Northwest MEP fears Euro could fail

A Fine Gael MEP says he wouldn't be optimistic about the outcome of next week's crucial EU summit, where the future of the euro will be on the line.

The pressure's on leaders ahead of the meeting in Brussels next Friday, as concerns grow about the spread of the debt crisis in the single currency.

Speaking in Brussels - where MEP's have been debating the euro crisis, Northwest MEP Jim Higgins says the situation is dire:

He believes there's no 'coherent plan on the table that will yield what we need' - and that's before politics come into the frame:

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