New German government attitude towards Cameron and UK
13 December 2013 Last updated at 13:21 GMT
German voters went to the polls in September but are only just about to get their new government, with a grand coalition expected to get the go-ahead this weekend.
The coalition of the conservative CDU / CSU and the social democratic SPD will see an alliance of parties from the left and right and could bring in a new direction for the European Union.
Jo Coburn reports from Berlin on how this could affect the UK and British relations with Europe.