LISBON, Aug 10 - Hundreds of clients of Portugal's state-rescued Banco Espirito Santo (BES) blocked Lisbon's main boulevard and some scuffled with police on Monday to demand payback of millions of euros invested in the debt of the bank's founding family.
LISBON, Aug 7 - The Bank of Portugal has received one improved bid for Novo Banco but will evaluate in coming weeks all three bids that have been made, the bank said on Friday.
LONDON - British electricals and mobile phone retailer Dixons Carphone has agreed to sell The Phone House Portugal, further streamlining its business as it focuses on markets where it has a leading position.
LISBON, July 30 - The Bank of Portugal wants bidders for Novo Banco, the successor to Banco Espirito Santo (BES) following a state rescue last year, to come up with improved offers by Aug. 7, the central bank said on Thursday.
LONDON - Barclays Plc is in exclusive talks to sell its retail banking business in Portugal to Spain's Bankinter , a person familiar with the matter said on Friday.
LISBON - Portugal cannot be associated with Greece's mounting troubles after sacrifices and efforts made to overcome the country's debt crisis and improve its financial and economic situation, Deputy Prime Minister Paulo Portas said on Monday.
LISBON - Portugal would support debt mutualisation for the euro zone in the long term and the issuance of Eurobonds that are jointly guaranteed by all members to support weaker economies, Portugal's prime minister said.
LISBON - Unlisted Spanish transport company Avanza has won a concession to run Lisbon's bus, tram and subway networks, a spokesman for Portugal's Economy Ministry said on Friday.
LISBON - Portugal is committed to finding a solution to Greece's financing crisis within the European Union framework, minister and government spokesman Luis Marques Guedes said on Thursday.
BUCHAREST - Portugal's president said on Monday an agreement between Greece and the troika should be reached, "this week if possible."
VIENNA - Three young children suffering from dehydration and close to death have been rescued from a van crammed with 26 refugees from Syria, Afghanistan and Bangladesh, Austrian police said on Saturday. | Video