Angela Merkel

World's Most Awkward Press Conference?

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 18.07.2014 | UK

It was, perhaps, no Marilyn Monroe to John F Kennedy. But today is Angela Merkel's 60th birthday. And that calls for music. At the most awkward pr...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: It's Reshuffle Monday

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Monday 14 July 2014... ** GERMANY ARE THE WORLD CUP CHAMPIONS! ** 1) IT'S RESHUFFLE MONDAY Dave is gettin...

Juncker! Juncker! Stick It Up Your Jumper!

Adrian Hilton | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK Politics
Adrian Hilton

"I am more confident than ever that I will be the next European Commission President," tweeted former Prime Minister of Luxembourg Jean-Claude Juncker on 4 June. Quite how he knew with such certainty so far in advance of the EU's elected national leaders is something of a mystery. Until, that is, you consider the continuing dominance of the Franco-German axis in the European Union...

Ever-Present Merkel Meets Victorious German Squad

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Sport

Germany's World Cup squad received a visit from chancellor Angela Markel after she roared her compatriots on during their 4-0 thumping of Portugal. ...

Cameron Attacks EU 'Backdoor Power-Grab' In Desperate Attempt Block Junker

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK Politics

Brussels must focus on finding an "honest and trusted broker" for the European Union's top job and reject attempts of a "backdoor power-grab" aimed at...

Merkel Ally Slams Tories For Teaming Up With German 'Demagogues'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 12.06.2014 | UK Politics

David Cameron's relationship with Angela Merkel came under pressure on Thursday, after the Conservative Party found itself allied with critics of the ...

What Does Your Hair Say About You?

Charlotte Cave | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Charlotte Cave

I've been a hairdresser for over twenty years and in that time, working across the TV and music business as well as magazines with the likes of Lady Gaga and Chris Martin, I have had the pleasure (usually) to run my hands through the hair of quite a few famous faces...or should I say heads!

Angela Merkel Tells David Cameron Not To Threaten Her

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK Politics

Angela Merkel has told David Cameron not to threaten her with the prospect of British exit from the European Union, amid a disagreement over who shoul...

Life Imitates Art: Pope Recreates The Kiss Which So Enraged The Vatican (PICTURE)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK

Pope Francis was pictured locking lips with Israeli president Shimon Peres this weekend – in an image reminiscent of an advertising campaign that su...

The Top Candidate To Be EU Boss Is Obviously No Fan Of The British Press

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 06.06.2014 | UK

The man set for the EU's top job has decried the vitriolic campaign against him by the British tabloid press, but said he remains defiant against stif...

Topless Femen Protester With ‘Kill Putin' Scrawled On Breasts Beheads Russian Leader (But Don't Worry – It's A Waxwork)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 06.06.2014 | UK

This is the dramatic moment a topless protester decapitated Russian President Vladimir Putin – while a handful of world leaders simply stood by. ...

Worst. Reservoir Dogs Reenactment. Ever.

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.06.2014 | UK Comedy

Is Quentin Tarantino directing the G7 summit? ...

David Cameron Accused Of 'Blackmail' Over Juncker's Candidacy For EU President

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.06.2014 | UK

David Cameron has been accused of "blackmail" after he warned that Britain could leave the EU if a federalist becomes the next president of its execut...

Berlusconi: 'I Did Not Call Merkel An Unf*ckable Lard-Arse'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 20.05.2014 | UK

Outgoing Newsnight stalwart Jeremy Paxman locked horns with former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi outside his villa in Milan for an intervie...

How to Lose Weight Without Going on a Diet

Louise Graham | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Graham

There is a lot to be said for making small manageable changes to the way you eat and seeing your weight drop gradually, rather than embracing the latest fad diet and giving up all the foods you love. For a start it is a lot easier because you don't feel you are on a diet with all the stress that entails. You can make changes at your own pace to suit your lifestyle.

Has 'Naughty Nephew' Cameron Finally Convinced 'Aunty' Angela?

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Politics

David Cameron's hopes of renegotiating Britain's relationship with the EU have received a boost after Germany said the UK must not be put at a disadva...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Nick Vs Nigel, The Morning After

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 27.03.2014 | UK Politics

Here are the five things you need to know on Thursday 27 March 2014... 1) NICK VS NIGEL, THE MORNING AFTER It was Chairman Mao who said that, in...

Ed Miliband Is Europe's Nowhere Man

Damian Collins | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Politics
Damian Collins

It was once said that Sir Thomas More's silence echoed across Europe. Ed Miliband's words on Europe, on the other hand, have fallen down into bottomless pit. He is advocating the worst of all worlds... In short, Ed Miliband is telling the British people that they are stuck with the EU as it is.

Mrs Merkel Comes to London

Dr Joseph Zammit-Lucia | Posted 01.05.2014 | UK Politics
Dr Joseph Zammit-Lucia

Angela Merkel's quasi-state visit to the UK was a long awaited affair. Her speech to the joint houses of parliament offered something for everyone. For the committed Europhiles, she re-asserted her commitment to a strong and united Europe...

The Week In (Funny) Pictures

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.02.2014 | UK Comedy

From unfortunate moustache pictures to unfortunate Simon Cowell pictures - we round up this week's silliest snaps... ...

Angela Merkel's Most Awkward Trip Yet?

The Huffington Post | Posted 28.02.2014 | UK Politics

David Cameron pulled out all the stops to woo Angela Merkel during her visit to Downing Street this week. The German chancellor gave a speech to bo...

Time to Fess Up, Dave

David Mellor | Posted 30.04.2014 | UK Politics
David Mellor

In the aftermath of Angela Merkel's visit, David Cameron's European strategy stands revealed as, at best, an ill thought out sham, at worst, a cynical confidence trick. Dave was all over Merkel like an Italian gigolo... She presented her cheek prettily enough. And, er, that's it.

The Week In 50 Funny Tweets

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK Comedy

It's unfortunate when anyone becomes unemployed. Well, we say 'anyone'... We'll always do our best to help anyone find a new job. With one exceptio...

Mehdi's Minute: On Harriet vs the Mail, Clegg's Loneliness and Aunty Merkel's Visit

Mehdi Hasan | Posted 29.04.2014 | UK Politics
Mehdi Hasan

Do you want my alternative take on the ongoing row between Harriet Harman and the Daily Mail over paedophilia, the future of coalition governments in the UK and Angela Merkel's visit to London to see her 'naughty nephew' David Cameron? Would you like to see me attempt to speak some German on camera, despite not knowing a word of it? Here's the political week in 60 seconds...

Angela Merkel: I'm Not Offering 'Fundamental Reform' Of The EU

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK Politics

Angela Merkel has urged the UK not to leave the European Union and delivered a message to British eurosceptics that she was not in London to offer "fu...