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Friday, 20 February 2009

Brussels seeks recruits for an English victory

In the early days of the European Union, French famously dominated as the principal language spoken in Brussels' corridors of power, something our cousins across the Channel regarded as a significant national victory.

But yesterday the European Commission was forced to admit that times have changed, as it launched an appeal for more native English speakers to act as interpreters.

The Independent

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