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Angela Merkel: Britain must decide about Europe

26 March 2012 Last updated at 07:06 BST

The German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, has told the BBC that the British have to decide for themselves to what extent they wish to be part of Europe.

In an exclusive interview for BBC Newsnight, she told Gavin Esler that Germany wants a strong Britain in the EU.

Watch the full report on Newsnight on Monday 26 March at 2230 on BBC Two.