GERMAN CHANCELLOR ANGELA Merkel proposed for a top European Union official to be given the power to veto member governments’ budgets. She met with French President Francois Hollande privately for 30 minutes on the issue and agreed on the need for a tight timetable for introducing a banking union.
This all went on while tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Greece for the country’s second general strike in a month.
Other things the heads of state probably spoke about today was their very tasty sounding dinner for tonight – they will start with tarte fine with eggs and mushrooms before moving on to braised veal on a bed of fresh spinach, followed by a chocolate trio and coffee.
Anyway, here some of them were today as they discussed other important issues like how to save the euro currency from collapse: