Cameron edges toward deal to avoid 'Brexit'

Germany's Merkel says she'll do everything possible to keep the UK in the EU

17th February, 2016
Angela Merkel and David Cameron at an earlier meeting Pic: Getty Images

British Prime Minister David Cameron edged closer to securing an overhaul of the terms of Britain’s membership of the European Union, as fellow leaders signalled they were ready to help him get a deal at this week’s EU summit.

With Cameron due in Brussels on Thursday for the second time in 48 hours, he won the backing of Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, the 28-nation bloc’s largest economy, who told lawmakers...

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