As we pulled up to the Tivoli Évora my kids and I expressed some scepticism for its eco claims - after all, swanky hotels are some of the most energy intensive facilities on our planet.
Hackney's Orlan Jackman lifted the BBL Trophy with London City Royals after picking up a 90-82 overtime victory over rivals London Lions.
A new restaurant has opened in Stokey, bringing a European menu with Mediterranean influences to the High Street.
Arsenal can still make the investments required to compete, even if they spend more time in the Europa League - despite the financial implications of not finishing in the Premier League's top four, according to managing director Vinai Venkatesham.
Eric Dier is ready to finally return to Portugal in what will be a "very special" occasion when England play in the Nations League Finals next summer.
England hosted Croatia at Wembley in the UEFA Nations League on Sunday. Read on for Layth Yousif's match report.
Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira says the intense rivalry between Uruguay and Brazil will make their encounter at the Emirates Stadium a competitive and full-blooded affair.
Sporting Lisbon hosted Unai Emery's Arsenal in the Europa League in Lisbon at the Estádio José Alvalade on Thursday. Read on for Layth Yousif's MATCH REPORT from Portugal
Arsenal travel to the capital of Portugal to face Sporting Lisbon in search of their 11th consecutive win.
Arsenal boss Unai Emery has hailed midfielder Lucas Torreira after the Gunners' 4-2 Europa League victory over FC Vorskla Poltava.
A piece from our recent Kick-Off pullout, where 19-year-old Josh Koroma discusses the influence of the Orient manager
Justin Edinburgh's team can expect to be tested up against Concord Rangers and St Albans City over the next week
Leyton Orient spent most of last week in Albufeira before returning to England to defeat East Thurrock United in a friendly
The 31-year-old discussed his pride at lifting the World Cup trophy as France skipper
The experienced stopper has explained why results in friendly games are important
Pre-season friendly: Benfica B 5 Leyton Orient 4
The 32-year-old is expecting a difficult encounter on Saturday evening at 7.30pm
Justin Edinburgh's team will take on the Portuguese giants B team in Albufeira on Saturday evening
In one of our final blogs of this year's World Cup, Lane Dias reviews semi-final one
New Arsenal signing Lucas Torreira has discussed the importance of the concept of garra charrua to Uruguayans.
Lucas Torreira has signed for Arsenal in a £25 million deal on a five-year contract.
Arsenal's new £25 million signing Lucas Torreira has been praised by head coach Unai Emery after joining the club on Tuesday.
The experienced goalkeeper looked ahead to the six days in Portugal and reflected on Saturday's win over Harlow
Leyton Orient headed to Algarve this morning for a six-day training camp which will finish with a friendly against Benfica B on Saturday
Which one of these four players is England's greatest left midfielder of all time?
And so, after two days without any World Cup action, the quarter-finals began.
After Tuesday's dramatic night in Moscow, the Three Lions are getting prepared for Saturday's World Cup quarter-final with Sweden
With the group stage of the World Cup in the books, how much can you remember about the opening round of games?
Orient will head up the M11 with a settled squad, a manager who has been in place for a while and with everyone aware of what is ahead this season
It's coming home, they said. It very nearly wasn't.
Read our World Cup blog over the coming weeks. Lane Dias reviews the penultimate last-16 tie
Uruguay and Portugal had met twice in friendlies, with the Portuguese winning 3-0 in 1966 and the sides drawing 1-1 in Brazil.
Tottenham Hotspur's goalkeeper and their playmaker will both be in action this weekend
Read our World Cup blog over the coming weeks. Lee Power previews the second round of matches
The Spurs centre back made a stunning tackle in the first half which helped his country go on to beat Senegal
Having beaten the World Cup holders Germany in their opening Group F fixture, Mexico were being tipped to go all the way.
Which one of these seven players is England's greatest central midfielder of all time?
Read our World Cup blog over the coming weeks. Lane Dias reviews game three on day 11 of the tournament
Gareth Southgate's promising young England side look ready to make a mark on the world stage and help atone for the disappointments of recent tournaments.
Read our World Cup blog over the coming weeks. Lane Dias reviews game one on day eight of the tournament
The Leyton Orient head coach revealed his admiration for Lionel Messi and backed the Argentinean to come good in Russia
Read our World Cup blog which will be featuring over the coming weeks. Sophie Morton reviews match two on day seven of the tournament.
Read our World Cup blog which will be featuring over the coming weeks. Lane Dias reviews match one on day seven of the tournament.
The 24-year-old praised his Tottenham Hotspur manager ahead of England's Group G opener with Tunisia
Read our World Cup blog over the coming weeks. Lane Dias reviews the first of three matches on day four
Read our World Cup blog which will be featuring over the coming weeks. Lee Power reviews one of the matches on day three of the tournament
Read our World Cup blog which will be featuring over the coming weeks. Lee Power reviews the second of three matches on day two of the tournament
Read our irreverent World Cup blog which will be featuring every day during the tournament. Today we have sports journalist Layth Yousif reviewing the first day of the eagerly-awaited tournament...
Everyone knows what happened in 1966, but how about the 1982 finals in Spain?
We look at the frontrunners for this summer's tournament
The team behind All Points East have put together a mouth-watering line-up of local food and drink traders who will be fuelling the festival in May.
Rock band Sleeping With Sirens will lead the show at All Points East festival this summer in Victoria Park.
This year, All Points East will be joining forces with even more local partners to bring a packed programme of free events across May half term.