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Jeremy Corbyn claims nerve agent attack may have been MAFIA and says we must avoid 'new cold war' with Russia

Jeremy Corbyn has defended his position on Russia saying we should not resign ourselves to a 'new cold war'.<p>The Labour leader, who has been roundly …

Great Britain

Choosing alternative cancer therapy doubles risk of death, study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Patients who chose alternative therapies to treat a common, curable cancer instead of opting for the recommended medical treatment double their risk of death, according to a recent study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.<p>Conventional medical treatments include …

The Freelancer’s Guide to Flipboard

As the CEO, CFO and sole employee of a one-person startup, the freelancer must be motivated and multifaceted, managing the work, identifying new opportunities for income, and mastering the delicate art of self-promotion. Here are three ways Flipboard can help.<p><b>1. Make a digital portfolio</b><br>Sure, a …

Travelers, a personalized tour app, and bootstrapping in Lisbon

<i>This series was brought to you by Index.co</i><p>Every startup has a story to tell. From the conception of an idea, to the first lines of code, early hires, and preliminary funding rounds – every company has a unique narrative.<p>But there are always shared experiences. Processes, tactics and habits that …

10 reasons to visit Portugal this summer

These days, you can’t open a travel magazine or newspaper without being dazzled by the accolades heaped on once-modest Portugal. Yes, Spain’s little …

European Travel

The Best Day Trips in Portugal

<i>PHOTO: There is much to see beyond the cities in Portugal (Courtesy Auto Europe)</i><p>The Portuguese cities of Lisbon and Porto are sure to keep …

European Travel

A night and day in Lisbon with Jack Guinness

In part two of our city guides, Jack Guinness explores the old-meets-new feel of the Portuguese capital in only 24 hours. Featuring Lisbon’s hottest …

Activities in Portugal

Exploring Castelo de Sao Jorge Lisbon

The World Is A BookIt’s hard to miss this imposing structure that seems to keep watch over central Lisbon..Exploring Castelo de Sao Jorge Lisbon

The 10 Most Picturesque Streets in Lisbon | As 10 Ruas Mais Pitorescas de Lisboa

[ THE ESSENTIAL LISBON TOURISM & INSIDER'S CITY GUIDE ] [ O GUIA ESSENCIAL DE TURISMO E DA CIDADE DE LISBOA ]<p>The Best of Lisbon | O Melhor de Lisboa

Insider's Guide to Lisbon

"Almost every restaurant and café in Lisbon sells their own version of the Portuguese pastry, <i>pastel de nata</i>—a custard tart with hints of lemon, …

European Travel

Why Lisbon Is Europe's Most Underrated City

As a new generation of architects and designers take charge, Portugal’s ancient capital is emerging from a long deep freeze.<p>On a recent Saturday afternoon, the broad Ribeira das Naus esplanade overflowed with Lisboans. At one end of the waterfront park, a kiosk did a brisk business in Super Bock …

Seafood and cakes in Lisbon

<b>I love food. So much so that I don’t try to follow any diets or meal plans or what not. Of course, I try to eat healthy, but I live by the saying</b> …

Food

10 essential apps for expats in Lisbon

<b>So, you’ve made the move to Lisbon, but what are the tips and tricks needed to adjust to life in Portugal’s capital?</b><p>Worry not, as we’ve compiled a …

10 best rooftop bars in Lisbon

Lisbon is a city of seven hills, and therefore a city of spectacular views. Views out across the River Tagus, sweeping towards the Atlantic; views …

My Top 6 | Lisbon Edition

Travel photography always demands a lot of research in order to make a productive trip. Before you fly you need to put a lot of energy into planning …

Portugal: 5 Sizzling Reasons to Hit the Lisbon Coast in Summer

Lisbon is one of the most charming cities in Europe with its laid-back vibe, great food and wine and a stunning coastline. We’ve pointed the way to …

European Travel

Lisbon like a local: The best of old and new in Portugal's hipster capital

Short breaks in Europe<p>Is Portugal's capital too hip for its own good? Not if you mix old and new, says Lorraine Courtney.<p>Set the mood<p>I might overuse …

European Travel

Color Photos Show the Trams of Portugal in the 1970s

Trams in Portugal have generally been traditional electric cars in large cities such as Lisbon, Porto, and Coimbra... Portuguese tram routes are …

Ice cream salesman in Lisbon, ca. 1930s

Lisbon Bucket List!

Lisbon is a city that will surprise you, intrigue and delight you… but most of all, leave you in a world of unexplainable happiness. This city is …

Airbnb Finds Love in Lisbon After Berlin Shies Away

On his way to work, Lisbon Mayor Fernando Medina likes to count the dwindling number of empty buildings.<p>Thanks to a tourism and real estate boom, …

Palácio Chiado restaurant review - Lisbon, Portugal

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Restaurants

12 reasons why everybody is obsessed with Lisbon right now

Lisbon, we wish we knew how to quit you. It started with a cheeky city break, nothing serious. We came back with a tan and some of those little …

The 10 Best Hostels in Lisbon: A Mecca for Luxury Hostel Worshippers

Want to find the best hostels in Lisbon? We’ve put together a list of the 10 best places to stay in the city where you can explore and soak up the …

Travel to Lisbon

HISTORY<p>A legend attributes the foundation of the city to none less than Odysseus (called Ulyses by the Romans). The pure truth was that Phoenicians …

Map of Lisbon

LISBON<p>Lisbon has 830,000 inhabitants in its densely populated urban area and if one includes the surrounding areas the total reaches 2.5 million. …

European Travel

Sights and Attractions in Lisbon

SIGHTS<p>The Romanesque Gothic Cathedral Se Patriarcal (12th, 14th and 18th centuries); the Fortress Sao Jorge, the former Royal Residence, the …

A spies walking tour, secret gardens, a new museum, great restaurants and even ‘the world’s sexiest loo’ – our readers can point you to some excellent places in Lisbon<p>During the second world war, neutral Lisbon was a hotbed of espionage. The City of Spies guided walking tour shines a spotlight on …

Time I

Lisbon Looks on the Sunny Side

International home buyers are boosting demand for luxury properties in neighborhoods like Chiado, Príncipe Real.<p>Growing interest from foreign luxury-home buyers is helping to revive Lisbon and its environs. Real-estate prices are rising in areas such as Cascais, shown, a beach resort and posh …

Real Estate