Page last updated at 07:46 GMT, Friday, 11 May 2012 08:46 UK

Eurozone countries must 'stick together'

In Europe, the popular backlash against austerity is gathering strength. Greek voters have rejected the bail-out deal imposed from Brussels. France's new president Francois Hollande wants to rewrite the Eurozone's fiscal rules to prioritise growth. Suddenly Germany's plans for tackling the crisis affecting some Eurozone countries seems under threat.

HARDtalk speaks to three guests - Greece's energy minister, a former economic adviser to President elect Francois Hollande, and from Germany, a finance spokesman for the governing CDU party. Europe seems destined for a summer of economic and political crisis - is there any way out?

You can watch the full programme on BBC World News on Friday 11 May at 15:30 and 20:30 GMT.

Watch recent episodes online (UK only) or subscribe to our podcast. Find out who is coming up on the programme by following us on Twitter .

Story Tools


Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2017 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific