Merkel to 'disappoint' Brits wanting sweeping EU reform

German leader Angela Merkel told Westminster Hall that those expecting fundamental reform of Britain's EU membership were "in for bitter disappointment."


Merkel jokes: People who want me to pave the way for a the UK's fundamental reform are "in for bitter disappointment" Take note Mr Cameron!


She is addressing expectations. I am caught between the devil and the deep blue sea, she says.


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.