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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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EU leaders hail breakthrough on eurozone banks

EU leaders are expected to hail a breakthrough in efforts to strengthen integration in the eurozone.

However, decisions at the EU summit in Brussels to set out a range of checks and balances on eurozone banks also raise new questions about a two tier Europe.

British banks will not to subject to the new centralised scrutiny, continuing to be supervised by national authorities.

Most of the other nine non-eurozone states are considering whether to submit their banks to the new economic crackdown.

Only the UK and Denmark are able to formally opt out of joining the euro.

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