In an effort to stabilise the euro zone, France, Germany and 21 other countries have decided to draft their own treaty to impose more central control over national budgets. Britain and three others have decided to stay out. But whether the agreement does anything to stabilise the euro is moot. (via theeconomist)
Follow the Guardian’s live blog on developments here. Other content we’ve got today on the Eurozone:
- A live web discussion from 1pm (GMT) on what currency means to you
- Poll: Should Europe ditch the Euro?