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We have started to collect the most important news related to Portugal in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Portugal: news

Urgent budget talks for Portugal PM

Saturday, April 6th 2013, 21:21

Portugal's PM says he disagrees with the top court's ruling that parts of the budget are unconstitutional and holds urgent talks with the president.
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Portugal court rejects budget items

Saturday, April 6th 2013, 1:49

Portugal's constitutional court rules several key articles of the 2013 state budget unconstitutional, calling into question a 78bn-euro bailout deal.
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VIDEO: Portugal court rejects budget plans

Saturday, April 6th 2013, 1:45

Portugal's Constitutional Court has ruled several key articles of the 2013 state budget unconstitutional.
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Portugal's unemployed head to Mozambique

Friday, April 5th 2013, 23:54
related countries: Mozambique Mozambique

The Portuguese seeking a new future in ex-colony Mozambique
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Portugal protests against austerity

Saturday, March 2nd 2013, 22:36

Mass rallies take place across Portugal against austerity measures designed to cut the deficit and revive the economy.
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Eurozone recession 'to persist'

Friday, February 22nd 2013, 13:38
related countries: Spain Spain

The eurozone recession is expected to linger longer into 2013, the European Commission says, with Spain, France and Portugal expected to miss agreed overspending targets.
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Portugal seizes huge fake euros haul

Thursday, February 21st 2013, 1:29

Portuguese police say they have made the largest ever seizure of fake euro notes - worth more than 380,000 euros - in Oporto.
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Surfer rides 'highest ever' wave

Wednesday, January 30th 2013, 14:37
related countries: United States United States

An American man rides what may be the highest wave ever caught by a surfer off the Portuguese coast.
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Bus plunges into Portugal ravine

Sunday, January 27th 2013, 14:59
related places: Serta

At least 10 people die and more than 30 are injured after a bus crashes from a rain-soaked road into a ravine in the eastern Portuguese town of Serta.
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Portuguese flee economic crisis

Friday, January 25th 2013, 22:35

More than 2% of Portugal's population have emigrated in the past two years, according to a government official with responsibility for overseeing the subject.
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Mourinho wants to manage Portugal

Wednesday, January 23rd 2013, 19:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Jose Mourinho says he would love to coach Portugal in the future - and also refuses to rule out taking on the England job.
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Portuguese budget sent to court

Wednesday, January 2nd 2013, 5:17

The Portuguese president says that he will send this year's controversial budget to the Constitutional Court to examine its fairness.
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Reading sign Portuguese defender

Monday, December 31st 2012, 19:29

Sporting Lisbon captain and defender Daniel Carrico joins Reading on a two-an-a-half-year contract.
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Portuguese prepare for tax blow

Monday, December 31st 2012, 16:24

Portugal's president signs into law a controversial 2013 budget imposing big tax increases.
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MPs call for drugs policy rethink

Monday, December 10th 2012, 9:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A committee of MPs urges ministers to closely consider a system of decriminalising drugs adopted in Portugal, saying the UK must rethink large parts of its drugs policy.
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VIDEO: Job vacancies to be filled across EU

Wednesday, November 28th 2012, 6:54
related countries: Belgium Belgium, Greece Greece
related places: Brussels

Thousands of skilled workers who cannot find work in Greece, Spain and Portugal could help fill vacancies in other parts of the EU, officials in Brussels say.
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Portugal passes austerity budget

Tuesday, November 27th 2012, 16:03

Recession-struck Portugal passes a budget promising another year of spending cuts and tax rises, as protesters surround parliament.
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VIDEO: Tornado causes chaos in Portugal

Saturday, November 17th 2012, 4:15

At least eight people were injured in Portugal on Friday when a tornado hit the south of the country.
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Austerity protests grip EU cities

Thursday, November 15th 2012, 9:52
related countries: Spain Spain

Millions of EU workers hold a day of action against unemployment and austerity, with protests in Spain and Portugal marred by violence.
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Merkel lauds crisis-hit Portugal

Monday, November 12th 2012, 17:31
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Lisbon

German Chancellor Angela Merkel praises Portugal's resolve in tackling its debt crisis, but faces angry anti-austerity protesters in Lisbon.
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Portugal backs tax-rise budget

Wednesday, October 31st 2012, 18:02

Portugal's parliament backs a tax-raising budget designed to meet eurozone demands, as hundreds gather in Lisbon to protest.
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VIDEO: Portugal due to decide budget

Wednesday, October 31st 2012, 11:19

Workers in Portugal face huge tax hikes equivalent to one month's wages as MPs vote on their budget for 2013.
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