UK 8 November 2012 Quote of the Day Angela Merkel on Britain leaving the EU. Sign up for our weekly email * 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 from just £1 per issue More Related articles Leader: Labour is failing. A hard Brexit is looming. But there is no need for fatalism Theresa May's Article 50 letter: what she said, and what she meant In Birmingham after the Westminster attack: "You can't paint everyone with one brush"