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Portugal: Anger at corruption scandals, one year after bailout

It's almost one year since Portugal exited its bailout, but the government is still implementing austerity measures. Taxes continue to rise, and some critics say this has led to the development of a parallel economy, worth a quarter of the country’s GDP. The government is cracking down on tax evasion, but many ordinary Portuguese feel that while they're being squeezed, their politicians don't seem to be practising what they preach.


In the latest high-profile corruption case, former premier Jose Socrates is now in custody. Our team find out more.

Programme prepared by Yong Chim and Elise Duffau

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