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90 at 9: Germany says 'no' to borrow and spend

90 at 9: Germany says 'no' to borrow and spend

Bernard Hickey details the key news overnight in 90 seconds at 9 o'clock, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel's opposition to a plan by Gordon Brown and Barack Obama to orchestrate a US$3 trillion global fiscal stimulus plan. Also, the New Zealand government is planning a "ňúpolluter pays' charge of 5c per plastic bag.

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