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German chancellor Angela Merkel met the Queen at Buckingham Palace this afternoon.
"You've had a very busy day," the Queen said.
"Yes but it's my duty to have busy days," Mrs Merkel replied.
Angela Merkel has been speaking at a joint press conference with David Cameron in Westminster:
Angela Merkel also repeated Winston Churchill's famous quote: "To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often."
German leader Angela Merkel told Westminster Hall that those expecting fundamental reform of Britain's EU membership were "in for bitter disappointment."