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1 January: A look at historic events that occurred on this day
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1 January: A look at historic events that occurred on this day

Exactly 20 years ago on 1 January 2002, the currency of the European Union, the Euro was launched with the issuance of both banknotes and coins

No more border, different currencies between Croatia and EU
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No more border, different currencies between Croatia and EU

Croatia joined the European Union in 2013. It was going through different stages of economic and monetary union in the EU to join the Eurozone

Croatia prepares for euro switch amid soaring inflation
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Croatia prepares for euro switch amid soaring inflation

The former Yugoslav Republic, which joined the European Union nearly a decade ago, posted an annual inflation rate of almost 13 per cent in September, compared to 10 per cent in the eurozone

Euro hits 20-year low against Dollar as Russia announces Nord Stream pipeline to stay shut indefinitely
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Euro hits 20-year low against Dollar as Russia announces Nord Stream pipeline to stay shut indefinitely

The euro fell 0.70 per cent to 0.9884 dollars Monday, its lowest since December 2002. Russian gas giant Gazprom said Friday the Nord Stream pipeline, which supplies gas to Germany and other European countries, due to reopen at the weekend would remain shut indefinitely

Inflation hits 8.9% in 19 countries using euro, its highest level since 1997
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Inflation hits 8.9% in 19 countries using euro, its highest level since 1997

To combat soaring inflation, the European Central Bank raised interest rates last week for the first time in 11 years by a larger-than-expected half-point. It’s expected to be followed by another increase in September

Bitter Half: European Central Bank hikes rates for first time in 11 years, recession fear haunts continent
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Bitter Half: European Central Bank hikes rates for first time in 11 years, recession fear haunts continent

The ECB's surprise hike of half a percentage point for the 19 countries using the euro currency is expected to be followed by another increase in September, possibly of another half-point

Americans in Paris after COVID hiatus enjoy euro slide against dollar
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Americans in Paris after COVID hiatus enjoy euro slide against dollar

The euro slipped to parity with the dollar for the first time in nearly 20 years this month, as a cut in Russian gas supplies to Europe heightened fears of a recession in the eurozone

Why dollar is in demand, why rupee is depreciating and what experts think happens next
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Why dollar is in demand, why rupee is depreciating and what experts think happens next

The rupee has actually held up pretty well against the dollar (which itself has risen 13 per cent in 2022) when compared to the performance of other currencies including the pound, the euro and the Japanese yen

UK and Ireland submit bid to host UEFA Euro 2028
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UK and Ireland submit bid to host UEFA Euro 2028

The "Expression of Interest" comes on deadline day, with The Times in London reporting earlier this week that the UK and Ireland bid was set to be unopposed.

Euro makeover: Austrian banknote artist Robert Kalina fears redesign could revive rivalries
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Euro makeover: Austrian banknote artist Robert Kalina fears redesign could revive rivalries

The European Central Bank said the bills were ready for a makeover and announced a design and consultation process with a decision expected in 2024

Euro 2020: England's Bukayo Saka urges social media platforms to step up efforts in fight against online racial abuse
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Euro 2020: England's Bukayo Saka urges social media platforms to step up efforts in fight against online racial abuse

After the 19-year-old's spot-kick was saved by Gianluigi Donnarumma to seal Italy's triumph at Wembley on Sunday, the Arsenal star was targeted by trolls online along with teammates Marcus Rashford and Jadon Sancho, who also missed penalties.

India vs Sri Lanka: Rishabh Pant, throwdown expert Dayanand test positive for COVID-19; three more isolated as visitors reassemble
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India vs Sri Lanka: Rishabh Pant, throwdown expert Dayanand test positive for COVID-19; three more isolated as visitors reassemble

One coaching staff member and reserve wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha were put in isolation for having come in contact with Garani.

Euro 2020: 'We win and lose together', Gareth Southgate tells heartbroken England players to bounce back from final defeat
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Euro 2020: 'We win and lose together', Gareth Southgate tells heartbroken England players to bounce back from final defeat

England failed to win their first major title since the 1966 World Cup as Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka all missed penalties at Wembley on Sunday.

Highlights, Euro 2020 final, Italy vs England at London: Italy win Championship on penalties
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Highlights, Euro 2020 final, Italy vs England at London: Italy win Championship on penalties

Catch the live score and updates from the Euro 2020 final between Italy and England at London's Wembley Stadium

Euro 2020: England captain Harry Kane to wear rainbow armband against Germany
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Euro 2020: England captain Harry Kane to wear rainbow armband against Germany

European football's governing body caused controversy when they denied a request by Munich mayor Dieter Reiter for the Allianz Arena to be lit up in rainbow colours when Germany played Hungary in the group stage.

Euro 2020: Gareth Southgate faces 'complicated' call over Mount and Chilwell for Germany clash
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Euro 2020: Gareth Southgate faces 'complicated' call over Mount and Chilwell for Germany clash

Chelsea duo Mount and Chilwell missed England's 1-0 group stage win over the Czech Republic last Tuesday after being forced to quarantine for 10 days.

Euro 2020: Germany coach Joachim Loew focussed on 'electrifying' England clash rather than farewell
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Euro 2020: Germany coach Joachim Loew focussed on 'electrifying' England clash rather than farewell

Despite winning the World Cup in 2014, the 61-year-old has been fiercely criticised for his role in a humiliating group-stage exit from the 2018 World Cup and a series of poor results before the Euro.

Euro 2020: England face Germany in mouth-watering clash after Switzerland stun France
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Euro 2020: England face Germany in mouth-watering clash after Switzerland stun France

England have never won the European Championship and a victory against Germany would be only their second knockout stage win in the history of the competition.

Euro 2020: Germany looking beyond round of 16 England clash despite mixed tournament
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Euro 2020: Germany looking beyond round of 16 England clash despite mixed tournament

The German team, however, remains a work in progress for Joachim Löw in his last tournament as coach.

Euro 2020: Lacklustre England held to frustrating draw as Scotland make their point
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Euro 2020: Lacklustre England held to frustrating draw as Scotland make their point

England missed a chance to book their place in the last 16 at Euro 2020 as Scotland kept their own hopes alive with a well deserved 0-0 draw on Friday.