Ailish O'Hora: Another summit? The reality is that all this talk of a federal Europe is grossly premature and aspirational.
Published 08/12/2011 | 16:38
Welcome to Brussels. The centre of the world, at least for the next two days.
As the great and good of Europe bed down for two days of talks on ways the save the eurozone, and indeed the global economy from the debt crisis, cracks have already begun to appear.
British leader David Cameron is facing one his biggest tests in his short time at the helm of our nearest neighbour and will come under increased pressure to cow-tow to what has now been accepted as the Franco-German approach to the future of this now shaky continent.