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48 Hours In: Porto

Portugal's majestic 'City of Bridges' offers formidable waterside views – and lots more to whet the appetite, writes Chris Gibson

UK sailors missing off coast of Portugal

The search continues today for two Britons whose sailing boat was capsized by a large wave off the coast of Portugal.

Henry silence only adds to Hodgson's agony and state of crisis at Anfield

Liverpool hierarchy urged to make intentions clear as speculation increases over possible replacement for beleaguered manager

Anderson signs new Manchester United deal

Brazilian midfielder Anderson has extended his Manchester United contract until June 2015.

Winter magic in Madeira

As Britain faces another big freeze, Portugal's beautiful Atlantic outpost provides a tempting escape. Emma Gregg gets set for fireworks and festivities

UK 'developed case on McCanns'

British police are alleged to have helped "develop" evidence against the parents of Madeleine McCann as they were investigated by Portuguese authorities looking into their daughter's disappearance, according to cables published by WikiLeaks.

Guardiola says Mourinho is 'best in the world'

Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola has described Real Madrid compatriot Jose Mourinho as the 'best in the world'.

Sousa Mendes saved more lives than Schindler so why isn't he a household name too?

With the Nazi invasion of France came an order from Portugal that no Jews or dissidents be granted passage. But one man stood tall against the decree – and in issuing visas for 30,000 people, Aristides de Sousa Mendes was to risk everything. Seventy years on, the people whose lives he saved are battling to restore his honour...

Best Poems on the Underground, ed Gerard Benson, Judith Chernaik, Cicely Herbert

What is great about the Poems on the Underground project is that it doesn't demand high commitment from the reader. The poems are short, easy to read, and the range is so wide and eclectic that if you don't like or get one poem, you'll be likely to like or get the next. This latest edition to collect the 300 "best" poems used for the project captures that spirit perfectly.

Mourinho plays down England talk

Jose Mourinho appears to have ruled out ever becoming England manager by claiming only Englishmen should be appointed to the role.

Wenger bemoans Bolton's 'bad' tackling as Arsenal limp into battle

Arsene Wenger's Arsenal begin their Champions League journey tonight aiming to go all the way to the final, which geographically is no distance – "Wembley is only six miles," as the manager said yesterday before conceding, "but unfortunately that is a long way." The trip will be made increasingly difficult if Arsenal maintain their current rate of picking up injuries en route.

Iberian World Cup bid to receive positive report

The joint Spanish-Portuguese bid to host the 2018 or 2022 World Cup is to receive a "very positive" report from the FIFA delegation following this week's visit to the Iberian countries, inspection team leader Harold Mayne-Nicholls said.

Mourinho looks to calm expectations

Jose Mourinho has warned Real Madrid fans not to expect miracles from him, telling them: "I'm not Harry Potter."

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