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#Angela Merkel

# angela-merkel - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

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

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

Aug 28th 2018, 5:36 PM 15,891 Views 81 Comments

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
# Migration Deal
# Migration Deal

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

Jul 3rd 2018, 8:29 AM 7,674 Views 32 Comments

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
# Horst Seehofer

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

Jul 2nd 2018, 7:10 AM 8,413 Views 12 Comments

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
# Diplomacy
# Diplomacy

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

Jul 1st 2018, 3:38 PM 11,418 Views 68 Comments

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'
# Brussels Summit
# Brussels Summit

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

Jun 28th 2018, 11:29 AM 16,768 Views 87 Comments

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
# Reichstag
# Reichstag

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

Mar 14th 2018, 10:41 AM 8,848 Views 44 Comments

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
# Steel And Aluminium
# Steel And Aluminium

US trading partners condemn Trump tariffs as trade war fears grow

Mar 9th 2018, 11:13 PM 11,378 Views 24 Comments

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
# Not Suckin' Diesel
# Not Suckin' Diesel

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

Feb 27th 2018, 10:56 PM 21,360 Views 42 Comments

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
# Marathon Talks
# Marathon Talks

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

Feb 7th 2018, 11:39 AM 7,709 Views 54 Comments

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
# Diplomacy
# Diplomacy

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

Jan 7th 2018, 5:29 PM 7,480 Views 82 Comments

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
# Mutti
# Mutti

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

Sep 24th 2017, 5:32 PM 15,248 Views 116 Comments

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

How Germany's complex electoral system could cause problems for Angela Merkel
# Winner Takes Some
# Winner Takes Some

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

Sep 24th 2017, 6:30 AM 9,420 Views 33 Comments

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
# Crunch Time
# Crunch Time

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

Sep 23rd 2017, 5:00 PM 11,142 Views 13 Comments

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
# Election Explainer

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

Sep 10th 2017, 8:15 AM 9,857 Views 44 Comments

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
# Ascending To Victory

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

Sep 4th 2017, 6:59 AM 17,033 Views 66 Comments

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
# German Elections
# German Elections

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

Sep 3rd 2017, 8:45 AM 6,325 Views 29 Comments

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
# Solidarity
# Solidarity

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

Aug 18th 2017, 7:48 AM 7,919 Views 26 Comments

Germany has called the attack “revolting”.

# angela-merkel - Sunday 30 July, 2017

German opera confronts Wagner's antisemitism head-on
# Rave Reviews
# Rave Reviews

German opera confronts Wagner's antisemitism head-on

Jul 30th 2017, 12:00 PM 12,404 Views 51 Comments

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
# Wide Of The Merkel?
# Wide Of The Merkel?

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

Jul 10th 2017, 3:59 PM 21,953 Views 30 Comments

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
# Hamburg
# Hamburg

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

Jul 8th 2017, 7:04 PM 60,098 Views 109 Comments

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
# Germany
# Germany

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

Jul 1st 2017, 6:35 PM 10,698 Views 12 Comments

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'
# United With London
# United With London

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

Jun 4th 2017, 2:25 PM 105,146 Views 214 Comments

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
# Merkron

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

May 15th 2017, 9:30 PM 13,815 Views 46 Comments

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
# Do It Now Vlad
# Do It Now Vlad

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

May 5th 2017, 10:19 PM 11,544 Views 59 Comments

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
# Brexit
# Brexit

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

Apr 29th 2017, 2:55 PM 33,150 Views 198 Comments

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
# Awkward
# Awkward

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

Apr 25th 2017, 7:33 PM 58,806 Views 83 Comments

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
# Alternative For Germany

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

Apr 22nd 2017, 1:44 PM 9,257 Views 50 Comments

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
# Best Buds
# Best Buds

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

Apr 6th 2017, 10:34 PM 31,380 Views 74 Comments

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'
# Diplomatic Tensions
# Diplomatic Tensions

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

Mar 19th 2017, 2:52 PM 32,351 Views 41 Comments

“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'
# Berlin Brawl
# Berlin Brawl

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

Mar 18th 2017, 6:08 PM 38,585 Views 57 Comments

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

# angela-merkel - Friday 17 March, 2017

Donald Trump tried to joke about wiretapping with Angela Merkel. She didn't laugh
# Stoney Faced
# Stoney Faced

Donald Trump tried to joke about wiretapping with Angela Merkel. She didn't laugh

Mar 17th 2017, 7:38 PM 37,078 Views 71 Comments

The two leaders met in the White House.

