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Covid-19: Spain saw EU's largest job losses

Spain is the European country that shed most jobs due to coronavirus, El País reported on Tuesday. During the first half of the year, job losses were nearly three times higher in Spain than in other member states. Between April and June, employment in Spain decreased by 7.5 percent, according to Eurostat - in Germany by 1.4 percent, in France by 2.6 percent and in the UK by 0.7 percent.

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EU leaders to discuss vaccine certificates

While some member states hope vaccine certificates could revive tourism, EU officials point out that it is not clear if vaccinated people can still carry the virus and infect others.

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