Sunday, 1 January 2017

Happy Birthday: Euro Turns 15

It’s 15 years to the day since the introduction of the euro currency in 12 European nations.

The euro was designed as a way of bringing together Europe's economies, but it has had mixed success and has still only been adopted by 19 of the 28 countries in the European Union.

Al Jazeera's Malcolm Webb is in the French capital, Paris, looking back at the euro's history - and what the currency may face in the future.