United States

Sergio Goncalves

Portugal's new cabinet list approved; Centeno keeps finance job

Oct 15 2019

LISBON Portugal's president accepted the line-up of a new minority Socialist government on Tuesday, with Mario Centeno, the mastermind behind the country's first balanced budget in over four decades, keeping his job as Finance Minister.

Portugal's far-left open to working with new minority Socialist government

Oct 09 2019

LISBON Portugal's far-left parties said on Wednesday that they were willing to work with a new minority Socialist government, with the Communists open to cooperating on a case-by-case basis and the Left Bloc favoring a long-term deal.

UPDATE 7-Portugal's ruling Socialists win election but fall short of outright majority

Oct 06 2019

* Far-right party wins first seat since end of dictatorship (Adds far-right, analyst, details)

Portugal votes on Sunday. What comes next?

Oct 04 2019

LISBON Portugal is heading to a parliamentary election on Sunday with Prime Minister Antonio Costa's Socialists set to win, according to opinion polls, but without an outright majority, after four years of economic growth.

In austerity-scarred Portugal, fiscal discipline is a vote winner

Oct 04 2019

LISBON Portugal's Socialist Prime Minister Antonio Costa aims to retain power at Sunday's parliamentary election with a pledge that looks like an unlikely vote-winner for western Europe's poorest country - no backtracking on tight spending controls. | Video

'Not just for the pooches': Portugal's 'animal party' could be kingmaker

Sep 27 2019

LISBON They want lower taxes on pet food and oppose bull-fights: with these proposals, Portugal's People-Animals-Nature party could become a kingmaker in a national election next week, its ratings swelled by voters like car factory worker Alexandre Corona.

"Not just for the pooches": Portugal's "animal party" could be kingmaker

Sep 27 2019

* Ruling Socialists likely to need just such ally for majority

Portugal competition watchdog fines banks over concerted practices

Sep 09 2019

LISBON, Sept 9 After a long-running investigation, Portugal's competition authority AdC said on Monday it fined 14 banks a total of 225 million euros ($248.6 million)for concerted practices of exchanging sensitive commercial information on credit products.

Portuguese utility EDP draws up shortlist for hydro assets- sources

Sep 05 2019

LISBON/MADRID, Sept 5 Portuguese utility EDP is expected to put Spain's Iberdrola, Norway's Statkraft and Austria's Verbund on a shortlist of final bidders for its hydro assets, three sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

Portugal vows to hold delayed lithium tender by year-end

Aug 29 2019

LISBON, Aug 29 Portugal is finalising plans for an international licensing tender for lithium exploration to take place this year, part of a government push to make the country Europe's top supplier of the metal for electric car batteries.

World News