German inflation, held in check by a relatively weak euro, is 1.3% compared with the UK\’s 3.1%.
German inflation, of course, is being kept in check by a relatively strong euro.
Strong currencies reduce inflation, weak currencies increase it.
And there, in a nutshell, is why you should never believe anything at all on the subject of economics from anyone who is or has ever been on the staff of The Guardian. Their beliefs are at a 180 degree relationship with reality.