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France, European champion of taxation 

Tuesday 11 December 2018 | Déborah Berthier
| VoxEurop

Among the demands of the “gilets jaunes” – “yellow jackets”, who have been protesting in France for more than a month, is a reduction of the tax burden. Indeed, France regularly tops the European rankings in this regard.


Europe has a shortage of doctors 

Friday 30 November 2018 | Déborah Berthier
| VoxEurop

A surge in retirements, lack of new doctors in training, emigration to countries with better working conditions… by 2020, Europe could be facing a shortage of 230,000 doctors.


Unemployment is declining more in Portugal than in the EU

Tuesday 15 May 2018 | Newsworthy

The unemployment rate was 7.4 percent in Portugal in March 2018, compared to 8.5 percent in September 2017, while in the same period unemployment in the European Union has decreased from 7.5 to 7.1 percent.


Why Portugal isn’t doing as well as you might think 

Thursday 13 September 2018 | Guillaume Duval
| Alternatives Economiques

While the economic turnaround is undeniable, Portugal’s recovery still conceals some grey areas.


Unemployment is declining more in Spain than in the EU

Monday 20 August 2018 | Newsworthy

The unemployment was 15.2 percent in Spain in June 2018, compared to 16.5 percent in December 2017. In the same period, unemployment in the EU has decreased from 7.3 percent to 6.9 percent.


To what extent do European students depend on their families?  in depth

Tuesday 17 July 2018 | Samuel Silva
| Público

Almost half of European students depend on their families in order to meet their costs, and more than a third live with their parents. This phenomenon is particularly acute in the South, though certainly not unique to the region.


Unemployment is steady in France – while declining in the EU

Friday 17 August 2018 | Newsworthy

The unemployment rate was 9.2 percent in France in June 2018, the same as in December 2017. In the same period, unemployment in the European Union has decreased from 7.3 percent to 6.9 percent.


Male unemployment is declining more in Ireland than in the EU

Thursday 16 August 2018 | Newsworthy

The unemployment rate among men was 5.1 percent in Ireland in June 2018, compared to 6.5 percent in December 2017. In the same period, male unemployment in the European Union has decreased from 7.0 percent to 6.7 percent.


Unemployment is declining more in Cyprus than in the EU

Wednesday 15 August 2018 | Newsworthy

The unemployment rate was 8.2 percent in Cyprus in June 2018, compared to 10.4 percent in December 2017. In the same period, unemployment in the European Union has decreased from 7.3 percent to 6.9 percent.


Unemployment is declining more in Cyprus than in the EU

Friday 06 July 2018 | Newsworthy

The unemployment rate was 9.1 percent in Cyprus in March, compared to 12.3 percent in March 2017, while in the same period unemployment in the European Union has decreased from 7.9 percent to 7.1 percent.