EU leaders reject Syria move

Prime Minister David Cameron has told ITV News Europe Editor James Mates that EU leaders did not discuss military intervention in Syria during the EU summit.

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Barroso: Summit must signal action on eurocrisis

On the eve of the summit European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso made it clear that he felt more integration should not stop at the eurozone.

President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso leaves Downing Street in 2011 Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

He told MEPs in Strasbourg that agreement on the single supervisory mechanism was crucially important at the summit - the "single most important step for the further deepening and completion of economic and monetary union".

He said it was essential that the summit clearly signalled action via the road map to "guarantee the irreversibility and the sustainability of economic and monetary union and the euro."

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