Portugal's largest bank starts to wobble, scaring markets

Story Published: 11 Jul 2014

GLOBAL equity markets were mostly weaker overnight, as investors sought the safety of government bonds after worries about...

Banco Espirito Santo, Dow Jones, Economy, Portugal, St George

An oasis of charm

Story Published: 3 May 2012

DOWN on the beach beside the 500-year-old Portugese fort which guards the entrance to Quriyat, a man was cooking a feed of...

Oman, Portugal, Quriyat, Travel, Travelling

Mick Fanning carves closer to world title in Portugal

Story Published: 17 Oct 2013

AN extremely focused Mick Fanning continued to march closer to a third world title over night in Portugal.

Mick Fanning, Portugal, World Title

Markets exhale as Portuguese bank worries ease

Story Published: 14 Jul 2014

SHARE markets recovered on Friday night as worries about a Portuguese bank eased.

Banks, Economy, Portugal, St George, Update

Ronaldo magic cross keeps Portugal's hopes alive

Story Published: 23 Jun 2014

CRISTIANO Ronaldo, right at the death, produced the cross that kept his team alive in a dramatic encounter between Portugal...

Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal, World Cup 2014

Joel Parkinson serves it up to a boogie board rider

Story Published: 11 Oct 2013

VIDEO footage of one of Australia’s elite surfers, Joel Parkinson, serving it up to a boogie boarder for dropping in on his...

Boogie Board, Editors Picks, Joel Parkinson, Portugal, Surfing

Spain reaches Euro 2012 final

Story Published: 28 Jun 2012

SPAIN reached their third consecutive major tournament final after overcoming neighbours Portugal 4-2 on penalties in the...

Football, Portugal, Soccer, Spain

Porto! Your first port of call

Story Published: 2 Oct 2014

A PRICKLY green blanket of vegetation is laid out before us across the majority of the 300km drive between Portugal’s...

Europe, Port, Porto, Portugal, Travel

Portugal: hot new cruise destination

Story Published: 25 Jan 2012

THE growing popularity of river cruising through the middle of Europe has spread west to Portugal.

Cruise, Cruising, Portugal, Travel, Travelling

Fighting on horseback

Story Published: 18 Oct 2011

DUELLING with bulls was always an aristocratic sport on the Iberian peninsula, but in Portugal, the old way of fighting on...

Bull Fighting, Portugal

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