Forecast says centre-right incumbent has won a second and final five-year term. Centre-right incumbent candidate Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa has won Portugal’s presidential election, according to an exit poll. The survey by the Portuguese Catholic University’s Polling Center for public broadcaster RTP
Portugal held its presidential election on Sunday with the moderate incumbent candidate strongly favoured to win a second five-year term while COVID-19 cases reached record levels. Voters queued up as polls opened in the Lisbon parish of Santo Antonio, guided by red
People are only allowed to leave home for essential work or trips and to vote under Portugal’s current lockdown. Portuguese voters – largely confined to their homes due to a strict COVID-19 lockdown – will pick a new president on Sunday, but
More than a trillion euros in stimulus is on its way to jolt life into a eurozone battered by the coronavirus crisis. With more than a trillion euros in stimulus still in the pipeline to the economy, the European Central Bank (ECB)
The European Commission President and her top team of eurocrats jetted into Portugal today for the country’s launch of its rotating EU presidency. The bloc’s most senior officials decided not to call off her trip despite prime minister Antonio Costa announcing a
Prime minister Antonio Costa proposed a two-speed Europe with member states supportive of free-spending and joint debt at its core. He said countries that reject the bloc’s values and principles of democratic and media freedom, as well as solidarity in times of
Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for coronavirus and will therefore miss Portugal’s Nations League match against Sweden on Wednesday. Juventus forward Ronaldo is asymptomatic and is now in isolation. The 35-year-old was seen having dinner with his Portuguese team-mates on Monday night.
Would YOU dare cross it? The nail-biting new see-through footbridge in Portugal that hangs 575ft above a river The new 516 Arouca bridge, located an hour’s drive from Porto in Portugal, is set to open later this month The bridge’s walkway is