Portugal

Get Lost in Porto - City of Wine

Kitiara Pascoe | Posted 09.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kitiara Pascoe

Cities can be exhausting places for the tourist; crowds, confusion, vast distances between expensive monuments and a general sense that it's not what it looked like in the pictures. Portugal's second city, Porto, is not such a place.

Why Retreats Are the Ideal Way to De-Stress Your Life

Benjamin Bonetti | Posted 19.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Benjamin Bonetti

Retreats have been happening for a long time, the sense of freedom away from your everyday life can provide relaxation and can be the ideal solution for releasing pent up stress and anxiety. This time is a great opportunity and ideal time to implement a change in lifestyle

David Cameron Looks Tantastic

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.08.2014 | UK

David Cameron is about fifteen shades darker than he was last week, as he returned from holiday early in order to chair a meeting of the government's ...

Couple Killed Taking Selfie On The Edge Of A Cliff

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.08.2014 | UK Tech

A couple has reportedly died after attempting to take a selfie on the edge of a cliff in Portugal. Local news reports said that the man and woman f...

Hidden Gems of Europe - Sines and Porto Covo, Portugal

Joanne Shurvell | Posted 06.08.2014 | 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.

David Cameron's Holiday Snaps Are A Little Fishy

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK

As Baroness Warsi drafted in her resignation letter, the Prime Minister had bigger fish to fry. David Cameron and his wife Samantha were strolling ...

Rosia Montana: Learning From the EU on Legal Frameworks for Mining and Minerals

Catalin Hosu | Posted 29.07.2014 | UK
Catalin Hosu

Few journals noticed the importance of the 2014 Raw Materials Conference held in Athens, Greece, in June; especially for countries like Romania, barin...

Is the Eurozone Crisis Over?

Martin Koehring | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK Politics
Martin Koehring

The euro zone has emerged from recession, borrowing costs have fallen and the risk of euro area collapse has diminished since mid-2012. However, major causes for concern persist.

A Guide to Porto and the Douro Valley

Zahra Razavi | Posted 19.09.2014 | 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 01.09.2014 | 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 26.08.2014 | 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 24.08.2014 | 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 28.07.2014 | 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 27.07.2014 | 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 ...