April 17, 2011

The Finnish Bear Mauling the EU's Bailout

Harriet Alexander, Daily Telegraph

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He's a Millwall supporter from the far northern reaches of the EU. And he's sending a shudder through Brussels.

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TAGGED: Portugal, European Union, EU, Eurozone, Finland, Timo Soini

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