3 days ago
Portugal expands adoption rights for gay couples
4 days ago
Scotland's Saltman leads Madeira Open in Portugal
7 days ago
"The money from the banking system isn't getting to the businesses or into the economy," Portugal's Pedro Coelho said after meeting with Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy.
8 days ago
European finance ministers are set to discuss on Monday the economic plans of Italy's new government and assess the outlook for bailed-out countries like Portugal, Greece and Cyprus.
8 days ago
Spanish leader Mariano Rajoy and Portugal's Pedro Passos Coelho will likely call on the EU to move swiftly to create a regional banking union and to slow down budget cuts to help the economy grow.
13 days ago
The three major international ratings agencies downgraded Portugal's credit worthiness to junk status as the debt-heavy country fell victim to the eurozone financial crisis that spooked investors.
15 days ago
In what was seen as a warning over lack of compliance, the bailout lenders last month halted payouts after Portugal's Constitutional Court disallowed some of the government's pay and pension cuts.
16 days ago
Top seeds David Ferrer and Stanislas Wawrinka were semifinal winners Saturday and will meet for the title at the Portugal Open.
17 days ago
Portugal got a 78 billion euro rescue in 2011 after overspending, heavy debts and weak growth left it close to bankruptcy amid the eurozone's financial crisis.
20 days ago
Top-seeded Marion Bartoli came up an opening-round loser, while reigning champion Kaia Kanepi advanced Tuesday at the $235,000 Portugal Open tennis event.
67 days ago
Finance Minister Vitor Gaspar said Friday the bailout lenders are giving Portugal an extra year, until 2015, to get the budget deficit below 3 percent.
79 days ago
Many thousands of demonstrators are holding marches in more than 20 cities in Portugal to protest government-imposed austerity measures aimed at lifting the ailing country out of recession.
81 days ago
"In Portugal, civic movements whose message travels quickly on social media have to a degree eclipsed trade unions, traditionally in the vanguard of protests.
83 days ago
Portugal's Food Safety Agency said late Tuesday it made the seizures at companies that process, package and distribute meat to large retail outlets.
90 days ago
Portugal needed a (EURO)78 billion bailout in 2011 when a decade of average growth below 1 percent and mounting debts pushed it close to bankruptcy.
93 days ago
"Portugal was the third country, after Greece and Ireland, to fall into the eurozone's financial crisis and required a (EURO)78 billion lifeline in May 2011 to avert bankruptcy.
114 days ago
Bus crashes in eastern Portugal; 10 dead, 33 hurt
116 days ago
Portugal's government is postponing its planned privatization of the public broadcaster after complaints from private channels that the advertising market isn't big enough for another competitor.
117 days ago
The sale is a milestone in Portugal's recovery efforts and the latest sign that the euro area is over the worst of the financial crisis.
118 days ago
The yield, or interest rate, on Portugal's 10-year bonds on the secondary market fell to 5.86 percent Tuesday, the lowest in more than two years, according to financial data provider FactSet.
122 days ago
The International Monetary Fund is warning Portugal against the temptation to relax its contentious austerity drive, saying any backsliding could undermine the 17-country eurozone's recovery.
125 days ago
Portugal has raised (EURO)2.5 billion ($3.3 billion) in a debt auction that featured solid demand and lower interest rates, easing the country's financial worries.
125 days ago
NEW RATES: Portugal's government has published new tax rates that critics say will deepen hardship and doom hopes for an economic recovery.
126 days ago
Bailed-out Portugal's government has published new tax tables cutting the income of workers and pensioners from the end of this month.
139 days ago
President Anibal Cavaco Silva said in his annual New Year's message broadcast late Tuesday that he signed the budget into law because Portugal cannot afford a political crisis.