August 12th, 2016
Episode 800 of 1074 episodes
Remember the Eurozone crisis? It hasn't gone away. The latest figures for economic growth in the 19 countries that use the Euro have reinforced the impression that things are still not going well. Overall there was a slowdown - growth was 0.3 percent in the second quarter of the year, although there is a varied picture with Germany and Spain doing better. France is just treading water, Portugal expanded a little and Italy is not growing at all. The BBC talks to Jonathan Loynes, Chief European Economist at Capital Economics. Meanwhile, pressure rises on McDonalds over antibiotic use on animals in their foodchain. And IKEA starts to build its first store in India. What do traditional furniture makers think? Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images.
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