Portugal

New Portuguese Administration Keen to Build on Successes

The 69 members of the recently-elected administration were sworn in by Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa on October 26th,…

Will Portugal’s Expats Come Home?

During the height of the financial crisis, citizens left their home countries in droves to look for work. Young people,…

China Eyes Azores as Possible Commercial Hub Amid US Concerns

The nine islands of the Portuguese archipelago, the Azores, span over 1,500 kilometres. The area is regarded as one of…

The Socialists Cruise to Victory in Portugal

The centre-left Socialist party won Sunday’s elections, but without a clear majority – leaving Prime Minister António Costa the task…

Everything’s Sunny in Lisbon

Portugal’s looking pretty good these days. Once upon a time stricken by a financial crisis, the country has become Europe’s…

Spain and Portugal Lead EU Security Assistance as Morocco Seeks to Boost Security

Morocco and Spain have a complicated relationship, from the origins of the political enigma that is the Western Sahara to…

Pressure Builds as Portuguese Fuel-Tanker Drivers Call Another Strike

For the Portuguese government, the tourist season – which is also mere weeks before a general election – is the…

Frustrations Rise as the Balkans See Further Delays in EU Accession

In February 2019, and as a consequence of the Prespes Agreement, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia officially changed its…

Climate Change and Southern Europe: A Race to Prevent the Impact of Global Warming

Record temperatures across the entire European continent have many concerned about global warming and the effects of climate change. A…

Alliances Fray as Portugal’s Socialists Rise in Popularity

On October 6th, Portuguese voters will head to polls. At stake are all 230 seats in the country’s Assembly, with…
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