The eurozone is an economic and monetary union (EMU) of 19 European Union (EU) member states that have adopted the euro as their common currency. Introduced in 1999, it is one of the largest economic regions in the world and currently consists of Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Spain. Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Sweden, and the United Kingdom are EU members but do not use the euro. The global financial crisis of the late-2000s forced the eurozone to grant emergency loans to its member states on the condition they established economic reforms.
Growth in home prices in the United Kingdom has trailed peers in the European Union, but has provided Hongkongers buying property in London and other British cities more value for their money.
What is there to do on Madeira? Why, worship Cristiano Ronaldo, of course – from the stadium of his first professional club, CD Nacional, to the museum run by his brother, there’s plenty for fans to enjoy
Starting in the new year, investors seeking citizenship will have to buy commercial property rather than homes in Lisbon, Porto and the Algarve under revamped rules.