Portugal’s ruling Socialists win election but fall short of outright majority

By |oktober 7th, 2019|Antonio Costa, Austerity, communists, News, Portugal, Portuguese elections, socialists|

Portugal's ruling Socialists won Sunday's (6 October) parliamentary election but fell short of an outright majority, meaning Prime Minister António Costa will need to negotiate a new deal with one or both of his far-left allies in the previous legislature.

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Portugal government orders striking fuel drivers back to work

By |avgust 13th, 2019|Antonio Costa, News, Portugal|

Portugal's government ordered striking fuel-tanker workers back to work in some parts of the country on Monday (12 August) after fuel supplies ran low at locations including Lisbon airport despite measures to counter the impact of the walkout.

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Why centrists in European Parliament are prepared to drop the term ‘liberal’

By |maj 15th, 2019|ALDE, Antonio Costa, Guy Verhofstadt, Les Republicains, LREM, Macron, Matteo Renzi, News, Renaissance, Stanislas Guerini, The Greens|

The incoming centrist group in the European Parliament should no longer be calling itself "liberal". This could also lead to the group leaning more towards the left. EURACTIV France reports.

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Portugal reaches agreement with Spain, France to welcome Aquarius migrants

By |september 26th, 2018|Antonio Costa, Aquarius ship, Dublin regulation, EU migrants, News|

The Portuguese government said on Tuesday (25 September) it had reached an agreement with Spain and France to welcome some of the migrants on board the last private rescue ship in the Mediterranean, after Italy refused to let the vessel dock.

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France, Spain, Portugal up energy links

By |julij 30th, 2018|Antonio Costa, electricity grids, Emmanuel Macron, energy islands, France, LNG, News, Pedro Sanchez, Portugal, Spain|

France, Spain and Portugal agreed on 27 July to build an undersea power line in the Bay of Biscay as they up electricity links aimed at helping the Iberian peninsula out of its energy isolation.

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Energy, EU reform on the agenda as Macron heads to Spain and Portugal

By |julij 26th, 2018|Antonio Costa, citizen consultations, Electricity, Emmanuel Macron, energy islands, eurozone budget, France, Gas, MIDCAT pipeline, News, Pedro Sanchez, Portugal, refugee crisis, Spain|

France's Emmanuel Macron makes his first visit as president to Spain and Portugal, starting Thursday, in his push to overhaul the EU, with the two southern allies seeking French help to connect their energy grids to Europe.

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Portuguese PM: eurozone needs fiscal leg for stability, growth

By |marec 14th, 2018|Antonio Costa, Economic and Monetary union, Emmanuel Macron, Eurozone, Mário Centeno, Multiannual Financial Framework, News|

The eurozone will never reach its full potential and may face a new crisis in the future without a fiscal capacity, Portugal's Prime Minister Antonio Costa told the European Parliament on Wednesday (14 March).

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Inspired by Europe’s comeback, EU leaders pledge to ‘deliver’

By |januar 26th, 2018|Antonio Costa, Davos, Davos 2018, Mark Rutte, News, WEF 2018|

The World Economic Forum missed European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Thursday (24 January), but presidents, prime ministers, and ministers from all EU countries were there to send the message that Europe is back.

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France, Portugal and Spain to attend mini energy summit

By |december 14th, 2017|Antonio Costa, Emmanuel Macron, energy interconnectors, France, Jean-Claude Juncker, Mariano Rajoy, Miguel Arias Cañete, News, Portugal, Spain|

Portugal will organise early next year a summit dedicated solely to energy interconnectors, as lawmakers work to end the Iberian peninsula’s energy market isolation.

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Tropical storm hits Europe, fuels wildfires in Portugal and Spain, batters Ireland

By |oktober 17th, 2017|Antonio Costa, Climate Change, Ireland, Jean-Claude Juncker, News, Portugal, Spain, tropical storms, UK, wildfires|

Tropical storm Ophelia killed at least 36 people in wildfires raging through Portugal and another three in Spain on Sunday and Monday (15 and 16 October). Three people died in Ireland as the storm battered the island’s southern coast, knocking down trees and power lines and whipping up 10-metre waves.

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