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#Angela Merkel

# angela-merkel - Thursday 3 July, 2014

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

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

Jul 3rd 2014, 4:09 PM 12,298 Views 91 Comments

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
# I'm Out
# I'm Out

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

Jun 22nd 2014, 6:56 PM 9,102 Views 77 Comments

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

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

Politicians show their World Cup support on social media

Jun 16th 2014, 9:04 PM 5,316 Views 3 Comments

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
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

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

Jun 7th 2014, 7:30 PM 7,693 Views 0 Comments

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

# angela-merkel - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

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

Angela Merkel missed a phone-a-friend call on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire (yes, really)

Jun 4th 2014, 9:34 AM 18,213 Views 10 Comments

She’s no good in a quiz situation.

# angela-merkel - Monday 26 May, 2014

Angela Merkel: The rise of populist parties is remarkable and regrettable
# Elections 2014
# Elections 2014

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

May 26th 2014, 3:30 PM 10,957 Views 82 Comments

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
# Invaluable Advice
# Invaluable Advice

7 top tips for taking the perfect political selfie

Apr 19th 2014, 5:30 PM 9,413 Views 17 Comments

Because it’s about more than just saying cheese.

# angela-merkel - Monday 31 March, 2014

Angela Merkel is now taking selfies
# Melfies
# Melfies

Angela Merkel is now taking selfies

Mar 31st 2014, 12:06 PM 7,002 Views 15 Comments

Have we reached the end?

# angela-merkel - Monday 10 March, 2014

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

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

Mar 10th 2014, 6:06 PM 2,751 Views 0 Comments

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’
# EPP Congress
# EPP Congress

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

Mar 7th 2014, 10:45 PM 23,714 Views 154 Comments

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
# Ich Bin Ein Trinner
# Ich Bin Ein Trinner

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

Mar 7th 2014, 6:56 PM 23,038 Views 52 Comments

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’
# Bank Debt
# Bank Debt

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

Mar 7th 2014, 6:35 PM 11,275 Views 88 Comments

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
# Take Five
# Take Five

The 5 at 5: Friday

Mar 7th 2014, 4:51 PM 7,828 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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

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

Mar 7th 2014, 6:30 AM 6,903 Views 35 Comments

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
# European People's Party
# European People's Party

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

Mar 6th 2014, 6:45 AM 14,415 Views 89 Comments

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...'
# BUGGING
# BUGGING

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

Feb 24th 2014, 5:55 PM 8,419 Views 27 Comments

… 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?
# Jyrki Katainen
# Jyrki Katainen

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

Feb 11th 2014, 1:05 PM 28 Views 58 Comments

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
# Mending Fences
# Mending Fences

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

Jan 8th 2014, 7:31 PM 6,677 Views 22 Comments

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
# Angela Merkel
# Angela Merkel

Angela Merkel fractures pelvis in skiing accident

Jan 6th 2014, 11:05 AM 13,510 Views 81 Comments

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
# Chancellor Merkel
# Chancellor Merkel

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

Dec 17th 2013, 9:47 AM 3,255 Views 20 Comments

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
# Germany
# Germany

After two months, Merkel forms coalition government in Germany

Nov 27th 2013, 7:36 AM 3,767 Views 10 Comments

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
# Who Dat?
# Who Dat?

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

Nov 20th 2013, 6:30 AM 6,177 Views 62 Comments

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'
# The Exit
# The Exit

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

Nov 15th 2013, 9:48 AM 7,175 Views 111 Comments

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
# Spying
# Spying

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

Oct 27th 2013, 11:01 AM 10,144 Views 80 Comments

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
# Column
# Column

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

Oct 27th 2013, 8:30 AM 21 Views 66 Comments

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

Taoiseach on Merkel 'bugging' claims: 'I always operate on the basis that my calls are listened to'
# Spying
# Spying

Taoiseach on Merkel 'bugging' claims: 'I always operate on the basis that my calls are listened to'

Oct 24th 2013, 12:17 PM 15,512 Views 97 Comments

Who knew you could tap a battered old Nokia…

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Oct 24th 2013, 8:54 AM 8,661 Views 6 Comments

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

Lucinda Creighton to come face-to-face with Enda Kenny in Brussels today
# Awkward
# Awkward

Lucinda Creighton to come face-to-face with Enda Kenny in Brussels today

Oct 24th 2013, 8:47 AM 7,603 Views 26 Comments

It is likely to be the pair’s first meeting since the former junior minister was expelled from the Fine Gael parliamentary party in July.

