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#Angela Merkel

# 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 16,819 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 15,828 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 42,361 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 18,754 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 35,506 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 17,268 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 26,603 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 23,700 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 8,251 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 27,189 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 20,023 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 32,333 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 4,306 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 11,510 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 10,058 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 21,391 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 30,250 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 17,472 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 6,941 Views 3 Comments

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
# More Talks
# More Talks

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

Updated Aug 22nd 2019, 12:45 PM 50,499 Views 73 Comments

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'
# Talks
# Talks

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

Updated Aug 21st 2019, 5:45 PM 50,509 Views 89 Comments

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
# Nuclear Talks
# Nuclear Talks

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

Jul 15th 2019, 8:02 AM 7,043 Views 19 Comments

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
# Up All Night
# Up All Night

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

Jul 1st 2019, 11:37 AM 15,662 Views 45 Comments

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 Top Jobs
# EU Top Jobs

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

Jun 21st 2019, 7:54 AM 8,517 Views 68 Comments

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
# Leadership Battle
# Leadership Battle

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

Jun 9th 2019, 1:34 PM 16,924 Views 29 Comments

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
# European Commission
# European Commission

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

May 28th 2019, 8:14 PM 11,089 Views 35 Comments

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
# Gott Im Himmel
# Gott Im Himmel

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

May 14th 2019, 6:47 PM 56,342 Views 33 Comments

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
# Crunch Time
# Crunch Time

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

Apr 9th 2019, 8:38 PM 11,983 Views 42 Comments

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
# The Border Question
# The Border Question

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

Apr 4th 2019, 8:36 PM 23,526 Views 41 Comments

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
# Hard Border
# Hard Border

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

Apr 4th 2019, 7:45 AM 13,771 Views 54 Comments

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
# Hacked
# Hacked

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

Jan 8th 2019, 9:11 AM 7,545 Views 21 Comments

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
# Hacked
# Hacked

Massive data leak targets German officials including Angela Merkel

Jan 4th 2019, 3:49 PM 10,728 Views 31 Comments

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
# Leo Varadkar
# Leo Varadkar

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

Jan 3rd 2019, 3:44 PM 25,086 Views 39 Comments

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'
# Backstop
# Backstop

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

Updated Dec 11th 2018, 8:57 AM 18,280 Views 71 Comments

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
# Germany
# Germany

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

Updated Dec 7th 2018, 4:20 PM 19,948 Views 57 Comments

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'
# Franco-german Push
# Franco-german Push

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

Nov 18th 2018, 7:04 PM 15,165 Views 61 Comments

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
# European Security
# European Security

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

Nov 13th 2018, 10:02 PM 18,446 Views 110 Comments

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
# Germany
# Germany

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

Oct 28th 2018, 6:40 PM 13,019 Views 44 Comments

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
# Crunch Time
# Crunch Time

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

Oct 10th 2018, 10:56 PM 16,523 Views 30 Comments

“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
# Chemnitz
# Chemnitz

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

Aug 30th 2018, 9:04 PM 11,715 Views 68 Comments

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

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