Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Germany accuses France of being 'Europe’s biggest problem child' and accuses Hollande of 'meandering'

France and Germany are embroiled in a war of words after a leaked German report branded the country Europe's biggest problem child'.

A leaked briefing by Germany's economoics ministry slams President Francois Hollande as 'meandering' and analyses France's economic weakness.

The government department listed the failings of its neighbour, highlighting that it is the highest 'tax and social security burden' in the eurozone, and has the 'second lowest annual working time'.