Politics 9 December 2011 Web Only: the best of the blogs The five must-read blogs from today, including why the UK is falling out of the EU. Sign up for our weekly email * Print HTML 1. Britain, not leaving but falling out of the EU Cameron did not stop France and Germany from going ahead with what they are proposing, writes the Economist's Bagehot. That's not wielding a veto, that's called losing. 2. 'Nervous' Lib Dems toe the line on Europe What Lib Dems are really waiting for is to see what happens when parliament returns on Monday, says Kiran Stacey at FT Westminster. 3. Cameron didn't sign EU deal because it's not in the interests of the one per cent Cameron acted in the interests of the City of London, not Britain, says Shamik Das at Left Foot Forward. 4. Sarkozy told Cameron: "You can't have an offshore centre taking away Europe's capital" Gary Gibbon warns that the French President is expected to renew his efforts to clip the City of London's wings. 5. Cameron's big opportunity to bring the Conservative family together This could be a healing moment for the Tories, says ConservativeHome's Tim Montgomerie. › The EU treaty is a disaster for the left Subscribe More Related articles Labour must learn the secrets of the Scottish Conservatives What's going on in Northern Ireland? Keir Starmer's Brexit diary: Why doesn't David Davis want to answer my questions?