More ECB dialogue wanted by France

France called for a more "resolute dialogue" between the eurozone's politicians and the European Central Bank on Tuesday 30 August, saying that fiscal and monetary policy must be better co-ordinated if faster economic growth is to be achieved.

In a speech to France's ambassadors, Philippe Douste-Blazy, foreign minister, said Europe must improve its economic governance. "Everyone can see that the euro today remains an unfinished project, for lack of a seriously co-ordinated economic policy betw