EU Greets 10 New Nations Ceremonies in Dublin and across Europe mark the latest expansion of the European Union. Ten new nations -- eight from the former Soviet bloc -- have joined the EU. With 455 million people, the EU now surpasses the United States as the world's biggest economy. NPR's Nick Spicer reports.
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Ceremonies in Dublin and across Europe mark the latest expansion of the European Union. Ten new nations — eight from the former Soviet bloc — have joined the EU. With 455 million people, the EU now surpasses the United States as the world's biggest economy. NPR's Nick Spicer reports.