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Barosso: Euro is the norm

If the eurozone nations are to become a much more tightly aligned fiscal and political unit - and that is what most economists think has to happen for the Euro to survive - then what happens to those on the outside, like the UK?

Political editor Nick Robinson put the question to the president of the European Commission, Jose Manuel Barroso.

"In principle, all member states of the EU should be members of the euro," he said.

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