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World Business Report

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WBR: Germany's economy stutters 14 Nov 14

November 14th, 2014

Episode 85 of 900 episodes

Eurozone growth remains weak as its biggest economy, Germany, only just avoids slipping into recession. We speak to the voice of German business and a senior government official to ask what's going wrong. Plus, as economic output in Italy shrinks again, we hear why the government there wants to make it easier for companies to hire and fire workers. We speak to the five-year-old British boy who has become the youngest computer specialist in the world, and we take a look back at a week of banking fines, landmark climate change deals, and a row over eggs and mayonnaise.

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