Europe

Portugal protests: Police station attacked, cars torched

The attacks came after police allegedly brutalised anti-racism protesters in Lisbon, which rarely sees such violence.

Portugal protests: Police station attacked, cars torched

Spain

Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo fined $21m in tax evasion case

Star footballer to serve a two-year suspended jail term as part of a pre-agreed deal with Spanish tax authorities.

Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo fined $21m in tax evasion case

Portugal

Four killed in rescue helicopter crash in Portugal

The INEM helicopter went missing in a mountainous area after dropping off a patient suffering from cardiac problems.

Four killed in rescue helicopter crash in Portugal

Football

UEFA against Morocco being part of Spain-Portugal World Cup bid

Head of European football says he would not back Spain and Portugal if they were to bid alongside Morocco for 2030.

UEFA against Morocco being part of Spain-Portugal World Cup bid

Portugal

Young black Portuguese men take police brutality case to court

Six alleged victims say officers beat them until they bled and were bruised and forced them into humiliating positions.

Young black Portuguese men take police brutality case to court

Portugal

Cyclone Leslie slams into Portugal

Hurricane Leslie batters Portugal uprooting trees and cutting electricity supplies to 15,000 households.

Cyclone Leslie slams into Portugal

Football

Ronaldo left off Portugal squad amid rape allegations

Portugal captain won't be in action against Poland, Scotland and will miss November fixtures, national coach announces.

Football

Ronaldo: 'Rape is an abominable crime'

Star football player categorically rejects accusations of sexual assault, says 'rape is an abominable crime'.

Cristiano Ronaldo denies rape accusations on social media

Football

Football star Ronaldo sued over alleged rape

Portuguese forward dismisses claims of sexual assault at Las Vegas hotel as 'fake news', as police reopen 2009 case.

Cristiano Ronaldo sued over alleged rape of Kathryn Mayorga

Spain

Mourinho 'accepts one-year jail sentence' in Spanish tax case

Manager unlikely to serve term as law states sentence of under two years for first offence can be served on probation.

Mourinho 'accepts one-year jail sentence' in Spanish tax case

Special series

Slavery Routes: Slavery's New Frontiers

Following abolition in Europe, the Industrial Revolution led to new forms exploitation for some 2.5 million slaves.

Weather

Lisbon breaks local heat record as temperatures soar in Europe

Many European temperatures exceed the normal range, especially at night. And there's more to come.

Lisbon breaks local heat record as temperatures soar in Europe

World Cup 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal knocked out of World Cup by Uruguay

Cavani scores two goals against Portugal as Ronaldo follows Messi out of World Cup 2018.

Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal knocked out of World Cup by Uruguay

World Cup 2018

Updates: Portugal v Morocco - Ronaldo on target

Live updates from the World Cup 2018 match between Portugal and Morocco.

Updates: Portugal v Morocco - Ronaldo on target

World Cup 2018

Ronaldo's header knocks Morocco out of World Cup 2018

The Portugal captain scored only goal of the match in the fourth minute to take his tally to four goals in two games.

Ronaldo's goal helps Portugal knock Morocco out of World Cup 2018