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'2011 boom, 2012 bust' for Europe

France has a quarterly growth rate of 1% and Germany a rate of 1.5% as the European powerhouses show "very strong recovery", reports economics editor Stephanie Flanders.

But Gabriel Stein, director of Lombard Street Research, said that weak domestic demand could mean bad times ahead, predicting "boom in 2011 and bust in 2012" as the global economy falters.

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