Desperate for Jobs Crisis Drives More Southern Europeans to Germany

There has been a major jump in the number of southern Europeans working in Germany over the last year, the Federal Employment Agency reported on Thursday. Experts view it as a sign that the crisis is triggering a flood of jobseekers who are headed to the more prosperous north.
An eldery woman begs outside the Bank of Greece headquarters in Athens in February.

An eldery woman begs outside the Bank of Greece headquarters in Athens in February.

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jsw -- with wire reports