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We have started to collect the most important news related to Portugal in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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'Biscuit bingo' Brits fined by court

Tuesday, June 25th 2013, 7:33

Twenty-eight expats and holiday-makers are fined after police in Portugal caught them playing bingo in a bar for biscuits.
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'Fried Egg' off Azores could be impact crater from space object

Friday, December 18th 2009, 2:32
related countries: Atlantic Ocean Atlantic Ocean

Portuguese scientists find a fried egg-shaped depression on the Atlantic Ocean floor they think may be an impact crater.
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'Missile defence shield' for Nato

Friday, November 19th 2010, 20:48
related countries: United States United States
related places: Lisbon

A missile defence system covering all Nato countries has been agreed at the alliance's summit in Lisbon, US President Barack Obama has said.
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'No evidence' for Algarve arrest

Tuesday, May 15th 2007, 20:15

Portuguese police say there is not enough evidence to charge a man over Madeleine McCann's abduction.
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'No quick fix' to Irish No vote

Monday, June 16th 2008, 13:45
related countries: Ireland Ireland
related places: Lisbon

The Irish foreign minister says it is too early to seek a solution to the Irish rejection of the Lisbon reform treaty, ahead of talks.
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'Planned' Madeleine abduction theory

Tuesday, October 15th 2013, 0:18

Police investigating Madeleine McCann's disappearance in Portugal in 2007 say one reading is that it has "all the hallmarks of a pre-planned abduction".
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Abu Salem remanded on bomb charge

Friday, November 11th 2005, 16:05
related countries: India India

One of India's most wanted men, Abu Salem, is remanded in custody after being extradited from Portugal.
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Aerial video shows Portugal fires

Thursday, August 12th 2010, 10:54

Portuguese firefighters have been battling dozens of forest fires which are sweeping through the country and have killed two of their colleagues.
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Air stewardess' mid-flight proposal

Tuesday, January 18th 2011, 16:57

A Portuguese air stewardess was caught off guard when her boyfriend proposed mid-flight, after booking himself a seat on the plane.
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Algarve malaise

Thursday, April 14th 2011, 23:47

Portuguese hunt jobs in recession-hit resorts
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Alonso doubtful to face Portugal

Saturday, June 26th 2010, 10:57

Spain midfielder Xabi Alonso is doubtful for the last-16 match against Portugal after spraining his ankle.
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Angola 0-1 Portugal

Sunday, June 11th 2006, 20:55

Portugal hold on to beat Angola after an early goal from Pauleta.
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Angola offers to assist Portugal

Friday, November 18th 2011, 11:29

Angola is prepared to help out its former colonial power Portugal with its financial crisis, the oil-rich nation's President Jose Eduardo Dos Santos says.
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Angola v Portugal Virtual Replay

Sunday, June 11th 2006, 15:24
related countries: Angola Angola

Watch animated highlights of Angola against Portugal
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Angolan leader hits out at Portugal

Tuesday, October 15th 2013, 15:53
related countries: Angola Angola
related places: Lisbon

Angola's president says ties with former colonial ruler Portugal are "not well", amid tensions over Lisbon's investigation of Angolan officials.
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Anguish at Portugal girl abduction

Saturday, May 5th 2007, 3:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Police continue searching for a three-year-old UK girl feared abducted in Portugal, as her parents urge her return.
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Arsenal suffer late loss in Braga

Tuesday, November 23rd 2010, 21:36
related places: Braga

Arsenal's hopes of qualifying for the last 16 of the Champions League suffer a blow as Matheus scores twice to earn Braga victory.
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At least 50 die in Europe storms

Sunday, February 28th 2010, 22:29
related countries: France France, Spain Spain
related places: Madeira

At least 50 people are killed, most of them in France, as powerful storms cause chaos across western Europe.
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Athletic Bilbao 3-1 Sporting (agg 4-3)

Thursday, April 26th 2012, 22:35

Fernando Llorente's late goal books Athletic Bilbao's spot in the Europa League final as they overcome Sporting Lisbon.
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Austerity protests grip EU cities

Thursday, November 15th 2012, 9:52
related countries: Spain Spain

Millions of EU workers hold a day of action against unemployment and austerity, with protests in Spain and Portugal marred by violence.
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Author investigated for 'clown' jibe

Friday, May 24th 2013, 22:28

Portuguese author and journalist Miguel Sousa Tavares is being investigated for calling President Anibal Cavaco Silva "a clown" in an interview.
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Azores escape worst of hurricane

Wednesday, September 20th 2006, 11:44

A weakened Hurricane Gordon passes Portugal's Azores Islands, causing little of the damage initially forecast.
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