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EU Elections 2014 18-02-2014

Survey shows growing distrust against the euro in France

Less than a hundred days before the European Parliament elections, French citizens are less and less attracted by the EU project, according to the latest opinion polls, with a quarter now in favour of quitting the eurozone and reintroducing the franc, EURACTIV France reports.

Unemployment marks the divide between France and Germany

As unemployment rates are increasing in France while decreasing in Germany, the French government could hire a German advisor to remedy the situation, EURACTIV France reports.

French-inspired ‘Google tax’ to be debated at EU level

MEPs from the ruling French Socialist Party have urged the European Commission to push for a Google tax, inspired by the Tobin tax on financial transactions. The idea could be debated at the next EU summit in October.