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Portugal to expel ten Russian diplomats

Portugal to expel ten Russian diplomats

The government of Portugal has decided to declare ten Russian embassy staffers personae non gratae, the country's foreign ministry said on its website on Tuesday. "The foreign ministry is announcing that today the government of …

Portugal and Poland qualify for Qatar 2022 World Cup

Portugal and Poland qualify for Qatar 2022 World Cup

Portugal and Poland claimed their spots at the 2022 World Cup finals with 2-0 wins over North Macedonia and Sweden. Portugal's Bruno Fernandes scored twice as they beat stubborn visitors North Macedonia 2-0 to qualify for the World …

Portugal: question of Abramovich citizenship depends on inquiry

Portugal: question of Abramovich citizenship depends on inquiry

Portugal said it would not strip the citizenship of Chelsea soccer club owner Roman Abramovich for now because that measure was not part of EU sanctions against Russian oligarchs, but his nationality status could change depending on the outcome …

Portuguese Sporting stun Besiktas 4-1 in Champions League

Portuguese Sporting stun Besiktas 4-1 in Champions League

Portuguese football club Sporting thrashed Turkish opponents Besiktas 4-1 in a Tuesday UEFA Champions League group match. In the 15th minute, visitors Sporting took the lead in Istanbul's Vodafone Park as Uruguayan defender …

World Cup 2022: Azerbaijan national team loses to Portugal

World Cup 2022: Azerbaijan national team loses to Portugal

The Azerbaijani national football team played another match within the qualifying stage of the World Cup. The Azerbaijani national team lost 0:3 to the Portuguese team. The match took place at the Baku Olympic Stadium. Goals …

Anti-vaxxer family die in Portugal after refusing jab

Anti-vaxxer family die in Portugal after refusing jab

A man from Cardiff has claimed he lost his mother, father and brother from Covid within a week because all three had chosen not to be jabbed after they were frightened by misinformation from anti-vaxxers. Francis Goncalves, a chef, said …

Russia resumes flights to five countries

Russia resumes flights to five countries

Russia is officially resuming air service with Mexico, Iceland, Malta, Portugal, and Saudi Arabia starting Tuesday after flights were suspended amid the coronavirus pandemic last spring, according to a respective decision taken in the middle of …

UEFA Champions League final moved to Porto from Istanbul

UEFA Champions League final moved to Porto from Istanbul

European football's governing body UEFA has announced that it is moving the Champions League final to Portugal from Istanbul for the second year running. The affair between Manchester City and Chelsea will now be played at the …

UEFA has issues with CL Switch to London, Portugal a backup

UEFA has issues with CL Switch to London, Portugal a backup

People familiar with the talks say UEFA has given the British government until Tuesday to offer the travel waivers required to move the Champions League final to Wembley or the all-English game could be played in Portugal instead. …

Portugal's president tests positive for COVID-19

Portugal's president tests positive for COVID-19

Portugal’s President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, who is seeking a second term in an election on Jan. 24, has tested positive for the coronavirus but has so far shown no symptoms, his office said on Monday. The 72-year-old had one …

Europe introduces lockdown on Christmas

Europe introduces lockdown on Christmas

Italy has ordered a nationwide lockdown over much of the Christmas and New Year period in an effort to combat a rise in coronavirus cases, BBC writes in the article Covid: Italy latest European country to order Christmas lockdown. The country will be under "red-zone" restrictions over the public holidays, with non-essential shops, restaurants and bars closed, and Italians only allowed to travel for work, health and emergency reasons. Limited home visits will be allowed

Bayern Munich wins Champions League title

Bayern Munich wins Champions League title

Germany’s Bayern Munich has beaten Paris Saint-Germain (France) 1:0 in the final match of the Champions League held in Lisboa. Bayern’s Kingsley Coman scored the winning goal in the 59th minute. This is …

Portugal MPs in move to legalise euthanasia

Portugal MPs in move to legalise euthanasia

Portugal has taken a big step towards legalising euthanasia by approving proposals from the ruling Socialist Party and some other politicians, BBC reports. Five bills got majority backing from MPs, and now a special committee is to …

FC Zenit eliminated from UEFA Champions League

FC Zenit eliminated from UEFA Champions League

Russian football club Zenit St. Petersburg lost its last match in the UEFA Champions League group stage in Lisboa against Portugal's Benfica with the score of 0-3 and was eliminated from the tournament. Franco Cervi and Pizzi …

Europe is on fire

Europe is on fire

Abnormal heat in Europe contributes to spread of forest fires