Latest Lisbon News

Storm batters Iberian peninsula, damages roads, buildings

Dec. 13, 2022 11:08 AM EST

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — An Atlantic storm slammed into the Iberian peninsula Tuesday, dumping heavy rain on Portugal and Spain and drawing a line under the severe drought that gripped the two countries for most of the year. The storm caused widespread flooding, especially in...

Portugal: Woman dead after overnight rains flood Lisbon

Dec. 08, 2022 04:53 AM EST

MADRID (AP) — Heavy overnight rains flooded Portugal’s capital, Lisbon, and killed a 55-year-old woman who got trapped by the water in the basement where she lived, the national Civil Protection Agency said Thursday. The intense rainfall and winds washed away cars and flooded...

Brazil's Lula looks to revive neglected ties with Portugal

Nov. 18, 2022 12:29 PM EST

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Brazilian president-elect Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva met Friday with the president of Portugal in an effort to rekindle ties between the two Portuguese-speaking countries after four years of cool relations. “Portugal is a brother country and an important...

Portuguese artist shows fight in creating big installations

Nov. 18, 2022 02:26 AM EST

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — As a former nightclub bouncer and black-belt karate instructor, Portuguese artist Joana Vasconcelos doesn’t shrink from the challenges thrown up by her latest lavish creation. The 51-year-old, renowned for her big, in-your-face installations, is now...

Ansu Fati shines as Spain wins its final World Cup warmup

Nov. 17, 2022 16:19 PM EST

Ansu Fati made the most of his chance back with Spain's national team, scoring a goal and showing he is in great form in La Roja's 3-1 win over Jordan in a World Cup warmup on Thursday. Portugal, without Cristiano Ronaldo, saw Bruno Fernandes shine in a 4-0 win over Nigeria in its...

Ronaldo misses training, World Cup warmup with stomach bug

Nov. 16, 2022 12:23 PM EST

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo missed a training session with Portugal because of a stomach bug that will rule him out of a World Cup warmup match against Nigeria, the team said Wednesday. Portugal is scheduled to play against Nigeria in Lisbon on Thursday before flying...