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US denies spying on the UN

The United Nations said it has received assurances from the US Government that its communications networks "are not and will not be monitored" by American intelligence agencies.

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Merkel arrives in '007' at EU summit amid US spying row

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.

The car in which German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived

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".

Angela Merkel has voiced concerns about her mobile phone being monitored.

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