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#Angela Merkel

# angela-merkel - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Suspect arrested over major data leak targeting German officials including Angela Merkel

The information comprised addresses, phone numbers, letters, invoices and copies of identity documents.

# angela-merkel - Friday 4 January, 2019

Massive data leak targets German officials including Angela Merkel

The information comprised home addresses, mobile phone numbers, letters, invoices and copies of identity documents.

# angela-merkel - Thursday 3 January, 2019

Varadkar says he's exploring if Ireland could take some legal business from the UK after Brexit

Varadkar had a 40-minute phone call with Chancellor Angela Merkel on how to support Theresa May’s efforts to pass her Brexit deal.

# angela-merkel - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Simon Coveney: 'Renegotiating a deal that took two years to agree on doesn't seem realistic'

Jean-Claude Juncker said there’s “no room whatsoever for the renegotiation” of the Brexit deal.

# angela-merkel - Friday 7 December, 2018

Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, ally of Merkel, elected new leader of CDU party

Kramp-Karrenbauer narrowly defeated Friedrich Merz, a one-time Merkel rival.

# angela-merkel - Sunday 18 November, 2018

Macron issues plea to Merkel for stronger Europe to help prevent world 'slipping into chaos'

Macron became the first French president to address the Bundestag in 18 years today.

# angela-merkel - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

'Europe must take our fate into our own hands': Angela Merkel calls for future creation of European army

The German Chancellor addressed MEPs in Strasbourg on her vision for the future of Europe.

# angela-merkel - Sunday 28 October, 2018

Merkel party suffers heavy losses in key regional election, exit poll suggests

According to an exit poll by public broadcaster ARD, Merkel’s CDU shed around 10 points for a 28% score.

# angela-merkel - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

Angela Merkel warns 'devil is in detail' of Brexit deal

“Everything is solved only when everything is solved,” the German leader said.

# angela-merkel - Thursday 30 August, 2018

German far-right demonstrators hold further protests, but no new outbursts of violence

Sunday and Monday evenings saw outbreaks of street violence in the German city of Chemnitz.

# angela-merkel - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Merkel says 'hate in the streets' has no place in Germany following violent far-right rally

At least 20 people were injured yesterday during a far-right rally in the Germany city of Chemnitz.

# angela-merkel - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Merkel and minister reach late-night deal to avert government split

Merkel has put to rest a row with her interior minister Horst Seehofer that had threatened the survival of her coalition government.

# angela-merkel - Monday 2 July, 2018

Future of Merkel coalition throw into doubt as German interior minister offers resignation

Horst Seehofer and his party met yesterday seeking a response to a hard-fought agreement to reduce migration.

# angela-merkel - Sunday 1 July, 2018

Merkel fighting for her political life as allies mull over migrants deal

Merkel’s party could face a divide with coalition partners over the EU’s migration deals.

# angela-merkel - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Merkel warns that migration 'could decide Europe's destiny'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel made the warning hours before a Brussels summit with other EU leaders.

# angela-merkel - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

From 'Merkel must go' to Chancellor: Angela Merkel sworn in as Germany's leader

After a narrow win in the German parliament this morning, it’s expected to be her final term.

# angela-merkel - Friday 9 March, 2018

US trading partners condemn Trump tariffs as trade war fears grow

The EU has threatened retaliatory tariffs on items from steel to peanut butter, bourbon and denim.

# angela-merkel - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

It begins - German court rules that cities can ban diesel cars to combat air pollution

The move paves the way for the phasing out of diesel vehicles in a country with a huge automotive industry.

# angela-merkel - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Merkel's chief of staff: We've reached a coalition deal - now we could all do with a shower

After four months, Merkel’s conservatives have sealed a deal with the Social Democrats.

# angela-merkel - Sunday 7 January, 2018

Angela Merkel thinks a new German government - led by her - is finally within reach

The long-time Chancellor is trying to persuade the Social Democrats to get back into government.

# angela-merkel - Sunday 24 September, 2017

Angela Merkel will lead Germany once more but the far-right delivers strong third place

Election exit polls show Merkel on course for a fourth term.

