Although many Greeks blame Berlin for their country's strict austerity drive, others are willing to move to Germany in order to find work.
Italy's trade unions have called a general strike to protest unemployment. But problems of those who suffer the most from joblessness, the country's youth, are hardly being addressed. Megan Williams reports from Rome.
European leaders allocated six billion euros to a "Youth Employment Initiative" at a Brussels summit in June 2013. Everyone agreed the problem was urgent. Why has little of the money been spent yet?
Thousands of Italian workers are set to strike against labor market reforms. Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has said he will not back down on plans which would make it easier to hire and fire workers.
Lower growth forecasts for Europe's biggest economy haven't kept Germany's jobless figures from sinking. The latest data for November marked a return to employment levels not seen in three years.
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