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Portugal has been dragged deeper into the eurozone crisis after its government was rocked by its second resignation last night.

Portuguese government debt is falling sharply in early trading, as investors react to the news that prime minister Pedro Passos Coelho is fighting to hold his administration together after his foreign minister dramatically quit.

Last night Passos Coelho refused to resign, telling the country that he would deliver a “rapid return to stability”, and pledging:

I will not resign or abandon my country.

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