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Forget tapestries that may or may not pay us a visit. Forget even Emmanuel Macron's refusal to countenance any helpful accommodation over a deal on Financial Services access to the single market. This is all noise. Pretty much everything that is said in public now between France and Britain is a show ...
Mekel compliments Bulgaria for its efforts on a range of issues, but insists that despite much being done for the EU member state, the hardest work had to be done at home. Bulgaria has been under fire for what some say is a lack of determination to fight corruption. Now Reading: Angela Merkel is bolstered ...

The Chancellor is fighting to save her political career having failed to form a coalition after the inconclusive result of September's election. And Germany's centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) will today decide whether or not to approve coalition talks with Angela Merkel. Around 600 SPD delegates will vote ...
EU HEAVYWEIGHTS Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron are due to meet in Paris this afternoon to talk "about the future of Europe and upcoming priorities" with Brexit set to be high on the agenda after the French President met Theresa may. By Rebecca Perring Rebecca Perring. PUBLISHED: 10:30, Fri ...
She was born in Western Germany, but raised in the communist GDR. At Leipzig's Karl Marx University she studied physics, and then moved on to the Academy of sciences in East Berlin, where her subject was physical chemistry. The chemistry between Angela Merkel, the acting Chancellor of the Federal ...
In Germany, a recent deadly stabbing has become Exhibit A for those arguing that Chancellor Angela Merkel's migration policy has increased the risk of violent crime. The murder shows how the debate on migration has reached a new and fevered stage, our Berlin bureau chief writes. Mrs. Merkel hosted ...

On his first official visit to the EU's longest-serving leader, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, there were signs that he may be getting ahead of himself. After all, it was not just the brazen self-confidence of Austria's political superstar that got him into the chancellery. Kurz has an instinct for populist sentiment ...
The number of asylum seekers arriving in Germany fell last year by more than a third, reflecting the impact of a European Union deal with Turkey driven by Angela Merkel. Arrivals were down to 186,644 from 280,000 in 2016, and were around a fifth of the 890,000 officially recorded in 2015, when Mrs ...
Some have nefarious leaders such as Russian president Vladimir Putin, and some, like China, act antithetically to Western values. At least one leader, however, has the consistency and competency to represent the West: German Chancellor Angela Merkel. And fortunately, due to a last-minute agreement ...
... Mrs Merkel's party is the best way to govern the country. On Saturday, youth activists rallied the SPD in the eastern state of Saxony-Anhalt into rejecting the return of the so-called grand coalition. Oskar Niedermayer of Berlin's Free University told Handelsblatt newspaper: "Angela Merkel is past her zenith.
'EUrope is DISMEMBERING itself' German politician SAVAGES Macron and Merkel's EU greed. A LEADING German politician has delivered a scathing attack on Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron and Martin Schulz for using the European project to destroy the ordinary life of Europeans. By Oli Smith.
Germany may be a step closer to forming a new government, but there are doubts that Chancellor Angela Merkel will be its leader for the full mandate, a political analyst told CNBC on Monday. Following failed coalition talks between Merkel's German Christian Democrats (CDU), the Greens and the Free ...
When US President Donald Trump rolls up to the World Economic Forum in Davos later this month with his large delegation in tow, he'll be preaching one message: "America First." The president will use the gathering of elite global leaders to promote "his policies to strengthen American businesses, ...
Angela Merkel at a press conference following overnight negotiations at the Social Democratic party headquarters in Berlin, Germany, on Friday, January 12, 2018. Photo: Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images. Germany finally came one step closer to forming a government on Friday, months after an ...
"Angela Merkel is past her zenith," Oskar Niedermayer of Berlin's Free University told Handelsblatt newspaper. "In the interest of her party's electoral strength, she should not stay in office for the entire legislative term." "After the long night in Berlin, Merkel said 'We have work before us'. For how long will that ...
This morning, meet the new German government. It is the same as the old German government. Chancellor Angela Merkel, her conservatives and center-left allies ended a 15-week-long political crisis and struck a deal to form a government. NPR's Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson has more on this from Berlin.
