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Once upon a time in a beautiful continent named Europe, six countries came together to establish a powerful European Coal and Steel Community. These countries were France, West Germany, Italy, Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands.
They did not realize it there and then, but this was to be the first step towards the establishment of what is considered to be one of the strongest unions and economies in the 21st century.
The year was 1973 when the UK, the former financial superpower, opted to join the group in an attempt to rebuild the empire that was lost during World War II. Along with Britain, ... (read more)