ALQUEVA, Portugal As wildfires scorched California yet again this summer, Jose Dariush Leal da Costa, a Bay Area native with Portuguese roots, was harvesting his first almonds in a sun-drenched, watery oasis in southern Portugal. | Video
LISBON Temperatures in Portugal, at the crest of a European heatwave, began to ease from near record levels on Sunday, but a forest fire raged for a third day in the south, battled by 800 firefighters and 12 aircraft. | Video
LISBON More than 740 firefighters battled a forest fire in southern Portugal on Saturday as temperatures climbed to near record highs in the Iberian Peninsula amid a Europe-wide heatwave that has brought drought and wildfires from Greece to Sweden. | Video
LISBON, July 10 Portugal midfielder Bruno Fernandes, one of nine players who quit Sporting Lisbon last month after an attack by angry supporters, rejoined the club on Tuesday, saying he believed it had a more stable future.
CORUCHE, Portugal A Portuguese tech firm is uncorking an Android smartphone whose case is made from cork, a natural and renewable material native to the Iberian country. | Video
LISBON, June 24 Sporting have overwhelmingly voted to eject president Bruno de Carvalho in a bid to save the Portuguese club after nine players quit in protest at an attack in May by angry fans who had allegedly been spurred by his public rebuke of the team.
LISBON, June 9 EDP-Energias de Portugal sees
merits in the plans of suitor China Three Gorges (CTG), it said
on Saturday, signalling it may be open to an improved offer
after rejecting a 9 billion euro ($10.6 billion) takeover
proposal as too low.
LISBON Portugal goalkeeper Rui Patricio quit his club Sporting on Friday, blaming its president for "psychological violence" against players and inciting anger among the fans, who attacked a number of players and coaches at their training ground last month.
LISBON Portugal's parliament rejected on Tuesday a bill that would have legalized voluntary euthanasia for terminal patients in the Catholic-majority country by a narrow margin, but it secured enough support to ensure continued debate on the issue.
LISBON Israel's Netta Barzilai won the Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon on Saturday, bringing Israel its fourth victory in the glitzy pageant, watched by over 200 million people around the world, and the right to host the event next year. | Video