As Europe left struggles, Portugal’s alliance wins over voters and Brussels

By Axel Bugge LISBON, Apr 3 : While the European left is largely struggling where it holds power, Portugal’s government alliance stands out as a remarkable exception; it is raising wages and gaining popularity and yet delivering the lowest budget deficit in living memory. The unlikely alliance of centre-left Socialists and two far-left parties has […]

As Europe left struggles, Portugal’s alliance wins over voters and Brussels

By Axel Bugge LISBON, Mar 31 : While the European left is largely struggling where it holds power, Portugal’s government alliance stands out as a remarkable exception; it is raising wages and gaining popularity and yet delivering the lowest budget deficit in living memory. The unlikely alliance of centre-left Socialists and two far-left parties has […]