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Former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres is poised to become the next UN secretary-general.

Former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres is poised to become the next UN secretary-general, following a sixth straw poll of members of the UN Security Council Wednesday. Guterres, who was Portugal’s leader from 1995 to 2002, is also a former

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Portugal battles deadly forest fires

Three people have died in raging forest fires on Portugal’s holiday island of Madeira where flames damaged homes and a hotel and forced around 1,000 people to flee. Portugal urged its European partners Wednesday to help in battling multiple blazes

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Euro 2016: Jubilant fans cheer winning Portuguese team

Thousands of fans have lined the streets of the Portuguese capital Lisbon to greet their returning football heroes, who beat France 1-0 in the final of Euro 2016. When the team’s plane touched down in Portugal, it was met by

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Portugal beat France to win Euro 2016

Portugal won a first major international trophy as they overcame the loss of Cristiano Ronaldo to beat hosts France in the Euro 2016 final. France carved out the best chances, with Antoine Griezmann twice denied by saves from Rui Patricio,

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Antoine Griezmann is France’s hero but his roots are in Portugal

France is counting on its new national hero Antoine Griezmann to beat Portugal on Sunday, but the player’s own history with the country is deep rooted, writes Adam Bate. In some respects, Macon is quintessential France. Situated in the heart

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Euro 2016: ‘Cristiano Ronaldo was the only difference between Wales & Portugal

There was nothing between Wales and Portugal in their Euro 2016 semi-final until the bit of brilliance from Cristiano Ronaldo that saw him score their first goal. It was a great leap and fantastic header and there were only two

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wales euro 2016 dream ended by portugal

The great Wales adventure at Euro 2016 came to a disappointing end as they were beaten in the semi-final by Portugal in Lyon. Chris Coleman’s side entered the biggest game in Welsh football history at their first major tournament since

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Portugal v Wales preview: Pepe a doubt for semi-final clash

Pepe is a doubt for Wednesday’s Euro 2016 semi in Lyon as Portugal and Wales go head-to-head for a place in the final. The defender has been one of Fernando Santos’ most consistent performers in France so far, but has

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Euro 2016: How Wales can beat Portugal and make final – Dean Saunders

Even when Aaron Ramsey has been in the team, Wales have struggled to break down defensive-minded teams who are not as good as Portugal – Israel at home in the qualifiers and Northern Ireland in the last 16 are two

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Pepe injury concern for Portugal ahead of Euro 2016 semi-final v Wales

Portugal centre-back Pepe is an injury concern for the Euro 2016 semi-final against Wales on Wednesday. Portugal press officer Onofre Costa ended a news conference by saying Pepe has a thigh muscle problem and would not be training on Monday.

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