Sunday, June 05, 2005
Tony Blair has given up on Europe as an issue worth fighting for, senior allies of the Prime Minister have told The Sunday Telegraph....Africa more important than Europe. Ouch.
Mr Blair ... has told his closest allies: "Africa is worth fighting for. Europe, in its present form, is not ... Europe is back to the drawing board. Africa will become more important." [Telegraph]
Looks like Tony meant what he said.
Fresh blow to EU treaty as Britain shelves referendum plan
Britain announced that it was shelving plans for a referendum on the EU constitution until its fate became clearer, driving another stake into the heart of the beleaguered treaty... [AFP]