Tourism is booming in Portugal's capital Lisbon, and many landlords are using web portals to make easy money. Long-established tenants are at a disadvantage, and feel the authorities have left them in the lurch.
The town of Elvas dominate the plains of southern Alentejo region near the border to Spain. But despite being declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2012, Elvas receives few visitors. How to change this?
Tensions are mounting between Angola and Portugal over the indictment for corruption of former Angolan Vice President Manuel Vicente. Experts believe Portugal will cave in to Angolan efforts to nix the trial.
At least 41 people have been killed in devastating wild fires that swept across parts of Portugal and Spain. Politicians and residents of towns hit by the deadly fires have blamed Lisbon for the soaring death toll.
Brits again topped the list of foreign visitors to the country, followed by Germans, Spaniards and French. Portugal unveiled plans for a second international airport for Lisbon to cope with record numbers of visitors.
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