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#Angela Merkel

# angela-merkel - Friday 17 December, 2021

Merkel rival chosen as leader of Germany's conservative CDU by members
# Friedrich Merz
# Friedrich Merz

Merkel rival chosen as leader of Germany's conservative CDU by members

Dec 17th 2021, 11:05 PM 13,375 Views 4 Comments

Merz will lead the opposition to the new government under Social Democrat Olaf Scholz, who succeeded Merkel last week.

# angela-merkel - Wednesday 8 December, 2021

Olaf Scholz vows 'new beginning' for Germany as Angela Merkel exits
# New German Government
# New German Government

Olaf Scholz vows 'new beginning' for Germany as Angela Merkel exits

Dec 8th 2021, 6:10 PM 15,793 Views 9 Comments

Merkel had served as chancellor for 16 years

# angela-merkel - Friday 3 December, 2021

Angela Merkel urges Germans to shun hatred as she prepares to step down at ceremony
# Germany
# Germany

Angela Merkel urges Germans to shun hatred as she prepares to step down at ceremony

Dec 3rd 2021, 10:34 AM 14,846 Views 27 Comments

Merkel was given a traditional military musical performance and march at the defence ministry.

# angela-merkel - Wednesday 24 November, 2021

German parties agree three-way deal that paves way for successor to Merkel
# Germany
# Germany

German parties agree three-way deal that paves way for successor to Merkel

Nov 24th 2021, 7:55 PM 6,414 Views 8 Comments

Olaf Scholz of the centre-left Social Democrats is set become Germany’s new chancellor

# angela-merkel - Monday 8 November, 2021

Angela Merkel says Germany has ‘managed’ migrant influx
# Angela Merkel
# Angela Merkel

Angela Merkel says Germany has ‘managed’ migrant influx

Nov 8th 2021, 12:57 PM 13,987 Views 23 Comments

The German chancellor is preparing to step down

# angela-merkel - Sunday 10 October, 2021

Israel security will remain priority, Merkel says on farewell trip
# Farewell Tour
# Farewell Tour

Israel security will remain priority, Merkel says on farewell trip

Oct 10th 2021, 10:47 AM 12,698 Views 12 Comments

The outgoing Chancellor is making her eight and final visit to Israel before retiring from politics.

# angela-merkel - Saturday 9 October, 2021

‘Long way to go’ in talks to form German government – Green leader
# Government Formation
# Government Formation

‘Long way to go’ in talks to form German government – Green leader

Oct 9th 2021, 2:01 PM 6,678 Views 1 Comment

The centre-left Social Democrats, the Greens and the pro-business Free Democrats have held talks following the election last month.

# angela-merkel - Wednesday 6 October, 2021

Social Democrats likely contenders to lead German coalition government as exploratory talks begin
# Goodbye Merkel
# Goodbye Merkel

Social Democrats likely contenders to lead German coalition government as exploratory talks begin

Oct 6th 2021, 4:55 PM 6,138 Views 4 Comments

Outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel will remain in office until a new government is in place.

# angela-merkel - Monday 27 September, 2021

Post-election haggling begins in Germany as multiple parties seek to form government coalition
# Goodbye Merkel
# Goodbye Merkel

Post-election haggling begins in Germany as multiple parties seek to form government coalition

Updated Sep 27th 2021, 12:56 PM 25,148 Views 2 Comments
  • Preliminary official results showed that the centre-left Social Democrats narrowly won the vote.
  • Angela Merkel's centre-right Christian Democrat bloc had its worst result since 1949.
  • Would-be successor Armin Laschet claims right to try to build the next government .

# angela-merkel - Sunday 26 September, 2021

As Germany votes to replace Angela Merkel as chancellor, here's how its electoral system works
# Bundestagswahl 2021
# Bundestagswahl 2021

As Germany votes to replace Angela Merkel as chancellor, here's how its electoral system works

Sep 26th 2021, 6:30 AM 12,654 Views 4 Comments

60.4 million people are set to vote today.

