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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.


Spain, Portugal work to repatriate nationals from coronavirus-hit Wuhan

The governments of Spain and Portugal are working with China and the European Union to repatriate their nationals from the Wuhan area struck by the coronavirus, the two countries' foreign ministers..
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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

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".

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 00:41Published

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

Portuguese artist paints 3D graffiti using anamorphic illusions

Credit: Reuters - Viral Video     Duration: 01:08Published

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

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:30Published

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.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:15Published

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..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:38Published

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..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

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

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:29Published

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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