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#Angela Merkel

# 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.

# angela-merkel - Friday 17 March, 2017

Donald Trump tried to joke about wiretapping with Angela Merkel. She didn't laugh Stoney Faced This post contains videos

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

The two leaders met in the White House.

# angela-merkel - Monday 13 March, 2017

Snowstorm changes Enda Kenny's US plans

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

# angela-merkel - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

# angela-merkel - Monday 6 March, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

Far-right leader says Germany 'has to close its borders'

Frauke Petry, who leads the anti-immigration Alternative for Germany party, has hit out at Angela Merkel.

# angela-merkel - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

'Poisonous': Nigel Farage's comments about Jo Cox's widower criticised

The right-wing politician has been threatened with legal action over comments he made about an anti-racism group.

Isis claims responsibility for Berlin Christmas market attack

Earlier, the Pakistani asylum seeker arrested in connection with the incident was released due to lack of evidence.

# angela-merkel - Saturday 17 December, 2016

Almost one year after the Cologne attacks, Germany still struggles with refugee integration

1,200 complaints were made to police, 500 of which were for sexual assault, on New Year’s Eve in Cologne last year

# angela-merkel - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

'The full veil must be banned... wherever legally possible': Merkel wants a burqa ban in Germany

She underlined her support for a proposal by her interior minister to outlaw the full-face burqa Islamic veil in public places.

# angela-merkel - Sunday 20 November, 2016

Angela Merkel has decided to run for a fourth term to 'defend democratic values'

Although she knows re-election will not be a “cakewalk”.

# angela-merkel - Friday 11 November, 2016

'An ugly crossroad': Trump promises unity as outrage continues across US

Meanwhile, Irish Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin criticised the Irish government’s reaction to Trump’s election.

# angela-merkel - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Sexism row heats up in Angela Merkel's party after politician says she was called a "big sweet mouse"

The woman has received support from party members but others have questioned her motives.

# angela-merkel - Monday 5 September, 2016

Merkel's refugee policy under pressure after poll defeat to anti-migrant party

Merkel’s decision to let in tens of thousands of migrants is expected to be a key point of contention during this election.

# angela-merkel - Sunday 4 September, 2016

Exit polls: Germany's anti-migrant populists unseat Merkel's party

The polls opened today, exactly a year after Angela Merkel decided to let tens of thousands of migrants into the country.

# angela-merkel - Monday 22 August, 2016

European leaders say the EU doesn't need Britain

Angela Merkel and co are looking to strengthen the bloc.

# angela-merkel - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

Angela Merkel can't promise there will be special treatment for Ireland after Brexit

But she insists there will be a special friendship between Ireland and Germany.

Enda is meeting Angela in Berlin today to talk about Brexit

The Taoiseach is expected to stress Ireland’s commitment to the EU.

# angela-merkel - Monday 14 March, 2016

Success of anti-migrant party means a turning point for German politics

The far-right AfD made strong gains in three state polls yesterday.

# angela-merkel - Sunday 13 March, 2016

Angela Merkel's party faces hammering at polls over refugee policy

The right-wing populist Alternative for Germany is prepared to scoop up the protest vote.

# angela-merkel - Sunday 6 March, 2016

These are the childhood homes of some of the most powerful leaders in history

Some came from very humble beginnings.

# angela-merkel - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

Angela Merkel's office sealed off due to suspicious package

The discovery was made near her Berlin office.

# angela-merkel - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Time's Person of the Year is...

It was between Donald Trump, Caitlyn Jenner, Hassan Rouhani, Angela Merkel, and Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi.

# angela-merkel - Monday 7 December, 2015

Here is the shortlist for Time's Person of the Year

Trump and Merkel are up against the leader of Islamic State.

Germany has taken in almost one million refugees this year...

The number of arrivals currently stands at four times the total for all of 2014.

# angela-merkel - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

Outrage after 'noose for Angela Merkel' displayed at anti-refugee rally

The Islamophobic PEGIDA protesters created a miniature gallows.

# angela-merkel - Friday 9 October, 2015

UPDATE: Angela Merkel's day just got even worse

Despite being favourite, the Chancellor failed to scoop the Nobel Peace Prize. First the football, and now this.

# angela-merkel - Thursday 3 September, 2015

Hungarian Prime Minister says migrant crisis is 'a German problem, not a European one'

Meanwhile, a Ukip candidate reportedly tweeted that a young Syrian boy died because his family was “greedy for the good life in Europe”.

# angela-merkel - Monday 20 July, 2015

Greek banks reopen as citizens face massive price hikes

Greeks will be able to withdraw up to €420 at once per week.

# angela-merkel - Saturday 18 July, 2015

Greek banks to re-open on Monday with a €60 daily withdrawal limit

Nine ministers have been replaced after objecting to the embattled country’s latest bailout.

# angela-merkel - Thursday 16 July, 2015

Video: Angela Merkel makes Palestinian girl facing deportation cry

Footage of the encounter has gone viral in Germany.

# angela-merkel - Sunday 7 June, 2015

'We need to stand up to Russia' - Barack Obama is talking tough at the G7 summit

The US president says sanctions against Vladimir Putin won’t change until a ceasefire is complied with in Ukraine.