That’s the cost to taxpayers of bailing out the banking system since 2008. And Barroso didn’t even blush as he said it.
The EU: “the most beautiful project in history”. In ten years time the euro “will be stronger; members want to join the euro, no-one wants to quit the euro”.
The UK & The EU: “It’s the choice of the British people…if they want to stay we will be happy… no-one forces Britain… a Union that is democratic and free.” “Leaders at national levels should assume their responsibilities.”
UPDATE: Muffled Vociferation: Barroso & van Rompuy thought the EU would get the Nobel Peace Prize. Stop sniggering at the back! When you’ve stopped laughing, make sure your children know the truth.