El expresidente portugués Mario Soares recibió el galardón Personalidad Lusa del año 2013 concedido por la Asociación de Corresponsales Extranjeros de Portugal, en reconocimiento a su labor en la promoción internacional del país.
Danny Alexander has strongly defended his employment of a Portuguese cleaner as he accused the Tories of opening a 'poisonous' debate about immigration. Ministers have come under pressure to disclose their own use of foreign domestic help after a Conservative minister deplored the effects of the 'metropolitan elite' using cheap migrant workers.
In a tense two-hour standoff Tuesday, uniformed police formed a barrier around the parliament building to keep out the protesters who were part of a march of more than 10,000 police officers. Dozens of demonstrators pushed up against the police line but failed to break through.
The main reason to visit Sagres is to escape; part-working fishing village, part-surfer’s zone, it’s the perfect spot to nip into for a bottle of vinho verde and freshly grilled sardines, in the sure knowledge that no teenagers will follow because it’s half-an-hour’s trek from the hotel.
Portugal's central government posted a surplus of 400 million euros ($549 million) in January, helping to sharply improve the country's budget performance ahead of a planned exit from its international bailout.
Punk’s not dead, and neither is the Exploited’s Wattie Buchan — despite having a heart attack on stage last week in Portugal. The veteran Scottish punk band has canceled the remainder of their European tour as the singer recovers.
Portuguese taxpayers are to get a chance to win luxury cars as part of the latest attempt by the authorities to crack down on the black economy, which has ballooned in recent years as incomes have fallen, taxes have risen and austerity measures have been implemented as a result of the Eurozone bailout.
Portugal's economy grew 0.6% in the last three months of the year compared with the previous quarter, thanks to an increase in domestic demand and exports, the country's statistics agency said Tuesday.
After Canada dismantled its 'investor visa program' when it got some 46,000 Chinese applicants, it was only a matter of time before China's wealthy and footloose found a new country where the air is clean, the visa laws lax, and the economy eager for injections of foreign cash. Chinese millionaires, meet Portugal and the 'Golden Visa'.
While bacalao may not be the first thing that comes to mind when planning a trip to Rhode Island, a Newport hotel is trying to change that with a week’s worth of Portuguese food and wine, aimed at promoting the heritage of the state’s large population of Portuguese descendants.
Gus Petro, who previously blended photographs of Manhattan and the Grand Canyon together, gave himself a similar challenge with Weld. In it, he combines images of central London and the cliffs of southern Portugal into one incredibly dramatic landscape.
A court today acquitted 10 suspects accused of fraud over the sale of two submarines to Portugal by a German firm in 2004. The suspects -- seven Portuguese businessmen and three Germans, including two former managers of German industrial group MAN Ferrostaal -- denied forging invoices linked to the submarines deal.