German Chancellor Merkel was met by protests in Portugal, where she met with Prime Minister Coelho. Merkel was met with mockery, as she painted a positive picture of the country's future.
It may be a watershed moment for the eurozone. Overall growth this quarter was led by France and Italy - not Germany. That could signal the eurozone has finally freed itself from the lingering effects of its debt crisis.
Four years ago, the Portuguese economy was bailed out with EU funds. Last year, it officially exited the program. Now it wants to pay off an IMF loan early. But all's still not well. Jochen Faget reports from Lisbon.
With the relationship between Germany's and Greece's finance ministers at rock bottom, debt crisis negotiations are now being conducted by German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.
The Greek situation is deteriorating by the minute and an end is not in sight. Indeed, there may not be a resolution until June, leaving the country in a dangerous limbo, writes Vicky Pryce.