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Lord Hurd: No fear of Europe

With Italy's economic woes taking centre stage, the question of closer fiscal unity between eurozone countries raises its head again.

Lord Douglas Hurd, foreign secretary at the time of the Maastricht Treaty which led to the creation of the euro, explains where Britain fits in.

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