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#Angela Merkel

# angela-merkel - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

Taylor Swift is now one of the most powerful women in the world*

*According to Forbes, at least.

# angela-merkel - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Greece has a figure for how much Germany owes in Nazi-era war debts

And the bill is big – really big.

# angela-merkel - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Germany is laughing all the way to the jobs office

The country’s unemployment figures for March were the best since the fall of the Berlin Wall.

# angela-merkel - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

Der Spiegel cover shows Angela Merkel among the Nazis The Fourth Reich This post contains a poll

Der Spiegel cover shows Angela Merkel among the Nazis

The magazine suggests this is how people see Germany.

# angela-merkel - Monday 9 March, 2015

# angela-merkel - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

# angela-merkel - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Pro-Russian hackers claim attack on Angela Merkel's website

The move came as Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk was visiting Berlin

# angela-merkel - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

More than 18,000 people turned up to an anti-Islam rally in Germany

Marches by the group have been steadily growing in size in recent months. German Justice Minister Heiko Maas joined a counter-protest.

# angela-merkel - Sunday 30 November, 2014

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# angela-merkel - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Russian troops are streaming out of Ukraine

Petro Poroshenko has said that there are now “good prospects for the peace initiative”.

# angela-merkel - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Angela Merkel's 'Dr No' makes Ireland's search for a bank debt deal much harder

Analysis: Dr Joachim Pfeiffer’s visit to Dublin this week was not a pleasant one for Enda Kenny.

# angela-merkel - Friday 25 July, 2014

# angela-merkel - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Kiev promises 'restraint' as army nears rebel Donetsk

Francois Hollande and Angela Merkel have urged for a political solution to be reached.

# angela-merkel - Thursday 3 July, 2014

After opening a Penneys, Enda Kenny spoke to his 'good friend' Angela Merkel about bank debt

The Taoiseach also spoke at an economic conference on his whistle-stop tour of Berlin today.

# angela-merkel - Sunday 22 June, 2014

'I've a job to do here': Enda rules out top EU role... again

The Taoiseach said he expects Jean-Claude Juncker to become the next president of the European Commission, but David Cameron is trying to block this from happening.

# angela-merkel - Monday 16 June, 2014

From The42 Politicians show their World Cup support on social media Strike A Pose

Politicians show their World Cup support on social media

German Chancellor Angela Merkel poses with Lukas Podolski after Germany victory.

# angela-merkel - Saturday 7 June, 2014

Google, health insurance, and the World Cup: The week in numbers

Plus: What percentage of Labour TDs are running for deputy leader of the party?

# angela-merkel - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Angela Merkel missed a phone-a-friend call on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire (yes, really) Wer Wird Millionär?

# angela-merkel - Monday 26 May, 2014

Angela Merkel: The rise of populist parties is remarkable and regrettable

But she is happy today with her own party wins.

# angela-merkel - Saturday 19 April, 2014

7 top tips for taking the perfect political selfie

Because it’s about more than just saying cheese.

# angela-merkel - Monday 31 March, 2014

Angela Merkel is now taking selfies Melfies This post contains images

Angela Merkel is now taking selfies

Have we reached the end?

# angela-merkel - Monday 10 March, 2014

From The42 Bayern Munich president admits he hid €18.5m from the taxman Trouble

Bayern Munich president admits he hid €18.5m from the taxman

Uli Hoeness stashed away the money in a secret Swiss bank account during years of obsessive stock “gambling”.

# angela-merkel - Friday 7 March, 2014

Merkel: Ireland ‘has gone through difficult times, but has braved those times’

Meanwhile, delegates at the European People’s Party congress have selected former Eurogroup chief Jean-Claude Juncker as their nominee for the European Commission presidency.

6 things we learned about Angela Merkel from her Q&A with Trinity students

The Phil got a unique insight into the German chancellor at an event today. Here’s what we found out…

Merkel on bank debt deal: ‘I have a positive outlook on the possible outcome’

Having spent the morning at the EPP Congress, Merkel met with the Taoiseach and the Tánaiste at Government Buildings this afternoon.

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Angela Merkel to give talk at Trinity on the 'globalised world'

Taoiseach Enda Kenny is also due to address the event, which takes place as the European People’s Party congress is underway in the capital.

# angela-merkel - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Here's why Angela Merkel and loads of other top EU leaders will be in Dublin today

The two-day European People’s Party congress gets under way at the Convention Centre in Dublin later today.

# angela-merkel - Monday 24 February, 2014

Is the US spying on hundreds of leading Germans? 'No comment, but...'

… US spy agencies would continue to “gather information about the intentions of governments”.

# angela-merkel - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Column: Will Kenny finish the job he started as a 'reforming' leader in Brussels?

If Enda Kenny seeks the position of either President of the European Council or head of the European Commission, he could achieve great things for Ireland and Europe, writes David Moloney.

# angela-merkel - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Obama invites Merkel to White House in bid to heal phone-tap rift

The US President called the Chancellor to wish her a speedy recovery after she broke her pelvis while skiing, and invited her to visit at a “mutually agreeable time”.

# angela-merkel - Monday 6 January, 2014

Angela Merkel fractures pelvis in skiing accident

The German Chancellor has had to cancel all appointments scheduled for this week as it is understood she will be bed-bound for some time.

# angela-merkel - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Three months after election, 'grand coalition' elects Angela Merkel as chancellor

Merkel becomes only Germany’s third post-war chancellor to win a third mandate and is now “at the peak of her power” writes a German online news magazine.

# angela-merkel - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

After two months, Merkel forms coalition government in Germany

Angela Merkel has made concessions on gender quotas, the minimum wage and a toll on the Autobahn for foreigners, but she has a government.

# angela-merkel - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Can you name one of your local MEPs? 91 per cent of Dubliners can't

One of those surveyed answered sincerely that they believed Angela Merkel was their MEP.

# angela-merkel - Friday 15 November, 2013

Officials to work out Kenny-Merkel deal on loans for 'real Irish economy'

Michael Noonan’s stressing it’s a ‘bilateral’ agreement and “not a European strategy”.

# angela-merkel - Sunday 27 October, 2013

Merkel's phone bugged by US since 2002, report claims

Der Spiegel claims that the German Chancellor’s mobile is one of many on the NSA’s tracking list.

Damien Kiberd: If Enda wants cash from his EU mates, he needs to stop ticking the boxes

Taoiseach Kenny wrote a letter to 26 EU heads about their 2012 “commitment” to give Ireland special treatment – but they don’t care for wimpish reminders.

# angela-merkel - Thursday 24 October, 2013

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know this morning.