A portrait of power: photographer traces Angela Merkel's ascent in new book and show
When Herlinde Koelbl first photographed her in 1991, Angela Merkel was a political novice.
The Guardian view on Germany's government: green light for change | Editorial
onfirmation that Germany will soon be governed by a three-party coalition led by the social democrat Olaf Scholz is an event to take seriously, and not just in Germany.
'Un grand monsieur': Lula challenge to Bolsonaro finds welcome in Europe
It was a welcome fit for a president.
Republican Guards at the Élysée Palace. A standing ovation at the European Parliament.
German parties agree three-way deal that paves way for successor to Merkel
Three German parties have reached a deal to form a new government that will end the era of the long-time chancellor, Angela Merkel, according to Olaf Scholz, who is poised to replace her.
What's next for Angela Merkel?
She'll miss it by less than two weeks: Angela Merkel in all likelihood will not be the longest-serving German chancellor since Otto von Bismarck, the nation's founding leader.
Spanish rightwing party leader under fire for attending Franco mass
Leftwing parties in Spain have demanded explanations after the leader of the rightwing People's party (PP) "inadvertently" attended a mass over the weekend where prayers were said for the soul of Francisco Franco on the 46th anniversary of the dictator's death.
Lukashenko says Belarusian troops may have helped refugees reach Europe
The Belarusian leader, Alexander Lukashenko, has acknowledged that his troops probably helped Middle Eastern asylum seekers cross into Europe, in the clearest admission yet that he engineered the new migrant crisis on the border with the EU.
'Crude racism' fuelled by Tory rejection of multiculturalism, says Lord Parekh
The rejection of multiculturalism by successive governments has helped fuel "vulgar racism" of the kind experienced by Azeem Rafiq, according to the lead author of a seminal report.
'Storm clouds' over Europe - but UK Covid rates remain high
As Covid infection rates surged again across Europe, Boris Johnson spoke this week of "storm clouds gathering" over parts of the continent and said it was unclear when or how badly the latest wave would "wash up on our shores".
Angela Merkel: 'The Situation is Highly Dramatic'
Berlin, November 18th, 2021 (The Berlin Spectator) - Germany's federal government and the country's federal states decided to implement a number of anti-Corona measures to slow down the exploding infection numbers.