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Lisbon easy on the eyes -- and wallet

LISBON, Portugal --- Lisbon is not only one of Europe's cheapest and sunniest capitals; it's...the Tejo) as it rolls toward the Atlantic. The most memorable Lisbon experiences can be absolutely free: strolling beneath freshly laundered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/01/25/liv_508840.shtml
Life & style
Blighted harvest drives olive oil price pressures

...19th-century Domaine de la Lieutenante, south of Avignon.In Beja, 180 kilometers (110 miles) southeast of the Portuguese capital Lisbon, producers deploy satellite technology on their high-tech farms these days but after generations they are still fighting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-18/blighted-harvest-drives-ol
Portuguese bank fears rekindle euro market tension

LISBON, Portugal - Worries over the health of Portugal's biggest bank on Thursday...suspended after a precipitous fall of more than 17 percent, dragging the Lisbon stock exchange down by 4.2 percent and pushing up the yield on Portugal's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-10/portuguese-bank-fears-reki
Intracity rivals will square off for Champions League title

LISBON, Portugal - For Atletico Madrid, the only thing in the way of the greatest...intracity Champions League final in history, with the match to be played in Lisbon.Real Madrid is the competition's most successful club and bidding to end...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-05-22/intracity-rivals-will-square-cham
Real Madrid roars back to beat rival Atletico in Champions League Final

LISBON, Portugal - Real Madrid broke down Atletico Madrid's resistance in extra time to win the Champions League Final 4-1 on Saturday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-05-24/real-madrid-roars-ba
For Europe's vast unemployed, hopes remain dim

...who opened a restaurant last month in Lisbon, dismissed the rate cut as "totally...hurting business is this tax burden," said Lisbon restaurant manager Nunes Pereira. "My...economy.Maria da Graca, a pensioner in Lisbon who was walking home from shopping, shrugged...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-08/europes-vast-unemployed-ho
Saramago wins Nobel literature prize

LISBON, Portugal -- Portuguese novelist Jose...poor family in Azinhaga, a small town near Lisbon. He never finished university but continued...In the 1989 The History of the Siege of Lisbon, a Lisbon proofreader mischievously inserts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/09/ent_241335.shtml
Things to Do
Sampras beats Safin at Masters Cup

LISBON, Portugal -- Making no secret he was out for revenge, Pete Sampras showed...said Sampras, who didn't play a match between the U.S. Open final and Lisbon. Attacking Safin's second serve, Sampras broke for a 3-2 lead in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/12/02/oth_299395.shtml
Other sports
Euro should provide better play than Cup

LISBON, Portugal - The display of talent is daunting. There's David Beckham of...Steven Gerrard and Paul Scholes can all recapture their form. Two games in Lisbon - France-England and Germany-Netherlands - will also be good tests of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/09/oth_418419.shtml
Other sports
France jolts England 2-1 in Euro 2004

LISBON, Portugal -- Defending champion France surged back in stunning fashion with...game, English and French fans took over the streets and squares of central Lisbon, kicking soccer balls, singing and chanting. The French were vastly outnumbered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/14/oth_418936.shtml
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