TRAINSPOTTING director Danny Boyle is so desperate for Britain to scrap the pound in favour of the European single currency - he's made MILLIONS, a film about the controversial money debate.

Boyle hopes his movie - which focuses on a large consignment of cash being stolen during the conversion of the pound to the euro - will prove that a universal currency will not threaten Britain's cultural identity.

He explains, "We should join the euro and get on with it guys. The Irish, French and Germans have done it and they're still Irish, French and German. They haven't been turned into euro puddings overnight."

15/03/2005 03:13