WRC: Portuguese, Italian races postponed due to coronavirus

2020-03-25 08:59

The next two rounds of the World Rally Championship (WRC), in Portugal (21-24 May) and Italy (4-7 June), have been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the International Automobile Federation (FIA) announced.

Death toll in Europe from storm rises to eight

2019-12-22 08:39

The death toll from a storm that battered Spain, Portugal and France rose to eight on Saturday as the region braced for more violent winds and heavy rain.

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


Banker in Isabel dos Santos storm found dead in Lisbon

2020-01-23 16:53

A Portuguese banker targeted in an investigation of Angolan former first daughter Isabel dos Santos has been found dead in his Lisbon home after apparently committing suicide, police said on Thursday.

Doctor suspended in Portugal after baby born without a face

2019-10-23 20:33

Portugal has suspended an obstetrician suspected of negligence after a baby was born without a face, in a case that has shocked the country.

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.

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