Andrew Gimson

Fear and loathing in Baden-Wurttemberg

Ordinary Germans are too scared of the euro to want to leave it

Everyone is frightened of the euro. So said the sweet old lady who runs the small hotel where I am staying. She and her husband are Germans who came to Stuttgart from Slovenia 50 years ago. They have worked ‘day and night’ to build up their modest fortune, and now they fear their savings will be destroyed.


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