4th Dec 2023


German manufacturers confirm fear of recession

The German manufacturing industry has expressed concern of a looming economic recession in Germany, as demand is decreasing sharply, according to Bloomberg. Orders are at their lowest level in six years time. Some analysts say that the reason is the shrinking demand from China, rather than a German domestic decline. The German economy shrank in the second quarter of 2019, adding to fears of a global recession.

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Brussels denies having no 'concern' on Spain's amnesty law

The Spanish government remains secretive about its negotiations with pro-independence Catalans, but claims the EU Commission has "zero concerns" about their proposed amnesty law for Catalan separatists. The EU executive denies that.


Dubai's COP28 — a view from the ground

Discussion of the biggest existential threat humanity has ever faced is barely mentioned on billboards or signage in Dubai — yet visitors are made aware quite quickly that t world rugby sevens tournament is imminent.

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