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Merkel upbeat about convincing UK to remain in EU

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 05:50
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Ms Merkel was of the "assumption" that Britain won't quit the EU, offering a positive take following a report this month that she was concerned the UK would leave the bloc.

Brisbane

GERMAN Chancellor Angela Merkel has said that she has "very good German reasons" for convincing the UK to stay in the European Union, saying that the EU needs Britain's innovation and its broad global perspective.

The UK is an "innovative" country open to the rest of the