VIRA1NEWS.COM: Breaking News - Latest of The Hour 2019-10-09, 17:42

Germany's Merkel and France's Macron to meet ahead of crunch Brexit summit

The European Union's two most powerful leaders, Germany's Angela Merkel and France's Emmanuel Macron, will meet just days before a crunch Brexit summit next week which Britain says is the last chance to secure...

Germany's Merkel and France's Macron to meet ahead of crunch Brexit summit

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Boris Johnson to meet Macron, Merkel as Brexit uncertainty looms The new UK prime minister will attempt to convince the French and German leaders to restart Brexit talks, according to British media. A longtime Brexiteer, Johnson has made his career criticizing Euro...
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EU summit: Merkel, Macron at odds over top European Commission job Ahead of a summit to discuss EU election results, the French and German leaders have disagreed over how to choose the next European Commission president. Emmanuel Macron has said the process should no...
2019-05-28, 07:00

UK parliament cannot stop Brexit, Johnson to tell Macron and Merkel Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tell French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the Westminster parliament cannot stop Brexit and a new deal must be agreed if Britain ...
2019-08-18, 06:00

Ahead of G7 summit, Macron presses U.S. to help reform taxes on big tech French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday U.S. tech giants paid unfairly low taxes, failing to contribute to the common good, and urged Washington to help reform the global corporate tax code...
2019-08-22, 10:56

Brexit news latest: UK and EU officials meet for crunch weekend talks as hope of deal grows British and EU officials will continue crunch Brexit talks over the weekend as hope that a deal which could break the deadlock over the Irish border continues to grow....
2019-10-12, 17:14

Trudeau to meet with Japanese, U.K. prime ministers ahead of G7 summit It's in spite of that superheated atmosphere that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is hoping to build consensus on the virtues of free trade and strengthen Canada's trade ties with its G7 partners....
2019-08-24, 19:56

Brexit negotiations to take place this weekend ahead of EU summit Brexit negotiators are planning to spend the weekend locked in intensive negotiations in advance of an EU leaders summit next week. The talks — which include British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and I...
2019-10-12, 20:42

Brexit news: UK 'will face consequences' for leaving with no-deal, declares Michel Barnier ahead of crunch Commons vote MPs set for a showdown today over moves to prevent a no-deal Brexit Office for Budget Responsibility also expected to announce that a no-deal would force Britain into a recession...
2019-07-18, 10:42

Brexit news LIVE: Opposition leaders in no-deal summit as Tories meet at conference Opposition party leaders will meet for further talks in Westminster on Monday in a bid to ensure Boris Johnson cannot push through a no-deal Brexit against the will of Parliament....
2019-09-30, 08:28

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks make cautious gains ahead of key Brexit summit Asian stocks and Wall Street futures inched higher on Tuesday as some investors held out hope that Britain still had a chance to avoid a messy exit from the European Union at key negotiations this wee...
2019-10-15, 03:56

Boris Johnson Brexit news LIVE: PM to meet Angela Merkel he battles for backstop breakthrough on first trip abroad as leader Boris Johnson will meet Angela Merkel in his first outing on the world stage as Prime Minister, where he is set to call for the Brexit backstop to be scrapped....
2019-08-21, 12:14

Macron says he would back Merkel if she runs for EU leadership French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday that he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she were to seek to succeed Jean-Claude Juncker as president of the European Commission....
2019-06-11, 22:00

France’s Macron backs Merkel for EU post – if she wants it GENEVA (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron says he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she wanted to be the head of the European Union’s executive body. The French leader said T...
2019-06-11, 23:28

Merkel, Macron clash in search of "Mr or Ms Europe" German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron disagreed on Tuesday over who should be the next chief of the European Commission as EU leaders met to begin bargaining over candid...
2019-05-28, 17:42

Macron and Merkel offered the PM nothing - apart from a means to fail The cliche "good cop, bad cop" has been used too much about this first episode of shuttle boat diplomacy from Boris Johnson. Merkel, apparently, is the first and Macron the latter....
2019-08-23, 13:56

Merkel and Macron spar in hunt for 'Mr or Ms Europe' German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron disagreed on Tuesday over who should be the next chief of the European Commission as EU leaders bargained over names for the bloc's...
2019-05-28, 23:56

Macron and Merkel at odds over EU top jobs after European elections German backing of MEP Manfred Weber to replace Juncker has met with resistance from FranceParis and Berlin appear on a collision course over the replacement of Jean-Claude Juncker as president of the ...
2019-05-27, 20:00

