EU moves to reassure public on terror


The paper aims to give the public confidence that the EU will be the chief co-ordinating body for any necessary political responses in an emergency, and it addresses the need for common co-ordination throughout the EU, as new technologies and market liberalisation have created a borderless Europe.

"As a result, protection measures are only as strong as their weakest link," according to an EU spokesperson.

"The paper was developed after the terrorist attacks in Madrid and London, which highligh