Newspapers in Portugal this Thursday are all highlighting tonight’s match between the national squad and the Czech Republic for the UEFA Euro 2012. Also making news is the case of the leaked Year 12 final exam in Portuguese which spread like wildfire among students around the country.
«The science of victory», is the lead story in this week’s newsmagazine Visão, reporting on the techniques used by athletes to overcome pressure in top-level sport.
«The obscure businesses of the Vatican’s secret bank», is the main feature in this week’s Sábado, probing into the Vatican’s Institute for Works of Religion, commonly known as the Vatican Bank, as a scandal of money laundering unfolds in the institution.
«Information leak surrounding Year 12 exam reached several schools», writes Público, after the students of several schools in Guimarães, Braga and Setúbal had access to the contents of the final exam in Portuguese for Year 12.
Correio da Manhã
«Having kids costs €10,000 a year», discloses Correio da Manhã, quoting data from the National Institute of Statistics (INE) revealing that families with children spend 31% more than those without. These calculations come after INE reported that Portugal’s purchasing power corresponds to 77% of the European average.
Diário de Notícias
«Portugal confident», writes Diário de Notícias, on the day Portugal’s national football team is to play against the Czech Republic in the quarterfinals of the UEFA Euro 2012 competition.
Jornal de Notícias
«RTP receives as much funds as Lisbon and Porto transport companies», reports Jornal de Notícias, revealing how public TV and radio broadcaster RTP receives the same amount of public funds as the four public transport companies operating in Lisbon and Porto together.
«Tax office workers are taking self-defence courses and want to be armed», writes i, as the number of physical assaults and threats made to those working for the taxation authorities have increased with the economic crisis.
«Money “hidden” in foreign countries yields €90m to tax authorities», writes financial daily Diário Económico, after the scheme created by the tax authorities to regularise taxes on capital in foreign countries, which is to end this month, has earned the state more than in 2010.
Jornal de Negócios
«Price of petrol falls once for every three rises», reports financial newspaper Jornal de Negócios, quoting the most recent report undertaken by the Portuguese Competition Authority on fuels, which concluded that oil companies increased the price of petrol three times more than the number of drops registered in the first quarter.
«Czech mate», writes A Bola, about this Thursday’s match between Portugal and the Czech Republic for the UEFA Euro 2012.
«Everyone for Portugal», reports Record, also writing about the Euro 2012 match which will oppose Portugal to the the Czech Republic.
«Time for you to cry once again», writes O Jogo, revealing how Czech goalkeeper Cech was already once left in tears by Ronaldo, on the day Portugal is to play against the central European team in the UEFA Euro 2012 competition.