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Strained relations between Germany and UK

8 November 2013 Last updated at 17:58 GMT

Diplomatic relations between Germany and the UK are strained at the moment following claims that the British embassy in Berlin was being used to carry out covert surveillance.

A senior minister in the German government has said there's mistrust in the relationship between the two countries and there's no going back to "business as usual".

The BBC's Europe Editor Gavin Hewitt reports from Berlin.

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