Francois Hollande and Angela Merkel
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Merkel heads to Brussels for crucial euro summit

28 June 2012 Last updated at 13:45 BST

European Union leaders are preparing to meet for a closely-watched Brussels summit on the fate of the euro.

On the summit's eve, German Chancellor Angela Merkel held two hours of talks with the French President Francois Hollande in Paris.

The two remain at odds on how to move forward, with Germany opposed to pooling debt while France insists the eurozone needs further integration.

Chris Morris reports.