David Cameron and Angela Merkel at last year's G8 summit in Northern Ireland
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Angela Merkel to give symbolic address to UK Parliament

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is to address both Houses of Parliament and have tea with the Queen during a symbolic one-day visit to the UK.

She will later hold talks with the three main party leaders, David Cameron, Nick Clegg and Ed Miliband.

Her support is seen as crucial to the success of Mr Cameron's European aims.

Steve Evans reports from Berlin.

  • 27 Feb 2014
  • From the section Europe
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