Press Review: The Portuguese are €792 worse off this year thanks to austerity
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Press Review: The Portuguese are €792 worse off this year thanks to austerity

Expresso «Government forced to maintain cuts until 2014» reports the weekend broadsheet as distrust in…

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Parliament: MPs in votes marathon before holidays
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Parliament: MPs in votes marathon before holidays

The Portuguese Parliament is to vote on legislative changes to the civil service and increase…

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Government:  Passos Coelho reaffirms call for “national union”
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Government: Passos Coelho reaffirms call for “national union”

Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho once again stated his call for a national union (Photograph:…

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Press Review: Government moves to liquidate 15,000 public sector posts
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Press Review: Government moves to liquidate 15,000 public sector posts

Correio da Manhã «Government forces through compulsory severance in the public administration», writes Correio da…

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Civil service: Parliament slams the 40-hour working week
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Civil service: Parliament slams the 40-hour working week

Public sector trade unions protesting outside parliament on Monday (Photograph: Tiago Petinga/LUSA) The ruling coalition…

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Message to our readers: Why we are supending our daily updates
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Message to our readers: Why we are supending our daily updates

Portugal Daily View’s daily updates will be suspended from 1 August. We still believe in…

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Earnings: Another six-monthly loss at Millennium BCP
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Earnings: Another six-monthly loss at Millennium BCP

Portugal’s private bank Millennium BCP racked up losses of €488m in the first half of…

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Press Review: Government plans to slash business tax to 17% by 2018
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Press Review: Government plans to slash business tax to 17% by 2018

Correio da Manhã «Rui Rio attacks Menezes and minister», writes Correio da Manhã as the…

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Statistics: Unemployment figures fall for 2nd month in a row
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Statistics: Unemployment figures fall for 2nd month in a row

The unemployment rate in Portugal fell again in June to 17.4%, 0.2 percentage points below…

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Bailout: New Portugal mission chief appointed in troika reshuffle
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Bailout: New Portugal mission chief appointed in troika reshuffle

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said it was replacing Abebe Selassie with Subir Lall, deputy…

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