About Germany´s chimney sweeps

"... Of all the hazards faced by Germany’s plucky chimney sweeps, however, none may be as frightening to them as the prospect of new foreign rivals — leaping across the border from rooftops in Poland or Portugal.

That prospect seems more likely after a recent legal challenge by the European Commission to German laws that have shielded chimney sweeps from competition since the Middle Ages. ..."

Quelle: www.times.com