A new era is beginning for Croatia today as people there wake up for the first time as citizens of the European Union. But the joy is being tempered by the Eurozone debt crisis and Croatia's own economic problems.
Seasonally adjusted unemployment has remained unchanged in the 19-member euro area, fresh figures from the statistics office have shown. Joblessness is currently at its lowest level since December 2008.
With a euroskeptic government coalition likely to take over the reins in Italy, fears are mounting that the problems in the eurozone's third-largest economy will only get worse. Financial markets are already jittery.
The 19-member eurozone now boasts the lowest jobless rate in about 10 years, the EU's statistics office has announced. It also reported a slight increase in consumer prices after months of declining inflation.
A study has found that a majority of Germans are satisfied with Emmanuel Macron's EU reform proposals, but think they go a little too far. Many also want Angela Merkel to be more passionate about the EU.
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