It's been more than a century since Britain and France signed the Entente Cordiale, the pact that officially ended centuries of war and one-upmanship. But old habits die hard. 2014 began with David Cameron penning a column in the Times of London blasting those who borrow and spend - the French, in other words. This Friday, Cameron and Hollande decided to set the record straight with the first UK-France summit in four years. The two leaders even managed to squeeze in a pub lunch.
Produced and prepared by David Boratov, Haxie Meyers-Belkin and Christopher Davis
European Day Editor, International New York Times
Anne Elisabeth MOUTET
Columnist, Sunday Telegraph
Journalist, '"Les Inrockuptibles"