LISBON, Portugal (AP) — A delegation of Brazilian indigenous leaders is seeking to recruit European political support against incursions by loggers and cattle ranchers in the Amazon and the...
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — European Union Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier on Tuesday drew the battle lines for the upcoming free trade talks with the U.K. once it has left the bloc and warned...
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal's Socialist Party had little time Monday to savor its general election victory, as tough negotiations for parliamentary support loomed and the economy braces for...
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The latest on Portugal's election (all times local):
Portugal's center-left Socialist Party has collected the most votes in Sunday's general...
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — A frequent question asked in Portugal ahead of Sunday's general election is not whether the incumbent Socialist Party will win, but by how big a margin. Recent opinion...
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — No loud populists, no surging far-right groups, a liberal and migrant-welcoming Socialist Party tipped for a resounding win _ Portugal's general election this weekend makes...
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Diogo Freitas do Amaral, a conservative Portuguese politician who played a leading role in cementing the country’s democracy after its 1974 Carnation Revolution and later...
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Hurricane Lorenzo powered across the Atlantic Ocean on Wednesday, lashing the Azores with heavy rains, powerful winds and high waves and significantly damaging one island’s...
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — A Portuguese court has convicted an elderly British couple of drug trafficking after police apprehended them on a cruise ship with 9 kilograms (20 pounds) of cocaine hidden...
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese prosecutors are bringing 154 charges against an alleged local hacker they believe is linked to the publication of internal documents that embarrassed top...
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Timo Werner scored twice in the second half as Leipzig stunned Portuguese champion Benfica 2-1 in Group G of the Champions League on Tuesday.
GENEVA (AP) — Europe's top soccer leagues announced a Champions League vision on Friday that rejects radical changes wanted by elite clubs.
The 29-nation European Leagues group said its core...
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Three Brazilian organizations are sharing a 1 million-euro ($1.1 million) prize from a Portuguese scientific foundation for their work treating millions of people with...
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese authorities say around 500 firefighters are combating a wildfire that started in a central area some 100 kilometers (62 miles) northeast of Lisbon, the...
MACAO, Portugal (AP) — Firefighters in Portugal on Tuesday brought a huge wildfire under control after the blaze raged for four days, injuring 39 people and leaving a trail of...
COLOS, Portugal (AP) — More than 1,000 firefighters and 14 water-dropping aircraft battled a major wildfire Monday amid scorching temperatures in Portugal, where forest blazes wreak destruction...
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — About 1,800 firefighters were struggling to contain wildfires in central Portugal that have already injured 20 people, including eight firefighters, authorities said...
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal's attorney general's office says authorities have charged 89 Hells Angels bikers with crimes including attempted murder, grievous bodily harm, extortion and drug...
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Authorities in Lisbon's old town are cracking down on what locals increasingly describe as a scourge — shared electric scooters abandoned on sidewalks.
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The European Union agency that monitors illicit drug use says cocaine is becoming more widely available on the continent.
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese police say they have intercepted a Brazilian trawler in the Atlantic Ocean and found on board cocaine with a street value of more than 30 million euros ($34...
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Benfica has won its fifth Portuguese league title in six seasons after routing Santa Clara 4-1 on Saturday.
Benfica lifted its 37th league trophy by finishing two...
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Billy McNeill, the captain of Glasgow soccer club Celtic when it became the first British team to win the European Cup in 1967, has died. He was 79.
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The Latest on the deadly bus crash on Portuguese island of Madeira (all times local):
Portugal's foreign ministry has confirmed that all 29 people killed...
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — A tour bus carrying German tourists crashed on Portugal's Madeira Island on Wednesday, killing 28 people and injuring 28 others, local authorities said.
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LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Gas stations across Portugal began to run dry Wednesday as a truckers' strike over pay and working conditions entered its second day.
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo is optimistic he will recover quickly from a right leg injury that limited him to playing half an hour in Portugal's 1-1 draw against Serbia in qualifying...
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal drew with Serbia 1-1 in qualifying for the 2020 European Championship on Monday, with Cristiano Ronaldo playing only half an hour before being substituted with a...
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The lawyer for a Portuguese man linked to the publication of internal documents that embarrassed top European clubs and soccer officials in the Football Leaks case says he...
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo is back on Portugal's national soccer team for the first time since the World Cup.
Ronaldo was included in coach Fernando Santos' team Friday for...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Former Manchester United winger Nani has become the latest 30-plus star to join Major League Soccer after a career in Europe, agreeing to a three-year contract with Orlando City.
The team said Monday that Nani was given a free transfer from Portugal's Sporting Lisbon and will be a designated player who counts only partially against the team's salary cap.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Colombian striker Fredy Montero has returned to Major League Soccer's Vancouver Whitecaps, agreeing to a two-year contract.
Sporting Lisbon in Portugal announced earlier Friday that it had released Montero.
Montero had 47 goals and 34 assists for the Seattle Sounders in 119 regular-season games from 2009-12. He had 13 goals and six assists in 33 regular-season games for the Whitecaps in 2017.
