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Cristiano Ronaldo highlights talented Portugal squad for Euro 2020

May 21, 2021 9:59 am

Coach Fernando Santos on Thursday announced his list of 26 players for next month’s tournament, when Ronaldo will be supported by the likes of Bruno Fernandes, Bernardo Silva, Diogo Jota and João Félix.

Portugal chooses a president amid a severe pandemic surge

January 24, 2021 3:07 pm

The head of state in Portugal has no legislative powers, which lie with parliament and the government, but is an influential voice in the running of the country.

1,000 firefighters, 15 aircraft battle wildfire in Portugal

September 15, 2020 10:33 am

About two dozen people were evacuated from hamlets as more than a dozen bulldozers cleared firebreaks in the area.

Explained: Why six Portuguese youths have sued 33 countries over climate change

September 05, 2020 7:26 pm

In what is being described as an unprecedented climate case, four children and two young adults from Portugal have filed a complaint at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg against 33 industrialized countries.

Watch: 71-year-old Portugal president swims to help two women after their kayak overturns

August 18, 2020 5:17 pm

President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa was filmed on August 15 swimming off of the Praia do Alvor beach in the Algarve to help two kayakers in distress.

Sunday Long Reads: Amol Palekar, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Kailaasa, and more

December 08, 2019 4:16 pm

In his films, Amol Palekar was the common man with middle-class aspirations. As he returns to the stage after over two decades, a look at how he carved a niche for himself in an industry in churn

Living the beautiful life in Portugal

December 08, 2019 7:50 am

A whirl in the old historical town of Estremoz, a cork fest and swaying to Portuguese songs

Explained: Portuguese leader António Costa’s old India connection

October 10, 2019 6:54 am

Costa, who is of Indian descent, was congratulated on the election victory by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who tweeted in Portuguese and in English.

Cristiano Ronaldo can stay at the top for several years, says Portugal coach

June 09, 2019 4:15 pm

Portugal coach Fernando Santos believes that talismanic forward Cristiano Ronaldo can continue playing at the highest level for both club and country for at least three to four years.

UEFA Nations League: Star factor gives UEFA dream final for their inaugural competition

June 08, 2019 6:12 pm

With the UEFA Nations League final on Sunday, the European organisation couldn't hope for it to be any better with the inclusion of players like Cristiano Ronaldo, Virgil van Dijk and Bernardo Silva in the final, between Portugal and Netherlands.