Now Reading:

Euro zone jobless totals rise


Euro zone jobless totals rise


Grim employment news from the euro zone.

The 16 countries using the single European currency lost a record 1.22 million jobs in the first three months of this year. The number of people in work was down by 1.2 percent year-on-year that is the deepest annual drop since measurements started in 1995. The European statistics office says the biggest falls were in Spain, Slovakia and Greece.

Every story can be told in many ways: see the perspectives from Euronews journalists in our other language teams.

Next Article