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Merkel says an orderly Brexit still possible

Boris Johnson has agreed with Merkel to reach a Brexit agreement.

Be on your guard, HK activists caution Merkel

In an open letter to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, activists said Germany should be on its guard in business dealings with China.

Merkel allies suffer double blow in German regional elections

The setbacks for the ruling parties were not as major as feared but could still hasten the break-up of the national coalition led by Chancellor Angela Merkel.

‘Earthquake’ elections in east Germany could jolt Merkel’s coalition

Both the Christian Democrats and the Social Democrat coalition are expected to lose support to the far-right Alternative for Germany party.

Merkel hints at return to academia after politics

Angela Merkel has been in office since 2005.

France warns ‘no deal’ Brexit becoming ‘most likely’

France does not expect UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to seek an extension to the current deadline for Brexit, according to officials.

UK’s Johnson tells Germany and France to do a Brexit deal

UK lawmakers are already fretting that they do not have enough time to stop a no-deal Brexit, and they have yet to agree on a unified approach, which badly damages their chances of success.

Merkel says Trump tweets ‘go against what makes America great’

Trump and Merkel's relationship is strained from the start, with the US leader haranguing the German chancellor even before he took office.

Paris clashes follow Macron’s military parade

Angela Merkel alongside Mark Rutte are part of the Bastille Day parade which has turned into violent clashes between police and protestors.

Merkel’s health is a private matter, say Germans

Germans believe Angela Merkel's health is her private business so long as she leads the country well.

Markets drive Germany’s exit from coal much harder than the Chancellor

Cheap natural gas, the rising cost of permits to emit carbon dioxide and high renewable energy output have put utilities off burning the fossil fuel so far this year.

Merkel suffers new trembling spell on eve of G20

The latest lapse came hours before Merkel was due to board a plane for the G20 summit in Osaka.

Merkel’s conservatives hit new low, piling pressure on coalition

Angela Merkel's conservatives ruling coalition has fallen which could likely increase a chance for a federal election next year.

New questions over Merkel’s coalition as SPD chief resigns

Andrea Nahles has come under intense pressure after voters handed the centre-left party its worst score in European elections a week ago

Merkel party’s battle with YouTubers escalates

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's favoured successor gets into controversy with her apparent call to limit free speech around elections stoking further anger rather than putting down a raging youth-led YouTube revolt.

German state vote could threaten future of Merkel coalition

If the SPD loses Bremen to the conservative Christian Democrats, pressure will mount on party leader Andrea Nahles to stand down or break with the federal coalition.

Macron and Merkel: A relationship on the rocks?

With the impending European elections, Merkel and Macron's risk straining their ties as they both have different political priorities.

3 things to know as Germany opens massive ocean wind park

The wind park is a key project for Germany's "energy transition".

Europe grudgingly prepares to offer Britain Brexit delay

EU members are keen to ensure a semi-detached Britain does not seek leverage in Brexit talks.

Merkel sees Brexit extension to early 2020 as possibility

Merkel believes in the possibility of a Brexit deadline expansion, stating it would be discussed further at the coming EU Summit.

Merkel hopes May can find a way out Brexit maze by...

After more than two years of tortuous discussions about the minutiae of the separation, EU leaders are weary of London's failure to agree its own divorce and patience is wearing thin.

Merkel: EU has made final, far-reaching proposals on Brexit

Merkel said any decision on a delay to Brexit would be taken after the British parliament had voted.

Merkel distances herself from Macron’s Europe vision

German Chancellor Angela Merkel wants Germany part of the EU permanent seat in the UN Security Council but her European reform vision is at odds with French's Emmanuel Macron.

How the Brexit agreement got back in play

The threat of the UK leaving the EU with no deal at the end of the month now seems all but gone, with an extension to the deadline a far likelier outcome.