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A photo taken on February 5, 2013 in Marseille shows credit cards. French police has arrested, early this morning in Paris and in several French and overseas departments, 22 people in connection with the trade of credit cards numbers on internet. AFP PHOTO / ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT (Photo by ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT / AFP)
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European banks team up to offer alternative to Visa, Mastercard

European banks have teamed up to deliver by 2022 a new unified payment system that will offer consumers cards and digital wallets that could offer a serious alternative to Visa and Mastercard
A man wearing a face mask works in a fruit and vegetable shop in Puente de Vallecas, one of the poorest districts in Madrid, on April 20, 2020 during the national lockdown to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: Gabriel Bouys / AFP
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Europe’s fresh food prices in flux as virus impact bites

Food growers across Europe are grappling with the ripple effects of coronavirus lockdowns that have snarled supply chains and upended demand, with many shoppers feeling the squeeze
15.05.2018, Rheinland-Pfalzn, Mainz: Ein Kunde bezahlt auf dem Mainzer Wochenmarkt seine Erdbeeren. Das Leben in Deutschland ist teurer als im EU-Schnitt. (zu dpa «Teures Deutschland? Hohe Preisunterschiede in Europa» vom 22.06.2018)
15.05.2018, Rheinland-Pfalzn, Mainz: Ein... […]

German price levels 5 per cent higher than EU average in 2017

Frankfurt - Consumer price levels in Germany were 5 per cent higher than the average in the European Union's 28 member states in 2017, statistics released Friday showed. The most expensive country within the bloc was Denmark, where the price level was 41.5 per cent above the EU average, according to data from the Federal […]