24 Mar 2011

In video: Euro bailout negotiations

Euro bailout negotiations in video. Sometimes moving picture speaks more than 10,000 words. Watch the new Irish Taioseach Enda Kenny search out President Sarkozy like a heat-seeking missile after the leader’s photo at today’s European Council summit in Brussels. There have been marked tensions between France and Ireland over an attempt to force Ireland to raise its low corporation tax rate, in exchange for a less punitive rate of interest on Ireland’s bailout loan. And then a classic on camera moment, a consolatory hug from G, for P, as P, I and G line up in that order.

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