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Shobhaa De | No one can really bajaao Ronaldo’s band in Qatar

This is star power! A five-time Ballon d'Or winner! Nobody can take away Ronaldo’s glorious career and incredible achievements

10 Dec 2022 12:00 AM

Cristiano Ronaldo wants to play till Euro 2024

Ronaldo has scored 117 goals in 189 Portugal appearances and is expecting to play in his 10th major tournament for his country at Qatar 2022

21 Sep 2022 3:30 PM

Hazard stunner enough for Belgium to oust Portugal and Ronaldo from Euro 2020

A Thorgan Hazard goal knocked reigning champions Portugal out of Euro 2020 on Sunday, setting up a blockbuster quarter-final with Italy

29 Jun 2021 1:27 AM

Portugal resists US appeal to bar Huawei from 5G network

Portugal is the latest European Union country to resist US efforts to persuade allies they should shun Huawei.

09 Dec 2019 3:43 PM

Woman gives birth to faceless baby, Portuguese doctor suspended

The parents were alerted to a possible anomaly of the foetus after they requested a further ultrasound test in the sixth month of pregnancy.

24 Oct 2019 1:44 PM


Google to build new private subsea cable between Portugal and South Africa

The project is said to be the first subsea cable using optical switching at the fiber pair level.

30 Jun 2019 7:38 AM

'VAR to be used in Nations League finals week': UEFA

VAR, which allows incidents to be reviewed with the help of video replays, was used at last year’s World Cup in Russia.

03 Jun 2019 2:46 PM

Portugal to build satellite launch pad, lab with China

The micro satellites to be designed there will connect with land- and ocean-based sensors to collect data.

07 Nov 2018 12:23 PM

Centuries-old shipwreck found near Lisbon

Judging by all the things that have been found on the ship, the officials are suspecting that the ship was coming into Lisbon from India.

24 Sep 2018 7:50 AM

Young Portuguese inmates sing Mozart opera on way to freedom

A unique initiative uses opera to reintegrate prisoners back into society and reduce reoffences.

17 Jul 2018 1:09 PM


Spain, Portugal set for cards clash?

Hungarian Jozsef Nagy set the trend as early as the 1938 World Cup. As Sweden coach, he suffered a 5-1 mauling at the hands of Hungary.

25 Jun 2018 1:34 AM

Light show projects Portugal's history onto ruined church

The multimedia show “Lisbon Under Stars” has been drawing up to 500 visitors a night.

18 Jun 2018 6:46 PM

Here's which team you should bet to win World Cup 2018, according to science

According to more than million simulations of tournament, Brazil, five-time winners, are favourites to lift coveted trophy on July 15.

13 Jun 2018 6:16 PM

Portugal parliament rejects legal euthanasia in divisive vote

People from religious groups and Catholic schools - protested in front of parliament building, chanting “Yes to life, no to euthanasia!”

30 May 2018 8:35 AM

Reducing exposure to hormone-disrupting chemicals to tackle obesity

Obesogens can promote fat accumulation through increasing the number and size of fat cells or by increasing appetite.

20 May 2018 2:56 PM


Man who became woman after 8 years of marriage ditches new life in 7 months

While James Cohen told his wife Eirian last year he wanted to become woman, he has since then ditched his blonde wig for a beard.

16 Feb 2018 12:09 PM

Sugar tax on soft drinks may up alcohol consumption: study

Increasing the price of sugar sweetened beverages has the potential to both increase and decrease the purchase of alcohol.

24 Jan 2018 4:15 PM

Drinking coffee may cut death risk in kidney disease patients

The team found a dose-dependent inverse association between caffeine and all-cause mortality.

04 Nov 2017 4:55 PM

In Namibia, 1533 Portuguese shipwreck's relics hidden away

More than 2,000 gold coins from the wreck, most of them Spanish and Portuguese, are in a central bank vault in Windhoek, the capital

17 Sep 2017 1:03 PM

Portuguese crooner wins Eurovision as conflict carries on

The black-clad singer took to a small separate stage for his minimalist performance of the song composed by his sister Luisa.

15 May 2017 1:37 AM