Portugal

Planet Appetite: A Taste of the Alentejo, Portugal

Rupert Parker | Posted 03.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

The largest region in Portugal, the Alentejo, has traditionally been the poorest but the quality of its produce, and excellence of its wines, place it firmly on the foodie map.

Five Things You Won't Want to Miss in Funchal, Madeira

Julie Dawn Fox | Posted 14.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Julie Dawn Fox

The mild weather, tropical vegetation and warm waters of Madeira make it a deservedly popular holiday destination. The island itself is varied and well worth exploring but don't neglect the charms of its capital city, Funchal. Since most visitors use it as a base, here are five delightful ways of making the most of your time in Funchal.

Great Weekend Getaways - Porto and the Douro Valley

Joanne Shurvell | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Joanne Shurvell

The museum shows several temporary exhibitions each year and also showcases work from the permanent collection of over 4,000 works from Portuguese and international artists such as Paula Rego, Helena Almeida, Claes Oldenburg, Luc Tuymans, Cildo Meireles, Amalia Pica and Tacita Dean.

Spa and The City: Lisbon and Cascais

The Spa Spy | Posted 02.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

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...

Peaceful Portugal

Noelle Reno | Posted 31.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Noelle Reno

The amazing history of Portugal - discovery of India and Brazil, rule by Arabs and Romans- dates back beyond what my American mind can comprehend. The excellent part of staying at this resort in Algrave is the surprising proximity to historical landmarks and monuments.

'Stranger' DNA From Madeleine McCann Holiday Apartment Could Be Re-Tested

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK

Detectives investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann hope to re-test “stranger” DNA from the flat she went missing from seven years ago....

Convicted Paedophile 'To Be Extradited To Britain For Questioning Over Madeleine McCann'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK

UPDATE: 'Stranger' DNA From Madeleine McCann Holiday Apartment Could Be Re-Tested A convicted paedophile will be deported from Malta to the UK wher...

Get Lost in Porto - City of Wine

Kitiara Pascoe | Posted 07.11.2014 | 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 18.10.2014 | 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 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.

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 28.09.2014 | 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 23.09.2014 | 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...