Cameron refuses to back down despite EU blow

David Cameron remained bullish despite his resounding failure in persuading EU leaders not to support Jean-Claude Juncker.

ITV News Europe Editor James Mates is at the Prime Minster's press conference in Brussels:


Cameron: This was an important stand, but far from being last stand. Sometimes have to be ready to lose a battle to win the war.


Cameron: The job of keeping UK in the EU has got harder. Is it an impossible job? No.


Cameron: In a Eur crying out for reform we've gone for THE career insider. But we have to work together now, so must put that rhetoric aside

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