France’s unemployment rate fell in the first quarter, handing an unexpected victory to President Francois Hollande, who is trying to revive the nation’s economy.
Costa Rican ruling party presidential candidate Johnny Araya ended his campaign today, effectively handing the April 6 runoff to opposition leader Luis Guillermo Solis.
Italy’s new government under Prime Minister Matteo Renzi faces a “major challenge” in achieving strong growth and lowering its public debt, the European Commission said today.
Italy’s economy, the euro region’s third-biggest, contracted 1.9 percent last year as sales abroad of the nation’s goods failed to offset the effect of weak domestic demand.
Following is a summary of Cuba’s January tourist arrivals from the National Statistics Office in Havana:
Italy’s unemployment rate rose to a record high in January, signaling that companies may fail to hire even after the economy returned to growth in the last quarter of 2013.
London workers took fewer sick days last year than employees in other regions, in part because the workforce is younger and there are more self-employed people, according to a report today.
Ukrainian lawmakers gave presidential powers to parliament Speaker Oleksandr Turchynov, who urged political parties to agree on a new government and warned of the “catastrophic” state of the nation’s economy.
French inflation was less than expected in January and German producer prices fell, keeping pressure on the European Central Bank to add stimulus.
The French economy expanded in the fourth quarter as President Francois Hollande struggled to secure a sustainable recovery and reduce unemployment.