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    Portugal's centre-right wins election

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

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    The Social Democrats have unseated the Socialist caretaker government in Portugal's election, winning more than 40 per cent of the vote.

    The new government, led by Pedro Passos Coelho, will enact a gruelling austerity programme, following Portugal's $114 billion international bailout.

    Al Jazeera's Sonia Gallego reports from Lisbon.