How Germany's complex electoral system could cause problems for Angela Merkel

Germany has a few unique quirks to its electoral system that could force Merkel into a difficult coalition.

# angela-merkel - Saturday 23 September, 2017

There have been some weird, weird moments in the lead up Germany's election

Promises of nudist areas, Calvin Klein-esque posters, and a satirical political party – the bizarre bits of Germany’s election campaigns.

# angela-merkel - Sunday 10 September, 2017

Can anyone stop Angela? Germany is going to the polls and Merkel wants four-in-a-row Election Explainer This post contains videos

Can anyone stop Angela? Germany is going to the polls and Merkel wants four-in-a-row

The German Chancellor is likely to continue leading Europe’s largest economy.

# angela-merkel - Monday 4 September, 2017

Merkel on course for crushing election victory after rival 'hardly able to land a punch' in debate Ascending To Victory This post contains videos

Merkel on course for crushing election victory after rival 'hardly able to land a punch' in debate

Angela Merkel’s party holds a 17 point lead in the polls ahead of this month’s general election.

# angela-merkel - Sunday 3 September, 2017

A debate today is Merkel's opponent's 'last chance' to attract voters in German elections

While Merkel is ahead in polls, the debate is expected to draw almost half of the electorate, where many are still undecided.

# angela-merkel - Friday 18 August, 2017

'They are assassins, criminals who won't terrorise us': Leaders react to Barcelona attack

Germany has called the attack “revolting”.

# angela-merkel - Sunday 30 July, 2017

German opera confronts Wagner's antisemitism head-on

Angela Merkel attended the opening night of the Mastersingers of Nuremberg.

# angela-merkel - Monday 10 July, 2017

Trump joins Angela Merkel in defending Ivanka's presence at G20 summit

Ivanka’s presence at the summit has been criticised.

# angela-merkel - Saturday 8 July, 2017

Angela Merkel defends Ivanka Trump being seated at G20 leaders' table

As the G20 summit ends, world leaders take stock of each other.

# angela-merkel - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Bill Clinton and Angela Merkel pay respects to 'post-war giant' Helmut Kohl

On his watch, West and East Germany reunified after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989.

# angela-merkel - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Charlie Flanagan says attack in Ireland is 'unlikely' and gardaí are 'fully in control of situation'

Leo Varadkar, meanwhile, said the fact the London attack came so soon after the Manchester bombing “only adds to the horror”.

# angela-merkel - Monday 15 May, 2017

These two EU heavyweights met today (and they want even more eurozone integration) Merkron This post contains videos

These two EU heavyweights met today (and they want even more eurozone integration)

Chancellor Angela Merkel gave cautious support to Emmanuel Macron’s plans today.

# angela-merkel - Friday 5 May, 2017

Putin backs probe into violence against gay men in Chechnya after Merkel pressure

The German Chancellor confronted her Russian counterpart on the issue earlier this week.

# angela-merkel - Saturday 29 April, 2017

EU leaders back deal that would see North rejoin EU in event of Irish unity

The EU 27 leaders unanimously backed a tough Brexit strategy today.

# angela-merkel - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Ivanka Trump defends father at women's summit, gets laughed at

Donald Trump doesn’t have the best track record when it comes to empowering women.

# angela-merkel - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Leftist protesters clash with police as German anti-immigration party meets in Cologne Alternative For Germany This post contains videos

Leftist protesters clash with police as German anti-immigration party meets in Cologne

Around 50,000 demonstrators were expected to mobilise in the city.

# angela-merkel - Thursday 6 April, 2017

'Come in, I missed you' - Merkel gives Kenny Brexit boost in Berlin meeting

The German Chancellor acknowledged Ireland’s specific interest in Brexit negotiations.

# angela-merkel - Sunday 19 March, 2017

Germany hits back at Trump claim that it 'owes vast sums of money'

“There is no account where debts are registered with NATO,” the German Defence Minister said.

# angela-merkel - Saturday 18 March, 2017

Donald Trump takes Twitter aim at Germany and claims it owes 'vast sums of money'

Trump wants Germany and other nations to contribute more to Nato.

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