Latest EU summit has no good news for Ireland
Disaster looms for us with Britain now splendidly isolated from Europe, warns Daniel McConnell
Published 11/12/2011 | 05:00
Yesterday, with no sense of irony, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble was awarded a major prize for his contribution to European unity.
After just an hour's sleep, an exhausted David Cameron, British prime minister, returned to London from the EU summit in Brussels last Friday to a hero's welcome.
'Up Eurs' was the splash headline in the British edition of The Sun newspaper yesterday. 'Europe leaves Britain,' said the Telegraph. There he was -- the great Tory leader standing up against those awful interfering eurocrats, standing up for the City of London and defending the hard-pressed British taxpayer.