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'US spied on Merkel since 2002'

27 October 2013 Last updated at 15:48 GMT

The German magazine Der Spiegel has published new allegations about US spying on Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Citing secret documents, the magazine says her phone may have been bugged since 2002, and was still on a National Security Agency surveillance list weeks before President Obama visited Germany in June.

Stephen Evans reports.

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