Merkel blames Germany for both World Wars

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Very generous speech from Merkel. What would have happened to Europe if the UK had not stood up for freedom, sometimes alone, she says.

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And she notably seems to blame the Germans for the First World War, as well as the second.

Angela Merkel also repeated Winston Churchill's famous quote: "To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often."

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Merkel: Need a strong UK with a strong voice inside the EU

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told MPs and peers in Westminster that "we need a strong UK with a strong voice inside the European Union." She also said Europe's politicians must be guided by the need for the EU to constantly change and reform.