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Oi of Brazil Agrees to Sell Assets in Portugal to Altice
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LONDON — The Brazilian telecommunications company Oi said late Monday that its board of directors had accepted an offer by Altice, the European cable television and mobile services provider, to acquire its assets in Portugal. The transaction, if ...
Portugal Telecom SGPS board says no to dos Santos bidMobile World Live
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Madeleine McCann police 'question ex-suspect Robert Murat' in Portugal
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Mr Murat, an IT consultant in the Algarve, was named as a suspect in the case in 2007 and was later cleared of any involvement by police in Portugal. He was later awarded substantial damages from various media organisations and has always denied being ...
Madeleine McCann: UK police arrive in Portugal for questioningThe Week UK
Madeleine McCann detectives arrive in Portugal to question 11 suspectsThe Guardian
Madeleine McCann: UK police observe questioning in PortugalBBC News
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Builders forced to hire bricklayers from Portugal on £1000 a week
Builders forced to hire bricklayers from Portugal on £1,000 a week. Employers in the UK are suffering from a shortage of skilled workers and are being forced to look abroad. Experienced older bricklayer laying bricks on a housing development. Galliford ...
Bricklayers are being hired from Portugal to fill skills gapEast Anglian Daily Times
Building firms hire bricklayers from Portugal to combat UK skills shortageNorfolk Eastern Daily Press
Bricklayers hired from Portugal as UK faces skills shortageSouth Wales Argus
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Portugal GDP May Top Forecast in 2015 Amid Cheap Oil, Lima Says
Portugal's economy may grow at the fastest rate in 2015 since before the financial crisis if oil prices don't rebound, according to Economy Minister Antonio Pires de Lima. Gross domestic product may expand more than 2 percent next year, exceeding the ...

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Espirito Santo chief denies wrongdoing, points finger at Bank of Portugal
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Portugal had to rescue the country's largest bank, known as BES, in a 4.9 billion euro (3.87 billion pounds) bailout after its finances deteriorated due to exposure to companies linked to the Espirito Santo family business empire. Ricardo Espirito ...

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Portugal ex-PM charged with corruption, to remain in custody
The detention is the first involving a former premier in Portugal under democracy and follows other loud cases this year as prosecutors and judges intensify a fight against corruption in a country notorious for its slow justice system. Police arrested ...
Portugal's ex-PM Jose SocratesBBC News
Portugal ex-premier held in prison in fraud caseWashington Post
Doubt grips Portugal after ex-premier is jailedYahoo News

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Viana to Host Sporting of Portugal's First Academy in Africa
Luanda — Viana municipality in Luanda will host the first Academy of Sporting Club of Portugal in Africa, whose cornerstone of its construction will be laid on Friday, in an act to be chaired by the Lisbon team, Bruno de Carvalho. According to a press ...

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Monster Waves Return to Portugal's Praia do Norte Beach | The Weather Channel
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A surfer rides a big wave at the Praia do Norte in Nazare, Portugal. The beach has become a famous spot for big waves surfers around the world after Hawaiian surfer Garrett McNamara set a world record for the largest wave surfed in 2011.

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CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-PT says its shareholders to decide on PT Portugal ...
Lisbon-listed Portugal Telecom SGPS (PT SGPS) is the target of a 1.2 billion-euro ($1.48 billion) takeover offer by Angolan billionaire businesswoman and opponent of the Oi sale, Isabel dos Santos. Her company Terra Peregrin is offering shareholders in ...
Oi Said to Have Approved Altice Offer for Portugal AssetsBloomberg
Oí set to announce sale of PT Portugal to Altice for €7.4bnThe Portugal News

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Collapse of Grand Old Bank Reverberates in Portugal's Hamptons
Portugal is struggling to shake off one of the darkest periods in its financial history. The country completed a three-year international rescue program in May, only to find itself bailing out Banco Espirito Santo to the tune of 4.9 billion euros ($6.1 ...

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