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#Angela Merkel

# angela-merkel - Saturday 8 December, 2012

Ties, galleries and Angela Merkel: The week in numbers

How many houses will have to pay the ‘mansion tax’? And who could find that Budget 2013 has been generous to them?

# angela-merkel - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

Germany's Merkel starts re-election campaign for 2013

Party members re-elected Merkel as the CDU leader with a landslide majority of 98 per cent of the vote.

# angela-merkel - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

'Anglo: The Musical' to return in the new year at Olympia Theatre Anglo The Musical This post contains videos

'Anglo: The Musical' to return in the new year at Olympia Theatre

The musical based on Celtic Tiger excesses and the fall of Anglo Irish bank has been running at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre this month.

# angela-merkel - Friday 23 November, 2012

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s the nine stories you need to know this morning.

EU budget talks head into second day but no deal yet

Angela Merkel is doubtful as to whether a deal can be reached as the leaders of the 27 EU members meet again today.

# angela-merkel - Saturday 17 November, 2012

From The42 Bayern job is almost as hard as Merkel's: Heynckes Complaint

Bayern job is almost as hard as Merkel's: Heynckes

The coach added that “in a top club, you can’t really enjoy the football anymore”.

# angela-merkel - Thursday 1 November, 2012

From The Daily Edge Enda lobs the gob on Angela Berlin Buddies

Enda lobs the gob on Angela

Our eyes are peeled for any lámh-droppage.

Taoiseach: Bank debt deal will be dealt with by Finance Minister next year Bank Debt This post contains videos

Taoiseach: Bank debt deal will be dealt with by Finance Minister next year

Enda Kenny has said his meeting with Angela Merkel today will not be about making a decision on a deal for Ireland’s legacy bank debt.

Guten Morgen: Enda Kenny to meet Angela Merkel in Berlin today

The two will have a lot to talk about.

# angela-merkel - Monday 29 October, 2012

Opposition bemoans lack of progress on bank deal after Schauble visit

Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin both criticise Noonan and Howlin for failing to extract public commitments from the German minister.

German finance minister 'very impressed' with 'special case' Ireland

Wolfgang Schauble said he was confident Ireland would not need a second bailout following a meeting with Ministers Michael Noonan and Brendan Howlin today.

Noonan and Howlin to meet with German finance minister today

Michael Noonan and Brendan Howlin meet with Wolfgang Schauble at Farmleigh House in Dublin today where discussions on Ireland’s legacy bank debt are sure to come up.

# angela-merkel - Saturday 27 October, 2012

Italy protesters stage anti-austerity 'No Monti Day'

Tens of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Rome to protest against the prime minister and austerity measures.

# angela-merkel - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Taoiseach coy on content of telephone chat with Angela Merkel

“Surely you don’t expect me to tell what questions I had for the Chancellor, or what questions the Chancellor had for me.”

Junior Minister: Bank debt deal negotiations best done in private

Brian Hayes said that outlining Ireland’s negotiating position in public would not be “very clever from the country’s perspective.

# angela-merkel - Monday 22 October, 2012

French president Hollande: Ireland's bailout is 'a special case'

Francois Hollande echoes Angela Merkel’s comments – saying Ireland differs from other countries because the bailout was forced on us.

Poll: Do you believe Ireland will get a deal to reduce the cost of its bank debt? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you believe Ireland will get a deal to reduce the cost of its bank debt?

The government’s campaign for a reduction in the cost of bailing out the banks has been given new hope after a joint statement from Enda Kenny and Angela Merkel, but what do you think?

Enda in Europe: next up, Paris.

The Taoiseach is to meet French President Francois Hollande and attend a large food fair to promote Irish produce.

Fianna Fáil, Sinn Féin call for clarification of Merkel and Kenny communiqué

Sinn Féin described the outcome of last night’s contact between Merkel and Kenny as a reiteration of a previous statement, while Fianna Fáil called for ‘plain language’.

# angela-merkel - Sunday 21 October, 2012

The Evening Fix: Now with added Miriam and Pat from 1989

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

'Ireland is a special case': Kenny and Merkel commit to improving bailout

Enda Kenny and Angela Merkel issue a joint statement describing Ireland as “a special case” financially.

Rabbitte slams 'orgy of negativity' over bank debt deal

Pat Rabbitte siad that he would have preferred if Angela Merkel had not made the remarks she made but insisted that an agreement to deal with Ireland’s bank debt still stands.

# angela-merkel - Saturday 20 October, 2012

The Evening Fix... now with added 90s TV stars

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Govt insists agreement to address bank debt stands, FF says it's in denial

The government has continued to insist a deal on Ireland’s debt still stands despite comments from the German chancellor yesterday.

# angela-merkel - Friday 19 October, 2012

The Evening Fix... now with added Shane Ross haircut

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Here's the exact transcript of Angela Merkel's comments in Brussels

“It will not be a retroactive direct capitalisation. If recapitalisation is possible, it will come for the future.”

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

Merkel rules out backdated ESM help for bailing out Europe’s banks

The German chancellor tells a news conference there “will not be any retroactive direct recapitalisation”. That’s us told.

# angela-merkel - Thursday 18 October, 2012

EU summit: Merkel backs EU budget control

While not originally on the agenda, there is speculation Spain may ask for a limited bailout in Brussels.

# angela-merkel - Friday 12 October, 2012

German foreign minister to visit Turkey for Syria talks: embassy

Germany will enter discussions on the steady deterioration of relations between Syria and Turkey, following deadly airstrikes.

# angela-merkel - Thursday 11 October, 2012

'Cautious optimism', laughter and Mammynomics promised at Kilkenomics

The five-day festival returns for its third year next month.

# angela-merkel - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

Protests and arrests as Merkel arrives in Athens

German Chancellor Angela Merkel spent five hours there and said that “much ground” required for recovery was covered by Greece.

Protests expected as Angela Merkel visits Athens

Police will create a ‘safety zone’ for her meetings with the Prime Minister and President, aiming to keep demonstrators away.

# angela-merkel - Friday 5 October, 2012

From The42 Amazing Grace opens five-shot lead at Dunhill Winning

Amazing Grace opens five-shot lead at Dunhill

The 24-year-old South African carded a second round 67 at St. Andrews.

# angela-merkel - Saturday 22 September, 2012

Hollande and Merkel buddy up for anniversary talks as Euro, EADS loom

The European leaders met today to mark the seminal 1962 speech made by Charles de Gaulle famed for opening a new chapter in relations between France and Germany.

# angela-merkel - Thursday 13 September, 2012

From The42 Merkel tells gay German footballers it's OK to come out Request

Merkel tells gay German footballers it's OK to come out

The German Chancellor says that the players in question have “nothing to fear”.

# angela-merkel - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

Germany's top court approves permanent Eurozone bailout fund

The ruling may mean the Dáil will need another vote on approving it – but also give it a vote on increasing its size in future.

German ESM ruling: Foreign minister confident of treaty approval

Guido Westerwelle is pretty confident that the Constitutional Court will give its blessing to the permanent Eurozone bailout fund.

# angela-merkel - Friday 7 September, 2012

ECB's bond-buying is not a breach of its rules - Merkel ECB

ECB's bond-buying is not a breach of its rules - Merkel

But that’s not what her Central Bank thinks…