Pressure on David Cameron ahead of EU crisis summit
8 December 2011 Last updated at 14:00 GMT
With the future of the Euro under threat, David Cameron is to travel to Brussels ahead of a key EU summit to tackle the eurozone debt crisis.
He faces pressure from France and Germany to accept a new treaty, and demands from his party at home to hold firm on British interests.
Meanwhile the European Central Bank has cut interest rates to a record low, underlining how precarious is the state of the economy across the continent.
Matthew Price reports from Brussels.