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Germany in recession

Germany's economy is officially in recession. New figures show the German economy shrunk for two quarters in a row - the textbook definition of a recession. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from the BBC's Steve Rosenberg in Berlin.

Global Politics

Chinese students get the vote

A university in China held a democratic student body election this week. That's news in a country where such elections are normally restricted to Communist Party Youth League members. The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports.

E.U. lifts ban on odd fruit

Today the European Union scrapped controversial rules banning the sale of oddly-sized or misshapen produce in European shops. Anchor Lisa Mullins has details.