Angela Merkel

15 Inspirational Women From Time's Top 100 List

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The official list of Time magazine's top 100 influential people has been revealed. And we're pleased to see 34 truly amazing women featured in the...

The First Female 'Leader of the Free World'?

Hannah Cottam | Posted 16.04.2015 | UK Politics
Hannah Cottam

Not only was Clinton the first to announce her intentions, just eight years on from her defeat by Obama in the Democratic nomination race, but at this early stage it seems that she is expected to be the frontrunner for the Oval Office, with several US news outlets offering their support.

Lead For Success: Alastair Campbell on Winners at Adweek Europe

Anjali Ramachandran | Posted 26.03.2015 | UK
Anjali Ramachandran

went into it feeling quite cynical about the media's unwavering fascination with big names of all kinds, so was relieved at the end of most sessions when I heard some wise words amongst the enjoyable, if sometimes surprising, anecdotes...

British Nationals 'Likely' On Board Crashed Alps Flight

PA/Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 26.03.2015 | UK

"It is likely that there were some British nationals" on board the Germanwings flight that crashed on Tuesday in the French Alps, with 150 people on b...

School Had 16 Students And Two Teachers On Board Crashed Airbus

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 26.03.2015 | UK

Sixteen students and two teachers from the same German school were on board the Germanwings airbus that has crashed in the French Alps. They were b...

Airbus A320 From Barcelona To Düsseldorf Crashes In France

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 26.03.2015 | UK

• Germanwings Airbus A320 crashed in southern French Alps • All 144 passengers and six crew feared dead • Confusion over distress call •...

Obama v Putin: 'Dr. Strangelove' and the Doomsday Machine

Jon-Christopher Bua | Posted 26.02.2015 | UK Politics
Jon-Christopher Bua

The cold hard fact is that unless Ukraine can somehow stand up to Russian aggression on its own, the response from the West will continue to be limited precisely because Russia is a nuclear power.

Russia: The Enemy?

Robin Lustig | Posted 22.04.2015 | UK
Robin Lustig

Poland, Hungary, the Czech republic, Slovakia, Romania, Bulgaria, plus the three Baltic states, are all members of NATO, as are Albania, Slovenia and Croatia. With the exception of Albania, they are all also members of the EU. It's not quite tanks on the Kremlin's lawn, but it's not far off.

Greece Is The Word...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Comedy

It had to be done... (Poster made for HuffPost UK Comedy by David Schneider and Ross Owen)...

Merkel Gets Cameron To Drop Migrant Cap, Cue Tory Dismay

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 07.01.2015 | UK Politics

David Cameron has dismayed Tory backbenchers after ditching plans for a cap on the number of European migrants coming to Britain, reportedly after pre...

'Annoyed' Miliband Complains After Missing Out On Merkel Meeting

PA/The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 07.01.2015 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband complained to the Foreign Office that Labour was not told in advance that Angela Merkel was due to visit London today, despite her trip be...

Which Country Is Actually Most Popular With EU Migrants? It's Not Britain...

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 02.12.2014 | UK Politics

Nick Clegg has ripped into the Tories' stance towards Europe after it emerged that more migrants are actually going to Germany than Britain. Prime...

The Walls That Still Stand 25 Years After the Fall of the Berlin Wall

Emily Wasik | Posted 11.01.2015 | UK
Emily Wasik

It's a run-of-the-mill Saturday night and you're at a concert in Manhattan's Lower East Side. While sauntering home to the Upper West Side at the cr...

Merkel's Comments Show a Disregard for the Democratic will of European Citizens and Openly Will be the Destruction of the EU

Liam Deacon | Posted 06.01.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Liam Deacon

Before many of us could even catch our breath after Britain nearly tore itself in two, England is at it again, playing roulette with our other closest, hard won political partnership.

Merkel Says Britain 'At Point Of No Return'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.11.2014 | UK Politics

Angela Merkel has given David Cameron an ultimatum over his intransigence on European Union freedom of movement, warning that Britain is fast reaching...

Moving Beyond the 'Tug of War' Between Russia and Europe

Jo Simmons | Posted 14.12.2014 | UK
Jo Simmons

A war in Ukraine would be a catastrophic end point to the crisis. One can hope that diplomacy in this day and age will prevail, much to the satisfaction of the late Tony Benn.

Exercise Bikes Just Got a Whole Lot Sexier

Sian Hughes | Posted 24.11.2014 | UK Comedy
Sian Hughes

It all began a few weeks ago, during an episode of PMS so severe that not even smashing the kitchen up - normally a marvellous stress-buster - would have worked. So, having read that exercise was good for regulating hormones, I approached the exercise bike gathering dust in the study.

What Does the World Say to the KGB Agent?

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 27.09.2014 | UK
Andrea Chalupa

When my grandfather was a young man in Donbas, he was summoned to the local office of the NKVD--the Soviet secret police and the predecessor of the KG...

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 27.08.2014 | 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 10.08.2014 | 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!