German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande at the start of a European summit at the EU headquarters in Brussels on Thursday. Photo: EPA German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande at the start of a European summit at the EU headquarters in Brussels on Thursday. Photo: EPA
German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande at the start of a European summit at the EU headquarters in Brussels on Thursday. Photo: EPA

Budget clash leaves EU summit close to failure

German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande at the start of a European summit at the EU headquarters in Brussels on Thursday. Photo: EPA German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande at the start of a European summit at the EU headquarters in Brussels on Thursday. Photo: EPA
German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande at the start of a European summit at the EU headquarters in Brussels on Thursday. Photo: EPA
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