Angela Merkel may yet avoid facing the German electorate for a second time in six months, after all-night talks with her social democrat opponents in Berlin saw a breakthrough towards a coalition deal. The SPD's party board signed off a deal on Friday that would permit the party's leadership to negotiate a ...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks at the headquarters of SPD for preliminary coalition talks on January 7, 2017. German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative party grouping and Social Democrats (SPD) toiled deep into the night on Thursday to overcome differences on tax cuts and other ...
European officials enjoy scoffing at their British counterparts for being ambitious in what they want out of a future relationship, but what thought have they given to what the EU needs? Philip Hammond called them out on Wednesday while visiting Germany. "The repeated complaint from Brussels has been ...
The year is still new, but in German politics, an end seems already at hand: Chancellor Angela Merkel, who failed to form a new coalition government after the federal elections last September, sees herself confronted with a public that is fast losing patience with her political leadership. In a recent poll, half of ...
Merkel's shock bid to BLOCK Brexit deal: Chancellor wants to send message to eurosceptics. Angela Merkel could block a Brexit trade deal by opposing the bespoke arrangements outlined by UK negotiators. By Laura Mowat. PUBLISHED: 09:14, Wed, Jan 10, 2018 | UPDATED: 09:42, Wed, Jan 10, 2018. Angela Merkel ...
Michael D Higgins and Angela Merkel make poor pantomime villains. Michael Brennan. By Michael Brennan Jan 9, 2018. Share this article: Michael D Higgins and Angela Merkel make poor pantomime villains. President Michael D Higgins: an unlikely pantomime villain. Pic: RollingNews.ie. Michael Brennan enjoyed Polly ...
(Want to get this briefing by email? Here's the sign-up.) Good morning. Here's what you need to know: Photo. Credit Emily Kask for The New York Times. • President Trump's supporters aggressively countered revelations in a new book that some of his closest aides believe he is unstable. The president ...
Germany has now been without a government for over three months since the last election. And Chancellor Angela Merkel is in the political fight of her life. Talks to form a coalition have to wrap up by the end of the week. And the political uncertainty over all of this is hanging over Germany for sure but really ...
"Our security architecture needs to be urgently improved in order to meet new challenges. Otherwise it threatens to become very uncomfortable for us in Germany." Mr Hanning also criticised Angela Merkel's refugee policy, claiming an undeniable "link between internal security and efficient border control".
Germany's first female defence minister has emerged as favourite to succeed Angela Merkel as support for the long-serving chancellor continues to slide. Ursula von der Leyen, 59, topped a poll of politicians in the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party most likely to take the top job, narrowly ahead of ...
BERLIN -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel used a New Year's address on Sunday to call for the speedy formation of a new government. "The world is not waiting for us," she said in the address, adding that she is "committed" to "quickly building a stable government for Germany in the new year." ...
Angela Merkel has vowed to forge closer links with France in the coming year as European leaders seek to continue to promote EU integration despite Brexit. In a televised speech, the German Chancellor promised to work with Emmanuel Macron, the French President, to champion their shared agenda on ...
BERLIN -- Angela Merkel of Germany, addressing her country as an acting chancellor, pledged in her annual New Year's address on Sunday to work for all Germans and to swiftly form a new government to help ensure success into 2018 and beyond. In a sobering assessment of the divisions in German ...
It was just before midnight on November 19 that Chancellor Angela Merkel's dream of a so-called "Jamaica coalition" collapsed. The political constellation consisting of the conservative union parties (CDU/CSU), the business-friendly Free Democrats (FDP) and the pro-environment Greens -- whose colors ...
A majority of Germans seem to have come round to the idea that Angela Merkel's time is drawing to a close. A new YouGov poll released on Wednesday found that 47 percent of Germans would prefer the chancellor not to complete a fourth term in office, while only 36 percent said they would like to see her ...
Angela Merkel facing New Year NIGHTMARE with ONE WEEK to form government. Angela Merkel has given herself just one week to bring Germany in from the brink of political uncertainty amid chaos on the continent. By Vincent Wood. PUBLISHED: 00:01, Mon, Dec 25, 2017 | UPDATED: 13:07, Mon, Dec 25, 2017 ...
It's open season for political obituaries of Angela Merkel. But it's too soon to count out the veteran chancellor, the EU's longest-serving leader, who's been in office since 2005. Merkel is likely to bounce back in 2018 with a new government committed to moving European integration forward in partnership ...
