“Only Portugal has emerged from the downturn with any momentum” – FT – & Portugal’s next Cristiano Ronaldo: ‘Bruma’

FT reports:

“Greece is still mired in recession and Spain saw virtually no growth in the first half of the year. Only Portugal has emerged from the downturn with any momentum.”

link to full FT article: http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/d955e75e-e06e-11df-99a3-00144feabdc0.html?ftcamp=rss

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4 goal Ronaldo!

The BBC website reports:

“…there is little doubt that Ronaldo is finally returning to the form that earned him the Fifa World Player of the Year award when playing alongside the England striker (Rooney) at Old Trafford in 2008.”

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Portuguese football news

An additional 1 million passengers to and from Lisbon each year

‘travelio.net’ reports:

Carolyn McCall, Chief Executive of easyJet, announced in the presence of the Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Sócrates, Minister of Public Works, Transport and Communications António Mendonça and other ............  ...read more

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