Video report by ITV News deputy political editor Chris Ship.
Theresa May warned that the UK would not be rushed into leaving the EU as she met Angela Merkel today.
The new British prime minister needs to win over the German chancellor, who holds more power than anyone else in Europe over any deal which is finally agreed.
In Berlin, some expressed concern over the apparent lack of a plan for a Brexit after the UK voted to leave.
May's handling off the issue is likely to be among the key moments of her time in office - and that work started in earnest today.
Theresa May and Francois Hollande will discuss Britain's plans to quit the European Union when they meet for talks on Thursday in Paris.
Conservative MPs could not have been happier with Theresa May's first outing at Prime Minister's Questions.
Theresa May launched a series of scathing attacks on Jeremy Corbyn during her first appearance at Prime Minister's Questions.