Portugal hold a 1-0 advantage following the first leg
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Saturday 27 March 2010
Seven francs; 2,000 lire; two German marks: for anyone who travelled to Europe before the euro devoured the French, Italian and German currencies in 2002, that was as pitiful as the pound ever got.
Thursday 25 March 2010
Budget Outlook Much of the criticism of this Budget is that it does not spell out how spending cuts will be implemented across the various government departments. If that lack of detail undermines confidence in the Chancellor's ability to deliver borrowing reductions, our AAA rating might be imperilled.
Saturday 20 March 2010
Friday 05 March 2010
Harold Livermore's long career as a major historian of Iberia dates essentially from 1947 with the publication of A History of Portugal, a monumental study which established his reputation as the first anglophone scholar to write a detailed and closely researched account of the annals of England's (and in due course the United Kingdom's) oldest ally. It won for him Portugal's coveted Camões Prize.
Tuesday 23 February 2010
Emergency crews used sniffer dogs yesterday to search through huge piles of debris for at least four people still missing in Madeira yesterday after flash floods and rockslides killed 42 people.
Sunday 21 February 2010
Friday 19 February 2010
Kate and Gerry McCann today criticised the "heartbreaking" failure by police to investigate new leads in their daughter Madeleine's disappearance as they called for a full case review.
Thursday 18 February 2010
Former Portuguese detective Goncalo Amaral today lost an attempt to overturn a ban on his book claiming that Madeleine McCann is dead, a spokeswoman for the child's parents said.
Wednesday 10 February 2010
Gerry and Kate McCann will return to court in Portugal today as a former senior detective continues his attempt to overturn the couple's ban on his book.
Sunday 07 February 2010
Sunday 07 February 2010
We've teamed up with Hotels.com – the world's leading hotel booking website – to offer a weekend break for two in Lisbon, Portugal. Enter our prize draw and you could be the lucky winner of two nights' B&B at the four-star Fontana Park Hotel in Lisbon. You'll also win two economy flights from London to Lisbon courtesy of TAP Portugal.
Wednesday 27 January 2010
Let's pretend, once again, that we are in Lisboa, in a small taverna," Mariza suggests, looking out at a Royal Festival Hall kept intentionally sepulchral tonight. She is the biggest global star that fado, the darkest and most soulful European music, has had, singing at Olympic Games ceremonies and single-handedly reviving its fortunes. But Mariza is also a purist; open to the international rhythms absorbed on her last album, Terra, but rooted in the traditional fado played at her father's taverna where she sang from the age of five.
Friday 22 January 2010
Sunday 17 January 2010
We've teamed up with Hotels.com – the world's leading hotel booking website – to offer a weekend break for two in Cascais, Portugal.
Saturday 16 January 2010
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
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