Merkel and Hollande cover the 'European agenda' in talks

French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are giving a joint newsconference in Berlin.

Ms Merkel has said that they have got to know each other and have covered some important points. The Chancellor said they had covered the 'European agenda.'

She said they were confident that they would solve these problems. Ms Merkel also said she hoped Greece would stay within the eurozone.

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Hollande's euro talks with Merkel

The newly-inaugurated French president Francois Hollande and the German Chancellor Angela Merkel have underlined their desire for Greece to stay in the eurozone and were prepared to introduce measures to help growth in the country.