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The population slide of Europe

Euronews travels to Hungary and Greece to investigate how they are dealing with Europe’s declining population.

Euronews travels to Hungary and Greece to investigate how they are dealing with Europe’s declining population.

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Europe’s demographic time bomb

Interview with Monika Queisser, Head of Social Policy with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris.

Interview with Monika Queisser, Head of Social Policy with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris.

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Hungary leads way in EU family policy, but motives suspect

To arrest historic population decline Hungary is paying couples generously to have children and build homes. But is the ruling Fidetz party feathering its own nest while cutting out the poor and immig

To arrest historic population decline Hungary is paying couples generously to have children and build homes. But is the ruling Fidetz party feathering its own nest while cutting out the poor and immig

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How close are you to being the average European?

A comprehensive report on life in the EU has shed light on what the average European looks like today. People in the EU, which Brussels calls a

A comprehensive report on life in the EU has shed light on what the average European looks like today. People in the EU, which Brussels calls a

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Searching for a silver lining to Europe's age-old problem

An aging population is a problem Europe has been grappling with for some time. In this edition of Real Economy, hosted by Maithreyi Seetharaman

An aging population is a problem Europe has been grappling with for some time. In this edition of Real Economy, hosted by Maithreyi Seetharaman

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Egypt: the population time-bomb

Confucius told his disciple Tsze-kung three things are needed for government: weapons, food and trust. If a ruler can’t have all three, said the

Confucius told his disciple Tsze-kung three things are needed for government: weapons, food and trust. If a ruler can’t have all three, said the

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Happy 127th birthday for Cuban great-great-grandma

Cuba has been celebrating the birthday of a woman said to be the oldest not just on the island but possibly in the world. Candelaria Rodriguez, or

Cuba has been celebrating the birthday of a woman said to be the oldest not just on the island but possibly in the world. Candelaria Rodriguez, or

Europe

Europe's silver workforce Tsunami

Europe’s workforce is ageing rapidly. By 2060 around 40 per cent of the EU’s population will be 55 or over. Faced with such a ticking demographic

Europe’s workforce is ageing rapidly. By 2060 around 40 per cent of the EU’s population will be 55 or over. Faced with such a ticking demographic

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Pension reforms for Slovenia's aging population

Slovenia’s population is aging, and aging fast. Last year the country’s voting population rejected a bill to raise the retirement age, dealing a

Slovenia’s population is aging, and aging fast. Last year the country’s voting population rejected a bill to raise the retirement age, dealing a

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Plight of those who break one-child rule in China

Happy Chinese families in the country’s adverts have one thing in common – they all have just one child. Since 1982 China has imposed a one child

Happy Chinese families in the country’s adverts have one thing in common – they all have just one child. Since 1982 China has imposed a one child

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UN urges urban planning for 7b people

A new United Nations report counting the world’s population at now seven billion is serious grounds for brainstorming, the organisation says. More

A new United Nations report counting the world’s population at now seven billion is serious grounds for brainstorming, the organisation says. More

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Census reveals China's population is ageing

China’s population has grown to 1.34 billion according to results from the country’s first census in a decade. The head count has also revealed the

China’s population has grown to 1.34 billion according to results from the country’s first census in a decade. The head count has also revealed the

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India launches census

Counting heads in India – arguably one of the biggest mathematical sums in the world and an exercise that will last a year. It is the country’s

Counting heads in India – arguably one of the biggest mathematical sums in the world and an exercise that will last a year. It is the country’s

Europe

Europe's pension problems

With a population composed of more and more old people and with fewer children being born, demographic pressures are calling into question Europe’s

With a population composed of more and more old people and with fewer children being born, demographic pressures are calling into question Europe’s

Europe

Europe analyses population and growth horizon

Europe, the US and Japan move over… The centre of gravity in world production and population is in for a major shift in the next decade and a half

Europe, the US and Japan move over… The centre of gravity in world production and population is in for a major shift in the next decade and a half

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Credit crunch could end baby boom in Germany

There are fears the global economic crisis could halt the rising birth rate in Germany where Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government has already

There are fears the global economic crisis could halt the rising birth rate in Germany where Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government has already