Sunday 25 June 2017

Amid the egos and insults, Noonan helped keep the show on the road

Wolfgang Schauble
Wolfgang Schauble
Niall O'Connor

Niall O'Connor

With an exasperated look on her face, the EU official painted a scene that was of box-office material.

There were egos. There was fighting. Insults were exchanged. People left the room in order to plan their next move.

There were leaks of secret documents. There was talk of a government collapsing. Like a perfect novel, there was a fresh twist every time the page was turned.

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