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Alinghi wins third straight Act to take Extreme Sailing Series to wire

The Extreme Sailing Series will go all the way to the wire after in-form Swiss crew Alinghi won Act 7 to move just two points behind leaders Oman Air in the overall standing with one stop of the tour…

The Extreme Sailing Series will go all the way to the wire after in-form Swiss crew Alinghi won Act 7 to move just two points behind leaders Oman Air in the overall standing with one stop of the tour…

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Portugal: Taxi drivers protest against Uber

Tempers flared in Portugal on Monday as traditional taxi drivers protested against government moves to regulate ride-hailing apps like Uber, accusing them of unfair…

Tempers flared in Portugal on Monday as traditional taxi drivers protested against government moves to regulate ride-hailing apps like Uber, accusing them of unfair…

Science_technology

The brightest minds shine at the European Inventor Awards

Euronews reporter Chris Cummins travels to sunny Portugal and introduces us to some of Europe's brightest minds: ''It's fitting that here in Lisbon, the final resting place of the great Portuguese exp

Euronews reporter Chris Cummins travels to sunny Portugal and introduces us to some of Europe's brightest minds: ''It's fitting that here in Lisbon, the final resting place of the great Portuguese exp

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'Enthroned' Axl Rose rocks in AC/DC debut in Lisbon

The Guns N' Roses singer did not disappoint fans even though he was confined to a chair as he appeared on stage with AC/DC for the first time.

The Guns N' Roses singer did not disappoint fans even though he was confined to a chair as he appeared on stage with AC/DC for the first time.

Sport

Barcelona and Bayern Munich edge their Champions League ties

Home wins in the Champions League as Barcelona beat Atletico and Bayern beat Benfica. Louis Suarez scored a brace for Barcelona to give the Catalan

Home wins in the Champions League as Barcelona beat Atletico and Bayern beat Benfica. Louis Suarez scored a brace for Barcelona to give the Catalan

Science_technology

Takeaway: my robot, my friend

Little Casper has been designed to make sick children smile. He sees and talks; he walks and plays -avoiding obstacles. He is currently under test

Little Casper has been designed to make sick children smile. He sees and talks; he walks and plays -avoiding obstacles. He is currently under test

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Lisbon neighbourhood hosts Chinese New Year celebrations

Lisbon’s Chinese community has kicked off celebrations for the New Year of the Monkey. They laid on a colourful street parade on Saturday, featuring

Lisbon’s Chinese community has kicked off celebrations for the New Year of the Monkey. They laid on a colourful street parade on Saturday, featuring

Culture

'Madame Bovary' and the danger inherent in art

“Madame Bovary” is considered a masterpiece and a seminal work of realism and as such one of the most influential works of fiction ever written

“Madame Bovary” is considered a masterpiece and a seminal work of realism and as such one of the most influential works of fiction ever written

Business

Start-up city: why Lisbon is luring entrepreneurs

Lisbon has much to offer the multitudes of tourists who visit every year but it’s now also proving attractive to entrepreneurs. Under a special

Lisbon has much to offer the multitudes of tourists who visit every year but it’s now also proving attractive to entrepreneurs. Under a special

Science_technology

Powerful MRI scanners could predict diseases

Cutting-edge technology, designed to delve deeper into the human body, has arrived at a research centre in Portugal. The ultra-high field

Cutting-edge technology, designed to delve deeper into the human body, has arrived at a research centre in Portugal. The ultra-high field

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Portugal's former first lady Maria Barroso has died aged 90

Portugal’s former first lady Maria Barroso has died. Lisbon’s Red Cross Hospital said the ex-actress died on Tuesday, 10 days after being admitted

Portugal’s former first lady Maria Barroso has died. Lisbon’s Red Cross Hospital said the ex-actress died on Tuesday, 10 days after being admitted

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Lisbon marches to St Anthony's Day tunes

The Lisbon Festival or Festas de Lisboa is underway with a series of concerts and festivals, held each year in many of the cities oldest

The Lisbon Festival or Festas de Lisboa is underway with a series of concerts and festivals, held each year in many of the cities oldest

Culture

Lisbon's fashionable fado

In Portugal, young people are renewing the concept of Fado houses, reinventing traditional cuisine, mixing contemporary and traditional architecture.

In Portugal, young people are renewing the concept of Fado houses, reinventing traditional cuisine, mixing contemporary and traditional architecture.

Business

Portugal's debt rises but a better 2015 on the cards says report

Portugal remains on course for restored economic health after latest figures suggest it has managed to shrink its deficit, although the overall debt

Portugal remains on course for restored economic health after latest figures suggest it has managed to shrink its deficit, although the overall debt

Culture

'Curiosity'-themed Fashion Week kicks off in Lisbon

The 44th Lisbon Fashion Week has kicked off in the Portuguese capital under the theme ‘Curiosity’. Throughout the weekend some 30 Portuguese

The 44th Lisbon Fashion Week has kicked off in the Portuguese capital under the theme ‘Curiosity’. Throughout the weekend some 30 Portuguese

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Deadly Legionnaires' disease alert in Portugal

Four people are reported dead and over 100 others have been infected with Legionnaires’ disease in Portugal. Victims in the Lisbon area include a

Four people are reported dead and over 100 others have been infected with Legionnaires’ disease in Portugal. Victims in the Lisbon area include a

Culture

This season's Moda Lisboa all about legacy

Legacy is the theme of this 43rd edition of Moda Lisboa. This season’s fashion week draws on the idea that evolving style and innovative design does

Legacy is the theme of this 43rd edition of Moda Lisboa. This season’s fashion week draws on the idea that evolving style and innovative design does

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Celebrations as Portuguese language declared 800 years old

Portugal is celebrating 800 years of its language. Among the oldest documents written in Portuguese is the last will of King Alfonso II, drawn up

Portugal is celebrating 800 years of its language. Among the oldest documents written in Portuguese is the last will of King Alfonso II, drawn up

Culture

Timberlake headlines Lisbon Rock in Rio festival

As the name suggests, the Rock in Rio festival originated in Brazil but was exported to Lisbon 10 years ago and is now also held in Madrid

As the name suggests, the Rock in Rio festival originated in Brazil but was exported to Lisbon 10 years ago and is now also held in Madrid

Science_technology

Radiosurgery advances in cancer treatments

At the Champalimaud Foundation in Lisbon, Portugal, doctors are using the latest technologies in radiosurgery to treat cancers. It involves using a

At the Champalimaud Foundation in Lisbon, Portugal, doctors are using the latest technologies in radiosurgery to treat cancers. It involves using a

Sport

Football for Friendship: Teaching values through football

All children have a dream and for some that dream is to become a professional footballer and one day lift up a trophy. This dream could well start

All children have a dream and for some that dream is to become a professional footballer and one day lift up a trophy. This dream could well start

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Champions League: Madrid pair ready to battle for European glory

Real Madrid will have their star forward Cristiano Ronaldo fit for the Champions League final against Atletico Madrid on Saturday after the

Real Madrid will have their star forward Cristiano Ronaldo fit for the Champions League final against Atletico Madrid on Saturday after the