NUREMBERG, Germany -- Angela Merkel's Bavarian allies are back onside -- but they're also gearing up for an election that complicates her efforts to build and run Germany's next government. Although the conservative Christian Social Union (CSU) is in an alliance at the national level with Merkel's ...
Angela Merkel embodies in her person both elements of great political stature and ordinariness. While US magazine Forbes just named Merkel the world's most powerful woman for the seventh time, in September she lost badly in Germany's federal election. Merkel's grand coalition, made up of her own ...
Angela Merkel facing fresh coalition battle as Hungary's Orban hits out at migrant policy. EU rebel Viktor Orban is set to arrive in Germany today to offer his views on defending Europe's borders as Angela Merkel faces growing pressure to toughen her immigration stance. By Will Kirby. PUBLISHED: 10:53 ...
The largest parties in Germany, Angela Merkel's Conservatives and the Social Democrats, have said they are "confident" they can form a coalition government following long talks between the leaders. The joint announcement will be welcome relief to Ms Merkel whose party was weakened following last ...
... News · Showbiz & TV · sport · Comment · finance · Travel · Entertainment · Life & Style · UK · World · politics · Nature · Royal · weather · History · obituaries · Sunday · science · Weird · Scotland · Home · News · World; Angela Merkel facing New Year NIGHTMARE with ONE WEEK to form government ...
Nonetheless, J. BROOKS SPECTOR also makes a case for applauding two critically important people on the world stage - Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron - who, collectively, are offering a larger, more expansive vision, rather than the crabbed, cramped one being purveyed by too many others now ...
It's open season for political obituaries of Angela Merkel. But it's too soon to count out the veteran chancellor, the EU's longest-serving leader, who's been in office since 2005. Merkel is likely to bounce back in 2018 with a new government committed to moving European integration forward in partnership ...
3 3 German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives for a press statement after the opening of a memorial site in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017 to honor the victims of the Christmas market terrorist attack on the Breitscheid square at the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church one year ago. (AP Photo/Michael ...
Leaders of Germany's centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) have agreed to enter exploratory talks on a new government led by Chancellor Angela Merkel. Andrea Nahles, the Social Democrats' parliamentary leader, said the party leadership decided unanimously on Friday to start talks with Merkel's ...
Angela Merkel embodies in her person both elements of great political stature and ordinariness. While US magazine Forbes just named Merkel the world's most powerful woman for the seventh time, in September she lost badly in Germany's federal election. Merkel's grand coalition, made up of her own ...
It may seem like Angela Merkel is a permanent fixture in the heart of Europe--but her reign can't last forever. The German chancellor has been the chair of the Christian Democratic Union since 2000, and leader of Germany since 2005. But after a weaker-than-expected showing during September's general ...
Earlier this year Angela Merkel launched a withering attack on eastern European countries, including Hungary, for building new fences in Europe despite their own isolation at the end of the Cold War. But keen to send a message to the German chancellor, tough-talking PM Mr Orban has sent his Hungarian ...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel to hold new coalition talks in bid to form government. Germany, Europe's largest economy, has been without a stable government since elections in September produced no overall majority. 19:07, UK, Monday 04 December 2017. Mrs Merkel has hit a major setback in securing herself a ...
Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, met the leader of the Social Democrats to break an impasse over the formation of a new government. [The New York Times]. • Death and starvation in a war-ravaged Syrian suburb provided a pessimistic backdrop to the peace talks in Geneva. [The New York Times].
Merkel in CRISIS: Chancellor loses favour with OWN PARTY membership. Angela Merkel is in crisis as she struggles to form a government and becomes a polarising figure within her own party after dragging it to the left. By Rebecca Pinnington. PUBLISHED: 14:51, Fri, Dec 1, 2017 | UPDATED: 15:02, Fri, Dec 1, 2017 ...
The leader of Germany's Social Democratic party has denied reports that he has green-lighted talks about another "grand coalition" with Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats. "The reports are plainly and simply wrong," the SPD leader, Martin Schulz, said on Friday after claims in the German newspaper ...
When Donald Trump was elected, Germany's Angela Merkel didn't join other world leaders in trying to engage the unpredictable new President. There was no flattery, no urgent appeals and no friendly rounds of golf. Instead, she issued a carefully coded message of congratulations making clear her ...


 

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