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Benfica beat Sporting Lisbon 4-2 Sunday to move within three points of Portuguese league leader Porto.
Haris Seferovic, Joao Felix, Ruben Dias and Pizzi Fernandes scored for Benfica, which never trailed at Sporting's Jose Alvalade Stadium.
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal's prime minister caused uproar in parliament when he asked if the color of his skin had prompted a lawmaker's questions during a debate on racial tensions and police conduct Friday.
"It must be because of my skin color that you're asking me whether I condemn or don't condemn" police violence, Prime Minister Antonio Costa, who is of Indian descent on his father's side, told the inquiring legislator.
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese police detained three juveniles Thursday amid a spate of attacks on police and night-time burnings of sidewalk trash cans and recycle bins.
Rocks and a homemade incendiary device were thrown at officers who went to investigate a fire, police said in a statement. Nobody was hurt, police said.
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal's government has unveiled a 1.1-billion euro ($1.26 billion) plan to expand Lisbon's current airport and build a second one, even though an environmental impact study that could thwart its ambitions isn't finished.
National airports operator ANA is footing the bill to adapt a military airfield in Montijo, 30 kilometers (18 miles) by road from Lisbon. It aims to handle around 50 million passengers a year from 2022.
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — A nationwide protest in Portugal that seeks to emulate France's yellow vest movement has fallen flat, with few people turning out.
Portuguese protesters are attempting to disrupt morning rush-hour traffic at various locations across the country Friday, but they are far outnumbered by police.
The protest grew out of a Facebook page that aims to give voice to people angry about the state of the country.
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The European Union agency that monitors drug abuse says cocaine dealers are increasingly using social media and encrypted communications to do business, making it harder for authorities to crack down on the trade.
The European Monitoring Center for Drugs and Drug Addiction agency said in a report Thursday that "large quantities of cocaine appear to be entering Europe at a regular pace, and law enforcement and customs agents are facing challenges in containing the flow."
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Benfica finished its Champions League campaign with a 1-0 win over AEK Athens on Wednesday.
Both teams were out of contention for the knockout stage, and Benfica had already secured third place and a spot in the round of 32 of the Europa League.
Alex Grimaldo scored the winner in the 88th minute with a well-struck free kick over the wall.
"We had a good match, deserved the win," Grimaldo said. "We tried until the end, I am happy that we did it."
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese prison guards are walking off the job in an ongoing pay dispute, just days after prisoners rioted at two prisons amid restrictions caused by strikes.
The prison guards, who are government workers, started a new strike Thursday to demand salary hikes and bonus payments for late shifts.
They have been walking out sporadically all year, and some prisoners are reportedly unhappy about canceled visits because of the walkouts.
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal is embracing China's "One Belt, One Road" initiative, which offers loans for the building of large-scale infrastructure projects.
Despite wariness in other European Union capitals about Beijing's strategy, the Portuguese government wholeheartedly endorsed the scheme during a 24-hour state visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping.
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — While some powerful European Union governments are uneasy about China possibly taking more control of the bloc's critical energy and transport infrastructure, one of western Europe's smallest economies is grabbing the opportunity with both hands.
CHANTILLY, Va. (AP) — A Portuguese airline is launching nonstop service between that nation's capital and the Washington, D.C., region.
TAP Air Portugal said Thursday that roundtrip service between Lisbon and Dulles International Airport will begin in June.
The service will run each way five days a week. Round-trip fares will begin at $569 in economy class and $2,951 for business class seats.
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has accused the United States of pursuing a "hidden agenda" through its military involvement in Syria.
Lavrov said Saturday that in contrast to American claims that it is intervening in Syria to help in the fight against the Islamic State group, the U.S.'s true goal is to overturn the Syrian government supported by Moscow.
LISBON, Ohio (AP) — A county GOP chairman in Ohio says he was mistaken in publishing a meme on Facebook that appeared to refer to the California wildfires as "God's Punishment to Liberal California."
Columbiana County Republican Party Chairman Dave Johnson says he deleted the meme. It showed a landscape ablaze along with the text about "Liberal California."
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — An Air Astana plane with six crew on board and no passengers declared an emergency over Portugal on Sunday after experiencing problems with its command and control system but landed safely just over an hour later, a senior Portuguese Air Force officer said.
Lt. Gen. Manuel Costa told The Associated Press the plane, made by Brazilian manufacturer Embraer, landed at Beja air base, about 180 kilometers (90 miles) southeast of Lisbon, on Sunday afternoon.
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — A weakened hurricane Leslie slammed into the coast of Portugal, leaving 27 people injured as it uprooted trees, brought down power lines and smashed store windows with gusting winds and heavy rain.
Over 60 people were forced to leave their homes by the storm and over 300,000 people suffered power outages overnight, Luis Belo Costa of Portugal's National Protection Agency said. He also gave the injury toll but added that none of the injuries were life-threatening.