German chancellor Angela Merkel arrived at an EU summit in Brussels today in a car with a ‘007’ number plate amid a row with the US over alleged spying.
Mrs Merkel contacted President Obama after receiving information the US may have spied on her mobile phone.
Speaking today, Mrs Merkel said she "made it clear to the president of the United States that spying on friends is not acceptable at all".
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