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[LUSOnews] - The News - Portugal's National Newspaper in English

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Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2001 22:41:24 -0000
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As a member of LUSONEWS we would like to offer you weekly news in English
from Portugal. This is produced by The News, Portugal’s National Newspaper
in English.

This is a sample of the weekly e-mail; to register for your own free
subscription, please follow this link;
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NEW NEW NEW See what the world is reporting about Portugal! A new section on
The News site now has news about Portugal from around the world. Updated
daily
www.the-news.net/digest.htm

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19th January - Contents
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1. LATEST NEWS FROM THIS WEEKS ISSUE
2. New Year sales offer, MORE DETAILS
3. Send The News to a friend
4. Search the database
5. This weeks recommended sites
6. How to subscribe to this newsletter
7. Links
8. No1 for news about Portugal


1 - HEADLINES (click link to see full story, and much more)

FRONT PAGE  - Highest Rates of Breast Cancer in Souselas

The Campaign against Co?incineration has just released figures showing that
Souselas, the proposed site of a new toxic waste incinerator, already has
the highest breast cancer rates in the country, writes Siobhan Mitchell. The
figures released were for 1999, and showed an alarming hotspot for the
virulent disease of breast cancer. Whilst the national average for this type
of cancer is 65 per 100,000 in Souselas there are 1,000 cases per 100,000.
In the council district of Coimbra as a whole, the incidence is 260 per
100,000.
Click BLUE link to see full story - www.the-news.net

Afternoon of terror ruins Lisbon Games

The municipal swimming pool at Olivais in Lisbon was laid siege on Saturday
afternoon, when around 50 white youths armed with knives and handguns, all
aged between 12 and 15, and who had been participating in a football
tournament organised by the City Hall, attacked and terrorised players of
the same age, but of African origin. Click BLUE link to see full story -
www.the-news.net

Military publication alerted against DU in September

According to an article published in the September 1999 edition of the
Jornal do Exército (official Portuguese military publication), troops were
warned of the possible adverse effects of depleted uranium (DU) in the
Balkans. The publication also stated that Gulf War Syndrome and uranium were
probably connected
Click BLUE link to see full story - www.the-news.net/main.htm

Five more years of President Sampaio

Portuguese President Jorge Sampaio strolled to re-election for a second
five-year term as head of state, maintaining the ruling Socialist Party's
firm grip on power. The past weekend's presidential elections will however
be remembered for the record abstention rate and general voter apathy, given
that Sampaio's victory had been "assured" long before ballot stations even
opened.
Click BLUE link to see full story - www.the-news.net

Minimum wage - 37 percent loss in buying power since 1974

The national minimum salary, barring rare exceptions, has for the past 26
years always grown less than the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per capita.
While the minimum wage is increased on annual basis, the consumer price
index and other factors usually result in citizens actually being entitled
to less than the previous year.
Click BLUE link to see full story - www.the-news.net


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2. SPECIAL CHRISTMAS READER OFFERS
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SPECIAL READER OFFERS - The sales are still on!

LISBON JANUARY SALES. A special offer from the prestigious 5 star Lisbon
Sheraton for readers of The News. Situated right in the centre of the
city, it's the best location for your shopping in downtown Lisbon. Our
special offer gives a substantial saving on the normal rate, plus many
extras.
Full details; www.the-news.net/Supplement/SheratonOffer.htm

JANUARY SALES IN GIBRALTAR - A great visit for our readers living in the
Algarve. Tax-free shopping + sales all in one! The centrally located and
excellent Eliott Hotel offers readers a special rate of £75 per night. The
hotel is only a few steps from Main Street and all the shops! Call 00 350
70500 and ask for The News reader offer

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3. Send News from Portugal to a friend
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Send News about Portugal to a friend

To send The News by e-mail to a friend, click the link, and enter their
e-mail address directly. They will get a confirmation and the opportunity
to decline our offer before their name is placed on the list
www.the-news.net/join

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4. Search the database
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Thousands of articles from the last two years of The News are archived and
available for you to search by keyword http://the-news.net/search.htm

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5. Recommended sites
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BOOKS ABOUT PORTUGAL - Our special arrangement with Amazon means that you
can see all the titles they stock on the subject of Portugal with just one
click. Try it - www.the-news.net/Supplement/books.htm

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6. How to subscribe to this newsletter
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If you have been sent this message, and would like to receive The News
from Portugal in English regularly, please follow this link, and fill in
your details for a FREE subscription.
http://the-news.net/join/

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7. Links
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To advertise on The News site: http://www.the-news.net/advertising.htm

For details about advertising here or in the printed edition:
mailto:advertise@the-news.net

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8. The No1 Webb site for news about Portugal in English
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According to www.directhit.com, (the only search engine that rates sites
by the amount of visits received) The News is the most popular site on the
World Wide Webb for news about Portugal in English. The News site averaged
523,739 hits per month between January and August 2000.




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