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G8 summit: Angela Merkel becomes lady of the Fermanagh lake

18 June 2013 Last updated at 14:19 BST

She is the only female leader at the G8 summit and is well used to high-powered meetings with men in suits.

But on Monday night, German Chancellor Angela Merkel took on a new role - the lady of the lake.

Mrs Merkel took a boat trip across Lough Erne, in County Fermanagh, as she cruised from the hotel hosting the G8 to speak to German media at the Manor House Hotel, near the village of Killadeas. Julie McCullugh reports.