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The FINANCIAL -- The overall tax-to-GDP ratio, meaning the sum of taxes and net social contributions as a percentage of GDP, stood at 40.0% in the European Union (EU) in 2016, an increase compared with 2015 (39.7%). In the euro area, tax revenue accounted for 41.3% of GDP in 2016, slightly up from 41.2% in 2015. The tax-to-GDP ratio is therefore on the increase again in both zones after a slight ...

The FINANCIAL -- Seasonally adjusted GDP rose by 0.6% in both the euro area (EA19) and the EU28 during the third quarter of 2017, compared with the previous quarter, according to a flash estimate ...

The FINANCIAL -- The European Union has launched public consultations on "fake news" and online disinformation, and will also set up a group of experts in an effort to map out an EU strategy for ...

The FINANCIAL -- NATO and the European Union have decided to further boost their cooperation during a meeting of the alliance’s foreign ministers in ...

The FINANCIAL -- With Christmas around the corner, European retailers are getting ready for Europe’s biggest ...