French girl dies after sailboat capsizes off AzoresA six-year-old French girl died from hypothermia on Thursday after a sailboat she and her family were on capsized during the night off the mid-Atlantic Azores islands, the…
Portuguese director Manoel de Oliveira dies aged 106Authorities say Manoel de Oliveira, a celebrated Portuguese movie director believed to be the world’s oldest filmmaker, has died. He was 106.
Portugal: Anger at corruption scandals, one year after bailoutIt's almost one year since Portugal exited its bailout, but the government is still implementing austerity measures. Taxes continue to rise, and some critics say this has led to…
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EU seeks unity after Greek PM blasts Spain, PortugalThe EU said Monday it is trying to mediate in a simmering row between Greece and its eurozone partners Spain and Portugal after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras accused them of…
Portugal’s ex PM arrested in corruption investigationPortuguese police have arrested former Socialist prime minister, Jose Socrates, and three other people in an investigation into suspected tax fraud, corruption and…
France beat Portugal 2-1 in friendlyKarim Benzema scored an early goal and set up Paul Pogba's winner as France beat Portugal 2-1 in an international friendly at the Stade de France on Saturday.
Crédit Agricole takes €700m hit over bailed-out Portuguese bankCrédit Agricole is to write off its stake in the troubled Portuguese lender Banco Espirito Santo, at a cost of €708 million. It comes after the Lisbon government announced a €4.9…
Portugal rescues biggest lender with €4.9bn bailoutPortugal is to rescue its biggest lender, Banco Espirito Santo, with a €4.9 billion bailout. Last week, the bank reported losses of €3.6 billion due to debts from its biggest…
Rising into the ranks of Haute CoutureOnly a chosen few fashion houses are considered worthy of the label 'Haute Couture', a brand controlled by a French federation applying strict standards. We meet one young…
WORLD CUP 2014
Varela gifts Portugal a 2-2 draw against USA in Group GPortuguese substitute Silvestre Varela grabbed a dramatic stoppage-time equalizer to secure a 2-2 draw with the United States in World Cup Group G on Sunday.
WORLD CUP 2014
Germany thump Portugal 4-0 in Group G openerThomas Mueller scored a hat trick as Germany turned on its style and power to rout 10-man Portugal 4-0 in their World Cup Group G opener on Monday in Salvador.
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