30 Mar 2020

Ugly Divisions As The Eu Debates Covid-Struggling Countries

From Nine To Noon, 9:48 am on 30 March 2020

urope correspondent Seamus Kearney joins Kathryn for the latest on Italy, Spain and France's coronavirus tolls and how lockdowns there are being extended, as Russia orders everyone to take a week off work to stop the virus spreading. There's been furious exchanges between leaders of some EU countries in rare public differences over how to help countries struggling with the financial impact of Covid-19, with the idea of pooling mutual debt through 'corona bonds' opposed by more frugal countries like Germany and the Netherlands.