# angela-merkel - Saturday 25 September, 2021

The 'eternal' chancellor: Angela Merkel prepares to leave the stage after 16 years in power
# New Chancellor
# New Chancellor

The 'eternal' chancellor: Angela Merkel prepares to leave the stage after 16 years in power

Sep 25th 2021, 6:30 AM 14,779 Views 14 Comments

Merkel has been at the helm of Germany since 2005.

# angela-merkel - Thursday 23 September, 2021

Era of Angela Merkel set to end as Germany to head to the polls
# Berlin
# Berlin

Era of Angela Merkel set to end as Germany to head to the polls

Sep 23rd 2021, 9:24 AM 11,098 Views 16 Comments

Climate change has emerged as a top voter concern among the 60.4 million people eligible to vote.

# angela-merkel - Thursday 22 July, 2021

Half of Europeans now fully vaccinated as Merkel urges more Germans to get jabbed
# Vaccine Race
# Vaccine Race

Half of Europeans now fully vaccinated as Merkel urges more Germans to get jabbed

Jul 22nd 2021, 10:53 PM 14,712 Views 16 Comments

“The more people are vaccinated, the freer we will be,” Angela Merkel said.

# angela-merkel - Tuesday 20 July, 2021

Belgium holds a day of mourning as Angela Merkel visits flood victims in Germany
# Floods
# Floods

Belgium holds a day of mourning as Angela Merkel visits flood victims in Germany

Jul 20th 2021, 1:44 PM 6,050 Views 1 Comment

At least 200 people have died in western Europe, with rescuers still searching for victims.

# angela-merkel - Sunday 18 July, 2021

Merkel visits ravaged German villages as death toll from worst European flooding in living memory rises to 183
# Floods
# Floods

Merkel visits ravaged German villages as death toll from worst European flooding in living memory rises to 183

Updated Jul 18th 2021, 2:53 PM 34,203 Views 36 Comments
  • 156 people have died in Germany.
  • At least 27 people have also lost their lives in neighbouring Belgium.
  • Historic downpours have also battered Switzerland, Luxembourg and the Netherlands.

# angela-merkel - Sunday 6 June, 2021

Polls open in Germany as right wing anti-migrant party looks set to make gains
# Germany
# Germany

Polls open in Germany as right wing anti-migrant party looks set to make gains

Jun 6th 2021, 12:06 PM 20,405 Views 18 Comments

The far-right anti-immigration AfD looks set to make gains on Merkel’s CDU party.

# angela-merkel - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

Police clash with protesters as Germany passes law to impose 10pm curfews
# Bundestag
# Bundestag

Police clash with protesters as Germany passes law to impose 10pm curfews

Apr 21st 2021, 9:20 PM 22,801 Views 40 Comments

Police said some 150 people were detained for throwing bottles, attacking officers and failing to comply with rules on wearing masks.

# angela-merkel - Sunday 11 April, 2021

Two German conservatives declare bids in race to succeed Angela Merkel
# Berlin
# Berlin

Two German conservatives declare bids in race to succeed Angela Merkel

Apr 11th 2021, 5:44 PM 12,173 Views 2 Comments

Chancellor Angela Merkel has confirmed she won’t be running for re-election.

# angela-merkel - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

Merkel apologises as Germany reverses plans for Easter Covid lockdown
# U-turn
# U-turn

Merkel apologises as Germany reverses plans for Easter Covid lockdown

Mar 24th 2021, 2:04 PM 38,617 Views 29 Comments

‘The whole process has caused additional uncertainty, for which I ask all citizens to forgive me,’ Merkel said.

# angela-merkel - Monday 22 March, 2021

Germany set to extend coronavirus lockdown measures again
# Emergency Brake
# Emergency Brake

Germany set to extend coronavirus lockdown measures again

Mar 22nd 2021, 3:48 PM 31,742 Views 22 Comments

Infections have increased steadily as the more contagious variant first detected in Britain has become dominant.

