Daily Archives: May 28, 2007

The Nicolas Sarkozy show rolled into Brussels last week and the hyperactive new French president gave a tantalising glimpse of his European agenda.

He wants a tough European position on international trade talks, and for the EU to shield its citizens as they adapt to the rigours of globalisation.  So what does he make of the EU’s rules on maximum working hours -  health and safety laws designed to protect employees?

Gordon Brown, incoming UK prime minister, will want an answer tout de suite.

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