Portugal

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.

Can You Lend Me A Squid, Prime Minister? (PICTURES)

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.07.2013 | UK

David Cameron and his wife Samantha have begun their summer holiday with a visit to a Portuguese fish market. The couple strolled around the stalls...

'Talkin' 'bout My Generation': Unemployment and Other Woes

Carolina Antunes | Posted 03.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Carolina Antunes

It is undoubtedly better to earn €3.2 (£2.7) per hour than nothing. With a minimum wage lower than that of Greece according to Eurostat, workers in Portugal have to, through ingenious sacrifice, feed their families and pay the ever demanding bills and taxes. Yet, €566 (£478) per month is far better than nothing at all according to the unemployed youths of Portugal, the country in the European Union with the third highest youth unemployment rate.

Ireland's Economy Takes Centre Stage at London's Royal Court

Deirdre Kinahan | Posted 27.08.2013 | UK Politics
Deirdre Kinahan

PIIGS provides a wonderful opportunity for me to link with other playwrights in similarly affected countries and to learn from their response to their own unique situation. It is hugely ambitious artistically and politically and seems motivated by a healthy sense of curiosity and solidarity with fellow European citizens.

Portugal's South Central, The Alentejo

Matthew Hirtes | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Matthew Hirtes

The Alentejo stretches from the southern banks of the mighty Tejo river to the northern mountains of the Algarve. It's a land of myth; of mystery. Which feels more Moorish then Portuguese; more Al-Andaluz than Andalucia. As I further discover as we drive to the starting point of the hike the following morning.

Minimalism Latino

Lorenzo Belenguer | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Lorenzo Belenguer

Minimalism has evolved in the last years from a reaction to Abstract Expressionism to a fusion of different art movements such a Conceptualism and Arte Povera and it is becoming more prominent in the Arts scene.

How Yoga Has Changed My Life

Paul Joseph | Posted 23.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Paul Joseph

What comes with yoga is a whole new healthy lifestyle, you become more in tune with what's important in life. Practising yoga on a regular basis has improved my mental and body awareness, flexibility, concentration levels and complete inner peace.

The Museum of Images in Braga, Portugal

Stuart Forster | Posted 24.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Stuart Forster

The Museum of Images, with its rust coloured, three storey facade, seems almost too small to warrant a visit. But exteriors are to museums what covers are to books. Judging the contents by them would be a mistake.

Drinking in the Best of Porto

Gareth Johnson | Posted 19.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Gareth Johnson

Like much of the Iberian peninsula, northern Portugal has a rich and fascinating history that envelops and engulfs you in every street, in every building, as you climb steps, turn a corner, or look at across the Douro River that swirls and churns through the ancient city of Porto.

Madeleine's Mother Kate McCann Reveals Internet Abuse As She Prepares To Run London Marathon

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.04.2013 | UK

Kate McCann has revealed she has been the target of internet trolls as she prepares to take part in Sunday’s London Marathon. The 45-year-old, w...