Britain marginalised by failure to join euro

UK - The global economic response to the terrorist attacks in the US showed Britain has been marginalised by its failure to join the euro, the UK Liberal Democrats political party said on Monday 24 September.

Chris Huhne, MEP and the party's European economic spokesman, highlighted the way the US Federal Reserve and European Central Bank cut interest rates on the same day while the Bank of England was left to respond a day later.

"When Alan Greenspan wants global economic action he calls Wim Du