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PM: UK my priority in euro crisis

David Cameron is to insist it is his job to "keep Britain safe" whatever the fate of the eurozone.

In a speech to business leaders in Manchester, the PM is expected to say the euro area is at a "crossroads" and could go into "unchartered territory".

Greece's inability to form a government able to push through austerity plans has led to talk of it exiting the euro.

Ben Geoghegan reports.

  • 17 May 2012