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Portugal hopes to deliver success story to Merkel

Portugal hopes to deliver success story to Merkel | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Germany's Angela Merkel will hear a reassuring message when she visits Portugal on Monday -- a likeminded, center-right leader will tell her he believes deeply in the tough reforms his country is undertaking under a 78-billion-euro bailout.

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geek as hell: random acts of geekness

geek as hell: random acts of geekness | Adamastor | Scoop.it

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Portugal finance minister: ECB will take action

Portugal finance minister: ECB will take action | Adamastor | Scoop.it

The European Central Bank (ECB) still plans to take action to combat the problem of low and falling inflation despite holding off and disappointing markets over the past few months, Portugal's finance minister told CNBC.

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Portugal government plans 1.4 billion euros in 2015 budget cuts

Portugal government plans 1.4 billion euros in 2015 budget cuts | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Portugal's government defined on Tuesday savings measures worth 1.4 billion euros, or 0.8 percent of gross domestic product, needed to slash the budget deficit next year and promised to abstain from tax hikes as well as further wage and pension cuts.

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Portugal's clean bailout exit more likely after Greek bond success

Portugal's clean bailout exit more likely after Greek bond success | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Greece's success in tapping markets on Thursday raise the chances that Portugal will not need a precautionary credit line when it exits the euro zone bailout in mid-May, the head of euro zone finance ministers, Jeroen Dijsselbloem, said on Friday.

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Portugal outlook raised

Portugal outlook raised | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Fitch Ratings upgraded the outlook on Portugal's credit rating to 'positive' from 'negative' on Friday, citing the good progress the country has made in reducing the budget deficit. The ratings were affirmed at 'BB+'.

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Argentina slump in FIFA ranking, Portugal rises

Argentina slump in FIFA ranking, Portugal rises | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Portugal have risen to third and Colombia are now South America's top-ranked nation after Argentina slid three places in the latest FIFA ranking.

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Coach Bento extends contract with Portugal

Paulo Bento has signed a contract extension that will see him remain in charge of the Portuguese national football team for an additional two years.

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Rally of Portugal seeks new location

Rally of Portugal seeks new location | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Rally of Portugal organisers are working on a plan to move the event north for next season, despite a successful Algarve event last week.

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Portugal 'can't just import Irish solution to bailout exit'

Portugal 'can't just import Irish solution to bailout exit' | Adamastor | Scoop.it
Interview with Portugal’s Europe minister in Dublin.
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36 hours in... Porto

36 hours in... Porto | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Set picturesquely astride the River Douro downstream of the wine estates that made its name, Portugal's second city comes alive in spring.

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A group in Porto is offering the 'Worst Tours' of the city for a reason

A group in Porto is offering the 'Worst Tours' of the city for a reason | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Sometimes you gotta make the most of a not-so-great situation. Take three enterprising (and out of work) architects in Porto, the second-largest city in Portugal, a country which has been hit hard economically these past few years. They have created the 'Worst Tours' of the city to highlight the -- shall we say -- more depressing side of town.

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For better or worse, Portugal's chances for clean bailout exit grow

Portugal's chances of making a clean break from its international bailout in May are growing as its economic outlook gradually improves, borrowing costs slide, and some political dividends are seen for the government from going it alone.

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Investors pile into Greece and Portugal on recovery bet

Investors pile into Greece and Portugal on recovery bet | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Yield-hungry investors are flocking back to Greek and Portuguese markets, shunned by international buyers for four years, as the outlook for the bailed-out countries improves and alternatives look more expensive or increasingly risky.

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Portugal to continue cutting spending and jobs

Portugal to continue cutting spending and jobs | Adamastor | Scoop.it

The government said it will cut spending in ministries and continue to lower the number of public workers to meet budget-deficit targets agreed with international creditors for next year.

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In Portugal, a sales receipt may be your ticket to win big

In Portugal, a sales receipt may be your ticket to win big | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Buy a cup of coffee, and the vendor enters your receipt in a national lottery. The prize? A new Audi each week. It's a way struggling Portugal hopes to battle the black market and boost tax revenue.

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Passionate Portugal manager Paulo Bento earns contract extension until Euro 2016

Passionate Portugal manager Paulo Bento earns contract extension until Euro 2016 | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Paulo Bento has earned the right to have his contract as Portugal manager extended until Euro 2016, and – most importantly – key players are happy.

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Bento's feisty, no-nonsense manner guides Portugal

Bento's feisty, no-nonsense manner guides Portugal | Adamastor | Scoop.it

The 44-year-old Bento is no household name outside Portugal, but his low profile conceals a no-nonsense feistiness that has helped Portugal keep its place among the world's top teams.

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5 Portugal players to watch at the World Cup

5 Portugal players to watch at the World Cup | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Portugal has long been admired for producing talented players, and their flair has earned them the tag of 'the Brazilians of Europe'.

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Portugal to make decision on bailout exit by May 5

Portugal to make decision on bailout exit by May 5 | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Portugal is set to make a decision on its financial bailout exit strategy by May 5, the country's minister of the presidency said on Thursday.

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'Engineer' Fernando Santos masterminds Greek success

'Engineer' Fernando Santos masterminds Greek success | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Known as the 'Engineer' in his native Portugal for his university education and careful planning, Fernando Santos has lived up to that reputation in Greece since taking over as coach of the national football team.

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Portugal is encouraging people to pay their taxes by giving away Audis

Portugal is encouraging people to pay their taxes by giving away Audis | Adamastor | Scoop.it

A state draw offering fancy cars on invoices issued with individual taxpayer numbers has firmly grabbed the attention of the Portuguese - those hopeful to win and critics alike.

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Brazil and Portugal united by a true football clan

Brazil and Portugal united by a true football clan | Adamastor | Scoop.it

One of five Brazilian footballing brothers, Washington Alves travelled to Portugal in the 1970s and became the father of three more players, one of whom, Bruno, will play for the Portuguese at Brazil 2014.

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World Cup 2014 countdown: Portugal's incredible comeback against Korea DPR in 1966

World Cup 2014 countdown: Portugal's incredible comeback against Korea DPR in 1966 | Adamastor | Scoop.it

The World Cup in Brazil is coming into view and everyone is hoping this summer's carnival can take its place among some of the great tournaments of the past.

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Beyoncé celebrates final Mrs. Carter world tour show with Jay Z; singer cries in Portugal

Beyoncé celebrates final Mrs. Carter world tour show with Jay Z; singer cries in Portugal | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Jay Z helped wife Beyoncé celebrate the end of her Mrs. Carter World tour on Thursday. She cried addressing fans in Portugal.

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Portugal seeks to bolster ties with ex-colony Mozambique

Portugal seeks to bolster ties with ex-colony Mozambique | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Portugal's Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho on Wednesday kicked off a two-day visit to Mozambique by signing a raft of cooperation agreements with his country's former colony.

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Carnaval em Portugal

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Nelson Motta: O fado tem em comum com o flamenco o fraseado mourisco e os arabescos vocais, herança dos séculos que os mouros ocuparam a Península Ibérica

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