Lobby group warns UK on delaying euro entry

UK - Eight out of the 10 states poised to join the European Union could be ready for euro membership by 2007, increasing the risk that the UK will be isolated unless it joins soon, according to Britain in Europe.

The pro-euro campaign group says in a report published Thursday that the 10 countries expected to join in 2004 support membership of the single currency and will adopt the euro as soon as they are deemed "economically fit" to do so, the Financial Times reported.

Poland, Hungary, Sloven