Portugal, France score their first wins in World Cup qualifying

Euro 2016 finalists Portugal and France scored their first wins in qualifying matches for the 2018 World Cup on Friday, at the expense of Bulgaria and Andorra.

Portugal's Antonio Guterres set to become next UN chief

Former Portuguese prime minister Antonio Guterres is set to become the next head of the United Nations after he emerged Wednesday as the favoured candidate among UN Security Council members.

Iraq summons ambassador to Portugal over alleged assault by sons

Iraq said on Tuesday it had summoned its ambassador to Portugal over reports that his two sons had assaulted a Portuguese teenager.

Germany beat Portugal 4-0 to reach Oly semi-finals

Germany clearly dominated Portugal in men's Olympic football Saturday, winning 4-0 to advance to the semi-finals.

Three dead as wildfire sweeps across Portuguese island of Madeira

A wildfire that has claimed three lives and displaced over a thousand people on the Portuguese island of Madeira on Wednesday reached the capital, Funchal.

EU governments agree to waive fines for Spain, Portugal deficits

Spain and Portugal will not be fined despite failing to take effective action to whittle down their public deficits, EU member states announced Tuesday, taking into account mitigating factors in...

Portugal won't adopt further cuts despite threat of EU sanctions

Portugal will not take any additional austerity measures to reduce the budget deficit despite the threat of EU sanctions, the Portuguese newspaper Publico reported Wednesday.

Portugal, Spain given 10 days to argue against EU deficit fines

Portugal and Spain have failed to take effective action to whittle down their public deficits, EU finance ministers confirmed Tuesday as they gave the two countries 10 days to present arguments on...

Portugal defy the critics with Euro title - even without Ronaldo

Portugal defied the critics to win Euro 2016 with a defensive game plan and just one victory in 90 minutes from their seven games. And they clinched the title even without superstar Cristiano...

Portugal claim Euro 2016 over hosts France despite Ronaldo injury

Portugal overcame an injury to superstar Cristiano Ronaldo to capture their first major football title when they beat hosts France 1-0 on Sunday on an extra-time winner from substitute Eder.

Tearful Ronaldo forced off injured in Euro final first half

Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo was forced off with a knee injury midway through the first half of the Euro 2016 final against France on Sunday.

Biggest Euros lack class but has drama, upsets - and fans make up

The biggest ever European Championship saw plenty of tight games, but that was less the result of high-class play and more to do with a safety-first approach not only adopted by limited newcomers...

Ronaldo seeks more greatness with first Portugal title at last

For his Portugal coach Fernando Santos, Cristiano Ronaldo is "the best player in the world. That's it."

Pepe returns to training, Ronaldo expects "very complicated" final

Defender Pepe returned to Portugal training on Friday after recovering from a thigh muscle problem in a boost for the team ahead of the Euro 2016 final against hosts France.

Spain, Portugal edge closer to fines for breaching EU deficit rules

Spain and Portugal moved closer Thursday to being fined for breaching EU budget rules, as the European Commission found that both countries had failed to take effective action to whittle down...