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What Do Austrians Really Think of Germans?

Germans and Austrians are the odd couple of Europe. They speak almost the same language, share a troubled history, and watch many of the same TV shows. But their relationship could be compared to that of the Scots and the English, or the Canadians and Americans. At least from the Austrian side, it can appear to be […]

IT IS not hard to find reasons why disaffection with the European Union might be growing within Europe. GDP in the euro area has declined for the sixth successive quarter and unemployment is running at record levels in many countries. Germany resents bailing out profligate neighbours and its relationship with France, which has just slipped into recession, is at a […]

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