From The Guardian Unlimited:
EU foreign ministers today said the spread of bird flu from Asia into Europe presented a “global threat” requiring broad international cooperation.
I am so relieved that we have such an intelligent, forward-thinking group of officials in charge of the welfare of millions of people across Europe. I think that their far-sightedness in spotting this obscure event and then highlighting it as being worthy of some sort of action is admirable, truly wonderful dedication to their work. The European Union a gravy train ? Perish the thought !