain and towering waves and the country's meteorology agency IPMA said there was more than an 80%..
Reuters - Published

'It was hell' - Vieria, 43, becomes oldest male medallist in 50km walk

Portugal's Joao Vieira defies "hell" in the 50km walk in Doha to become the oldest man to win a medal in World Championships history.
BBC News - Published

Portugal sets aside 150 million euros to offer credit to firms hit by Thomas Cook collapse

The Portuguese government has earmarked 150 million euros ($164 million) worth of credit to help local companies affected by the collapse of British travel firm Thomas Cook, the cabinet said on Friday.
Reuters - Published

Former Portuguese minister to face trial over weapons theft cover-up

Portugal's former Defence Minister Jose Azeredo Lopes will face trial over his alleged role in a suspected army cover-up of a theft of weapons from a military base more than two years ago, the public..
Reuters - Published

Portugal court jails British pensioners for cocaine cruise

A Portuguese court jailed a British pensioner couple for eight years on Thursday for smuggling nine kilos of cocaine into Europe in their luggage on a luxury cruise from the Caribbean.
Reuters - Published

England women: Jordan Nobbs returns for Brazil and Portugal friendlies

England women boss Phil Neville recalls midfielder Jordan Nobbs for his side's friendlies against Brazil and Portugal.
BBC News - Published

Fit-again Nobbs back in England squad for Brazil & Portugal

England women boss Phil Neville recalls midfielder Jordan Nobbs for his side's friendlies against Brazil and Portugal.
BBC News - Published

Football Leaks: Suspected hacker charged in Portugal

Rui Pinto is accused of illegally publishing confidential files belonging to leading football clubs.
BBC News - Published

Soccer player gunned down in latest Amsterdam violence

A former Dutch professional footballer who played for clubs in Portugal, Hungary and England has been shot dead in the latest violence to afflict Amsterdam, police said.
Reuters - Published

England women to face Portugal in international friendly

England have announced they will travel to Portugal for a friendly on Tuesday 8 October, three days after facing Brazil at Middlesbrough.
BBC News - Published

Portugal Socialists' hefty lead narrows in new poll for Oct.6 election

Portugal's ruling Socialists lost some ground in an opinion poll released on Monday, cutting short their months-long surge three weeks before a parliamentary election, but maintained a strong lead over..
Reuters - Published

Portugal's Socialists extend lead for October 6 election: survey

Portugal's ruling Socialists extended their lead in a new opinion poll ahead of an Oct. 6 parliamentary election, and were also well ahead of the opposition in another survey published on Friday,..
Reuters - Published

Portugal parliament condemns plan for dictatorship museum

Portugal's parliament voted on Wednesday to condemn a plan by a the hometown of the late dictator Antonio Oliveira Salazar to open a museum dedicated to his New State regime after complaints from..
Reuters - Published

Portuguese police bust darknet-based counterfeit cash network

Portugal has broken up a counterfeit money ring that used dark websites to sell fake banknotes in exchange for virtual currency, arresting five people including the suspected kingpin who was extradited..
Reuters - Published

Firefighting helicopter crashes in Portugal, pilot killed

A light helicopter crashed on Thursday while combating a wildfire in northern Portugal, killing its pilot who had earlier dropped off a crew of firefighters near the blaze, emergency services officials..
Reuters - Published

Leicester Tigers may take further action after reports of 'violent pub confrontation'

Leicester Tigers say they will "take further action if appropriate" after reports of an incident involving some of their players in a bar in Portugal.
BBC News - Published

Portugal poll suggests PM would win majority in October 6 election

Portugal's ruling Socialists have extended their big lead in an opinion poll five weeks before an Oct. 6 parliamentary election, the latest edition of the survey showed on Saturday, suggesting Prime..
Reuters - Published

Portugal PM rules out coalition government after October election

Portugal's Prime Minister Antonio Costa has ruled out a coalition government with the hard left if, as expected, his governing Socialist Party wins an Oct. 6 election but falls shy of a parliamentary..
Reuters - Published

Jet 2 Manchester to Madeira flight diverted due to 'unwell' pilot

Flight LS765, bound for Madeira, was diverted to Porto, Portugal, airline Jet 2 said.
BBC News - Published

Portugal's fuel-tanker drivers call off strike to negotiate

Portugal's fuel-tanker drivers voted on Sunday to call off an indefinite strike, with their union agreeing to negotiate with employers in government-brokered talks due on Tuesday.
Reuters - Published

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