Mário Centeno leaves the Portuguese government

By |junij 9th, 2020|Antonio Costa, Economy, Eurogroup, Mário Centeno, Minister of finance, News, Portugal, Portuguese Government|

Portugal's Finance Minister Mário Centeno, who also chairs the Eurogroup, will leave the Portuguese government, following a period of less than idyllic relations with Prime Minister Antonio Costa, and will be replaced by the state secretary for budget, João Leão

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Costa e Silva: Portugal’s surprising choice for new economic masterplan

By |junij 9th, 2020|Antonio Costa, Antonio Costa e Silva, Costa e Silva, Economy, Energy Trasition, News, Portugal, Portuguese recovery|

The controversial appointment of the largely unknown Costa e Silva as the man who should draft Portugal's economic plan for the next decade has become a key talking point in the country.

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Portugal’s Costa criticises Netherlands over commitment to EU

By |april 11th, 2020|Antonio Costa, coronabonds, future of EU, Mark Rutte, Netherlands, News|

Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa said on Friday (10 April) that the Netherlands' attempt to block economic support to fight the coronavirus raised questions about the future of the European Union.

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Costa and Centeno clash over euro budgetary instrument 

By |december 13th, 2019|Antonio Costa, budgetary instrument for convergence and competitiveness (BICC), European Council, eurozone budget, Mário Centeno, News|

Tensions between Portuguese prime minister, Antonio Costa, and his finance minister and Eurogroup president, Mario Centeno erupted in front of EU leaders on Friday (13 December) as the two clashed over the design of the eurozone budgetary instrument .

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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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