# angela-merkel - Monday 13 March, 2017

Snowstorm changes Enda Kenny's US plans
# Cancelled Events
# Cancelled Events

Snowstorm changes Enda Kenny's US plans

Mar 13th 2017, 7:03 PM 26,647 Views 42 Comments

An event honouring John F Kennedy in Boston is among those to have been cancelled.

# angela-merkel - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Refugee targeted by trolls over selfie with Angela Merkel loses his case against Facebook
# Blocked
# Blocked

Refugee targeted by trolls over selfie with Angela Merkel loses his case against Facebook

Mar 7th 2017, 9:37 PM 15,793 Views 8 Comments

Posts have falsely linked the teenager with people who tried to set fire to a homeless man in Berlin last Christmas.

# angela-merkel - Monday 6 March, 2017

Merkel calls for cool heads after Turkish President accuses Germany of 'Nazi practices'
# What Did You Say
# What Did You Say

Merkel calls for cool heads after Turkish President accuses Germany of 'Nazi practices'

Mar 6th 2017, 9:04 PM 15,223 Views 45 Comments

Merkel’s office rejected the comparison as “absurd and out of place”.

# angela-merkel - Saturday 18 February, 2017

As if we didn't have enough to worry about - here are five reasons why a GREXIT is back on the agenda
# 2015 Called
# 2015 Called

As if we didn't have enough to worry about - here are five reasons why a GREXIT is back on the agenda

Feb 18th 2017, 7:30 AM 21,703 Views 57 Comments

The will-they-won’t-they Greek financial crisis dominated the summer of 2015.

# angela-merkel - Monday 16 January, 2017

'It's a great thing': Trump heralds Brexit
# Brexit
# Brexit

'It's a great thing': Trump heralds Brexit

Jan 16th 2017, 8:21 AM 18,288 Views 116 Comments

Trump also attacked Angela Merkel over her immigration policy.

# angela-merkel - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Facebook is cracking down on fake news in Germany before Angela Merkel seeks fourth term
# News Feed
# News Feed

Facebook is cracking down on fake news in Germany before Angela Merkel seeks fourth term

Jan 15th 2017, 6:31 PM 12,497 Views 89 Comments

Parliamentary elections are slated for September or October.

# angela-merkel - Saturday 7 January, 2017

The Pope, the Queen and Angela Merkel - Putin likes to leave world leaders waiting
# Tick Tock
# Tick Tock

The Pope, the Queen and Angela Merkel - Putin likes to leave world leaders waiting

Jan 7th 2017, 9:00 PM 30,880 Views 54 Comments

He was famously hours later for a meeting with the German chancellor in 2014.

# angela-merkel - Friday 6 January, 2017

Breitbart ran a fake story about a terrorist outrage in Dortmund, and Germans aren't one bit happy
# The Far Right
# The Far Right

Breitbart ran a fake story about a terrorist outrage in Dortmund, and Germans aren't one bit happy

Jan 6th 2017, 4:18 PM 16,582 Views 110 Comments

The local newspaper accused the alt-right website of distorting its reports to produce “fake news, hate and propaganda”.

# angela-merkel - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

German authorities offer €100k reward to find chief suspect in Berlin attack
# Manhunt
# Manhunt

German authorities offer €100k reward to find chief suspect in Berlin attack

Dec 21st 2016, 5:35 PM 24,750 Views 122 Comments

Police have warned that 24-year-old Tunisian Anis Amri could be “violent and armed”.