Who Van Rompuy? Baroness Ash-who?

Article published on Nov. 20, 2009
Article published on Nov. 20, 2009

They sound like superheroes, but their surnames are deceiving. Ladies and gentleman, we are referring to the freshly elected EU president, the Belgian former nobody prime minister Herman van Rompuy, and the freshly elected high representative for foreign affairs, the British former nobody trade commissioner Catherine Ashton. The results were announced after the Brussels summit on 20 November, where cafebabel.com Brussels went shaky and live with their handcam. Hermy and Cat are down to be the new guinea pigs in their brand spanking new EU functions