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Unemployment means young entrepreneurs leaving southern Europe

Record unemployment has led to a rise in the number of young entrepreneurs leaving southern Europe and heading north to seek their fortunes.

Across the EU, nearly a quarter of people aged 18 to 25 have no job. In Greece and Spain more than half the people in that age group are jobless.

Youth unemployment will be the focus of attention at a two-day EU summit in Brussels.

Nigel Cassidy reports.

  • 27 Jun 2013
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