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EU row: Cameron has 'low opinion of British people'

Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith has accused the Prime Minister of having "a low opinion of the British people" by downplaying the UK's prospects if it left the EU.

It comes after a Sunday newspaper column in which David Cameron accused MPs backing an EU exit of wanting to take "the gamble of the century" with the country's future.

Amid rising tensions between the pro- and anti-Brexit camps, Mr Cameron has reportedly been threatened with a challenge to his leadership unless he tones down attacks on MPs backing the "leave" campaign.

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Angela Merkel pops out for chips as EU talks go on

A hungry German Chancellor has taken matters into her own hands after a breakfast meeting turned into a lunch meeting which turned into a dinner meeting as EU leaders continue to try to agree a deal on a package of EU reforms.

Angela Merkel was spotted by ITV News sampling some of Brussel's famous chips from a local takeaway, clearly unwilling to wait until the dinner scheduled for 8pm.

Counter staff said the Chancellor ordered her fries with "andalouse" -mayonnaise spiced with pepper and tomato.

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