Macron ‘would support’ Merkel for Commission president

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  German Chancellor Angela Merkel greets French President Emmanuel Macron | Carsten Koall/Getty Images French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday told Swiss TV station RTS that he would back German Chancellor Angela Merkel for European Commission president. Asked about his stance in … Read More

Brexit is a ‘DEEP WOUND’ for the European Union – Merkel admits damage of UK’s exit

BREXIT is a “deep wound” in the side of the European Union, warned German Chancellor Angela Merkel as she gave a speech to the EU Parliament in Strasbourg. The German Chancellor told the European Union’s Parliament of the damage done … Read More

‘Europe without Angela Merkel is possible’

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Many EU member states did not agree with her refugee policies, others criticized her austerity stance. Brussels now regards Angela Merkel’s step-by-step withdrawal as a chance for new beginnings, says DW’s Bernd Riegert. For many observers in Brussels, the twilight of … Read More

The end of Germany’s two-party system is on the horizon

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This weekend’s regional election in Germany will provide further proof of a fragmenting political landscape, writes Slawomir Sierakowski. The German Social Democrats’ (SPD) existential crisis can no longer be treated as a typical party crisis. The party captured a mere 9.7% … Read More

Germany fears EU migration reforms will trigger refugee influx: report

Germany’s government is concerned that proposed changes to EU asylum rules will force it to take in significantly more refugees in the future, according to Der Spiegel. The reforms would also void any caps on refugees. Berlin fears the European … Read More