Angela Merkel

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Merkel’s political and scientific sides slug it out in swan song presser
Always the diplomatic politician, forever the objective scientist, Germany’s chancellor gives her last annual summer press do

Philip Oltermann

22, Jul, 2021 @4:53 PM

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Merkel: Germany has not done enough to hit Paris climate targets
Chancellor says record on reducing carbon emissions ‘not sufficient’ as she reflects on 16-year leadership

Philip Oltermann in Berlin

22, Jul, 2021 @3:16 PM

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The Guardian view on Germany’s floods: another wake-up call | Editorial
Editorial: The lethal destruction in western states will frame the debate ahead of September’s vital election


19, Jul, 2021 @5:32 PM

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Frontrunner to succeed Merkel ‘sorry’ for joking amid fresh German floods
CDU leader Armin Laschet caught laughing on camera as president delivered solemn address

Philip Oltermann in Berlin

18, Jul, 2021 @11:03 AM

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Death toll exceeds 180 as Germany and Belgium hit by devastating floods
Search for missing continues, with Netherlands, Switzerland and Luxembourg also affected

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

18, Jul, 2021 @5:42 AM

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Biden and Merkel vow to defend against Russian aggression in White House meeting
The US president praises the German leader but reiterates his concerns about the pipeline that will run from Russia to Germany

Guardian staff and agency

16, Jul, 2021 @12:05 AM

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Biden meets Merkel at White House: ‘Our nations understand the imperative of democracy’ – as it happened
President thanks German chancellor for ‘strong, principled leadership’ – follow all the latest politics news

Maanvi Singh (now) and Joan E Greve (earlier)

16, Jul, 2021 @12:02 AM

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German election poll tracker: who will be the next chancellor?
Find out who is leading the polling to succeed Angela Merkel as chancellor of Germany

Seán Clarke and Antonio Voce

13, Jul, 2021 @8:58 AM

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After Brexit, Merkel probably dabbed her eyes – and moved on
Analysis: when the German chancellor steps down in September, her departure will leave a gaping hole

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

02, Jul, 2021 @4:13 PM

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Germany may soon relax Covid rules for double-jabbed Britons
Angela Merkel says British travellers could be allowed into the country without needing to isolate

Aubrey Allegretti

02, Jul, 2021 @3:26 PM

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Angela Merkel and PM to discuss Covid travel curbs during final UK visit
Prime minister will welcome German leader at Chequers in her last visit as chancellor

Nadeem Badshah

01, Jul, 2021 @11:00 PM

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Fractious EU summit rejects Franco-German plan for Putin talks
Bloc to explore sanctions instead, as gathering also holds ‘emotional’ debate over Hungary’s LGBT laws

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

25, Jun, 2021 @2:21 PM

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