8 Aug 2019
Braga is a city in the far north of Portugal, northeast of Porto known for its religious heritage and events. The city has a resident population of 192,494 inhabitants representing the seventh largest municipality in Portugal and the third-largest urban center in Portugal after Lisbon and Porto. Braga is a wonderful tourist destination that combines…
23 Jul 2019
Hundreds of Portuguese firefighters aided by overnight rain gained the upper hand against massive wildfires raging in a central region for four days and said they hoped to bring them under control on Tuesday.
22 Jul 2019
Portuguese firefighters were cautiously optimistic Monday that they have largely controlled a massive wildfire in a central region where dozens of people were killed in huge blazes in 2017, but warned that strong winds could cause the remaining flames to spread.
10 Jun 2019
Cristiano Ronaldo insisted he has no immediate plans to retire from international football after helping Portugal lift the inaugural Nations League on Sunday.
8 Jun 2019
Spain and Portugal's football associations announced on Saturday they are looking into the idea of bidding to stage the World Cup in 2030, without Morocco who had earlier been cited as a potential partner. "After holding several meetings in recent weeks, the football federations of Spain and Portugal confirm that they will begin a thorough…
8 Jun 2019
Portugal's meeting with the Netherlands to decide the first ever winners of the Nations League on Sunday sees the unstoppable force of Cristiano Ronaldo face the immovable object in Virgil van Dijk. Ronaldo sat out the early stages of UEFA's new competition to save his 34-year-old legs for his first season at Juventus, but returned…
23 May 2019
The stage is set for the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland, where 24 countries will fight to determine the best youth football-playing nation on earth. The competition, which kicks off today and ends on June 16, is attracting much attention because of the quality of youngsters that participated in their various continental championships.…
21 Apr 2019
One-time wonderkid Renato Sanches has repeated his desire to leave Bayern Munich after another year in which he has struggled to break into the first team. "I have to play more, five minutes are not enough," said Sanches, 21, after he was substituted onto the field in the 87th minute during Bayern's 1-0 win over…
19 Apr 2019
Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo will attend a mass on Friday in tribute to 29 German tourists who died when their bus tumbled down a slope and crashed into a house on the tourist island of Madeira.
18 Apr 2019
The Portuguese island of Madeira began three days of mourning on Thursday after 29 German tourists died when their bus spun off the road and tumbled down a slope before crashing into a house.
17 Apr 2019
Lines stretched out at petrol stations in Portugal on Wednesday as supplies were hit by a fuel haulers strike days before a long holiday weekend.
1 Apr 2019
Rui Pinto, the hacker linked to the Football Leaks website, who is being held in Portugal awaiting trial, wants to continue aiding investigations in other European countries, his lawyers said on Monday. Pinto, who is Portuguese, was involved with a series of leaks that exposed murky dealings across European football. He was extradited from Hungary…