# angela-merkel - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Merkel calls Obama over claims the US is spying on her mobile phone
# Spying
# Spying

Merkel calls Obama over claims the US is spying on her mobile phone

Oct 23rd 2013, 7:16 PM 10,896 Views 57 Comments

President Obama denied the claim according to a US spokesperson.

# angela-merkel - Monday 23 September, 2013

Merkel: Ireland has made good progress, I'm grateful to Enda Kenny
# Bank Debt Deal
# Bank Debt Deal

Merkel: Ireland has made good progress, I'm grateful to Enda Kenny

Sep 23rd 2013, 2:27 PM 9,872 Views 138 Comments

Earlier the Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore said that the result of the German election was never going to impact on Ireland’s push for retrospective recapitalisation of its banks.

Bruton: At critical moments Angela Merkel has been a very important ally
# Richard Bruton
# Richard Bruton

Bruton: At critical moments Angela Merkel has been a very important ally

Sep 23rd 2013, 8:59 AM 3,057 Views 27 Comments

The Jobs Minister was speaking after the German chancellor’s election win yesterday.

After 'super-result' Merkel begins search for German coalition partner
# Germany
# Germany

After 'super-result' Merkel begins search for German coalition partner

Sep 23rd 2013, 7:01 AM 4,066 Views 16 Comments

“The Merkel Republic,” ran the headline for a commentary on news site Spiegel Online as the German chancellor saw off the challenge of the Social Democrats but did not win an outright majority.

# angela-merkel - Sunday 22 September, 2013

Why you should care about the outcome of the German election today
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

Why you should care about the outcome of the German election today

Sep 22nd 2013, 8:15 AM 5,470 Views 34 Comments

Spoiler: Because the outcome is so unpredictable, that’s why.

# angela-merkel - Saturday 21 September, 2013

How Angela Merkel rose to the top job in Germany
# Angela Merkel
# Angela Merkel

How Angela Merkel rose to the top job in Germany

Sep 21st 2013, 5:30 PM 6,578 Views 38 Comments

Maternal to many Germans, symbol of austerity to others, the former pastor’s daughter has come far from an East German childhood to Chancellor.

Merkel strong favorite to win a third term
# Election
# Election

Merkel strong favorite to win a third term

Sep 21st 2013, 9:48 AM 4,199 Views 26 Comments

The German election will take place tomorrow.

# angela-merkel - Friday 20 September, 2013

Column: Germany – the big kid who won’t play by the same rules
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Germany – the big kid who won’t play by the same rules

Sep 20th 2013, 7:00 AM 12 Views 63 Comments

Germany is the EU’s largest economy yet it has no national minimum wage; and its policy of maintaining low wages and subsidising exports into EU member States is destabilising to the EU economy, writes Tiernan Brady.

# angela-merkel - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Man wearing only underpants parties on Angela Merkel's plane
# Dancing On A Wing
# Dancing On A Wing

Man wearing only underpants parties on Angela Merkel's plane

Aug 21st 2013, 11:29 AM 19,029 Views 54 Comments

The intruder was high on drugs, danced on the wing of the jet, sprayed foam around the plush interior and released an inflatable slide.

# angela-merkel - Monday 19 August, 2013

German hostage drama ends as Merkel forced to cancel campaign rally
# Germany
# Germany

German hostage drama ends as Merkel forced to cancel campaign rally

Aug 19th 2013, 5:53 PM 14,965 Views 23 Comments

A man entered the town hall in Ingolstadt and took four people hostage releasing them gradually in a tense nine-hour stand off before police confronted the 24-year-old whose only demand had been a doner kebab.

# angela-merkel - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

When Enda met Angela: Merkel to host Taoiseach in round table meeting
# Youth Unemployment
# Youth Unemployment

When Enda met Angela: Merkel to host Taoiseach in round table meeting

Jul 3rd 2013, 6:00 AM 4,082 Views 28 Comments

Youth unemployment is top of the agenda at a round table summit in the German capital today.

# angela-merkel - Friday 28 June, 2013

The 5 at 5: Friday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

Jun 28th 2013, 4:51 PM 5,819 Views 12 Comments

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.