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Portugal buries 'father of democracy' Soares

10 January 2017 | 0 comments

Portugal on Tuesday paid its final respects to Mario Soares, hailed as the father of the country's modern-day democracy, as the former Socialist president was being buried in Lisbon.Soares, who was due...

Portuguese private bank hikes capital, Chinese stake rises

9 January 2017 | 0 comments

Portugal's biggest private bank, BCP, on Monday announced a share sale of 1.33 billion euros ($1.41 billion) and said purchases by Fosun Industrial Holdings would see the Chinese conglomerate nearly double...

Portugal says goodbye to its 'father of democracy'

9 January 2017 | 0 comments

Thousands paid their last respects Monday to Mario Soares, widely seen as the father of Portugal's modern-day democracy, as his funeral cortege wound its way across Lisbon to applause from mourners.The...

Portugal set to pay last respects to ex-leader Soares

8 January 2017 | 0 comments

Portugal was on Sunday preparing to pay its final respects to Mario Soares, widely seen as the father of the country's modern-day democracy, after the former president died in hospital aged 92.Monday...

Four Portuguese tourists killed in France coach crash

8 January 2017 | 0 comments

Four Portuguese tourists were killed and some 20 others injured Sunday when their bus crashed off a highway in central France known locally as the "road of death", authorities said, revising an earlier...

France crash kills five on Portuguese tourist coach

8 January 2017 | 0 comments

Five people were killed and 27 others injured Sunday when a bus carrying Portuguese tourists crashed off a highway in central France known locally as the "road of death", authorities said.The 40-seat...

Portugal's democracy founder Mario Soares dies aged 92

8 January 2017 | 0 comments

Portugal's former president Mario Soares, widely seen as the father of the country's modern-day democracy, died Saturday aged 92 a fortnight after being admitted to hospital.The founder of Portugal's...

Mario Soares, father of Portugal's democracy

7 January 2017 | 0 comments

Mario Soares, widely seen as the father of Portugal's modern-day democracy, was a towering figure in the country's political scene who spearheaded its entry into the European Union.Soares, the founder...

Portugal's BPI cedes control of Angola's top bank

5 January 2017 | 0 comments

Portugal's BPI bank on Thursday ceded control of Angola's top lender to a telecoms company run by Isabel dos Santos, daughter of the country's president and dubbed Africa's richest woman. After months...

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3 January 2017 | 0 comments

The number of expatriates increases every year. Expat forum Expatica wants to find out who make up this expat network and how we can improve current services for them. Help us help you by filling out our survey and enter a draw for an Amazon voucher.

Portugal to extradite CIA agent over Milan imam abduction

30 December 2016 | 0 comments

Portugal plans to extradite to Italy a former CIA agent convicted over the 2003 abduction of a radical Egyptian imam, a case that highlighted the controversial US secret rendition programme.Sabrina de...

Syrian war 'cancer on a global scale': incoming UN chief

29 December 2016 | 0 comments

The Syrian conflict "has become a cancer on a global scale", incoming UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has said, while hoping Washington and Moscow overcome their differences to help end the crisis.The...

New UN chief wants to meet Trump 'as soon as possible'

28 December 2016 | 0 comments

Incoming UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said he wants to meet Donald Trump "as soon as possible" and is "determined to establish a constructive dialogue with the new US administration".Guterres,...

Portugal's ex-president Mario Soares in deep coma

26 December 2016 | 0 comments

Former president Mario Soares, seen as the father of Portugal's modern day democracy, was in a deep coma and in "critical" condition, the Red Cross hospital in Lisbon said Monday."Mr. Soares is in a very...

Here comes the Sun -- and it will cost you, says Portugal

19 December 2016 | 0 comments

Property? It's location, location, location, as any real estate vendor -- and the Portuguese taxman -- will tell you.Under fiercely-contested fiscal changes which became law on Monday, people buying a...



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