With the realisation of the 8-9 December decision by the 26 EU countries to create a stronger fiscal union (without Britain), individual countries’ problems seem to have passed in a second plan, despite the undeniable fact that the success or failure of Greece, Italy, Spain, Portugal and Ireland to control their deficits and state debts and hopefully return to growth, will make or break the efforts by all 17 member states in the Eurozone to resume a sustainably long-term financial statu...

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