The Guardian Audio Edition: Is Germany too powerful for Europe? - edition 18
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In this week's edition:

• Baroness Thatcher, the first female PM and most dominant political figure since Churchill, has died aged 87. Michael White considers the impact of her politics on Britain. Click here to read this article.

• George Osborne is fighting back, aware that tax cuts for the rich and benefit cuts for the frail shock even natural conservatives. But this is just the start. Click here to read this article. By Polly Toynbee

• Twenty years ago, Germany's economy was stagnating. Today, as the eurozone crisis deepens, this giant is keeping Europe afloat. German sociologist Ulrich Beck believes that his country has become a political monster. Click here to read this article. By Stuart Jeffries

• What we should fear is not the North Korean's bellicosity but how it's being used to subvert domestic politics in the west. Click here to read this article. By Simon Jenkins

• British doctor Sam Parnia specialises in resurrection and insists outdated resuscitation techniques are squandering lives that could be saved.Click here to read this article. By Tim Adams

•In her new film, The Place Beyond the Pines, she ditches glam, playing a hard-grafting waitress opposite real-life partner Ryan Gosling. She talks about how the role mirrors her upbringing and, er, why her dog's face should be pixellated. Click here to read this article. By Catherine Shoard

And in this week’s audiobook review we are investigating mysteries for younger listeners with Anthony Horowitz’s The Falcon’s Malteser and Anne Cassidy latest, Killing Rachel.

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