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Germany hit in global slowdown


The global slowdown has hit Europe's largest economy with Germany's first dip in growth for three years.

The 15 economies of the eurozone contracted by 0.2% between April and June, heightening fears that the euro area is sliding towards recession.

Tristana Moore reports from Berlin.


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