Merkel Allies Betray Growing Alarm `Brexit' Prospect Is Real

  • `Existential risk' to Europe cited by senior German lawmaker
  • Merkel sees `very demanding' road ahead to avoid Brexit

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party colleagues expressed growing dismay at the prospect of a British exit from the European Union, with one lawmaker portraying Prime Minister David Cameron’s planned referendum as an “existential risk” for Europe.

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