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August 31, 2015
Economy boosts Portuguese government's re-election bid
Economic news is continuing to give heart to Portugal's center-right government as it aims for re-election in October.
August 28, 2015
Portuguese judges block surveillance law to fight terror
Portugal's Constitutional Court has disallowed legislation that would have given intelligence agencies access to private ...
August 27, 2015
Portuguese government pleases some police, annoys others
Portugal's government has bowed to police demands for a shorter working week and early retirement, but some police labor ...
August 05, 2015
Fall in unemployment rate gives heart to Portugal government
Portugal's center-right government has received some good news as it aims for re-election in two months' time: the country's ...
July 31, 2015
Polish plan to honor Portuguese-run supermarket sparks anger
Poland's government has postponed plans to bestow a top honor on the Portuguese businessman who runs popular discount ...
July 30, 2015
Portuguese government rests on its laurels ahead of election
Portugal's center-right coalition government is hoping its record overseeing the country's recovery from the brink of ...
July 29, 2015
Portuguese government suggests employees start pedaling
The Portuguese government is recommending its staff try cycling in an effort to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and save ...
July 15, 2015
Portugal's prime minister cites Greece as warning for voters
Portugal's prime minister is pointing to Greece's troubles as he seeks to persuade voters to re-elect his center-right ...
July 07, 2015
Maria Barroso, former Portuguese first lady, dead at 90
Lisbon's Red Cross Hospital says former First Lady Maria Barroso Soares, whose husband Mario Soares was a two-term head of ...
June 18, 2015
Bus crash in Portugal kills 3 Dutch tourists, injures 31
A bus carrying Dutch tourists crashed in southern Portugal, killing three tourists and injuring 30 others and the Portuguese ...
June 17, 2015
Portugal offers reassurances about possible Greece contagion
As tensions rise over Greece's financial fate amid a wrangle with its creditors, senior Portuguese officials are scrambling ...
June 10, 2015
Ex-Portugal PM stays in jail after rejecting ankle monitor
A judge has ruled that former Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates must remain in prison after refusing an offer of house ...
June 04, 2015
Portuguese gov't fights injunction blocking airline sale
The Portuguese government says it has filed legal arguments at a court contesting an injunction that halted the privatization ...
June 02, 2015
Portuguese government wants better offers in airline sale
A senior Portuguese official on Tuesday gave the two bidders in the privatization of TAP Air Portugal three days to improve ...
May 06, 2015
Text message causes tension in Portugal's coalition gov't
A cell phone text message is straining relations between the two parties in Portugal's coalition government, which plan to ...
April 29, 2015
Portugal investigates visas awarded to non-EU investors
Portugal's Attorney-General's office says officials are searching government offices and other locations as part of a ...
March 18, 2015
In Portuguese factory, echoes of Europe's fight for jobs
A rusting yellow production line dangles from the ceiling of the cavernous Valadares factory, the long racks of ceramic sinks ...
March 06, 2015
Portugal's leader admits tax lapses, refuses to resign
Portugal's prime minister gave the taxman extra muscle as part of a crackdown on fraud and evasion after the country needed ...
March 03, 2015
Portugal's PM says he's 'not perfect' amid tax controversy
Red-faced Portuguese Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho has admitted he is "not perfect" after it was revealed he failed to ...