Employment in the 28-nation European Union increased to the highest on record in the second quarter.
Christine Lagarde, the head of the International Monetary Fund, has a message for the world's central bankers: Don't be luddites.
Protesters outside Greece's parliament threw boxes of fish at police ahead of a vote that approved new austerity measures.
A deal next week on unblocking new loans for Greece is seen as crucial to prevent Athens from defaulting on debts due in July.
Greece's economy expanded in the first three months of 2017, upwardly revising a previous flash estimate in May that showed a 0.1 percent quarterly contraction.
France, along with Spain, Greece, Britain, will continue to face disciplinary procedures for its excessive budget deficit.
The European Union is urging member states to take advantage of the bloc's recovering economy to strengthen public finances.
The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator insisted that Britain's accounts must be settled before any talks on its future trade relationship with the EU can take place.
Eurostat estimates that 19.716 million men and women in the EU28, of whom 15.515 million in the euro area, were unemployed in March.
Today's package of measures will make it easier for people and companies to manage their paperwork online.
European Union officials urged Greece and its lenders to conclude a long-overdue bailout review quickly to safeguard economic recovery but Athens said it wouldn't ask "a euro more" from its austerity-wracked citizens.
More than a quarter of employers in Britain say staff members from other European Union countries have considered leaving their firms or the country in 2017 after last year's Brexit vote.
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