Portugal is a state in southwestern Europe and has the Atlantic Ocean to its west. Its capital and largest city is Lisbon.
Portugal has high living standards and a developed economy. It is a member of the EU and NATO.
The corruption charges facing Portugal's former prime minister, Jose Socrates, since his arrest in 2014 have been dropped, but he will still stand trial for alleged money laundering, according to local reports.
Portugal and the Netherlands have become the latest countries to restrict their rollouts of the Covid-19 vaccine developed by AstraZeneca after a review by the EU's drug regulator found blood clots can be a very rare side effect.
Cristiano Ronaldo moved to within six goals of the all-time international record as the Portugal star struck against lowly Luxembourg, but fans have revived claims that the forward has ‘stat padded’ against lesser teams.
The armband tossed to the ground by a furious Cristiano Ronaldo after he was denied a late winner in Portugal’s World Cup qualifier against Serbia last weekend has been put up for auction to raise funds for a sick child.