# angela-merkel - Monday 15 March, 2021

Six months before a general election, Angela Merkel's party reels after heavy losses in German regional polls
# CDU-CSU
# CDU-CSU

Six months before a general election, Angela Merkel's party reels after heavy losses in German regional polls

Mar 15th 2021, 1:04 PM 10,149 Views 21 Comments

The governing party’s mismanagement of the pandemic is being blamed for the poor showing.

# angela-merkel - Saturday 16 January, 2021

Angela Merkel's ally Armin Laschet elected as CDU leader
# Chancellor
# Chancellor

Angela Merkel's ally Armin Laschet elected as CDU leader

Jan 16th 2021, 11:09 AM 16,866 Views 9 Comments

The vote kicks off the race for Germany’s top job – Chancellor ahead of Merkel stepping down in September.

The new chancellor? These three men are fighting to replace Angela Merkel
# Goodbye Mutti
# Goodbye Mutti

The new chancellor? These three men are fighting to replace Angela Merkel

Jan 16th 2021, 7:00 AM 15,949 Views 9 Comments

Merkel has led her party for almost 20 years and her country since 2005.

# angela-merkel - Sunday 13 December, 2020

Germany tightens Covid-19 lockdown measures over Christmas
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Germany tightens Covid-19 lockdown measures over Christmas

Dec 13th 2020, 12:23 PM 42,435 Views 45 Comments

Germany recorded 20,200 newly confirmed cases and 321 additional deaths today.

# angela-merkel - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

Car with 'stop the globalisation policies' written on it hits gate outside Merkel’s offices
# Berlin
# Berlin

Car with 'stop the globalisation policies' written on it hits gate outside Merkel’s offices

Nov 25th 2020, 12:58 PM 18,763 Views 8 Comments

The car had the slogan ‘You damned murderers of children and old people’ painted on the other side.

# angela-merkel - Sunday 11 October, 2020

Boris Johnson phones Angela Merkel as Brexit deal deadline looms
# Close Call
# Close Call

Boris Johnson phones Angela Merkel as Brexit deal deadline looms

Oct 11th 2020, 7:54 PM 35,528 Views 34 Comments

Johnson spoke to the French President Emmanuel Macron yesterday.

# angela-merkel - Sunday 6 September, 2020

Germany threatens sanctions on Russia over poisoning of Alexei Navalny
# Russia
# Russia

Germany threatens sanctions on Russia over poisoning of Alexei Navalny

Sep 6th 2020, 12:38 PM 17,295 Views 28 Comments

Foreign Minister Heiko Maas warned a lack of support for the investigation could force Germany to rethink the German-Russian gas pipeline project.

# angela-merkel - Thursday 3 September, 2020

Ireland joins condemnation of Navalny poisoning but EU says it's too early to discuss 'punishment'
# Novichok
# Novichok

Ireland joins condemnation of Navalny poisoning but EU says it's too early to discuss 'punishment'

Updated Sep 3rd 2020, 3:08 PM 26,686 Views 49 Comments

Alexei Navalny last month became the latest in a long line of Russian defectors to be poisoned in suspicious circumstances.

# angela-merkel - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

Explainer: Will Ireland be a 'net contributor' to the EU's €750 billion recovery fund?
# EU Recovery Fund
# EU Recovery Fund

Explainer: Will Ireland be a 'net contributor' to the EU's €750 billion recovery fund?

Jul 21st 2020, 3:25 PM 24,907 Views 23 Comments

Member states will have to produce national recovery plans to access the funds.