Macron floats backing Merkel as head of EU's executive arm French President Emmanuel Macron says he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she wanted to be the head of the European Union's executive body....
2019-06-12, 04:14

Merkel sticks to Spitzenkandidat though Macron pushes for EU talks Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday said Germany still favors picking the "Spitzenkandidat" from a winning party for the post of European Commission president while French President Emmanuel Macron's o...
2019-05-27, 22:14

Macron would back Angela Merkel as European Commission president The German chancellor has repeatedly denied any intention to continue in politics, but talk of her leading the Commission persists. France's president has now given his backing for Angela Merkel to ta...
2019-06-12, 08:56

Steiner warns F1 DNA must be protected ahead of 2021 crunch meeting Haas boss Gunther Steiner says the FIA and Liberty must protect the essential DNA of Formula 1 when the 2021 technical regulations are refined in Wednesday's crunch meeting in Paris...
2019-10-14, 19:56

Putin, Merkel and Macron discuss Ukraine in phone call: Kremlin President Vladimir Putin discussed the conflict in eastern Ukraine with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and France's Emmanuel Macron in a phone call on Tuesday, the Kremlin said....
2019-05-21, 21:42

Ukraine's Zelenskiy sticks to criticism of Merkel, Macron in Trump call Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said he was merely speaking his mind when criticizing the leaders of France and Germany. During a call with Donald Trump, he said Merkel and Macron were not doi...
2019-10-11, 01:28

Von der Leyen pledges social and climate reforms ahead of crunch EU vote The European Union's nominee to head its executive Commission proffered economic, environmental and social reforms in a bid for support from a lukewarm EU parliament in a confirmation vote taking plac...
2019-07-15, 21:28

| Shots fired in Sudan ahead of crunch talks on ruling body At least eight people have been reported wounded by gunshots near a Khartoum sit-in , before crucial talks between military chiefs and protest leaders over a transitional governing body....
2019-05-21, 15:56

G-7 Summit: Emmanuel Macron's nightmare in Biarritz The US-China trade war and forest fires in the Amazon are set to dominate the latest G-7 summit in France. President Emmanuel Macron is doing everything he can to prevent a total debacle, but it's no ...
2019-08-24, 05:14

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2019-08-24, 09:42

Macron, Merkel seek common ground on EU Commission president pick: official French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel don't want to show disagreement over the picking of the next president of the European Union Commission, an official from Macron's ...
2019-05-27, 22:14

The Latest: Macron: EU summit not France vs Germany contest BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the EU summit on the candidates for the bloc’s top jobs (all times local): 2:45 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron says the nomination contest for Europe’s...
2019-06-20, 15:28

Macron delivers breakthrough on Iran at tense G7 summit, but little else French President Emmanuel Macron paved the way at a G7 summit for a diplomatic solution to the standoff between Washington and Tehran over a 2015 nuclear deal, but there was little else to show from a...
2019-08-27, 07:28

France’s Macron to promote climate effort at G-7 summit PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron wants an August summit of the Group of Seven advanced economies to take concrete initiatives on climate change despite divergences with the United States ...
2019-06-07, 13:42

France's Macron sees three EU posts decided at Summit, ECB later French President Emmanuel Macron said that three of the European Union's top positions should be decided at a meeting of EU leaders on Sunday, with a decision on the next head of the European Central ...
2019-06-30, 17:42

France's Macron to push for charter on biodiversity at G7 summit French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday that he would put pressure on the United States to sign a charter on protecting biodiversity at the G7 summit in Biarritz, France this weekend....
2019-08-23, 20:56

May faces crunch meeting as support for Brexit deal slips away Scottish secretary said to be concerned by PM’s promise of a vote on second referendumAll today’s Brexit news - live updatesThe Scottish secretary, David Mundell, has demanded a meeting with Theresa M...
2019-05-22, 17:14

Death Stranding: Hideo Kojima confirms Sony studio in 'Crunch' period to meet release date Kojima Productions have been working hard on PS4 exclusive Death Stranding, and now the company have revealed they’re in the ‘crunch’ phase of development....
2019-08-04, 18:56

France denies report that Macron invited Rouhani to G7 summit French President Emmanuel Macron has not invited Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to the G7 summit to be held in Biarritz later this month, a French diplomatic source said on Wednesday....
2019-08-07, 10:56

Emmanuel Macron Invites PM Modi To Attend G7 Summit In France Prime Minister Narendra Modi has accepted an invitation from French President Emmanuel Macron to attend the outreach session of the G7 Summit in Biarritz as a special invitee, said a senior official.....
2019-06-11, 03:42

