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Au Portugal, 'Público' suffoque

Au Portugal, 'Público' suffoque | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Le quotidien de référence était en grève, vendredi, après l’annonce d’une réduction drastique des effectifs.

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Portugal's EDP Gets EUR800 Million Loan From Bank of China

Portugal's EDP Gets EUR800 Million Loan From Bank of China | Adamastor | Scoop.it

The three-year loan has a margin of 350 basis points over the three-month Libor rate and will be used for general corporate purposes, EDP said in a statement.

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Wine Review: Portuguese red wines

Wine Review: Portuguese red wines | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Discover the underrated red wines of Portugal.

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After the bailout

After the bailout | Adamastor | Scoop.it

The world downturn has hit Portugal particularly hard and trainee numbers have been slashed, but there are grounds for cautious optimism.

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Portuguese party says no crisis over tax-heavy budget

The junior party that guarantees the Portuguese government's majority in parliament promised on Thursday not to create a political crisis when it votes on next year's tax-grabbing budget on Oct. 31.

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IMF Rejects Own Research, Backs Austerity in Portugal

It’s as if their research just never happened. The IMF seemed to take a more dovish line on deficits, but only in theory. The moment that theory met practice, they jettisoned the theory in favor of their traditional view of more pain for ordinary people.

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Manuel António Pina, vencedor do Prêmio Camões 2011, morre aos 68 anos

Manuel António Pina, vencedor do Prêmio Camões 2011, morre aos 68 anos | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Morreu nesta sexta-feira, aos 68 anos, o escritor português Manuel António Pina, que venceu em 2011 o Prêmio Camões --o mais importante prêmio literário da língua portuguesa. Ele estava internado na cidade do Porto.

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Austerity in Portugal : more pain, less gain

Austerity in Portugal : more pain, less gain | Adamastor | Scoop.it

In happier days before the euro crisis, one government in Lisbon rebranded the Algarve as the Allgarve, hoping to appeal to English-speaking tourists. Now a Portuguese wit suggests rebranding the whole country as Poortugal.

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Slater stumbles

Slater stumbles | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Portugal produces some world title drama as Kelly Slater is ousted.

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Latin American company bids for Portugal airline

Portugal's government says Latin American company Synergy Aerospace is the only candidate in the running to buy state airline TAP Air Portugal.

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Porto defined by Douro River

Porto defined by Douro River | Adamastor | Scoop.it

If you really want to understand what makes Porto one of Portugal's most intriguing spots, you'll need to go down to where six bridges cross the Douro river. That's the heart of Porto.

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Nani continues to frustrate for Portugal and Man Utd

Nani continues to frustrate for Portugal and Man Utd | Adamastor | Scoop.it

On a wet night at the Dragao the 25-year-old again frustrated, starting brightly but ultimately producing little of consequence. It mirrored the pattern of his display in last Friday's defeat by Russia.

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Portugal Telecom mantém aposta no Brasil para compensar crise

Portugal Telecom mantém aposta no Brasil para compensar crise | Adamastor | Scoop.it

A Portugal Telecom vai manter uma 'forte disciplina de custos' e quer capitalizar a sua aposta no Brasil e na África para compensar os efeitos previstos de uma maior austeridade em Portugal, disse o presidente da companhia, Zeinal Bava.

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Radreise in Portugal: Strampelpfad an der Algarve

Radreise in Portugal: Strampelpfad an der Algarve | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Wind pfeift auf Gipfelplateaus, Serpentinen führen durch die Serra de Monchique: Das hügelige Hinterland der Algarve lässt sich am besten bei einer Radtour erkunden. Neue Routen führen Urlauber zu scharfen Hähnchen und roten Flamingos - für sie ist Portugal schon lange ein Wintergeheimtipp.

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Guinea-Bissau government says coup plotter came from Portugal

Guinea-Bissau’s latest coup attempt appears to have been fomented in Portugal and led by a soldier who sought exile in the European country after allegedly carrying out the 2009 assassination of Guinea-Bissau’s former president, a government spokesman said on Monday.

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Tentative de coup d'État à Bissau, le régime accuse le Portugal

Tentative de coup d'État à Bissau, le régime accuse le Portugal | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Au lendemain de l'attaque de la caserne des 'Bérets rouges' qui a fait sept morts, le régime de Bissau accuse l'ancien Premier ministre Carlos Gomes Junior et le Portugal d'avoir fomenté un contre-coup d'État.

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Guinea-Bissau accuses Portugal of 'coup bid'

Guinea-Bissau accuses Portugal of 'coup bid' | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Guinea-Bissau accused Portugal, the Community of Portuguese Language Countries and a former prime minister of backing a coup bid after a gun battle that claimed at least seven lives.

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Juana de Portugal, una reina entre el olvido y la difamación

Juana de Portugal, una reina entre el olvido y la difamación | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Marsilio Cassotti prueba con documentos históricos que no fue infiel a Enrique IV y que recurrió a la reproducción asistida.

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No need to return Salem, Portugal tells India

Portugal has informed India that it is not required to return gangster and 1993 Mumbai blasts accused Abu Salem to that country though his extradition in November 2005 was confirmed as cancelled by its apex Constitutional Court three months

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Wilson wins WCT Portugal

Wilson wins WCT Portugal | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Queensland surfer Julian Wilson found a wave in the last minute to win the world tour event in Portugal on Friday for his first elite level victory.

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Portugal Picks Co Owned By Avianca Chairman As Sole TAP Bidder

Portugal Picks Co Owned By Avianca Chairman As Sole TAP Bidder | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Portugal's government has picked a holding company run by German Efromovich, chairman of the Columbian airline Avianca, as sole bidder for airline TAP.

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Portugal news wire staff strike over cuts

Staff at Portugal's national news agency Lusa have started a four-day strike over government plans to cut state funding for the company by 30 per cent next year.

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Portugal's CDS says won't create crisis over budget

Portugal's CDS says won't create crisis over budget | Adamastor | Scoop.it

The junior partner in Portugal's center-right coalition government said on Thursday it will not create a political crisis when it votes on next year's budget on October 31.

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Portugal: Small But Mighty in the World of Wine

Portugal: Small But Mighty in the World of Wine | Adamastor | Scoop.it

For a relatively tiny country--smaller in area than the state of Kentucky--Portugal is a prodigious producer of wine. It has long been the source of some of the wine world's great fortified wines--Port from the Douro and vintage Madeira from the island of Madeira off the coast of North Africa. Since the country's entry into the European Union in 1986, Portugal has also increasingly become a source for great dry whites and reds, as well as some very good sparkling wines.

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Portugal’s Granda Malha yarn bomb the streets

Portugal’s Granda Malha yarn bomb the streets | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Bombing! Yarn bombing that is. Granda Malha are Portuguese ‘wooly warriors’, combining their love for knitting and street art.

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