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Socialists set to form coalition government in Portugal

Three socialist parties in Portugal have reached an agreement to form a government after October’s election did…

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Portugal: Government's austerity measures face poll challenge

Voters in Portugal are casting their ballot in a parliamentary poll that is being seen as a…

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Former Portugal PM Jose Socrates remanded in custody

In a development that has shocked the country, Jose Socrates, the former prime minister of Portugal, has been remanded in…

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Corruption scandal: Portugal minister resigns

Miguel Macedo, the interior minister of Portugal, has resigned following a probe into allegations of corruption concerning residence permit allocations,…

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Portugal to lay off 30,000 civil service jobs

Portugal has announced a layoff of 30,000 civil service jobs and an extension of the retirement age of…

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Portugal's Novo Banco names new chief executive

Eduardo Stock da Cunha is the new chief executive of Portugal’s Novo Banco. Stock da Cunha was named…

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Banco Espirito Santo split in $6.6 billion rescue plan

Banco Espirito Santo has been split by Portugal's central bank in a $6.6 billion rescue that attempts to protect taxpayers…

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Stock markets react negatively to banking concerns

Suspension of shares in Banco Espírito Santo, Portugal's third largest bank, have rekindled investors’ fears about the European banking system…

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Second minister resigns over Portugal austerity drive

Portuguese Foreign Minister Paulo Portas announced his resignation on Tuesday, a day after the finance minister. Portas, a key figure…

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Portugal's finance minister resigns

Portugal's Finance Minister Vitor Gaspar announced his resignation on Monday. In a resignation letter seen by the Reuters news agency,…

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Portugal and Ireland to be given more time to repay bailout

Portugal and Ireland have been given an extra seven years to pay back their emergency bailout loans. The European Union…

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Portugal hit by new budget cuts to avoid bailout

Portugal's prime minister on Sunday announced that a court ruling rejecting parts of his government's budget will lead to deeper…

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Portugal Wins EURO 2016

The final Euro 2016 ended with Portugal's victory, even after Christiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid forward injured his knee in the…

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Cape Verde shock Portugal, win 2-0

Portugal felt the absence of Cristiano Ronaldo as they suffered a 0-2 shock defeat in a home friendly against the…

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Cristiano Ronaldo wins Ballon d'Or again

Cristiano Ronaldo has been presented with the Ballon d'Or for the second consecutive year, media reports say. The Real Madrid…

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Paulo Bento is no longer Portugal coach

Paulo Bento has left his role as coach of Portugal following the national team’s 1-0 defeat to Albania last week.…

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Football legend Eusebio dies at age 71

Portugal football legend Eusebio died from a heart attack at the age of 71.  The top scorer at the World…

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