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Germany - Europe's unloved saviour?

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Germany - Europe's unloved saviour?

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This week’s edition of Business Weekly focuses on the growing economic discrepancies between the core and the periphery in Europe.

One example is the jobless rate, which stands at over 21 percent in Spain and just seven percent in Germany.

Germany’s economic strength, together with Berlin’s sometimes harsh rhetoric, does not necessarily make Germany very loved.

Host Stefan Grobe talks about Germany’s role in the debt crisis with Tobias Blattner of Daiwa Capital Markets Europe.

Other stories include Jean-Claude Trichet’s proposal for an EU finance ministry and the financial fall-out of the E. Coli crisis.