Angela Merkel

The Greeks do not — indeed cannot — pay their debts and yet they do not want to leave the euro. Something has got to give

“Just how much Germany has changed is nowhere more visible than in the eyes of its most reluctant ally, Britain”

Would a more Churchillian prime minister have reacted more robustly to Russia going rogue?

As Europe’s economic crisis persists, the success of UKIP is a reminder to the Tories that politicians cannot ignore the people

David Cameron says he ‘gets the message’ of the EU elections. But only a fundamental renegotiation will restore trust in the PM

‘Angela Merkel’s mobile phone is her instrument of power. What happens when this tool of democracy is subverted by our most important ally?’

Will the real Angela Merkel please stand up? After reading Stefan Kornelius’s official biography the German Chancellor remains a mystery

Last month the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe declared that male circumcision is a “violation of the physical integrity of children”. This is clear anti-religious prejudice

‘This is a German election and a Brit may argue you wouldn’t expect a flamboyant spectacle. But the current lethargy is a peculiar one’

‘At the election in September, Germans will have to decide whether Angela
Merkel’s modesty and prudence are proof enough of her virtue’