French climate activists protest as Macron attends G7 summit Marchers carrying inverted portraits of president demand more action on climate crisisHundreds of climate activists have marched in south-western France carrying portraits of President Emmanuel Macron...
2019-08-25, 19:14

Macron suggests Europe reach out to Russia in wake of G-7 summit ​French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday suggested that Europe should reach out to Russia to ensure it remains in the scope of Western nations, a day after President Trump floated the notion that ...
2019-08-27, 21:00

Macron leads EU-wide minimum wage call as Merkel, Medvedev warn of global injustice  “Fundamental change” to the world of work – including an EU-wide minimum wage – is needed to address the growing gap between society’s haves and have-nots, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tue...
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Boris Johnson in Luxembourg for crunch Brexit talks with EU chief Juncker British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will meet with the European Union's top executive for a set of lunchtime talks that both critics and allies have described as political theater....
2019-09-16, 12:00

EU leaders want to settle on EU Commission chief by June summit: Merkel German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday that EU leaders had agreed they would try to settle on a candidate to head the EU executive, the European Commission, by the next time they meet for a s...
2019-05-28, 23:56

Germany's Merkel says trade, Iran on agenda in Trump summit German Chancellor Angela Merkel said her summit meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday would cover a wide range of topics including trade, investments, West Africa, counter-terrorism and I...
2019-06-28, 07:00

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2019-07-02, 17:14

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2019-07-05, 14:14

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2019-05-21, 15:28

Much to disagree on as Trump, Macron meet on D-Day CAEN, France (AP) — France wants the D-Day commemoration to showcase its long friendship with the United States. But relations are strained as President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macr...
2019-06-06, 09:28

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2019-10-11, 05:28

French President Emmanuel Macron laments ‘failure’ of EU leaders to agree on top posts at summit, urges changes in bloc BRUSSELS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron laments ‘failure’ of EU leaders to agree on top posts at summit, urges changes in bloc. The post French President Emmanuel Macron laments &...
2019-07-01, 14:42

Germany's Merkel to meet Boris Johnson 'very, very soon' A no-deal Brexit would be in "nobody's interest," according to Angela Merkel's spokesman. But the German government is still preparing for that very possibility, and believes it "highly likely," leake...
2019-08-16, 23:28

Pompeo to meet Merkel on May 31: German spokeswoman The visit of U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Berlin, which was canceled at short notice, has been rescheduled for May 31, a spokeswoman for the German government said on Friday....
2019-05-24, 13:28

Trump, Macron to meet press together in France Monday U.S. President Donald Trump will participate in a joint news conference with French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday at the conclusion of the G7 summit in France, the White House said on Sunday....
2019-08-26, 06:42

"Lost Opportunity" If Trump, Rouhani Don't Meet, Says Macron French President Emmanuel Macron said that this week's UN summit would be a "lost opportunity" if his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani does not meet US President Donald Trump....
2019-09-25, 08:28

Macron to meet Trump, Rouhani to push mediation efforts French President Emmanuel Macron said he would meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Monday and U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday as he seeks to defuse tensions between Washington and Tehran....
2019-09-23, 22:00

Spain's PM, France's Macron meet to discuss parliamentary vote Spain's acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez met on Monday in Paris with French President Emmanuel Macron to discuss the results of the European parliamentary elections, Sanchez's office said....
2019-05-28, 02:28

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2019-08-25, 03:42

Merkel favors carbon pricing to meet environmental targets Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she flavored carbon prices to incentivize savings in climate-damaging emissions, as Germany struggles to meet its 2030 environmental targets....
2019-07-19, 12:28

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2019-05-24, 21:00

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson and Donald Tusk clash over 'Mr no-deal' jibe as Brexit tensions rise at G7 summit Boris Johnson and European Council President Donald Tusk have clashed at the start of the G7 summit over who would be to blame in the event of a no-deal Brexit....
2019-08-24, 21:00

Merkel promises to meet defense spending target amid U.S. criticism German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday she was taking Berlin's commitment toward its NATO allies seriously to further increase defense spending toward the agreed target....
2019-08-13, 19:28

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2019-08-24, 19:00

PM Modi, Trump To Meet At G-20 Summit In June Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump have agreed to meet at the G-20 Summit in Japan next month as both the leaders pledged to further strengthen the US-India strategic......
2019-05-25, 15:00

