Portugal votes in key presidential ballot

 Portuguese voters were electing a new president on Sunday in a ballot being closely watched in Brussels as the country recovers from a 78-billion-euro ($85-billion) bailout.

Portugal's ruling centre-right wins austerity-test election

Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho's "Portugal Ahead" coalition was on 39.16 per cent of the vote, according to results from more than three-quarters of constituencies, with the opposition Socialists of former Lisbon mayor Antonio Costa trailing by more than seven points yesterday.

Portugal football team observes minute of silence for migrants

Portugal football team observes minute of silence for migrants

The Portuguese national football team, led by star player Cristiano Ronaldo, observed a minute of silence on Thursday for migrants in Europe, one day after pictures of a drowned Syrian toddler sparked horror at the growing crisis.

Serbia can stop Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal, says Branislav Ivanovic

Serbia can stop Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal, says Branislav Ivanovic

Portugal have one of the world`s top players in Cristiano Ronaldo but Serbia are good enough to contain him in their Euro 2016 qualifier in Lisbon on Sunday, the Balkan nation’s captain Branislav Ivanovic said.

Inter Milan visit revives memories of Celtic`s night of glory

Inter Milan visit revives memories of Celtic`s night of glory

Memories of the greatest moment in Celtic`s history will be evoked when they host Inter Milan in the first leg of their last 32 Europa League tie on Thursday.

Lisbon derby regains its relevance at last

Lisbon derby regains its relevance at last

 On Sunday evening the busy streets of Lisbon will fall silent as, for the first time in several seasons, the two giants of the capital meet on almost level terms once again.

Portugal to repay IMF bailout loans early

Portugal will be able to repay IMF bailout loans early after regaining access to financial markets, Finance Minister Maria Luis Albuquerque announced on Wednesday.

Cristiano Ronaldo named Portugal`s player of the century

Cristiano Ronaldo named Portugal`s player of the century

Triple Ballon d`Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo was hailed as Portugal`s player of the century at a gala to celebrate the 100th anniversary of their football federation on Wednesday.

Five missing after fishing boat capsizes off Portugal

 Rescuers were searching on Wednesday for five fishermen missing after their boat capsized in rough seas off Portugal`s Atlantic coast, rescue services said.

UK airport witness chaos after unusual plane error

Thousands of passengers faced delays of over an hour at UK's Stansted Airport after an unusual security blunder caused chaos in the departure lounge.

Portuguese ex-PM Socrates held in fraud inquiry: Official

Portugal`s former Socialist prime minister Jose Socrates was arrested on Friday as part of an inquiry into tax fraud, corruption and money laundering, the public prosecutor`s office announced.

ATP chief debates whether to move Tour Finals

ATP chief debates whether to move Tour Finals

ATP executive chairman Chris Kermode on Friday revealed his organisation are debating whether to extend London`s hosting of their showpiece Tour Finals.

Legionnaires' outbreak kills four in Portugal, over 160 ill

An outbreak of Legionnaires` disease has killed at least four people just outside the Portuguese capital Lisbon and left dozens hospitalised, with the source of the outbreak yet to be found, authorities said on Monday.

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Champions League: Kostas Mitroglou on target as Olympiakos surprise Atletico Madrid

Champions League: Kostas Mitroglou on target as Olympiakos surprise Atletico Madrid

Kostas Mitroglou banished memories of his ill-fated move to English side Fulham with a fine goal on Tuesday to help Olympiakos to a thrilling 3-2 victory over last season`s beaten Champions League finalists Atletico Madrid.

Stricken Portuguese airliner `rains debris` on cars

A Portuguese airliner suffered engine failure shortly after taking off from Lisbon early Saturday, scattering debris on cars below and forcing it to turn around.

Jihadist suspect arrested in Lisbon airport last week: Report

Portuguese police have arrested a man trained in a jihadist camp as he was trying to illegally board an Angola-bound plane via its landing gear at Lisbon international airport, local media said on Sunday.

Portugal PM says austerity rejection a `huge frustration`

Portugal`s prime minister on Saturday vowed to overcome the "huge frustration" posed by the constitutional court`s rejection of austerity measures in Lisbon`s 2014 budget.

Coach Jesus staying at Benfica

Jorge Jesus will stay as manager of Portuguese champions Benfica next season despite being linked to several top European jobs, club chairman Luis Felipe Vieira said.

Real and Atletico face UEFA charges over European final

Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid are facing disciplinary action over their behaviour during the Champions League final in Lisbon, UEFA said on Tuesday.