France’s President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have consulted on migration, fixing the euro currency, Europe’s defence, taxing digital companies and other issues as the two leaders looked to preserve their influence abroad while their authority flags at home.
Angela Merkel has confirmed that she plans to step down as leader of her conservative party after 18 years, but said she will remain German chancellor for the rest of the current parliamentary term.
German chancellor Angela Merkel has told her conservative party that she is ready to step down as its leader following state elections in which it lost ground – but plans to stay on as chancellor for the rest of her term in office, according to reports.
Angela Merkel has told her conservative party that she intends to step down as its leader but remain as Germany’s chancellor following a pair of state election debacles, German media reported.
The German government is putting pressure on the country’s car manufacturers to fix their diesel vehicles that have excessive emissions.
A prominent ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel has dismissed speculation over his future and insisted he will work to keep supporting the German leader’s national government.
German chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative allies have lost their absolute majority in Bavaria’s state parliament by a wide margin in a regional election, a result that could cause more turbulence within the national government.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative allies are on course to lose their absolute majority in Bavaria’s state parliament by a wide margin after a regional election that could cause more turbulence in the national government, exit polls indicated.
This weekend’s state election in Bavaria has been casting a long shadow over German politics for the past year — and the aftershocks could cause more turbulence for Chancellor Angela Merkel’s struggling national government.
Hundreds of people have gathered in the German city of Cologne to protest against a visit by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have stressed the importance of the two Nato allies working together as they sought to improve acrimonious relations.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has no intention of calling a confidence vote, her spokesman said, after her party ousted a close ally as head of its parliamentary group.
Leaders of German chancellor Angela Merkel’s governing coalition have reached a deal to resolve a standoff over the future of the country’s intelligence chief.
The leaders of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s governing coalition are trying to resolve a standoff over the future of the country’s domestic intelligence chief.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has condemned recent anti-migrant demonstrations as “hateful”, saying there is “no excuse” for expressions of hate, Nazi sympathies or violence.
More than a thousand far-right supporters have gathered for a rally over the fatal stabbing of a man in the German city of Chemnitz, for which two migrants have been arrested and charged with manslaughter.
A key ally of Angela Merkel has warned that an independent Scotland would find it "hard work" to rejoin the EU.
Communities in the north and north-east of Scotland have joined with others around the UK in paying their respects to murdered Labour MP Jo Cox.
An MP has called on German Chancellor Angela Merkel to help compensate north-east survivors of the Thalidomide scandal.