Portugal PM’s party up in poll after teachers’ pay gamble

FILE PHOTO: Portugal's Prime Minister Antonio Costa addresses the nation from Sao Bento Palace, in Lisbon, Portugal, May 3, 2019. REUTERS/Pedro Nunes/File Photo

LISBON (Reuters) – Portugal’s ruling Socialists extended their lead in the first opinion poll after a mini-crisis over proposed retroactive pay rises for teachers, in which the government had threatened to quit if the increases were enacted. The Iberian country will hold a general election on Oct. 6. The survey by pollsters Aximage showed on […]

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