Portugal hold a 1-0 advantage following the first leg
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Friday 15 June 2012
Digging deep in the last 48 hours, the French Groupama team won its second leg in the Volvo round the world race, extended its overall lead, and enjoyed the especially sweet achievement of being first into its home port of Lorient in south Brittany.
Sunday 03 June 2012
Eight years ago they produced a stunning success but there looks to be little hope of a repeat
Thursday 22 March 2012
A strike by Portugal's largest trade union confederation forced the cancellation of most public transport services today as well as hitting schools and hospital services.
Tuesday 06 March 2012
Forget dressing-room intrigue, Chelsea's players are a Financial Fair Play headache
Sunday 04 March 2012
If you can imagine an album about London whose songs included Charlie Chaplin and Noël Coward as well as Gerry Rafferty and Ralph McTell, you'd get the point of singer/guitarist Joyce's solo tribute to her home city, inspired by a concert she performed on Ipanema beach.
Friday 02 March 2012
Daniel Sturridge has become the latest Chelsea player to affirm publicly the qualities of Andre Villas-Boas, crediting the Portuguese with being the first manager at Stamford Bridge to have helped his international career.
Friday 24 February 2012
The Lisbon MBA
Friday 24 February 2012
1. Villeroy & Boch
Friday 23 December 2011
Cesaria Evora, the "barefoot diva", became the ambassadress par excellence of her country, the small West African island group of Cape Verde, and one of the most famous African singers in the world. Her origins were humble and she represented that dying breed typified by the last of the old rural blues singers – an artist who genuinely lived the hard times her songs spoke of.
Thursday 22 December 2011
Former Portugal and Benfica star Eusebio is likely to stay in a hospital
over Christmas after being diagnosed with double pneumonia, doctors said today.
Sunday 11 December 2011
Raul Ruiz, who died this year, has left us with a surreal four-hour story, set in 19th-century Portugal, that reclaims cinema as the language of dream
Saturday 01 October 2011
From cutting-edge design to high-end cuisine, there's plenty to lure visitors to the Portuguese capital this autumn.
Saturday 13 August 2011
Friday 29 July 2011
A last opportunity to warm up ahead of the 42nd classic French “La Solitaire du Figaro” race was taken by the 47 solo sailors when they took part in the Eric Bompard Cashmere Prologue race in Perros Guirec this evening.
Thursday 07 July 2011
The leading credit ratings agencies were threatened with tighter regulation and break-up yesterday by some of Europe's most powerful politicians.
Justin Bieber was one of the hardest hit
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
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- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more