UK 8 November 2012 Quote of the Day Angela Merkel on Britain leaving the EU. Print HTML I cannot imagine Britain not being part of Europe. I think that it is good for it to be part of Europe. I want a strong Britain in the EU. Britain was there when we were liberated from National Socialism. German Chancellor Angela Merkel slaps down Ukip leader Nigel Farage after he called for Britain to leave the EU though an "amicable divorce". › Obama's disunited states David Cameron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel speak to the press ahead of a bilateral meeting at 10 Downing Street. Photograph: Getty Images. Subscribe More Related articles Inside Big Ben: why the world’s most famous clock will soon lose its bong Jeremy Corbyn appoints Shami Chakrabarti to lead inquiry into Labour and antisemitism Is our obsession with class propping up the powerful?