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After a lengthy absence Portugal returned to the headlines over the weekend with the Constitutional Court ruling that some of the government austerity measures were unconstitutional. Here are the key details:The court found that four out of nine key sa…

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Pushing the limit

In the early hours of this morning, Spain’s ruling Socialist party, PSOE, and the conservative opposition, PP party, brokered a deal on amending the constitution to include limits on public deficit and debt. An idea that was pushed by Germany and Franc…

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