Bundesbank sacks 'racist' board member By Tony Paterson in Berlin
"Germany's central bank agreed to dismiss a controversial board member yesterday amid a growing public outcry over his vitriolic criticism of Muslims and Jews in a new bestselling book that has been widely condemned as racist. The Bundesbank's board said it had reached a unanimous decision to fire Social Democrat Thilo Sarrazin, 65, a former Berlin city government finance minister. Under German law, the step must be approved by the country's federal president, Christian Wulff..."
URL Link: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/bundesbank-sacks-racist-board-member-2069239.html
Author Organisation: The Independent