Diogo Freitas do Amaral, a conservative politician who played a leading role in cementing democracy after Portugal’s 1974 Carnation Revolution and later became president of the UN General Assembly, has died aged 78.
Hurricane Lorenzo lashed the mid-Atlantic Azores Islands with heavy rain, powerful winds and high waves, though initial reports said it caused only minor damage.
A Portuguese court has convicted an elderly British couple of drug trafficking after police apprehended them on a cruise ship with 9kg (20lbs) of cocaine hidden in their suitcases.
Cristiano Ronaldo is determined to end his career with at least one more Ballon d’Or than great rival Lionel Messi as he attempts to establish himself as the greatest player of all time.
Cristiano Ronaldo has broken down in tears after being shown footage of his late father during a television interview.
More than 1,000 firefighters were battling a major wildfire amid scorching temperatures in Portugal on Monday, where forest blazes wreak destruction every summer.
A Netflix documentary about Madeleine McCann will be released on Friday, the streaming service has confirmed, saying it will be a “detailed look” at the disappearance of the three-year-old.
Young Western Isles footballer selected to represent Scotland youth side in next month’s triple bill
A budding young football star from the Western Isles has reason to celebrate after being called up to represent her country.
Scotland goalkeeper Craig Gordon feels his side are giving themselves little chance to compete in matches through the loss of soft goals.
Alex McLeish is feeling the pressure following a miserable start to his second spell in charge of the national team.
Scotland suffered a second defeat in the space of four days as they went down 3-1 to a slick Portugal side at Hampden Park.
Scotland midfielder John McGinn views the double-header against Israel and Portugal as ideal respite from the ongoing problems at his club Aston Villa.
Heading to Portugal on a family holiday often conjures up images of sitting on a beach in the Algarve, with a dubious mix of sand and suncream covering the children. This has its own charm, but there is a more sophisticated, sassier, even sexier way to travel in Portugal that seamlessly combines beaches and city breaks.
The bust of Cristiano Ronaldo at Madeira Airport which gained cult popularity has been replaced.
Spain have sacked manager Julen Lopetegui a day before the World Cup starts.
Wild lavender scented the air as we strolled past spiky aloe plants and gnarled cork trees. A gurgle from the river beckoned us to the shaded pool where cool, clear water bubbled up.
The search for an Aberdeen man swept out to sea off Madeira has been called off by police.
He feared his Passport wouldn’t arrive in time for his first big holiday abroad with pals.
Lisbon is an ideal choice for the discerning holidaymaker with so many great flight and hotel deals around, and there’s never been a better time to go than now.
Most of us are only really familiar with Faro as the airport we fly into in order to reach the sun, sea and sand of The Algarve.
Detectives investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann are following an “important” new lead, according to reports.
Portugal has brought us many things over the years but the Great British love affair with the grape has seen us take Portuguese wine to our hearts.
When I lived in Lisbon 14 years ago, I stayed, rent-free, in a dilapidated 12-bedroom palacio owned by a bon vivant called Jorge who wafted through its crumbling corridors with an air of faded grandeur.
Soaking up the Lisbon nightlife with glasses of vinho tinto in hand, my fellow travellers joke in amazement about how I failed to smash a single window with a golf ball all week.
A Portuguese man is to be deported to serve a three year jail sentence after he was sentenced for stalking a young woman he became infatuated with when he first saw her in a Pizza Hut.
Cruises are becoming increasingly popular these days as holidaymakers seek to pack in as many sights and cities as possible.
It was a mission that took two north east women 2,000 miles across five countries with seven cats in the back seat.
Peering over a balcony, I admire the dancers below. I’m not sure what dance they’re performing, but it looks like they know what they’re doing.
An Aberdeen charity is appealing for donations for a Portuguese animal charity.