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A worker adjusts a 150 metre-square European flag during a celebration in Brussels' Jubilee Park to mark the expansion of the European Union to 25 from 15 states on April 30, 2004. Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia will join the European Union on May 1. UNICS REUTERS/Francois Lenoir Pictures of the Year 2004  FLR/CRB - RP4DRIGNBSAB

Europe faces some of its greatest challenges since WW2 Image: REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

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Europe’s shrinking workforce is expected to be a drag on the economy Image: Source: Eurostat, European Population Projections, base year 2013
Share of world GDP, current prices, PPP. Source: IMF, 2016
Main migration routes to Europe from Africa and the Middle East Image: Source: International Centre for Migration Policy
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