P309 Teletext 309 Jun19 23:41:10         ————————————————————————————  EU PUTS CURRENCY BACK TO 1999   Chancellor Kenneth Clarke has suggested three names for the single European currency — which the Government refuses to say if Britain will join. He put forward names reflecting the UK's heritage — the Crown, the Florin and the Shilling — when EU finance ministers met in Luxembourg. No decision was taken, but the EU decided against a 1997 launch. ——————————————————————————————————1/2—— Headlines 300 City 500 C4 APOLLO HOLIDAY CLUB SEE PAGE 277 Next page Index Regional Headlines
P309 Teletext 309 Jun19 23:40:10         ————————————————————————————  "ECU" DIES THE DEATH   EU finance ministers have decided a single European currency should not be introduced in 1997. It means 1999 is the favoured date, with 1998 the time to decide which countries will head of the scheme. A name for the currency is still in the balance, although EU talks sounded the death knell for the "Ecu", favoured by France. The Germans prefer "Frankenb. ——————————————————————————————————2/2—— Headlines 300 City 500 C4 WHAT'S ON AT THE CINEMA? p610 C4 Next page Index Regional Headlines