Photo of the Day: Merkel addresses Parliament in German

German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, today delivered an historic address to both Houses of Parliament, hailing Germany’s “close partnership” with the UK, and making it clear she wants Britain to remain a strong voice in Europe.

Here’s the official photo of Clegg meeting Merkel:

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  • jedibeeftrix 27th Feb '14 - 10:15pm

    excellent, she knows she wants us! 😀

  • Paul In Twickenham 27th Feb '14 - 11:06pm

    That picture is a shoe-in for the front cover of next week’s Private Eye.

  • NC and AM probably spent the entire meeting conversing in German. According to twitter this is bad, and showing off….

    Angela — ” Send me your CV and come and see me after May. We migh be able to find something for you. Maybe a job in which you have demonstrated ability and achievement? Did you say you had experience as a ski instructor?”

  • Simon Banks 28th Feb '14 - 3:19pm

    Cogload – absolutely, and what’s more, this Merkel woman does it all the time.


    “Gott sei Dank – ein Englischer Staatsmann wer Europa versteht.”

  • cogload
    Vot iz ritten on ze bottom of a bottle in England?

    Open the other end.

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