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Portugal asks for bail-out estimated at €80bn

News Thu 7 Apr, AT 11:19

Business digest: Third EU bail-out looms as prime minister Jose Socrates asks for economic rescue

Portugal Jose Socrates

Portugal on brink of bail-out as PM resigns

News Thu 24 Mar, AT 10:31

Business digest: Jose Socrates steps down following defeat of austerity budget proposals

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Portugal bail-out fears as government faces collapse

News Wed 23 Mar, AT 09:31

Business digest: Prime minister’s austerity package looks likely to be defeated in parliament


Portugal’s debt rating downgraded by Moody’s

News Wed 16 Mar, AT 11:18

Business digest: Sluggish economic growth and strong opposition to austerity plan cited