Study claims UK's 5 euro tests are already met

UK - The government's five economic tests for UK entry to the euro have already been met, according to a new academic study.

Iain Begg, from the European Institute at South Bank University, says now it is essentially a matter of the government having the political will to plump for a referendum.

The government says it will give its assessment of the tests, which ministers say have to be met before a euro referendum is called, by June next year. Pro-euro campaigners are using the study, which