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      Datawatch: female teachers and male principals

      About two in three teachers in secondary schools are female in the OECD countries, but they account for less than half...

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      May 4, 2016

      Chart of the day: why euro debtors are still sinning

      Mounting debt burdens are the scourge of the eurozone, so we are often told. Rising levels of public debt crimp...

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    1. FT Data

      May 4, 2016

      Datawatch: unemployment forecast for 2017

      Despite a big drop in unemployment, about 18 per cent of Spaniards are forecast to be jobless in 2017; the proportion...

    2. Brussels Blog

      May 3, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: Attention: deficit disorders

      Welcome to Tuesday’s edition of our daily Brussels Briefing. To receive it every morning in your email in-box, sign up...

    3. April 29, 2016

      Rating agency gives Portugal lifeline

      Canada’s DBRS has confirmed Portugal’s only investment-grade sovereign rating, in a much-anticipated decision that...

    4. Fast FT

      April 29, 2016

      DBRS confirms Portugal investment grade

      Canada’s DBRS has upheld Portugal’s only investment-grade credit rating in a decision that ensures the country will...

    5. Fast FT

      April 29, 2016

      Portugal's ratings reckoning approaches

      Portugal is at (slim) risk of losing its investment-grade status later today. Lisbon is set to discover whether or not...

    6. April 29, 2016

      Court blocks Novo Banco bond move

      A Portuguese court has provisionally suspended a decision by the Bank of Portugal to transfer some senior bonds from...

    7. Fast FT

      April 28, 2016

      Barclays sells £1bn Portuguese-Spanish business

      Barclays has agreed to off-load another business as it looks to strengthen and streamline itself by disposing of...

    8. April 27, 2016

      Canadian rating agency holds key to Portugal’s future

      A Canadian rating agency will decide on Friday whether to maintain or cut off life support to Portugal’s fragile...

    9. April 22, 2016

      Hot off the press: ex-journalist takes on Portuguese wine estate

      High above the Douro river, Tony Smith begins another typical day, plugging his iPhone into the dashboard of a 2005...

    10. April 21, 2016

      Arabian Nights: Volume 1 — The Restless One — film review: ‘Anger and absurdity’

      Do not come to Miguel Gomes’s Arabian Nights — a series of three films, the first released this week, the others over...

    11. April 18, 2016

      Caixabank launches fresh all-out bid for Banco BPI

      Spain’s Caixabank said on Monday that it was making a second full takeover bid for Banco BPI, stepping up efforts to...

    12. April 11, 2016

      Caixabank/BPI: Caixa is not king

      News that Caixabank has agreed to take a majority stake in Portugal’s Banco BPI has been greeted by polite applause...

    13. Fast FT

      April 11, 2016

      Tsipras and Costa lambast EU austerity and migration response

      The prime ministers of Greece and Portugal have put their heads together and come up with a joint declaration...

    14. April 10, 2016

      Sun, sea and safety: Britons rediscover Spain and Portugal

      Britons in search of sea and sand are rediscovering the traditional western Mediterranean holiday, with bookings to...

    15. April 7, 2016

      Portugal debt faces test as memories of crisis stir

      A year ago, things were looking up for Portugal. The European Central Bank was hoovering up government bonds and yields...

    16. Fast FT

      April 6, 2016

      Strong demand for Portugal's €1.5bn retap

      Portugal has attracted orders of close to €3.5bn for a €1.5bn sale of sovereign debt in spite of rising political...

    17. Fast FT

      April 5, 2016

      Portugal bonds fall on debt issuance plans

      Portugal has hired six banks to raise money by increasing the size of some of the country’s existing bonds. A 2.2 per...

    18. April 4, 2016

      Fourteen asset managers sue Portuguese central bank

      Some of the world’s biggest asset managers have taken legal action against the Portuguese central bank, seeking to...

    19. March 30, 2016

      European banks: New rules, old problems

      It was August 2014 and Novo Banco had just been created from the ashes of Banco Espírito Santo, Portugal’s failed...

    20. March 14, 2016

      Ageas/Fortis: one step forward

      The past is never dead, it’s not even past, wrote the American novelist William Faulkner. Ageas hopes to be an...

    21. Fast FT

      March 10, 2016

      Not all bond markets impressed by ECB bazooka

      The European Central Bank’s latest quantitative easing announcement is being instantly heralded as a bazooka, but not...

    22. FT Data

      March 7, 2016

      Premier League's 4th Champions League spot is at risk, and keeping hold of it is about to get harder

      John Burn-Murdoch The Premier League could lose its fourth Champions League berth within two years, and things will...

    23. March 7, 2016

      Portugal loses UK court battle over ‘toxic’ derivatives

      Portugal faces potential liabilities of more than €1.5bn after losing a British court battle over derivatives that...

    24. Fast FT

      March 2, 2016

      Banco BPI trading suspended amid CaixaBank talk

      Trading in Banco BPI was suspended on Wednesday after shares in the Portuguese lender jumped more than 10 per cent amid...

    25. February 29, 2016

      In Europe electoral confusion has become the norm

      At times it can seem as if Europe’s electorates, like their political leaders, specialise in confusion. Ireland’s...

    26. Fast FT

      February 29, 2016

      Portugal's Q4 GDP growth confirmed at 0.2%

      Portugal’s economy eked out uninspiring growth of just 0.2 per cent in the final three months of 2015, a final reading...

    27. Brussels Blog

      February 29, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: Schäuble’s Shanghai

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    28. Brussels Blog

      February 26, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: Hung parliament, Irish edition

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    29. February 25, 2016

      Brexit: Fraying union

      Every week, the Danish People’s party, a rightwing populist movement that last year vaulted to second place in the...

    30. February 25, 2016

      Portugal rejects call to nationalise Novo Banco

      Portugal’s Socialist government has dismissed calls for the nationalisation of Novo Banco as the country’s financial...

    31. Fast FT

      February 25, 2016

      Moody's: Portugal's new budget is credit positive

      The approval of Portugal’s budget, passed after much back and forth between the new Socialist government and the...

    32. Fast FT

      February 24, 2016

      Portuguese bonds jump after parliament agrees budget

      After the brutal early February sell-off, investors in Portuguese government bonds have finally been given something to...

    33. February 19, 2016

      Political storm hits Portugal’s central bank chief Carlos Costa

      Fierce criticism of Portugal’s central bank chief by the country’s new Socialist government and its far-left allies has...

    34. Fast FT

      February 19, 2016

      Portugal's central bank in eye of political storm

      Fierce criticism of Portugal’s central bank governor by the country’s new Socialist government and its far-left allies...

    35. February 17, 2016

      Cameron ‘in good place’ for Brussels deal

      David Cameron’s seven-month quest for an EU reform deal has taken the prime minister on a journey spanning 20 countries...

    36. Fast FT

      February 16, 2016

      Portuguese bonds find a day of calm

      Portuguese bonds have finally found some calm after a testing couple of weeks marked by wild swings. Tuesday is the...

    37. February 12, 2016

      Portugal agrees ‘Plan B’ deficit cuts

      Investors continued to penalise Portugal’s government bonds on Friday despite an agreement by the new Socialist...

    38. Fast FT

      February 12, 2016

      Portuguese growth disappoints at 0.2% in Q4

      Portugal has joined Italy in clocking disappointing fourth quarter growth, falling well short of economists’ forecasts....

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