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Debt || An investigation has revealed that far from being bankrupt, as the country has been led to believe, Portimão Council has actually spent more in the first eight months of this year than it did in the whole of 2013.

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Hundreds of TAP passengers flying into Lisbon from Brazil were stranded in Cabo Verde for a day after their plane suffered technical problems, obliging the pilot to touch-down in Sal airport.

A source from the airline’s administration said

When the Portuguese government introduced tolls on motorways that used to be free, protesters claimed the charges would put off the Spanish market - but now it is clear that the Spaniards have taken the tolls very much in their stride… by simply

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QREN delays - funding from 2013 still to be paid

IAPMEI, the government institute responsible for supporting small and medium sized businesses, is under fire this week for the “endless delays” in getting vital community funding to where it is needed.

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