LISBON - Shares in Portugal's largest construction company Mota-Engil slumped over 6.5 percent after the company made a private placement of a 16.76 percent stake at a 10 percent discount compared to Tuesday's closing price of 5.17 euros.
FRANKFURT - European car sales rose 5.2 percent in January, with increases in previously crisis-hit countries such as Greece, Ireland, Italy and Portugal suggesting a recovery is gaining strength.
BERLIN - The head of the euro zone's bailout funds, Klaus Regling, said that he believes banks in Spain, Portugal, Cyprus, Greece and Ireland are in good shape and that there will not be any surprises in European Central Bank stress tests due later in 2014.
LISBON, Jan 9 - Portugal's government picked Chinese group Fosun International as the winner in the privatisation of the insurance arm of state-owned bank Caixa Geral de Depositos (CGD), Cabinet Minister Luis Marques Guedes said on Thursday.
LONDON - Europe's new calendar for sovereign credit ratings, an EU measure to shine a light on the actions of ratings agencies, will in its busy first few weeks thrust the market spotlight on bailed-out Portugal and recently downgraded France.
BISSAU - Guinea-Bissau's Interior Minister Antonio Suka Ntchama became the second minister to step down in the tiny West African country amid an investigation into how 74 Syrians boarded a flight to Portugal with fake passports.
LISBON - Support from a Europe-wide cheap loans scheme that is still on the drawing board offers Portugal a fighting chance of exiting its international bailout successfully, the country's deputy minister for Europe said on Monday.
LISBON - Portugal is considering asylum requests from a group of 74 Syrians detained after flying in from Guinea-Bissau using fake Turkish passports, Portuguese officials said on Wednesday.
* Portuguese bonds reverse some of their rally after debt swap
LISBON, Nov 25 - Portugal's parliament will vote on Tuesday on an austere 2014 budget, almost certainly triggering a spree of constitutional challenges that may threaten its smooth exit from an international bailout next year.
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The criminal complaint against Ross William Ulbricht, known as "Dread Pirate Roberts."