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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, ...

Maddie Cops Urge Search Of Resort Employees

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 31.01.2014 | UK

British police searching for missing Madeleine McCann want their Portuguese counterparts to search the homes and examine the bank accounts of three fo...

Maddie Detectives Fly To Portugal On New Leads

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.01.2014 | UK

British detectives investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann have flown to Portugal to discuss potential leads with local officers, it is be...

Madeleine McCann News: 'Three Burglars Face Questioning'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.01.2014 | UK

The Portuguese Attorney General has received a formal International Letter of Request from British detectives investigating the disappearance of Madel...

Worth the Austerity? Why the European Parliament Is Conducting an Inquiry Into the Impact of Troika Measures

European Parliament Web Team | Posted 23.03.2014 | UK Politics
European Parliament Web Team

Bailout countries have been on the Troika's leash now for nearly four years, but just how effective have its measures been. The Troika - composed of the European Commission, the European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund - is tasked with getting economies back into shape by proscribing a diet of strict austerity and plenty of strenuous reform measures, but its methodology has been questioned since the start.

'Arrests Imminent' In Madeleine McCann Probe

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

British police investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann hope to interview three burglars who were operating in Praia da Luz when she went m...

Portugal And Benfica Great Eusébio Dies Aged 71

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Sport

Eusébio, the great Portugal and Benfica striker, has died at the age of 71. Nicknamed the Black Panther, Eusébio was regarded as one of the best ...

McCann Parents Refused Permission To Give Evidence At Portuguese Libel Trial

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

The parents of Madeleine McCann have been refused permission to give evidence at the Portuguese libel trial over a book by a former local police chief...

Central Portugal - A Culinary Surprise

Peter Morrell | Posted 20.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Peter Morrell

Everyone knows Porto, and its most famous product, Port Wine, but that is extent of their culinary knowledge about the region of Central Portugal. Travel south from Porto, across the River Douro, and you have got an undiscovered mix of sea and mountains that have been shaping the cuisine of the area for 1000 years.

Abba Load Of That: Swedish DJ Gives Ronaldo Wake-Up Call With Karaoke (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.11.2013 | UK Sport

Sweden are pulling out all the stops to put off Portugal ahead of the countries' World Cup playoff second leg, and that includes a radio DJ giving Cri...

LOOK: Surfer Saves Friend's Life, Then Catches 100ft Wave

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.10.2013 | UK

Fresh from saving the life of a young surfer trapped in extreme wave condition, Brazilian daredevil Carlos Burle took to the Portugese sea again, to r...

Maddie McCann Investigation To Be Reopened In Portugal

Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.10.2013 | UK

Portugal's attorney general has approved a police request to re-open the investigation into the disappearance of Madeleine McCann. Madeleine McCann...

Did This Man Abduct Maddy?

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 14.10.2013 | UK

New e-fits of a man wanted for questioning in relation to the disappearance of Madeleine McCann have been released by police. Detectives also say t...

Maddie Timeline Has 'Significantly Changed'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 13.10.2013 | UK

Detectives have put together a detailed timeline of the disappearance of Madeleine McCann, saying details have significantly changed since they began ...

Gerry McCann To Attend Portugal Libel Case

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.10.2013 | UK

Madeleine McCann's father Gerry has returned to Portugal in a bid to give evidence at a libel case against a former police chief. Arriving at the ...

Kate McCann To Attend Libel Case In Portugal

PA | Posted 12.09.2013 | UK

The mother of missing Madeleine McCann faces further agony today as she attends a Portuguese court for the start of the family's libel action against ...

Seven Fun-Filled September Family Beach Holiday Destinations

HomeAway.co.uk | Posted 30.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
HomeAway.co.uk

Europe has been blessed with some extraordinarily beautiful beaches, from the soft white sand and pebble beaches of Greece and Italy, to the golden sand beaches of Spain and Portugal. It's the perfect place to escape the worries of the world and relax....

Two Extremes of Port Wine Tasting in Porto

Julie Dawn Fox | Posted 10.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Julie Dawn Fox

If you're travelling to Porto, the chances are you'll be trying some of Portugal's delicious port wine during your stay. I've been to many port wine establishments in the city over the years, most of them fairly similar in their approach and all enjoyable.