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Europe on edge after attacks and anti-terror raids (LIVE BLOG)

GlobalPost’s Paul Ames reports from Lisbon, Portugal: As horror swept across France last week, the terror attacks that left 17 dead looked sure to give a boost to Marine Le Pen, whose anti-immigration National Front party has long played on fears of … Full News here – Lisbon – Bing News

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Europe cursed by economic ghosts of past, present, future

LISBON, Portugal — The European Union’s leaders may not be as Scrooge-like as their critics allege, but just like Dickens’ miser, they’re finding themselves spooked by a triple haunting — from the ghosts of economic crises past, present and yet to come. Full News here – Lisbon – Bing News

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Lisbon — edge of Europe

Lisbon — edge of Europe Spread across seven hills above the estuary of the Rio Tejo (Tagus River) and fanned by an Atlantic breeze, Portugal's capital city basks in the European continent's warmest all-year-round climate. Lisbon's narrow and meandering old town streets, sun … Full News here – Read more on Arab News

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Future of Europe: Lisbon

Future of Europe: Lisbon Back in the good old days of the Lisbon Strategy (when the European Union (EU) was proclaimed to be the most competitive, knowledge-based economy of the world), the Prodi and Barroso Commissions have been both repeatedly stressing that: “at present, … Full News here – Read more on Jakarta Post

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Corinthia Hotel Lisbon wins Western Europe Region Energy Project of the Year

Corinthia Hotel Lisbon wins Western Europe Region Energy Project of the Year … The five-star Corinthia Hotel Lisbon was named winner of the Western Europe Region Energy Project of the Year for 2013, for its outstanding energy efficient hotel project. Every year the prestigious Association of Energy Engineers Conference honors the … Full News here – […]

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AFL Europe Algarve 9's, Portugal – Lisbon Dockers' time to shine

AFL Europe Algarve 9's, Portugal – Lisbon Dockers' time to shine This weekend saw a tournament played in Vilamoura, Portugal, which was small in scale and number of teams, but potentially huge ramifications for the nations competing. Originally looked at as a tournament for teams not going to the Axios Euro Cup in … Full News […]

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Comment: Lisbon treaty U-turn haunts Cameron's Europe long game

Comment: Lisbon treaty U-turn haunts Cameron's Europe long game David Cameron's frustrating Europe obfuscation can be traced back to his other big crisis on the issue: abandoning the Tories' "cast-iron guarantee" over the Lisbon treaty referendum. There's a lot of headscratching going on in Westminster right now … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Anti-austerity strikes sweep southern Europe

Anti-austerity strikes sweep southern Europe Lisbon's Metro will be shut completely and only 10 percent of all trains will run under court-ordered minimum service. More than 600 flights were cancelled in Spain, mainly by Iberia and budget carrier Vueling. Portugal flag carrier TAP cancelled … Full News here – Read more on Reuters

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Dengue not a threat to spread throughout Europe according to Lisbon professor

Dengue not a threat to spread throughout Europe according to Lisbon professor The dengue fever outbreak currently affecting Madeira Island off the coast of Portugal does not necessarily present a risk to the European continent due to the absence of the appropriate vector to spread the disease, says a Portuguese parasitology … Full News here […]

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