Jeremy Corbyn: I agree with Macron on Brexit Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is in agreement with Emmanuel Macron's stance on Brexit - after the French president insisted the Irish border backstop is "indispensable"....
2019-08-23, 13:56

Emmanuel Macron’s Bittersweet Brexit Victory Boris Johnson is proving the French leader right on the dangers of letting the U.K. withdrawal drag on too long. But there’s no cause for celebration. ...
2019-08-23, 11:56

Macron wants to avoid Brexit 'polluting' EU after 31 October French president says EU27 leaders need to know when UK’s lengthy exit will happenFollow today’s political developments – liveFrance’s president, Emmanuel Macron, has said he wants to avoid Brexit “po...
2019-05-22, 18:28

Brexit: UK Parliament suspended ahead of Brexit date Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been granted a request to have parliament suspended for a month. With the October 31 Brexit deadline fast approaching, the move leaves lawmakers with few options to bl...
2019-08-28, 22:42

EU should not let itself be scared into Brexit renegotiation: Merkel ally The European Union should not let itself be pressured into Brexit renegotiations following British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to order the suspension of parliament for almost a month, a s...
2019-08-29, 21:56

Brexit: Did Merkel set a 30-day Irish backstop deadline? German Chancellor Angela Merkel's suggestion that Britain and the EU could find a solution to the Irish backstop in the next 30 days has "emboldened" British PM Boris Johnson. But should he really be ...
2019-08-22, 22:42

U.K.'s Johnson Tells Merkel He's Serious About Brexit Deal The U.K. wants to negotiate a deal for its exit from the EU but the so-called Irish backstop must go, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said at a joint press conference before meeting with German C...
2019-08-22, 12:00

Germany's Greens hit poll high, ahead of Merkel's bloc: survey The opposition Greens have hit a record high in a new opinion poll, pulling ahead of Angela Merkel's conservatives. The center-left SPD have dropped even further, slipping behind the far-right Alterna...
2019-06-07, 02:00

Donald Trump Says Meet With Xi Jinping At G20 Summit "Scheduled" President Donald Trump on Monday said he still expects to talk with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the upcoming G20 summit, warning he will impose new tariffs if there is no meeting....
2019-06-11, 04:28

Macron gives Johnson until end of week to overhaul Brexit plan French president’s insistence that UK should give way raises chances of talks implodingHow far away are UK and EU from reaching a Brexit deal?The French president has given Boris Johnson until the end...
2019-10-06, 23:42

Macron dampens Johnson's plan to renegotiate Brexit The details of the Irish backstop continued to split European leaders as British PM Johnson met French President Macron. Macron called the backstop "indispensable" to a Brexit deal. Johnson said a new...
2019-08-22, 17:28

Macron tells Johnson Brexit backstop is indispensable French president tells Boris Johnson he must present concrete proposals for UK exitEmmanuel Macron has described the Irish backstop as “indispensable” to a Brexit deal and urged Boris Johnson to set o...
2019-08-23, 02:42

Macron delivers tough Brexit message to Johnson When Emmanuel Macron and Boris Johnson spoke to reporters ahead of their meeting in Paris on Thursday, they stood side by side but sounded as if they were living in parallel universes....
2019-08-22, 15:14

France's Macron: No time to negotiate new Brexit deal French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday told Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson there was not enough time in the month ahead to negotiate a new Brexit Withdrawal Agreement....
2019-08-22, 14:56

Highlights: British PM Johnson on Brexit at meeting with Macron British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday. Following are key Johnson quotes when he spoke alongside Macron just after his arrival:...
2019-08-22, 14:56

British PM Johnson urges Merkel to budge on Brexit Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to tell German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday that unless she agrees to change the Brexit deal, Britain will leave the European Union on Oct. 31 without a de...
2019-08-21, 12:42

UK PM candidate Hunt says Germany's Merkel willing to look at new Brexit proposals Jeremy Hunt, one of the contenders to be Britain's next prime minister, said on Monday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel was willing to look at proposals for a revised Brexit deal....
2019-07-02, 00:00

| Merkel vows to work for 'orderly Brexit' after May leaves Germany will keep working towards an "orderly" Brexit, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday, hours after Prime Minister Theresa May announced her resignation....
2019-05-24, 23:14

Germany’s Merkel dangles possibility of negotiated Brexit German Chancellor Angela Merkel raised the possibility that a negotiated departure of Britain from the European Union might still be possible even as the clock is ticking on a deal that would satisfy ...
2019-08-21, 22:00

