Portugal

Portugal tightens restrictions despite COVID vaccine success

Nightclubs, hospitals, nursing homes and sports venues also must require negative virus tests from visitors and patrons, including vaccinated ones.

published on : 1st December 2021

Portugal President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa vetoes second version of euthanasia bill

Medically assisted suicide is when patients administer the lethal drug themselves, under medical supervision.

published on : 30th November 2021

Portugal probes local transmission of omicron at soccer team

Benfica said that its players were tested on Monday as they normally are every week and that results were expected later in the day.

published on : 29th November 2021

Portugal becomes fourth European Union country to stop using coal plants

Portugal has no coal, oil or gas, which are all imported, and has been investing heavily in green energy in recent decades.

published on : 22nd November 2021

Portugal can overcome letdown after qualifying loss: Cristiano Ronaldo

Portugal conceded in the 90th minute in Sunday's 2-1 loss to Serbia and was relegated to a playoff that will be held next year with 11 other nations.

published on : 15th November 2021

FIFA World Cup qualifiers: Serbia, Spain secure slots for main tournament; Portugal stunned

Serbia bounced back to dominate the remainder of the first half and deservedly levelled when Dusan Tadic's strike squeezed in off the post after Dusan Vlahovic had hit the woodwork.

published on : 15th November 2021

Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal eye automatic World Cup qualification against Serbia

The reverse fixture between Portugal and Serbia, played in March, ended in a 2-2 draw in Belgrade.

published on : 13th November 2021

Portugal's parliament backs revised bill allowing euthanasia

If President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa signs the bill, Portugal would become one of the few countries in the world that permit the procedures.

published on : 5th November 2021

Portugal's political fate uncertain after government budget defeat

The hard-left Communist Party and Left Bloc have seen their popularity dwindle to single figures in recent elections.

published on : 28th October 2021

Portuguese government faces budget vote defeat; election likely

The moderate Socialists were deserted by their hard-left allies from the Communist Party and the Left Bloc.

published on : 27th October 2021

Brewing political storm in Portugal could bring snap election

The Portuguese Communist Party announced Monday it won't vote in favor of the government's spending plan.

published on : 25th October 2021

International police operation seizes cocaine worth USD 232 million from Atlantic Ocean

The operation involved police from Portugal, Spain, the Drug Enforcement Agency in the United States and the United Kingdom's National Crime Agency.

published on : 18th October 2021

Meenakashi Lekhi begins six-day visit to Portugal and Spain from September 11

Lekhi will also meet members of the Indian community and attend an event marking the rich cultural heritage of India as part of the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations, the MEA added.

published on : 11th September 2021

Cristiano Ronaldo 'not closing the count' after breaking international scoring record

The Manchester United forward scored twice in the dying minutes to move to 111 international goals as Portugal came from behind to beat the Republic of Ireland 2-1 in World Cup qualifying on Wednesday

published on : 3rd September 2021

WATCH | Cristiano Ronaldo slaps Irish defender before taking penalty in FIFA World Cup qualifier match

Ronaldo scored twice in the final minutes of the match to set up a 2-1 win for Portugal, thus grabbing three points.

published on : 2nd September 2021
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