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The MEO Arena in Lisbon  is illuminated by attendees’ phones as     US actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt takes to the stage during the Web Summit. Photograph:  Miguel A Lopes/EPA

Day two of Web Summit is now underway in Lisbon with keynote speakers today including football legends Luis Figo and Ronaldinho. The former players a(...)

A sign for Europe’s biggest tech conference, the Web Summit, at Comercio Square in Lisbon, Portugal. Will the chosen location prove better than Dublin? Photograph: Rafael Marchante

The new venue There’s no getting away from it: Dublin was getting too small to host the Web Summit. Or at least the venues were. The RDS was getting(...)

Workers mount a board announcing Europe’s biggest tech conference, Web Summit, in Lisbon, Portugal, Photograph: REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

The tech world is focusing on Portugal this week as the Web Summit kicks off on Monday for the first time since leaving Dublin. Cofounder Paddy Cosg(...)

Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates with Nani and Joao Mario after scoring their second goal. Photo: Max Rossi/Reuters

Hungary 3 Portugal 3 “We draw together, we miss penalties together, today we win together,” said the banner high up in the stands in Lyon before kic(...)

 Teeling Whiskey Distillery and visitor centre in The Liberties, Dublin 8. Photograph: Conor McCabe

An unsuspecting tourist at the Teeling Whiskey distillery in Dublin this week was surprised with a cake and balloons, the 60,000th visitor since it op(...)

Portugal goalkeeper Ricardo scores the winning penalty against England in Lisbon in 2004. Photograph: Getty

Euro 2004: Portugal 2 England 2 AET (Portugal win 6-5 on penalties) June 24th, 2004 Of all the heartbreaking failures England have suffered at major(...)

Portugal’s Nuno Gomes scores the winning goal past England goalkeeper David Seaman and Tony Adams during their Euro 2000 clash. Photo: Getty Images

Euro 2000: England 2 Portugal 3 June 12th, 2000 Two years after David Beckham’s red card at the 1998 World Cup and the subsequent death threats a(...)

Abel Xavier protests after he gave away an extra time penalty in Portugal’s Euro 2000 semi-final against France. Photograph: Getty

Euro 2000: France 2 Portugal 1 AET June 28th, 2000 Abel Xavier, and his peroxide blonde hair and beard, first roared into the consciousness of in(...)

Real Madrid reportedly had three approaches for Barcelona’s Lionel Messi turned down. Photograph: Getty

Real Madrid have tried three times in the last five years to sign Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi, according to a report in Spain. The ‘Partido de l(...)

Luis Figo has been prevented from playing for the Barcelona legend’s team. Photo: Firo Foto/Getty Images

Luis Figo’s decision to quit the Nou Camp for the Bernabéu fifteen years ago has not been forgotten, and certainly not forgiven by Barcelona. The Cata(...)

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