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#Angela Merkel

# 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.

# 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?