With elections looming, many Portuguese are fleeing unemployment and won’t be around to see the effects of a new government. Older workers are stepping in to help their families in the face of tax hikes and job losses.
Mario Centeno has been elected as the new Eurogroup president, with the finance ministers praising him for his balancing act between growth and budget discipline that earned him a comparison with football star Ronaldo.
He is the youngest president in the history of the Fifth Republic, and is popular abroad. Yet Emmanuel Macron has earned mixed reviews at home in the first 100 days after his election. DW looks at his presidency so far.
If she manages to hobble on, British PM Theresa May will face an economy in a delicate state, even before we start talking about Brexit. The choice appears to be ongoing austerity or quasi-Keynesian reflation.
Soares founded the Portuguese Socialist Party in April 1973 with the help of former German chancellor Willy Brandt. One of his biggest political dreams was that Portugal would join the European Union. He fulfilled it.
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