By Reuters| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal | Lisbon
PUBLISHED ON JAN 06, 2021 07:36 PM IST
The 72-year-old is campaigning to win a second term as the country’s president in an election on Jan. 24. He has several presidential debates scheduled before then.
By Associated Press | Posted by Kunal Gaurav | Mexico City
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2020 11:10 PM IST
Portuguese mariner Ferdinand Magellan’s expedition for Spanish trade and imperialism opened a westward route from Europe to the Spice Islands, the Maluku archipelago in today’s Indonesia.
By Associated Press | Turin
UPDATED ON DEC 30, 2020 08:28 PM IST
The forward still has another full season on his contract at Juventus, expiring in 2022 when retirement won’t be considered.
By Associated Press | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri | Lisbon
PUBLISHED ON DEC 19, 2020 04:56 PM IST
As a resurgence of the pandemic in the fall looked set to overwhelm Portuguese nursing homes, and the country’s public health service struggled to cope, the government mobilized all the resources it could. That included deploying military units.
By Associated Press | Posted by Kunal Gaurav | Madrid
PUBLISHED ON DEC 17, 2020 10:09 PM IST
Spain is following the footsteps of Iberian Peninsula neighbor Portugal, whose parliament approved similar bills to legalize physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia in February.
By Reuters | Posted by Shivani Kale | Lisbon, Portugal
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2020 09:30 PM IST
Around 45% of Portuguese hotels have temporarily closed or are planning to do so due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, which kept most visitors away from the tourism-dependent country for over nine months.
By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kunal Gaurav | Berlin
PUBLISHED ON NOV 24, 2020 07:28 PM IST
Biden’s victory over President Donald Trump has been greeted with relief in Europe, where differences with the outgoing administration ranged from trade tensions to defense spending, relations with China and how to handle Iran’s nuclear program.
By Associated Press | Lisbon, Portugal
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2020 12:41 PM IST
Midfielder N’Golo Kanté, whose prowess is tackling, not scoring, notched the only goal of a 1-0 win that ended Portugal’s bid to defend its Nations League title and sent the French into the final-of-four.
Portugal’s luxury shoe designers adapt to Covid-19 pandemic, turn to comfort footwear and masks instead of fancy
By Reuters | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz | Felgueiras
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2020 10:39 AM IST
As Portuguese shoe exports drop by 17% between January and August and with social events cancelled amid Covid-19, Portugal’s footwear industry struggles to stay afloat by switching to more comfortable shoes for use around the house or in the supermarket instead of making high-end leather ones
By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sparshita Saxena | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2020 11:54 PM IST
A total of 394 votes were cast in the election and the candidate from Portugal won with a commanding lead of 222 votes.
By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Lisbon [Portugal]
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2020 03:54 PM IST
Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa, announced new restrictive measures to contain the increase of Covid-19 cases in the country, where the “state of calamity” will remain until November 15.
By Reuters | Lisbon
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2020 09:11 PM IST
Hamilton’s ninth pole of the year leaves him perfectly placed to win an all-time record 92nd victory on Sunday at the Algarve circuit near Portimao.
By Press Trust of India | Lisbon
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2020 08:56 PM IST
Portuguese and Italian media said the Juventus forward was traveling on an “ambulance plane” from Lisbon to Turin to finish his isolation period. The Portuguese daily Record showed images of the plane it said was used by Ronaldo.
By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sohini Sarkar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2020 08:54 PM IST
India has focussed on working with European countries in recent years to work out better arrangements for the mobility of its skilled professionals.
By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2020 11:36 PM IST
It has been said by the federation that Ronaldo is currently showing no symptoms of Covid-19 and is doing well. As a result of the test, Ronaldo has been dropped from Portugal’s squad for their Nations League match against Sweden on Wednesday.
By Press Trust of India | Milan
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2020 09:37 AM IST
Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo had a good chance in the second minute of injury time, but goalkeeper Hugo Lloris palmed away his angled shot from the left. France’s Kylian Mbappe was substituted near the end after having failed to make an impression against the Nations League champion’s resolute defense.
By Press Trust of India | Lisbon, Portugal
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2020 01:29 PM IST
Some 2,500 fans attended the match that served as a test for Portuguese authorities and soccer officials to evaluate the possibility of getting supporters back into stadiums.
By Reuters | Posted by Niyati Singh | Lisbon
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2020 04:08 PM IST
Portugal’s budget deficit soared to 10.5% of gross domestic product (GDP) in the second quarter of 2020 from 2.2% a year earlier due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, official data showed on Wednesday.
By Reuters | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Lisbon
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2020 07:58 PM IST
Frustrated travellers rushed home to England cutting short summer holidays in Portugal on Friday to dodge a mandatory quarantine reimposed by London as coronavirus cases in the southern European nation continued to rise.
By Associated Press | STOCKHOLM, Sweden
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2020 05:00 PM IST
“It’s like going to a circus without clowns, going to a garden without flowers,” Ronaldo said. “We don’t like that as players, but I’m already used to it. I do my pre-match meditation already knowing that the stadium will be empty.”
By Associated Press | Associated Press
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2020 07:32 AM IST
Cristiano Ronaldo, only the second male player to reach a century of goals for a national team, scored twice in Portugal’s 2-0 away win against Sweden.
PUBLISHED ON SEP 05, 2020 11:11 AM IST
Ronaldo has been stuck on 99 goals for 10 months since scoring in the 2-0 win away to Luxembourg in its last international.
By Reuters | Posted by Saumya Sharma | Lisbon
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2020 08:06 AM IST
The number of passengers arriving from Britain has grown by a whopping 190% since Portugal was removed from Britain’s quarantine list. But a steady count of several hundred new cases per day over the last week raised fears Britain would put Portugal back on the list.
By Associated Press
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2020 11:52 PM IST
Portugal will take the center stage from Wednesday when eight of Europe’s best teams start fighting for the coveted Champions League title amid strict health protocols.
By Reuters | Reuterss
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2020 11:49 PM IST
The original 2020 season was set to be the longest in MotoGP’s history, with 20 rounds beginning in Qatar and ending in Valencia, but several races have been axed since the Qatar opener due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
By Reuters| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | Reuters
PUBLISHED ON AUG 07, 2020 02:00 PM IST
The company will supply the first batches of the antiviral drug “soon,” and Gilead is expected to distribute the treatment, which was the first to be greenlit for the illness caused by the new coronavirus.
By Reuters | Posted by Saumya Sharma | Lisbon
UPDATED ON AUG 04, 2020 07:02 PM IST
Mask-wearing in public spaces was made mandatory in most places across Europe’s tourism hotspot Spain over the course of July. The Portuguese island of Madeira implemented the policy over the weekend.
By HT Correspondent | Lisbon
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2020 07:19 AM IST
A Black actor of Guinean origin was shot several times by a white man in his eighties at Avenida de Moscavide, around 10 km from Lisbon’s city centre.
By Associated Press | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | London
UPDATED ON JUL 25, 2020 07:45 PM IST
The first Friday after schools in Britain close for the summer is always one of the busiest for the country’s airports as families escape for the warmer climes. Not this year. The coronavirus pandemic has ended all that.
By Reuters | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | Vilamoura, Portugal
UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2020 07:01 PM IST
Usually packed with tourists at this time of the year, Vilamoura in Portugal is quiet on account of Britain’s decision to leave Portugal off a list of more than 50 countries safe enough for travel without restrictions.