Friday

26th Aug 2016

Ticker

Merkel open to EU opt-outs for UK

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is willing to concede some "limited opt-outs" in a revised EU treaty to ensure the UK remains within the bloc, reports The Guardian. "We are not speaking about rewriting the treaties but making targeted changes or submitting an addendum," said one senior German official.

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