WATCH | Portugal's Socialists win re-election in general vote

2019-10-07 11:31

Portugal's incumbent Prime Minister Antonio Costa's Socialists have won a general election marked by low turnout after presiding over a period of solid economic growth following years of austerity.

Portugal petrol strike lifted

2019-04-18 12:33

Fuel haulers in Portugal lifted on Thursday a strike that caused long lines at petrol stations days before a long holiday weekend following mediation by the government.

'Brelcome': Portugal woos post-Brexit tourists from UK

2019-03-16 16:57

Portugal on Friday launched an internet campaign aimed at wooing UK visitors, its most valuable tourist market, to keep visiting the country after Brexit.

Portugal holds day of mourning for domestic violence victims

2019-03-07 21:42

Portugal's Cabinet has gone out into the street to observe a minute of silence as part of a day of national mourning it decreed for victims of domestic violence.


GALLERY: 2019 BMW 3 Series

2018-12-12 07:50
The BMW 3 Series Sedan has epitomised the concept of sporty driving pleasure in the global premium midsize class for more than 40 years.

The BMW 3 Series Sedan has epitomised the concept of sporty driving pleasure in the global premium midsize class for more than 40 years.

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The new SA-bound BMW 3 Series is the epitome of sports luxury and innovation

2018-12-04 12:00

The BMW 3 Series Sedan has epitomised the concept of sporty driving pleasure in the global premium midsize class for more than 40 years. Here's everything you need to know about the new model.

'Zombie' storm Leslie smashes into Portugal, Spain

2018-10-14 17:57

Storms packing nearly 180km/h winds have hit Portugal, leaving hundreds of thousands of people without power before carrying heavy rain on into Spain, authorities have said.

700 firefighters in Portugal battle wildfire west of Lisbon

2018-10-07 17:50

Over 700 firefighters battled a wildfire Sunday in a national park west of Lisbon that forced Portuguese authorities to evacuate about 350 people

Portuguese PM arrives in ex-colony Angola to mend fences

2018-09-18 14:33

Portugal's Prime Minister Antonio Costa touched down in Angola on Monday kicking off a two-day trip designed to improve ties between Luanda and its former colonial master.

Selfie-taking couple fall to death in Portugal

2018-06-13 09:25

An Australian couple fell to their death from a wall overlooking a popular tourist beach in Portugal, apparently losing their balance after taking a selfie, a port official says.


Portugal firefighters control wildfires, but warn of strong winds

2019-07-22 18:21

Portuguese firefighters have been cautiously optimistic that they have largely controlled a massive wildfire in a central region where dozens of people were killed in huge blazes in 2017, but warned that strong winds could cause the remaining flames to spread.

29 German tourists killed in Madeira bus crash

2019-04-18 08:31

Twenty-nine German tourists have been killed when their bus spun off the road and tumbled down a slope before crashing into a house on the Portuguese island of Madeira.

WATCH: How the world is marking women's day

2019-03-08 19:44

Marches, protests, strikes and studies - people around the globe are taking action to mark International Women's Day and to push for action to to obtain equality.

Portuguese police intercept cocaine shipment to Spain

2019-01-23 05:26

Portuguese police say they have discovered 430kg of cocaine concealed inside a banana shipment from Latin America.

WATCH: BMW's new 3 Series debuts new in-car tech

2018-12-07 07:06

BMW's seventh-generation 3 Series debuts newer tech from its ConnectedDrive system. Incorporated into that is the Intelligent Personal Assistant.

WATCH: Here's a look at the all-new BMW 3 Series

2018-12-03 13:00

BMW says the new all-new 3 Series takes the signature characteristics of the brand and turns the volume up several notches.

Goat brigades help battle Portugal's deadly wildfires

2018-10-11 13:53

Fernando Moura and his herd may not look like heroes but the Portuguese farmer and his 370 goats are the latest recruits in the country's battle against summer forest fires.

Angola, Portugal turn page on past tensions

2018-09-18 21:16

President Joao Lourenco and Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa have buried the hatchet during whirlwind talks in Luanda that follow several turbulent years between Angola and its former ruler.

WATCH: Would you buy a cork mobile phone?

2018-06-29 21:28

A small technology firm in Portugal is finding a new use for cork - mobile phones.

We drive the new SA-bound I-Pace SUV: Silent Jaguar with the biggest growl…

2018-06-04 08:25

"The Jaguar I-Pace is a car designed for comfort and performance, able to match the likes of BMW's X3 and Audi's Q3," writes Ferdi de Vos as he drives the luxurious SA-bound SUV in Portugal.

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