A Guide to Porto and the Douro Valley

Zahra Razavi | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Zahra Razavi

Porto's historic city centre has been classified as a UNESCO World Heritage site, and for good reason. Undoubtedly, one of the best things you can get up to during a stay in Porto is simply to wander and wonder; to engage in the well-established art of flânerie - to walk around idly and aimlessly. Here are some things to look out for on your strolls around the city.

Today Set To Be Hotter Than Portugal, Turkey And Spain

PA | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK

Parts of England will sizzle today with temperatures set to reach the highest so far this year, beating Portugal, Turkey and Spain. The London and ...

Planet Appetite: Savour the Tastes of the Azores at 10 Fest, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel, Portugal

Rupert Parker | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Over 10 days, 10 renowned international chefs from England, Spain, Portugal, France, Denmark, America and Canada serve up their interpretations of modern Azorean cuisine at 10 Fest Azores, in Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel, Azores.

Madeleine McCann Detectives Have Just Returned To Portugal

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK

Suspects 'To Be Interviewed In Portugal Today' Madeleine McCann detectives from Britain have returned to Portugal to help interview suspects in the...

WATCH: Dog Reacts To Portugal Being Knocked Out Of World Cup

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK Comedy

Remember Severa, the dog who celebrated Portugal’s last-minute goal against the USA? (If you don't, here she is.) Well, fortunately - and rat...

England Fans Face Rioting Charges From Euro 2004

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK

Three England fans deported from Portugal during the Euro 2004 football championships have voiced their anger after being told to return to face charg...

Portuguese Preening: The Oitavos, Cascais, Portugal

The Spa Spy | Posted 26.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

We all like to be treated like a VIP on holiday. Even if we're not paying quite as much as the 'actual' VVIPs staying down the hall. Which is why the Oitavos had us hooked from the moment we checked in...

USA's Game Against Portugal Was Most Watched Football Match Ever In US

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 25.06.2014 | UK

NEW YORK -- It’s official – the USA’s dramatic World Cup group game against Portugal was the most watched soccer match ever in the US, with a ma...

The Real Reason England Are Out of The World Cup

Hamish Mackay | Posted 25.06.2014 | UK Sport
Hamish Mackay

That countries such as Costa Rica, Colombia, Chile and Mexico have all looked more impressive than England makes the inevitable debate about how we need to change our coaching set up/youth teams/b-teams/academies/facilities all the more embarrassing and redundant.

WATCH: Dog Celebrates Portugal's Last-Minute Goal Against USA

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.06.2014 | UK Comedy

It's not just mere humans who are following the World Cup - the animal kingdom is in on it, too. Specifically: the canines. Yes, earlier we brought...

Madeleine McCann Police End Search Of Scrubland

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK

Police in Portugal investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann have finished their first search of an area of scrubland in Praia da Luz. Fo...

British Police Probe New Ground In Maddie Search

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 07.06.2014 | UK

Phone calls between three drug dealers when Madeleine McCann disappeared led officers to search the area of scrubland close to where she disappeared, ...

EU Election Results: A Symptom of a Less Peaceful Europe?

Barry Navarro | Posted 28.05.2014 | UK Politics
Barry Navarro

Since the last European elections were held in 2009, five EU countries - Greece, Ireland, Spain, Portugal and Cyprus - have required bailouts, and unemployment across the continent has remained persistently high, particularly among young people.

Six Nations That Lurched Left, Not Right, At The EU Elections

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.05.2014 | UK Politics

Coverage of the European election results has been dominated by the sight of triumphant Nigel Farage celebrating Ukip coming top of the poll in the UK...

Notes From a Housesit: Ferragudo

Roberta Verdant | Posted 28.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Roberta Verdant

A castle on a beach, a harbour full of slow-paced fishermen, a view that goes on forever, two very bouncy white poodles and a cat who bites noses.

Why Were EU Citizens Denied A Vote This Week?

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 23.05.2014 | UK

EU citizens are being denied the right to vote in European elections by confused polling station staff and incomprehensible bureaucratic requirements,...

£6m Madeleine McCann Investigation May Still 'Draw A Blank', Warn Police

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.05.2014 | UK

As the search for missing Madeleine McCann steps up, a senior Scotland Yard officer has warned the investigation may still “draw a blank”. On ...

British Detectives Arrive In Portugal To Begin Excavations In Madeleine McCann Probe

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.05.2014 | UK

Scotland Yard detectives have arrived in Portugal to begin the excavation of a number of sites as part of the probe into the disappearance of Madelein...

Madeleine McCann Police Granted Permission To Begin Digging In Portugal

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 06.05.2014 | UK

Excavations are due to begin near the site where Madeleine McCann vanished from, it has been reported. Scotland Yard has been given the approval t...

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.

Has Director Basil Da Cunha Delivered the New 'City of God'?

Rob Leane | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK Entertainment
Rob Leane

At the centre of this is newcomer lead Pedro Ferreira, who impresses in the two minute trailer. The snippets we see suggest a complex arc for his character Sombra, a drug-dealer recently out of prison who gets threatened by the mob, seeks revenge, befriends a local youngster, chills out with his iguana and gets in a huge amount of trouble.

Portugal Fashion: Unravelling Innovation in Fashion and Design

Joao Paulo Nunes | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Joao Paulo Nunes

In spite of having established a solid reputation in the manufacture of clothing and footwear dating as far as back as the late 19th Century, Portugal has not always been a country associated with sartorial creativity.

Madeleine McCann Detectives Hunt Lone Intruder Who Sexually Abused 5 Girls

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 19.03.2014 | UK

Officers probing the disappearance of Madeleine McCann are focusing on a lone intruder who sexually abused five girls during a series of break-ins at ...

Widow Of Dead Madeleine McCann Suspect Insists He Was Innocent

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK

The widow of a suspect in the Madeleine McCann case has revealed how she was grilled by police – a full four years after his death. Luisa Rodrig...

Did This British Plumber Break All Records With This Monster Wave?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK

A British plumber may have just ridden the biggest wave ever by a surfer. Andrew Cotton, 34, tackled the beast off the coast of Nazaré, Portugal, ...