Sunday

4th Dec 2016

Ticker

Juncker: Still not enough 'union' in EU

EU commission president Jean-Claude Juncker said in his second state of the European Union speech that the "European Union still does not have enough union", echoing what he said a year ago. "Some things have improved, but others haven't," he said in the plenary session of the EU parliament in Strasbourg on Wednesday. He said unemployment was still "too high" and that Europe "is not social enough".

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