24/10/2013 11:16 BST | Updated 24/10/2013 11:24 BST

US Phone Hacking: Revealing Pictures Show Angela Merkel's Growing Suspicion

So the US has been accused of bugging Angela Merkel's phone.

But how far back did this go - and when did the German Chancellor realise that something was up?

Check out the revealing timeline of pictures...

Photo gallery Angela Merkel's Phone Being Hacked: A Timeline See Gallery