Portugal hold a 1-0 advantage following the first leg
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Tuesday 21 December 2010
Tuesday 21 December 2010
Friday 17 December 2010
Antonio Tabucchi's novel of a quiet Lisbon man's political awakening amid the rise of fascism in Europe was first published in Italy in 1994 and became a bestseller, perhaps because of the humility of its protagonist. Patrick Creagh translated it into English under the title Pereira Declares, and it has now been published in the UK for the first time under its current title.
Wednesday 08 December 2010
Thursday 02 December 2010
Saturday 27 November 2010
Thursday 25 November 2010
Tired of paying the price for the country's financial troubles, hundreds of thousands of Portuguese workers walked out on strike yesterday in protest against government plans to raise taxes, freeze pensions and cut public sector salaries. Factories halted production, trains sat idle, schools closed and air traffic was grounded at Lisbon's airport in Portugal's largest general strike for 22 years.
Wednesday 24 November 2010
Portugal's biggest unions went on their first joint general strike since 1988 today, hoping to weaken the Socialist government's resolve on implementing austerity measures meant to tackle a debt crisis.
Sunday 21 November 2010
We've teamed up with Hotels.com – the world's leading hotel booking website – to offer a two-night break for two in Lisbon, Portugal.
Thursday 18 November 2010
Portugal winger Nani apologised to team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo for denying the Real Madrid star a memorable goal in their side's 4-0 friendly mauling of world champions Spain.
Saturday 13 November 2010
Monday 08 November 2010
President Hu Jintao remained silent on China's stance on Portuguese debt yesterday, dashing hopes of a promise to invest in the southern European country's bonds.
Saturday 16 October 2010
Saturday 02 October 2010
Saturday 11 September 2010
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