Stephanie Flanders
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A closer look at what the eurozone leaders are trying to overcome

European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso has said Europe has moved closer to solving the eurozone debt crisis, as an agreement was reached in Brussels.

Addressing the European Parliament in Strasbourg, Mr Barroso said the deal showed the EU could unite in the most difficult of times.

So what are the hurdles that the eurozone leaders are trying to overcome?

The BBC's Economics Editor, Stephanie Flanders reports.

  • 27 Oct 2011
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