Southern Europe is experiencing faster warming than the global average with fears parts of it could turn into desert
Merchant vessel comes to aid of the Destiny of Scarborough after crew sound distress signal
X-Men super fans wanting to follow in Fassbender's footsteps should look no further than Alfama, Lisbon, where apartments on are on the market for considerably less than the star's luxe pad's £1.7m price tag...
UK entry Lucie Jones finished in 15th place
Those killed include Swiss pilot, three French passengers and a Portuguese lorry driver
Madeira Airport was renamed after Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo at a rather bizarre ceremony on Tuesday morning, and we have some questions which need answering...
Discovery was made in 2014 but it has taken more than two years to remove the cranium from the sediment
Animated Google Doodle shows series of samba dances, and Miranda, shining in white dress in picture's centre
As our final part of Christmas Three Ways, Tom Shingler visits Nuno Mendes' Taberna do Mercado in London to see how much work goes into creating a Portuguese suckling pig banquet
Paths in the Portugese archipelago follow more than 1,350 miles of mini-canals, some with narrow and crumbling ledges
Hopes that the UN would appoint its first woman Secretary-General are dashed
For all the popularity Lisbon has amassed over the past few years as a sought-after travel destination, Porto is still overlooked. But it shouldn’t be: Portugal’s “second city” is the country’s real standard setter when it comes to design, thanks to its heritage as a manufacturing hub through most of the 19th and 20th centuries. Now it’s gaining traction as a shopping mecca, too, filled with locally made items by emerging designers who can’t be found elsewhere.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs says 'diplomatic actions may be considered' after the incident
Hundreds of homes evacuated, roads closed and flights grounded as blaze sweeps capital
From stylish urban stays in Lisbon to family-friendly rooms on the Algarve
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