Britain and France Almost Merged, Papers Show Historic enemies Great Britain and France considered a merger in the 1950s, according to new documents uncovered by the BBC.
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Britain and France Almost Merged, Papers Show

Britain and France Almost Merged, Papers Show

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Historic enemies Great Britain and France considered a merger in the 1950s, according to new documents uncovered by the BBC. Dennis MacShane, a member of parliament for the Labour Party in Britain, discusses why the countries considered — and ultimately rejected — the idea.