# angela-merkel - Thursday 9 July, 2020

EU leaders remain divided on plans for a €750 billion recovery fund ahead of a vital summit meeting
# Frugal Four
# Frugal Four

EU leaders remain divided on plans for a €750 billion recovery fund ahead of a vital summit meeting

Jul 9th 2020, 3:38 PM 8,264 Views 14 Comments

Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte leads a bloc of countries opposed to the deal.

# angela-merkel - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

Explainer: Why is Germany suddenly backing the EU recovery fund?
# European Union
# European Union

Explainer: Why is Germany suddenly backing the EU recovery fund?

May 19th 2020, 7:00 PM 27,218 Views 38 Comments

Experts say the scale of the crisis and a German constitutional court ruling might have something to do with it.

# angela-merkel - Monday 18 May, 2020

Merkel and Macron agree €500 billion virus recovery plan for Europe
# Franco-german Push
# Franco-german Push

Merkel and Macron agree €500 billion virus recovery plan for Europe

May 18th 2020, 9:22 PM 20,029 Views 34 Comments

French President Emmanuel Macron said today that Europe’s action at the start of the crisis wasn’t sufficient.

# angela-merkel - Monday 20 April, 2020

Coronavirus: Small shops reopen in Germany, Spain allows children to go outside to play
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: Small shops reopen in Germany, Spain allows children to go outside to play

Apr 20th 2020, 9:02 AM 32,354 Views 42 Comments

There were encouraging signs in the battle against the virus across the continent over the weekend.

# angela-merkel - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

'Really scared,' says Bundesliga's first coronavirus case
# Concern
From The42
# Concern

'Really scared,' says Bundesliga's first coronavirus case

Mar 24th 2020, 10:12 AM 4,316 Views 1 Comment

Paderborn’s Luca Kilian, 20, was the first player diagnosed with Covid-19 in the German top-flight.

# angela-merkel - Monday 10 February, 2020

Favourite to replace Angela Merkel stands down amid far right row
# Germany
# Germany

Favourite to replace Angela Merkel stands down amid far right row

Feb 10th 2020, 11:34 AM 11,522 Views 7 Comments

Germany’s next national elections must take place by autumn next year.

# angela-merkel - Saturday 9 November, 2019

Merkel calls for 'human rights and tolerance' as Germany marks 30 years since fall of Berlin Wall
# Cold War
# Cold War

Merkel calls for 'human rights and tolerance' as Germany marks 30 years since fall of Berlin Wall

Nov 9th 2019, 12:11 PM 10,068 Views 23 Comments

Merkel herself grew up in East Germany and was a scientist working in Berlin on 9 November, 1989.

# angela-merkel - Monday 28 October, 2019

Far-right party makes major gains in German state election
# Afd
# Afd

Far-right party makes major gains in German state election

Oct 28th 2019, 9:22 AM 21,414 Views 29 Comments

Bjoern Hoecke previously labelled Berlin’s Holocaust memorial a “monument of shame”.

# angela-merkel - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

Pro-Brexit group apologises and deletes 'xenophobic' tweet targeting Germany's Merkel
# Brexit
# Brexit

Pro-Brexit group apologises and deletes 'xenophobic' tweet targeting Germany's Merkel

Oct 9th 2019, 11:08 AM 30,267 Views 25 Comments

The tweet featured an image of Merkel and invoked Britain’s wartime victories.

# angela-merkel - Monday 26 August, 2019

Johnson short on detail on Brexit plans as diplomatic tour comes to an end at G7
# No-deal Brexit
# No-deal Brexit

Johnson short on detail on Brexit plans as diplomatic tour comes to an end at G7

Aug 26th 2019, 6:08 PM 17,480 Views 33 Comments

Boris Johnson was speaking as the G7 conference draws to a close.

Trade, tech and Amazon fires: What's been discussed so far at the G7 Summit in France
# G7
# G7

Trade, tech and Amazon fires: What's been discussed so far at the G7 Summit in France

Aug 26th 2019, 10:54 AM 6,965 Views 3 Comments

The three-day summit will conclude later today.

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