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Lise Hand: I've got EU, babe: Merkozy do a star summit turn as Sonny and Cher

Published 09/12/2011 | 05:00

Never has there been a couple in such harmony as Merkozy since the heyday of Sonny and Cher.

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For it transpires that not only are they humming from the same hymn-sheet when it comes to a new Europe -- henceforth to be re-named The People's Republic of Framany -- but they also share a similar propensity to tardiness.

When a rather jolly Angela Merkel rolled up an impressive 45 minutes after the time which the European People's Party heads of government summit was due to start, she surveyed the rope-line of frozen media.

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