12 December 2011
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David Cameron says he negotiated "in good faith" at the EU summit as he explains his actions in a statement to MPs - although Deputy PM Nick Clegg decides not take his seat alongside the PM.
Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov says he will challenge Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in next March's presidential election.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy says there are now clearly two Europes following last week's summit in which the UK vetoed EU treaty changes.
More than 10,000 Latvians withdraw deposits from Swedish-owned Swedbank after rumours the firm is in financial difficulty.
French former prime minister and centre-right politician Dominique de Villepin announces he will stand for president in the 2012 election.
Britain may appear to have isolated itself after last Friday's summit, but its vision of Europe could yet find supporters in the difficult years ahead, the BBC's Gavin Hewitt writes.
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