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Budapest is the best bet for Britons looking to stretch their holiday spending money.
Luxury escapism, olive groves and natural lagoons
Artur Baptista da Silva faces prosecution after faking his 'career' as an economics expert
Eight years ago they produced a stunning success but there looks to be little hope of a repeat
The Lisbon MBA
1. Villeroy & Boch
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.
Former Portugal and Benfica star Eusebio is likely to stay in a hospital
over Christmas after being diagnosed with double pneumonia, doctors
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.
European finance ministers are gathering for an emergency meeting on the Portuguese debt crisis, amid fears that British taxpayers may have to find more than £4 billion as part of a rescue package.
Writing a libretto for a telephone, a remote control and two parking meters was a hoot – until I realised that I actually had to direct the opera, writes ex-Python Terry Jones
The 'King of Macau' is ceding control of his vast gambling empire – so who will replace him? Clifford Coonan on a dynastic battle
Portugal winger Nani apologised to team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo for denying the Real Madrid star a memorable goal in their side's 4-0 friendly mauling of world champions Spain.
Portugal's undulating capital can be tiring to explore – but not in a 4x4. Will Hawkes enjoys the ride
What to see and where to be seen
Even at its busiest, the biggest man-made lake in Europe offers plenty of tranquility on a Portuguese boating holiday.