The statistics have finally caught up with the reality: the debt-plagued 17-nation eurozone has officially slid back into recession for the first time since 2009, according to Eurostat.
They'll be plenty of hemming and hawing about how we got here, and yes-ing and no-ing about how to get Europe on a real road to recovery. But first, a lighter glance of what we might expect from the coming weeks:
David Cameron achieving all new levels of smugness:
Lots more of lonely Angela...
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...and effigy Angela
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...to finally give way to 'I Surrender' Angela
You should also watch out for French President François Hollande trading in his chauffeur for this idea for transport to his next meeting in Brussels:
All the while, Nicolas Sarkozy is thanking his lucky stars he's gone
And far-right pols like Marine Le Pen let loose a new wave of economic patriotism and pandering to ... the shepherds' lobby.
We could also just decide to sit tight and wait for the good 'ol days to return?