Merkel has joined Thatcher in Europe’s corner shop

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Series Details 28.5.10
Publication Date 28/05/2010
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Commentary feature discusses Germany's evolving attitudes to the European Union. 'Angela Merkel has begun to sound awfully like Margaret Thatcher. Germany has caught the British disease. If the affliction keeps hold, Europe is doomed. The European Union has learnt to live with Britain’s bean-counting. It will not survive a German decision to play the same zero-sum game'. ... 'No wonder the markets are betting against the euro'.

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