David Cameron is in Sweden trying to stop the former Luxembourg prime minister Jean-Claude Juncker from becoming the next EU President.
But it became clear today that he hasn't yet been able to persuade German Chancellor Angela Merkel to support him.
ITV News Deputy Political Editor Chris Ship reports.
David Cameron has one objective on his visit to Sweden today, to stop Jean-Claude Juncker becoming the new European Commission president.
Cameron will risk the ire of his European counterparts today, attempting to further dent the chances of lead candidate Jean-Claude Juncker.