Angela Merkel

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The Guardian view on Alexei Navalny: such bravery needs backing | Editorial
Editorial: The Russian opposition leader’s decision to return from Germany to Moscow was an act of remarkable courage


18, Jan, 2021 @7:13 PM

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Merkel's successor faces uphill struggle to unite his party
Analysis: centrist Armin Laschet, the new leader of Germany’s CDU, will need to deliver on promises of reconciliation

Kate Connolly in Berlin

17, Jan, 2021 @3:43 PM

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German CDU on verge of electing divisive figure to replace Angela Merkel
Millionaire lawyer Friedrich Merz is favourite to take centre-right into federal elections

Philip Oltermann in Berlin

13, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The Guardian view on the CDU after Merkel: a fork in the road | Editorial
Editorial: This week’s election of a new leader could see Europe’s most successful political party take a rightward turn


10, Jan, 2021 @6:25 PM

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The Guardian view on Covid relief: a package of shortcomings | Editorial
Editorial: The chancellor is abjectly failing to rise to the economic challenges posed by this public health emergency


07, Jan, 2021 @7:08 PM

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2021 – the story of a year in 12 leaders
In 2021, the world will slowly begin to fight back against Covid. But what else will change as the vaccines are administered? Here are the figures who will shape a vital year

Simon Tisdall

01, Jan, 2021 @8:00 AM

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German minister urges patience over vaccine as daily deaths hit new high
Jens Spahn says Germany far from return to normality but vaccine supplies will soon improve

Kate Connolly in Berlin

30, Dec, 2020 @2:25 PM

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The EU's red lines were clear in 2016
Analysis: ‘No cherry-picking,’ they said. And they meant it. The position four years ago is the position now

Jon Henley

13, Dec, 2020 @8:30 AM

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Brexit: Johnson claims Brussels wants power to 'punish' UK if it does not implement future EU laws – as it happened
Prime minister tells Commons conditions for trade deal are unacceptable before later heading to Brussels for last-ditch talks

Andrew Sparrow

09, Dec, 2020 @6:25 PM

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Reduce contacts now or risk losing loved ones, Merkel tells Germans
Chancellor urges tighter Covid measures before Christmas and says death rate is ‘unacceptable’

Kate Connolly in Berlin

09, Dec, 2020 @3:47 PM

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Brexit 'evolution clause' is biggest issue to be resolved, says Merkel
German chancellor says row over future regulatory standards is main sticking point in talks

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

09, Dec, 2020 @10:03 AM

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France far from isolated in tough Brexit stance
Analysis: Paris’s concerns about UK demands are widely shared, analysts, politicians and EU diplomats say

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

07, Dec, 2020 @4:46 PM

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