Police hit smuggling gang on high seas, seize 3.3 tonnes of cocaine

Police hit smuggling gang on high seas, seize 3.3 tonnes of cocaine

Authorities seized more than three tonnes of cocaine and arrested 11 people off Portugal's Atlantic coast, dismantling a drug smuggling gang that operated across international waters from a cargo vessel, police said on Friday.

Arrested Portuguese hacker is Football Leaks 'whistleblower'-lawyers

Arrested Portuguese hacker is Football Leaks 'whistleblower'-lawyers

A Portuguese man arrested in Hungary on suspicion of extortion and secrecy violations hacked football bodies' documents - which later appeared on the Football Leaks website - because he was "outraged" by criminality in the sport, his lawyers said.

Storm Leslie smashes into Portugal, Spain

Storm Leslie smashes into Portugal, Spain

Storms packing nearly 180 kilometre-per-hour winds hit Portugal early Sunday leaving hundreds of thousands of people without power before carrying heavy rain on into Spain, authorities said.

Portugal puts out Algarve fire, firefighters keep vigil

Portugal puts out Algarve fire, firefighters keep vigil

Europe's biggest wildfire this year forced nearly 300 people to leave their homes but nobody died.

Portugal wildfires rage along smouldering stretch of Algarve

Portugal wildfires rage along smouldering stretch of Algarve

Wildfires blazed along a smouldering stretch of Portugal's Algarve Thursday, as hundreds of firefighters battled to control flames that have menaced the popular tourist region for a week.

Portugal's wildfire moves south towards tourist spots

Portugal's wildfire moves south towards tourist spots

Portugal's government moved command of the emergency services battling a huge fire in the southern Algarve region to the national level.

Cavani fires Uruguay into last eight as Ronaldo dream ends

Cavani fires Uruguay into last eight as Ronaldo dream ends

Edinson Cavani scored twice as Uruguay shattered Cristiano Ronaldo's World Cup dream with a 2-1 victory over Portugal here Saturday.

Messi and Ronaldo take centre stage as World Cup enters knockouts

Messi and Ronaldo take centre stage as World Cup enters knockouts

The world's two greatest players roar into the knockout stage of the World Cup on Saturday, with Lionel Messi's Argentina and Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal targeting a place in the quarter-finals.

Iran equalise in stoppage time to hold Portugal 1-1

Iran equalise in stoppage time to hold Portugal 1-1

The European champions, needing a draw to qualify, went ahead with a stunning Ricardo Quaresma goal in the 45th minute.

Ronaldo earns edgy Portugal 1-0 win as Morocco's hopes end

Ronaldo earns edgy Portugal 1-0 win as Morocco's hopes end

Cristiano Ronaldo powered-home a fourth-minute header to give Portugal a 1-0 World Cup victory over Morocco that took them top of Group B on Wednesday and meant the unlucky North African side become the first to be eliminated from the tournament.

Ronaldo hat-trick earns Portugal draw with Spain in thriller

Ronaldo hat-trick earns Portugal draw with Spain in thriller

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo curled in a sizzling late free kick to strike the first hat-trick of the 2018 World Cup and grab his side a point in a thrilling 3-3 draw with Spain on Friday as the Group B blockbuster lived up to the hype.

Portugal woos more Qataris visitors and investors

Portugal woos more Qataris visitors and investors

Portugal is opening its doors to Qataris as a second home for investment and tourism purposes, ambassador Antonio Tanger Correa has said.