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France's fragile economy is Hollande's unwanted legacy

Outgoing French President Francois Hollande promised to fix the economy five years ago. But despite stablising the public accounts he has failed to get the French back to work as promised.

Outgoing French President Francois Hollande promised to fix the economy five years ago. But despite stablising the public accounts he has failed to get the French back to work as promised.

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A call from the jobless to the future French president

As we approach the French presidential election, Euronews is meeting people to hear of their concerns and expectations.

As we approach the French presidential election, Euronews is meeting people to hear of their concerns and expectations.

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Greece and the European Union - don't blame me

There were a lot of people who were very skeptical about being in the EU because they thought it was all about politics and not funding projects that actually could help people.

There were a lot of people who were very skeptical about being in the EU because they thought it was all about politics and not funding projects that actually could help people.

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UK jobless rate falls but wage growth weakens again

The UK unemployment rate has fallen again, but a record number are on zero-hours contracts, and wage growth was weak even as inflation jumped.

The UK unemployment rate has fallen again, but a record number are on zero-hours contracts, and wage growth was weak even as inflation jumped.

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How should Europe react to inflation forecasts?

Lucrezia Reichlin, Professor of Economics, London Business School: The countries that are part of the Euro Area – I think that definitely the European Central Bank should keep on providing the stimulu

Lucrezia Reichlin, Professor of Economics, London Business School: The countries that are part of the Euro Area – I think that definitely the European Central Bank should keep on providing the stimulu

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What are Europe’s biggest uncertainties?

Lucrezia Reichlin, Professor of Economics, London Business School: Well I think if we look at the US, the uncertainty is obviously the Trump factor.

Lucrezia Reichlin, Professor of Economics, London Business School: Well I think if we look at the US, the uncertainty is obviously the Trump factor.

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Businesses need Europe to change

Anne-Sophie Panseri, CEO, Maviflex: I’ll be optimistic because the development of my company is involved, and it is a major issue for us, but I think that Europe needs to rethink its…

Anne-Sophie Panseri, CEO, Maviflex: I’ll be optimistic because the development of my company is involved, and it is a major issue for us, but I think that Europe needs to rethink its…

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US job growth and wages strong in February

US employers added 235,000 workers in February and wages picked up, giving the Federal Reserve the rational to start raising interest rates again soon

US employers added 235,000 workers in February and wages picked up, giving the Federal Reserve the rational to start raising interest rates again soon

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Oscars blunder pair declared unfit for the job

The two accountants found at fault for botching the announcement of the winner for Best Picture at the Oscars on Sunday have been officially declared unfit for any future duty at the awards ceremony.

The two accountants found at fault for botching the announcement of the winner for Best Picture at the Oscars on Sunday have been officially declared unfit for any future duty at the awards ceremony.

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Germany: inflation rises, unemployment falls

German inflation rose in February, reaching its highest level in four-and-a-half years, while unemployment fell more than expected.

German inflation rose in February, reaching its highest level in four-and-a-half years, while unemployment fell more than expected.

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German economy and budget surplus soar, but Merkel shuns new debt

Germany's economy grew 1.9 percent last year boosting the budget surplus hugely, but Chancellor Merkel says the country won't take on any new debt.

Germany's economy grew 1.9 percent last year boosting the budget surplus hugely, but Chancellor Merkel says the country won't take on any new debt.

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Cyprus: the trapped treasures of a divided island

For over 40 years Cyprus has been divided between its Turkish and Greek communities. Many however strive for reunification, which could boost the island's economy.

For over 40 years Cyprus has been divided between its Turkish and Greek communities. Many however strive for reunification, which could boost the island's economy.

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Belarusians denounce 'law against social parasites'

Around 2,000 Belarusians have taken to the streets to rally against a law imposing a tax on those not in full-time employment.

Around 2,000 Belarusians have taken to the streets to rally against a law imposing a tax on those not in full-time employment.

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French unemployment slips, still high

French unemployment remains high, but the rate has fallen for the second year running to 9.7% in mainland France, 10% including overseas territories.

French unemployment remains high, but the rate has fallen for the second year running to 9.7% in mainland France, 10% including overseas territories.

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French economic growth to slow says Bank of France

The French economy is set to expand by 0.3 percent quarter-on-quarter in the first quarter according to an initial forecast from the Bank of France.

The French economy is set to expand by 0.3 percent quarter-on-quarter in the first quarter according to an initial forecast from the Bank of France.

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Eurozone unemployment unchanged in November

Unemployment in the eurozone was unchanged in November at 9.8 percent with big disparities across the region and youth unemployment trended up.

Unemployment in the eurozone was unchanged in November at 9.8 percent with big disparities across the region and youth unemployment trended up.

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US job growth slows in December, wages rebound

US employment increased less than expected in December but there was a rebound in wages, pointing to sustained labour market and economic growth.

US employment increased less than expected in December but there was a rebound in wages, pointing to sustained labour market and economic growth.

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How can Europe beat long-term unemployment?

In this edition of Real Economy, Euronews looks at the fiscal drain from Europe's long-term unemployment crisis.

In this edition of Real Economy, Euronews looks at the fiscal drain from Europe's long-term unemployment crisis.

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Finland and Scotland pioneer Universal Basic Income

Scotland join Finland in launching scheme to offer everyone a basic monthly income regardless of employment status or salary

Scotland join Finland in launching scheme to offer everyone a basic monthly income regardless of employment status or salary

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Sweden addresses long-term unemployment risks

While Sweden’s employment rates are some of the highest in Europe, Ylva Johansson, Minister for Employment and Integration, says to mitigate the risk of it rising due to an influx of refugees, the co

While Sweden’s employment rates are some of the highest in Europe, Ylva Johansson, Minister for Employment and Integration, says to mitigate the risk of it rising due to an influx of refugees, the co

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Sweden's advice to Europe

Despite Sweden bearing a significant burden of incoming refugees, its employment rates are still the envy of Europe.

Despite Sweden bearing a significant burden of incoming refugees, its employment rates are still the envy of Europe.

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How Slovakia addresses long-term unemployment

State Secretary Branislav Ondruš explains why long-term unemployment is an issue in several Slovakian regions and how the government is taking action to allow more people to enter the labour…

State Secretary Branislav Ondruš explains why long-term unemployment is an issue in several Slovakian regions and how the government is taking action to allow more people to enter the labour…