2012’s big winners
A slightly jaundiced John Wyles offers EU leaders the recognition they deserve for their achievements this year.
Appeared in print on 20.12.2012
The end of the year brings with it the irresistible temptation to hand out a few awards. Endeavour and achievement need to be recognised after another 12 months of trial and tribulation for the European Union. Have our leaders measured up to the challenges? Will they still be departing hollow-eyed from frequent late night encounters of the European Council in 2013 as a demonstration of their determination to find solutions?