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Study: EU gender pay gap will not end this century

The European Trade Union Confederation on Monday found that the EU's gender pay gap will last until the next century at the current pace of change. EU official data shows the bloc's gender pay gap has closed by one percent over the last eight years, which means women in German and the Czech Republic will wait until 2121 for equal pay, while in France it could take over 1,000 years.

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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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