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Portuguese and Spanish trade unions are organising what has been described as the “first Iberian protest”. In Portugal, workers are fighting against the government’s measures that promote “poverty” and “precariousness”, leader of the trade union confederation CGTP tells PDV.
According to news agency Lusa, the attacks on several websites belonging to Portuguese diplomatic missions around the world were carried out separately by two hacker outfits: Net-DeVIL and Sanfour 25.
The Bank of Portugal said the increase could be explained either by the growth in the number of Portuguese working abroad, at a time of recession at home, or by an increase in per capital remittances.
Greece, Ireland and Spain are in the same situation as Portugal, the ratings agency said.
Employment opportunities in Germany are attracting more emigrant workers from Portugal, Spain and Greece, the German labour agency says.
Standard & Poor’s keeps its negative outlook because of potential threats from Europe, more specifically from Spain.
Reuters points out that the Portuguese government’s determination differed from Rajoy’s more erratic stance
Minister of Finance Vítor Gaspar said the government was considering new options to meet the deficit target for 2013 after the Constitutional Court ruled the suspension of bonuses for public servants as unconstitutional.
After refereeing the Champions League final earlier this year, Pedro Proença has been by UEFA to referee the Euro 2012 final.
The Portuguese and Spanish teams cancelled each other out during 90 minutes before the reigning champions prevailed in the penalty shootout lottery.