LISBON Portugal's president accepted the line-up of a new minority Socialist government on Tuesday, with Mario Centeno, the mastermind behind the country's first balanced budget in over four decades, keeping his job as Finance Minister.
LISBON Portugal's far-left parties said on Wednesday that they were willing to work with a new minority Socialist government, with the Communists open to cooperating on a case-by-case basis and the Left Bloc favouring a long-term deal.
LISBON Portugal's ruling Socialists won Sunday's parliamentary election but fell short of an outright majority, meaning Prime Minister Antonio Costa will need to negotiate a new deal with one or both of his far-left allies in the previous legislature. | Video
TERCEIRA ISLAND, Portugal Hurricane Lorenzo was moving rapidly away from the Azores after it struck the mid-Atlantic islands early on Wednesday, causing damage ranging from power outages to a partially destroyed pier. | Video
TERCEIRA ISLAND, Portugal, Oct 1 Inhabitants of
Portugal's Azores islands, securing their boats to piers and
reinforcing shop doors against flooding, were calmly preparing
on Tuesday to face hurricane Lorenzo.
LISBON Waving Portuguese flags, leaders of the far-right National Renovation Party (PNR) waited for more people to turn up at a mid-September rally in Lisbon, but their patriotic chants fell on deaf ears.
LISBON Portugal's former Defence Minister Jose Azeredo Lopes will face trial over his alleged role in a suspected army cover-up of a theft of weapons from a military base more than two years ago, the public prosecutor's office said on Thursday.
LISBON A Portuguese court jailed a British pensioner couple for eight years on Thursday for smuggling nine kilos of cocaine into Europe in their luggage on a luxury cruise from the Caribbean.
LISBON, Sept 26 A Portuguese court jailed a
British pensioner couple for eight years on Thursday for
smuggling nine kilos of cocaine into Europe in their luggage on
a luxury cruise from the Caribbean.
LISBON Portuguese prosecutors on Thursday brought more than 100 charges against a man who allegedly accessed and published confidential documents belonging to leading soccer clubs and officials.