We need a new EU without this shackle of the Euro

Article by Lord Owen published in The Evening Standard, 20 August 2012

The German Chancellor Angela Merkel is back at work in Berlin after her holiday. She has a heavy burden on her shoulders for avoiding a collapse of the euro – but she also faces a country full of angst.

On a visit last week to Canada she was still claiming that greater European integration holds the key to resolving the eurozone crisis. She may well be right. For it is very hard to see a single currency working without a single country to stand by that currency…

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