Hero Basketball Player Restrained Angry Beachgoers Who Branded Crash Pilot A ‘Killer’ After Sunbather Deaths

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.08.2017 | UK

A hero sportsman has told how he helped keep a crowd of angry beachgoers from attacking two people whose light plane crash-landed on a beach, killing ...

Plane Crash Near Lisbon, Portugal, Kills Two Sunbathers After Emergency Beach Landing

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 03.08.2017 | UK

Two sunbathers have been killed after a light plane made an emergency landing on a beach near Lisbon. The Associated Press news agency reported the cr...

Ways To Make Your Holiday More Sustainable

Georgina Wilson-Powell | Posted 12.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Georgina Wilson-Powell

2017 has been dubbed the year of sustainable tourism and development by the UN's World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO). No longer a quirky aside or limited to the odd off-grid eco-lodge, going green when going abroad is where it's at.

8 Ways One Startup Went From Almost Closing To Helping Others To Find Their Way

Melanie Haynes | Posted 07.11.2016 | UK
Melanie Haynes

Sissel Hansen, a Danish entrepreneur, launched Startup Guide to Berlin as a hobby project whilst living in the German capital in early 2014. She had f...

What's the Recipe for the Perfect Music Festival?

Liam Fitzpatrick | Posted 23.07.2017 | UK Entertainment
Liam Fitzpatrick

Imagine your perfect festival. Sunshine. Great music. Party atmosphere. Relaxation even...

Rock Royalty in Portugal: Review of Nos Alive 2016, Lisbon

Kris Griffiths | Posted 13.07.2017 | UK Entertainment
Kris Griffiths

I've been to all of England's major festivals over the years, from heavyweights Glastonbury and Reading through later metal additions Sonisphere and D...

Great Weekend Getaways - Obidos, Portugal

Joanne Shurvell | Posted 05.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Joanne Shurvell

My recent visit to Obidos, a gorgeous walled medieval town just north of Lisbon, is also right in the heart of Rocha pear country. This particular pear variety (there are over 3,000 worldwide) was named after Pedro António Rocha, a nineteenth-century farmer and is one of Portugal's major exports.

A Long Weekend in Cascais

Rebecca Williams | Posted 02.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Rebecca Williams

The weather, the wind and the challenge makes Portugal one of Europe's most popular golfing destinations but before you nod off, this piece isn't all about whacking a white ball around miles of perfectly clipped greens.

Planet Appetite: Lisbon Fish and Flavours Festival 2015, Portugal

Rupert Parker | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Now in its eighth year, Peixe em Lisboa, Lisbon's fish festival, takes place over 10 days, with cooking classes, wine pairings, chef demonstrations and tasting dishes provided by top Portuguese restaurants.

Spa and The City: Lisbon and Cascais

The Luxury Spa Edit | Posted 02.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
The Luxury Spa Edit

Lisbon and its neighbouring coastal villages are the perfect destination for a chic city-beach weekend break. On my recent inaugural trip to city and its cosmopolitan cousin Cascais I also discovered a thriving luxury spa scene...

Hidden Gems of Europe - Sines and Porto Covo, Portugal

Joanne Shurvell | Posted 04.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Joanne Shurvell

The main music festival site at Sines was within the walls of the castle, the former home of the 15th-century explorer Vasco da Gama. But before things kicked off there, we enjoyed three days of more intimate gigs at an outdoor stage in the main square of the small fishing village of Porto Covo.

Real Madrid's Champions League Trophy Parade In Pictures

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.05.2014 | UK Sport

Real Madrid paraded their 10th European Cup - La Décima - in front of thousands of supporters that gathered in Cibeles Square in Madrid. Real Madr...

Great Weekend Getaways - Lisbon

Joanne Shurvell | Posted 15.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Joanne Shurvell

My first visit to Lisbon ten years ago was a tad disappointing so I was surprised at how much I loved the Portuguese capital on my second visit last month. In fact I was so taken with the place that I started picking up property brochures with a view to buying a holiday flat there.

How We Ended Up at Heathrow for 4 O'Clock This Morning

Max De Lucia | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK
Max De Lucia

We're in the air en route to Lisbon for the first leg of a once in a lifetime journey around the world in fourteen days. It's early and whilst the team rest up before a day exploring the city, it seems like a good opportunity to reflect on where we are at.

Facing the Waters: Competitive Sailing in La Route Des Princes

David J Constable | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Sport
David J Constable

History has shown that like oil, I do not mix well with water. I can take a bath solo, I'm referring to the blummin' great ocean; resting place of suffered shipwrecks and pirates, home to the 200-ton whale.

Planet Appetite: Peixe em Lisboa - Fish and Flavours Festival, Lisbon, Portugal

Rupert Parker | Posted 16.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Now in its 6th year, Peixe em Lisboa takes place over 10 days, with cooking classes, wine pairings, chef demonstrations and tasting dishes provided by top Portuguese restaurants.

Planet Appetite: Mercy Hotel - Elevated Boutique Luxury in Lisbon, Portugal

Rupert Parker | Posted 15.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Situated in a premium location between Lisbon's Chiado and Bairro Alto districts, the Mercy Hotel's 47 rooms are designed by renowned Portuguese archi...

Lisbon: Portugal's City of Light

Stuart Forster | Posted 22.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Stuart Forster

Light, say artists, is all important to creating a masterpiece. The azure sky over Lisbon, long hours of summer sunshine and golden sunsets are factors that ensure many visitors go home with fond memories and great photographs of the Portuguese capital.

Best Hotels For New Year's Eve Parties

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Bored of another festive break spent in your local pub, hoping not to run into 'that guy' (or girl) from last year? Perhaps it's time to throw caut...

Decision Time in Lisbon

Ben Jones | Posted 31.10.2012 | UK Politics
Ben Jones

Portugal may well be the country where the eurozone's solidarity is put to the test. Patience with the Greek government's foot-dragging is wearing thin, but Portugal has done all that has been asked of it.

20 Local Phrases for the European Explorer

TranslateMedia | Posted 24.10.2011 | UK Lifestyle

The great British summer may be beginning to draw to a close, but that does not mean that the holiday season is over.