Angela Merkel

Eurostar Chaos Amid Reports Of Migrants On Top Of Trains

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 02.09.2015 | UK

Eurostar and train services in Hungary are facing fresh chaos after having been hit by the growing migrant crisis gripping Europe. Swathes of touri...

Seven Angela Merkel Immigration Quotes That You'd Never Hear In Britain

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 01.09.2015 | UK

Despite arson attacks by far-right protesters on its refugee shelters, Germany is regarded by some as an example of how to treat people coming from di...

Why Syrians Are Writing Love Letters To Angela Merkel

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK

Just last month Angela Merkel made a young asylum seeker cry live on television but she is now being sent love letters by Syrian people. The German...

Angela Merkel Has Some Strong Words For Anti-Immigrant Hecklers

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has strongly condemned a group of violent anti-refugee protesters who injured dozens of police officers in clashes out...

'Angela Merkel' Kisses Woman In Advert For New Magazine

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 22.07.2015 | UK

A video appearing to show Angela Merkel kissing a woman has stunned audiences - but all is not what it seems. The clip, which is actually an advert...

The Greek Deal Is Not a Coup, It Is a Logical Consequence of Intergovernmentalism

Ragnar Weilandt | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Politics
Ragnar Weilandt

Already before Eurozone leaders reached a final agreement on the third bailout package for Greece, the hashtag #ThisIsACoup had started to make its ro...

Merkel Makes Teen Aslyum Seeker Cry On TV After Telling Her To Leave Germany

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK

It was the moment Angela Merkel was confronted by the harsh reality of her decisions. The German Chancellor became emotional after she was blindsi...

Angel Merkel Says Gay Couples Should Not Be Allowed To Marry

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK

Angela Merkel revealed on Tuesday that while she thinks same-sex couples should be entitled to marital benefits, they should not themselves be allowed...

What Is The Eurozone And Is It A Bad Idea?

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 14.07.2015 | UK

The Euro debt crisis came to a head when Greece defaulted its loan payments after months of insecurity. The nation was financially sanctioned and many...

Dark Days for Democracy in Greece

Caroline Lucas | Posted 13.07.2015 | UK Politics
Caroline Lucas

Against the will of the Greek people, and in spite of the plain economic facts, EU ministers and the IMF are inflicting ever more pain on a country that's already been utterly devastated by austerity. The latest announcements from Eurozone chiefs make for grim reading.

The Waugh Zone July 13, 2015

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh | Posted 23.07.2015 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Monday July 13, 2015... 1) BLANKETY BLANK It got slightly lost amid the noise and fury las...

Greece Savaged By Eurozone Demands For Even More Austerity

AP/The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 12.07.2015 | UK

Eurozone leaders battled over their response to Greek proposals on Sunday as the single currency countries struggled to find a united strategy to stav...

Pope Francis: The Nearest We Have to a World Statesman?

Alistair Burnett | Posted 10.07.2015 | UK
Alistair Burnett

If Pope Francis continues to sound relevant to Catholic and non-Catholic alike, and is able to see off the still powerful conservative forces in the Church before he steps down or dies - a big if as he is 78 after all - then he could act as a catalyst for social change and help the World find a way to deal with the challenges it faces from global warming to growing inequality.

Feta Of Leaving? Greece Refuses to Pay TV Licenses

James Dann | Posted 09.07.2015 | UK Comedy
James Dann

Greece Lightning, Athens 4th most prolific weather station, announced earlier today that Europe will be invading mainland Greece plus one unnamed 'pa...

Tsipras Has Five Days To Save The Greek Economy

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 07.07.2015 | UK

Eurozone leaders were left baffled on Tuesday when Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras arrived for talks in Brussels without a detailed plan for an ag...

New Greek Finance Minister Has Note, Reminding Him: 'No Triumphalism'

AP/The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 07.07.2015 | UK

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras landed in Brussels on Tuesday in the hope of using the bailout referendum victory as leverage to secure a rescue d...

Europe: More Than Fraying at the Edges

Alistair Burnett | Posted 06.07.2015 | UK
Alistair Burnett

The EU is teetering on the brink of Grexit as the two sides continue to play a momentous game of chicken. On Sunday, Greeks will be voting in their referendum on whether or not to accept the conditions the EU and IMF have put on giving the country another bailout - and the polls are so finely balanced it's too close to call.

Greece Heads Towards Default As Merkel Rules Out Fresh Negotiations

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK

There will be no more negotiations with Greece until after Sunday’s referendum, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday, leaving the Mediter...

Cameron And Merkel Listen To Queen's Call For European Unity

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 25.06.2015 | UK

The Queen called for European unity on Wednesday, delivering a speech at a state banquet in Berlin attended by German chancellor Angela Merkel and Bri...

Power by the People for the People

Stephen Fear | Posted 09.06.2015 | UK Politics
Stephen Fear

Whilst in the south of France this week I have been reading French and German perspectives regarding the forthcoming EU referendum in the United Kingdom.

G7 Climate Change Agreement Hailed As 'The End Of The Age Of Fossil Fuels'

AP/The Huffington Post | Paul Vale | Posted 08.06.2015 | UK

The G7 group of nations agreed on Monday to the remarkably ambitious task of phasing out fossil fuels by the end of the 21st century. After concluding...

Fifa Corruption? David Cameron Says That's Not The Half Of It

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh | Posted 08.06.2015 | UK Politics

David Cameron has urged fellow world leaders to learn lesssons from the Fifa scandal to tackle the 'cancer' of corruption that ravages countries acros...

5 Times Angela Merkel Showed The World She's The Boss

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 28.05.2015 | UK

Angela Merkel has topped the Forbes 'World's Most Powerful Women' list for the fifth year in a row, pipping Hilary Clinton, Taylor Swift and Oprah Win...

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 15.06.2015 | 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.