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Eurozone inflation at 3pc in November

INFLATION in the eurozone remained at 3pc in November - for the third month in a row.

The biggest drivers were mortgages, energy and transport but big economies like Germany, Italy and Spain recorded drops.

According to figures from Eurostat, French inflation increased as did Slovakia which recorded the highest level at 4.8pc.

Slovenia reported the lowest rate at 2.1pc.

Irish inflation stands at 2.9pc – just below the eurozone level.