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Portugal: Country in Southwestern Europe
Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic, is a country located on the Iberian Peninsula, in Southwestern Europe, and whose territory also includes the Macaronesian archipelagos of the Azores and Madeira. It features the westernmost point in continental Europe, its mainland west and south border with the North Atlantic Ocean and in the north and east, the Portugal-Spain border constitutes the longest uninterrupted border-line in the European Union. Its archipelagos form two autonomous regions with their own regional governments. In the mainland, Alentejo region occupies the biggest area but is one of the regions in Europe with a lower population density. Lisbon is the capital and largest city by population, being also the main spot for tourists alongside Porto and Algarve.

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'Liquid Becomings' wins €500,000 award to produce The European Pavilion 2024 [Video]

'Liquid Becomings' wins €500,000 award to produce The European Pavilion 2024

Four boats on four rivers on a journey to make new stories and help redefine culture across the continent. The European Pavilion 2024 will be produced by a young artistic collective that includes..

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New Solar Panel Concept Could Help Drive the Transition to Renewable Energy

New Solar Panel , Concept Could Help Drive the , Transition to Renewable Energy. 'The Independent' reports that researchers believe a new renewable energy concept has the potential to reduce the..

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Japanese youth take home gold at day two of Judo World Tour [Video]

Japanese youth take home gold at day two of Judo World Tour

At -81kg Yoshito Hojo made his first appearance at the Judo Grand Prix in Portugal, taking home gold for his country,

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The  first Judo Gran Prix of the year gets underway in Portugal [Video]

The first Judo Gran Prix of the year gets underway in Portugal

From Japan to Kazakhstan, day one at the Judo Grand Prix in Odivelas kicked off the 2024 season in spectacular fashion.

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'Fifty Shades of Grey' Jamie Dornan Was Hospitalised Due To Toxic Caterpillars | Oneindia News [Video]

'Fifty Shades of Grey' Jamie Dornan Was Hospitalised Due To Toxic Caterpillars | Oneindia News

Join us as we uncover the shocking incident involving 'Fifty Shades of Grey' actor Jamie Dornan, hospitalized with heart-attack symptoms due to toxic caterpillars during a Portugal trip in 2023. Gordon..

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Rangers are drawn against Portuguese champions Benfica in the last 16 of the Europa League.
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Great Britain's Lucy Renshall wins her second Grand Prix title with victory in Portugal.
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Connacht back row Cian Prendergast replaces Tom Ahern in Ireland's training squad for the pre-Six Nations camp in Portugal.
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Medvedev 'made to run' on way to Australian quarters

Third seed Daniil Medvedev is pushed by Portugal's Nuno Borges but comes through in four sets to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals.
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Skivington to coach England A against Portugal

Gloucester Rugby head coach George Skivington will take charge of England men's A team when they play Portugal in February.
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Karni Sena chief Gogamedi murder plotter heading to North America via Europe?

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Charlton's 1966 semi-final shirt sold for £59,000

The shirt he wore during the World Cup semi-final win over Portugal sells for just under £60,000.
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Pepe becomes oldest Champions League goalscorer

Portugal defender Pepe become the oldest goalscorer in Champions League history as his late header helps Porto beat Royal Antwerp.
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Portugal's prime minister resigns amid corruption investigation

Portugal's prime minister has announced his resignation after he was caught up in a corruption investigation.
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Sir Bobby's 1966 semi-final shirt up for auction

The shirt he wore during England's win over Portugal is expected to fetch tens of thousands of pounds.
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Live text commentary of Gibraltar versus Republic of Ireland in a Euro 2024 Group B qualifier at Estádio Algarve, Faro in Portugal.
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The 2030 World Cup will he held across Uruguay, Argentina, Paraguay, Spain, Portugal and Morocco, Fifa confirms.
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Six young people from Portugal have taken 32 European governments to court, arguing their failure to act fast enough on climate change violates their human rights.
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A British man has reportedly been stabbed to death in Portugal while taking part in an online challenge.
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Wales lock Christ Tshiunza will line up against Portugal in Nice on Saturday for his World Cup debut.
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Frankie Dettori says only "a stupid offer" would make him reconsider his decision to retire, which was in part prompted by seeing Cristiano Ronaldo on the Portugal bench at last year's World Cup.
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Manchester City complete the signing of Portugal midfielder Matheus Nunes from Wolves for £53m.
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