Portugal

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Portuguese pooch crowned world’s oldest dog
Thirty-year-old Bobi snatched crown from US pup in upset; longevity credited to human food and ‘calm, peaceful environment’

Maya Yang

04, Feb, 2023 @8:00 AM

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‘A search for ourselves’: shipwreck becomes focus of slavery debate
Vessel that sank with more than 200 transported people onboard is being used to humanise the story of slavery

Sam Jones in Madrid

08, Jan, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Veteran surfer Marcio Freire dies at Portuguese big-wave break Nazaré
Marcio Freire fell from his board and rescuers’ attempts to resuscitate him on land failed, authorities said, in first death at the famous surfing spot

Guardian staff and agencies

06, Jan, 2023 @4:00 AM

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‘God preserve this score!’ Palestinians revel in Morocco’s World Cup backing
Occupied territories hail success of Arab team, whose players unfurl flag of Palestine after victories

Bethan McKernan and Quique Kierszenbaum in Ramallah

10, Dec, 2022 @7:22 PM

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One to watch: Ana Moura
The fado star is reinventing the ‘Portuguese blues’ again, this time mixing its emotional intensity with kizomba, samba and trap

Kate Hutchinson

12, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Weather tracker: unusual cold and snow spreading across North America
Temperatures in Canada dropped by as much as 20C below normal this week

Azure Prior for Metdesk

12, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Madeleine McCann’s parents lose challenge over Portuguese libel case
Couple sought redress from European court of human rights after libel case against detective was overturned

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

20, Sep, 2022 @11:56 AM

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Pregnant woman’s death causes outrage over crisis-hit Portugal health service
Health minister quit this week after woman, 34, died while being moved from hospital due to lack of space

Mia Alberti in Lisbon

01, Sep, 2022 @11:59 AM

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Dealing with drought: how fog collectors are providing trees with water in Spain
Scientists in the Canary Islands and Portugal are collecting water from fog to enable reforestation of degraded landscapes

Stephen Burgen

26, Aug, 2022 @6:45 AM

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Ana Luísa Amaral obituary
Portuguese poet of the everyday and translator of works by Emily Dickinson and Shakespeare’s sonnets

Margaret Jull Costa

24, Aug, 2022 @4:16 PM

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Ricardo dos Santos: IOPC to review case after armed Met police stop athlete
London-based Portuguese sprinter says he feared for his safety during the stop – the third in last two years

Matthew Weaver

15, Aug, 2022 @2:51 PM

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Wildfires in Europe burn area equivalent to one-fifth of Belgium
Experts say drought and extreme high temperatures likely to make it a record year for destruction by fires

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

15, Aug, 2022 @11:25 AM

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