One of Portugal’s leading citizens, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, cast his ballot in Lisbon.
According to surveys before the
The Social Democrat Chancellor candidate, Frank Walter Steinmeier has cast his vote in Berlin. He was a political unknown at the national level
Voters in Portugal are casting their ballots in an election, that will decide who governs the country. The ruling Socialists are expected to win the
The ruling Socialists are expected to win today’s parliamentary elections in Portugal. But Prime Minister Jose Socrates is unlikely to regain his
With the world still mired in the worst recession for decades the economy is, not surprisingly, the main issue in this Portuguese election.
It is all over bar the ballot in Portugal, which votes tomorrow but takes a breather from the frenetic campaign today.
The last three opinion
Portugal’s ruling Socialists have extended their lead over the opposition, according to a number of opinion polls ahead of Sunday’s elections.
Campaigning has been drawing to a close as Portugal prepares to hold elections this Sunday. The latest poll on voters’ intentions indicated that
Portugal’s ruling socialists have widened their lead over their main opposition rivals ahead of Sunday’s general election.
It’s the last day of
The main political parties in Portugal are running a close race ahead of Sunday’s parliamentary elections. According to the latest opinion polls the
Young people may have an important say in Portugal’s election. Many are voting for the first time, and they are being wooed by all sides.
A scandal engulfing the Portuguese presidential palace has taken another twist just days before elections.
President Anibal Cavaco Silva has
A week ahead of a general election, Portugal’s political heavy-weights have been campaigning hard.
The final result is expected to be tight
Claims of dirty tricks carried out by the Portuguese intelligence service in the general-election campaign have prompted an unprecedented denial from
Two women have become part of Portugal’s election campaign whether they like it or not. Helena Paixão and Teresa Pires want to get married. But
It was a relieved José Manuel Barroso who was congratulated on being re-elected as President of the European Commission.
While his winning was
Experimenta Design, an exhibition in Lisbon, includes all kinds of objects. But as well as the displays, the expo is also about talks and
Portugal’s proposed high-speed TGV rail link with the rest of Europe has emerged as the crucial issue which could decide which party wins the general
Portugal’s ruling Socialists have slipped in opinion poll ratings leaving them slightly ahead of the main opposition with just two weeks to go
A political storm has enveloped Portugal after one of its leading TV channels shelved a programme about a corruption case.
TVI has yet to
A rockslide at a beach in the Algarve in Portugal has killed as many as five people and injured three others, three more are thought to be missing
Two women in Portugal have lost their court appeal to allow them to marry.
Teresa Pires and Helena Paixao first began their bid to wed back in
The leaders of Spain and Portugal have inaugurated a joint scientific research facility they hope will become a world leader in technology on a
Portugal’s Economy Minister has resigned after making an offensive gesture in parliament at a political opponent.
Manuel Pinho represented two