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#Angela Merkel

# 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 This post contains videos

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

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

Far-right party makes major gains in German state election

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

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

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

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

The three-day summit will conclude later today.

# angela-merkel - Thursday 22 August, 2019

'All eyes on how Ireland is being treated': Country now in eye of storm, Coveney says

Coveney said the UK backstop alternatives will ‘badly hit’ Ireland and its economy.

# angela-merkel - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Boris Johnson tells Angela Merkel: 'We do need the Brexit backstop removed'

Johnson will seek to convince the German Chancellor to renegotiate elements of the Brexit deal.

# angela-merkel - Monday 15 July, 2019

'The time has come to act': European powers urge dialogue in Iran nuclear crisis

Tensions are continuing to intensify between Iran and the US.

# angela-merkel - Monday 1 July, 2019

EU suspends negotiations until tomorrow as Europe's leaders fail to agree who should get top jobs

Talks will resume tomorrow to decide who will get the EU’s top jobs.

# angela-merkel - Friday 21 June, 2019

EU leaders call 'crisis' summit after failure to agree on candidates for Brussels top jobs

EU leaders failed to agree on a successor to Jean-Claude Juncker.

# angela-merkel - Sunday 9 June, 2019

Tory contender Hunt claims Angela Merkel told him EU is willing to renegotiate Brexit deal

The Irish government has repeatedly stated the withdrawal agreement would not be reopened.

# angela-merkel - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

The EU's Game of Thrones: Merkel and Macron clash over who should replace Juncker

The German Chancellor prefers Manfred Weber, while Macron wants a centre-left pick, or one of two French candidates.

# angela-merkel - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

German airport worker crashes van into Angela Merkel's plane while attempting to take a picture of it

The incident happened at Dortmund Airport yesterday.

# angela-merkel - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

'A flexible extension': EU's Tusk proposes long Brexit delay but not more than a year

Prime Minister Theresa May met with German Chancellor Merkel and French President Macron today.

# angela-merkel - Thursday 4 April, 2019

In a 'moving' meeting with North community members, Merkel compared border issue to Iron Curtain

Ahead of the formal meeting, Merkal and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar participated in a roundtable discussion with people from Northern Ireland and the border area.

Merkel vows to 'fight until the last hour' to avoid no-deal Brexit ahead of Varadkar meeting

Meanwhile, talks between Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn are continuing in London today.

# 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.

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