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Lisbon tourist tax approved despite opposition votes

A new municipal tourist tax in Lisbon, taking the form of a one-euro fee on passengers landing at the airport and port and similar levies on lodging, was approved by the city council, with the opposition voting against. The city council is governed by a … Full News here – Lisbon – Bing News

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Portugal opposition Socialists choose mayor of Lisbon as candidate for PM in next year’s election

LISBON (Reuters) – Portugal’s main opposition Socialists chose the mayor of Lisbon, Antonio Costa, on Sunday as its candidate to be prime minister in next year’s election, hoping to breathe new life into the party’s drive to regain power. In a ballot to … Full News here – Lisbon – Bing News

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Angola opposition, rights body urge free press for poll

Angola opposition, rights body urge free press for poll LISBON (Reuters) – Angola's ruling MPLA is using state media to its own advantage and restricting freedom of expression in the campaign for a general election on August 31, the main opposition party and a global rights group said on Wednesday. Full News here – Read […]

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Angola opposition targets inequality in election bid – YAHOO!

LISBON (Reuters) – Angola’s main opposition party, UNITA, accused President Jose Eduardo dos Santos on Friday of giving a small elite access to vast resources while leaving most Angolans in misery, and pledged to fight poverty if it wins an election next month. Full News here – Lisbon – Bing News

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