Why the euro numbers do not add up

UK - Baffled voters waiting to be persuaded by the economic evidence how they should vote in a referendum on the euro have been left in a state of even deeper confusion this week.

The two sides of the debate have clashed not only on points of principle and judgment, but even on the basic facts, reported the Financial Times on Thursday.

The explanation has turned out to be partly that when you ask a question about the economy, the answer depends on whether you ask the British or the Europeans.