Trichet nose his skiing

Attending a summit in London this week ECB boss Jean-Claude Trichet stood out from the crowd with what was described as a large plaster on his nose.

The group included Gordon Brown, UK chancellor, the Spanish Economy Minister Rodrigo Rato, Germany's Hans Eichel, Ireland's Charlie McCreevy and the Netherlands' Gerrit Zalm.

Trichet apparently attributed the large plaster across the bridge of his nose to a Davos-related skiing sunburn injury.

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