It is the call Enda Kenny is dreading.
THE Irish politician who led his country into the single currency has claimed both Spain and Belgium would veto Scottish entry into the EU - and should this obstacle be overcome Scotland would be forced to adopt the euro.
Markets lifted as economic data showed modest growth in the eurozone this summer following a second quarter when its recovery ground to a halt.
THE admission of an independent Scotland into the EU "is not in serious doubt" but the timescale of 18 months is "ambitious", according to an academic study.
There is less than a month to go until the voters of Scotland, including EU citizens resident here, will decide whether Scotland should be an independent country.