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Rebelo de Sousa wins Portuguese presidential election

Centre-right candidate Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa won Portugal’s presidential election on Sunday, an outcome that should help maintain political balance

Centre-right candidate Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa won Portugal’s presidential election on Sunday, an outcome that should help maintain political balance

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Portugal's De Souza wins presidential election in the first round

Portugal’s centre-right candidate Marcelo Rebelo de Souza has won the presidential election in the first round. He took over fifty-two percent of

Portugal’s centre-right candidate Marcelo Rebelo de Souza has won the presidential election in the first round. He took over fifty-two percent of

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Portugal goes to the polls for a new president

People in Portugal have been voting in the presidential election against an unstable political backdrop that has seen the country ruled by a shaky

People in Portugal have been voting in the presidential election against an unstable political backdrop that has seen the country ruled by a shaky

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Portugal picks a new president amid turbulent political times

The people of Portugal are voting for a new president on Sunday in a country never far from political turmoil in recent months. Voters have a record

The people of Portugal are voting for a new president on Sunday in a country never far from political turmoil in recent months. Voters have a record

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Maria de Belém puts socialist strife aside to focus on presidency bid

Maria de Belém was the first woman to preside over the Portugal’s Socialist Party (PS), between 2011 and 2014, but she is not its official candidate

Maria de Belém was the first woman to preside over the Portugal’s Socialist Party (PS), between 2011 and 2014, but she is not its official candidate

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Portugal's Sampaio da Nóvoa sets sights on the presidency

Antonio Sampaio da Nóvoa wants to reset Portugal’s political clock if he is elected president on January 24. The independent candidate wants to end

Antonio Sampaio da Nóvoa wants to reset Portugal’s political clock if he is elected president on January 24. The independent candidate wants to end

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Portuguese want new president to maintain political non-bias

The Portuguese will vote for a new president on the 24th of January. There are (a record) ten candidates to succeed the outgoing Cavaco Silva, but

The Portuguese will vote for a new president on the 24th of January. There are (a record) ten candidates to succeed the outgoing Cavaco Silva, but

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Portugal's new government sworn in

Portugal’s new government has been sworn in, ending weeks of political uncertainty. It is led by the moderate Socialist party and backed in

Portugal’s new government has been sworn in, ending weeks of political uncertainty. It is led by the moderate Socialist party and backed in

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Portugal parliamentary elections underway

Portugal is voting in parliamentary elections today (October 4). Portuguese league football matches, which are not traditionally scheduled to take

Portugal is voting in parliamentary elections today (October 4). Portuguese league football matches, which are not traditionally scheduled to take

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Portugal set for Sunday's election

Portugal is all set for Sunday’s general elections. The country’s prime minister Passos Coelho has made a final push to boost his chances of not only

Portugal is all set for Sunday’s general elections. The country’s prime minister Passos Coelho has made a final push to boost his chances of not only

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Portugal's silent revolt and desertion of the young

The reputation of the Portuguese people as calm, or even submissive, in relation to the past few years of austerity has rarely wavered. Their anger

The reputation of the Portuguese people as calm, or even submissive, in relation to the past few years of austerity has rarely wavered. Their anger

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Portuguese elections: conservatives maintain narrow lead in polls

Portugal is living through its closest election race since becoming a democracy in 1974. With the country gearing up for Sunday’s (October 4) general

Portugal is living through its closest election race since becoming a democracy in 1974. With the country gearing up for Sunday’s (October 4) general

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Pedro Passo Coelho, premier who tightened Portuguese belts

Pedro Passos Coelho returned the centre-right to power in Portugal in 2011, a neo-liberal economist. The Socialists had been governing for six years

Pedro Passos Coelho returned the centre-right to power in Portugal in 2011, a neo-liberal economist. The Socialists had been governing for six years

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Fainthearted voters wary of Portuguese politics

In Portugal’s legislative elections this Sunday, October 4th, more people than ever might just skip the ballot box. What’s more, pollsters say that

In Portugal’s legislative elections this Sunday, October 4th, more people than ever might just skip the ballot box. What’s more, pollsters say that

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Bailout ballot: Portuguese election stokes austerity debate

The coming Portuguese general election raises themes of austerity, reform and growth that Europe has become all too familiar with in recent years

The coming Portuguese general election raises themes of austerity, reform and growth that Europe has become all too familiar with in recent years

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Voter apathy grips Portugal ahead of Sunday's general election

Voters in Portugal look set to express their dissatisfaction with traditional politics by not voting in Sunday’s general election. In 2011 a record

Voters in Portugal look set to express their dissatisfaction with traditional politics by not voting in Sunday’s general election. In 2011 a record

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Portugal's voters dare hope austerity will end

What Laura Lavandeira buys at the fresh food markets in Porto has changed in the last several years, as her pension was reduced by around 500 euros

What Laura Lavandeira buys at the fresh food markets in Porto has changed in the last several years, as her pension was reduced by around 500 euros

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Portugal's voters: expecting little, wanting more

The polling forecast for Portugal’s October 4th elections is that the centre-right coalition now in power or the socialists will win. In the streets

The polling forecast for Portugal’s October 4th elections is that the centre-right coalition now in power or the socialists will win. In the streets

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What the Portuguese want from their next government

Ahead of Sunday’s parliamentary election, we asked 10 people to summarise in one sentence what they wanted from the next Portuguese

Ahead of Sunday’s parliamentary election, we asked 10 people to summarise in one sentence what they wanted from the next Portuguese

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Portuguese elections: when, how and what

What is happening and when? The polls open on October 4 at 9:00 local time (11am CET) and close at 7pm on the mainland (9pm CET), when exit polls

What is happening and when? The polls open on October 4 at 9:00 local time (11am CET) and close at 7pm on the mainland (9pm CET), when exit polls

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Portuguese president announces general election

Portuguese President, Aníbal Cavaco Silva, has announced that his country’s general election will take place on October 4, 2015. The ruling

Portuguese President, Aníbal Cavaco Silva, has announced that his country’s general election will take place on October 4, 2015. The ruling

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Portugal under new government

The new government of debt-battered Portugal has signed into office. The inaugural speech of Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho, whose Social

The new government of debt-battered Portugal has signed into office. The inaugural speech of Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho, whose Social

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Portugal's poll winner moves to form government

Portugal’s prime minister in waiting has begun coalition talks. Pedro Passos Coelho’s centre-right party won last Sunday’s general election, beating

Portugal’s prime minister in waiting has begun coalition talks. Pedro Passos Coelho’s centre-right party won last Sunday’s general election, beating

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Portugal under scrutiny

Portugal chose a new centre-right government in Sunday’s elections. The country is submerged in debt and knows that higher taxes, spending cuts and

Portugal chose a new centre-right government in Sunday’s elections. The country is submerged in debt and knows that higher taxes, spending cuts and