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European Union: The unemployment monster

The unemployment monster – Ilias Makris
I Kathimerini (Athens)

On the creature: Unemployment

Dr Schäublestein it's getting dangerously big! What should we do?

Nothing, that might wake it up.

According to Eurostat the unemployment rate in the EU was 10.9 per cent in February – meaning some 26m people out of work – and 12 per cent in the Eurozone, equivalent to around 19m people.

A situation that further accentuates the growing divide between northern and southern Europe.