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At risk of poverty or social exclusion in the EU28 - More than 120 million persons at risk of poverty or social exclusion in 2013 - Almost 1 out of every 4 persons in the EU in this situation

04 November 2014 In 2013, 122.6 million people, or 24.5% of the population, in the EU were at risk of poverty or social exclusion. This means that these people were in at least one of the following three conditions: at-risk-of-poverty after ... read more

2014 Autumn Economic forecast: Slow recovery with very low inflation

Brussels, 04 November 2014 The European Commission's autumn forecast projects weak economic growth for the rest of this year in both the EU and the euro area. Real GDP growth is expected to reach 1.3% in the EU and 0.8% in the euro area ... read more

Parliament elects new European Commission

MEPs approved the new college of 27 Commissioners, as presented by its President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday morning, with 423 votes in favour, 209 against and 67 abstentions. The new Commission now needs to be formally appointed by EU heads ... read more