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German economy loses momentum

Although the German economy faces going into recession in the New Year, the Bundesbank thinks industrial output will show some signs of recovery.

The bank admits that the German economy lost considerable momentum in the second and third quarters of 2014. 31 more words


Germany’s energy transition brings annual savings of €10bn

Viviane Raddatz (World Wildlife Fund) writes from Berlin to correct assertions made in the FT editorial of November 25th.

Though admitting that Germany currently has an excess of coal generation capacity, she explains that this is due to the dysfunctional EU emissions trading scheme, not its transition to renewable energy… 227 more words

Renewable Energy

November News Headline Round Up

Britain’s boosting economy backfires

It seems that the UK’s recent substantial economic growth has brought with it some costly repercussions. Britain has been told that it must contribute an additional £1.7bn towards the European Union budget by the end of November as a result of its relative economic success. 1,144 more words


Interesting Times for the UK Economy

The past 24-hours have been an interesting time for the UK economy. Filled with ups and downs.

On the plus, the UK economy has performed better than many of us may have anticipated, and GDP is up. 773 more words