July 29, 2012

Miliband Should Beware French Connection

Andrew Rawnsley, The Guardian

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President Hollande is an inspiration to the Labour leader. But he may also turn out to be a cautionary tale.

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TAGGED: Francois Hollande, France, Eurozone, Europe, Labour Party, Ed Miliband, UK


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