PM Modi To Meet China's Xi Jinping On Sidelines Of Shanghai Summit Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit this week at Kyrgyzstan where he would also meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the first meeting between the...
2019-06-09, 15:42

Leaders from 300 cities meet for Aids summit after Standard Campaign A forum, which was held as part of the Evening Standard's AIDSfree campaign that helped pave the way for a new global conference on tackling HIV/Aids, was launched in London today....
2019-09-10, 04:42

Death and resurrection in the rainforest as bishops meet for Amazon summit Indigenous tribes see the Catholic church as a key ally in the ecological fight – and an unprecedented synod is focused on how to stop the destructionA hundred years ago the Harakmbut people were near...
2019-10-06, 10:14

Trump Calls To Congratulate PM Modi, Fixes Meet At G-20 Summit US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday agreed to meet at the G-20 Summit in Japan next month as both the leaders pledged to further strengthen the US-India strategic......
2019-05-24, 20:42

PM Modi In Kyrgyzstan For SCO Summit, Will Meet Jinping, Putin: Updates Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on a two-day visit to the Kyrgyz capital from today for the summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)....
2019-06-13, 11:14

S&P 500 rises on investor optimism ahead of G20 summit The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq closed higher in a broad-based rally on Thursday as investors looked to the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan this weekend for progress in the long-running U.S.-China trade dispute...
2019-06-28, 01:00

Gold Losses Some Luster Ahead of Summit Gold prices retreated from multiyear highs Thursday, as investors awaited the outcome of trade discussions between U.S. and Chinese leaders at the Group of 20 summit at the end of the week....
2019-06-27, 22:14

France's Macron tells Johnson: not enough time for a new Brexit deal French President Emmanuel Macron firmly told Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday that there was not enough time to negotiate a wholly new Brexit divorce deal....
2019-08-22, 14:56

France's Macron urges Johnson to discuss Brexit proposals with EU French President Emmanuel Macron urged Boris Johnson to engage in discussions swiftly with the EU's chief negotiator, during a Sunday telephone call in which the British prime minister outlined his la...
2019-10-06, 16:28

Will Not Delay Brexit: Boris Johnson Warns Emmanuel Macron British Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned the European Union on Sunday he will not delay Brexit beyond October 31, underlining that his latest proposals are a last chance to reach a deal....
2019-10-07, 01:14

Johnson and Macron to hold ‘frank’ Brexit talks in Paris French observers fear Britain’s PM is setting up France to take blame over no-deal departureFollow the day’s political developments liveEmmanuel Macron will hold a friendly but “frank” working lunch w...
2019-08-22, 16:42

France’s Macron Says U.K. Has Given E.U. ‘No Clear or Concrete Proposals’ for New Brexit Deal British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has not floated any negotiable changes to the Brexit deal with E.U. officials in the two months since he came to power, according to French President Emmanuel Macr...
2019-09-12, 13:14

Brexit vote: Boris Johnson moves to trigger snap general election after losing crunch Commons vote to rebels aiming to block no-deal Boris Johnson has said he will move to trigger a snap general election after suffering a crushing Commons defeat as 21 senior Tory MPs rebelled to stop him from crashing Britain out of the EU....
2019-09-04, 04:56

European lawmakers send mixed signals ahead of critical vote on Merkel's ally Von der Leyen, one of the longest serving ministers in Germany, has tried to woo European lawmakers over the last two weeks – to convince them she is the right person to become the next European Commi...
2019-07-16, 09:14

UK's Johnson speaks to Merkel, Varadkar and Juncker on new Brexit deal British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke on Wednesday to Germany's Angela Merkel, Ireland's Leo Varadkar and Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission, to discuss his new proposals o...
2019-10-02, 20:28

Brexit: Boris Johnson, Angela Merkel to face off over stalemate Ahead of his meeting with the German Chancellor, Boris Johnson has again urged the EU to reopen Brexit negotiations. The silence so far has been deafening. What is Johnson hoping to achieve in Berlin?...
2019-08-20, 23:42

Jeremy Hunt claims Merkel is willing to renegotiate Brexit deal Foreign secretary says chancellor told him Brussels would listen if new PM had ‘right approach’The Conservative leadership hopeful Jeremy Hunt has claimed Angela Merkel would be willing to renegotiate...
2019-06-09, 14:14

Merkel aims to work out friction-free Brexit with British PM German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she would discuss how to make sure Britain's divorce from the European Union is as smooth as possible when she holds talks later on Wednesday with British Prime Mi...
2019-08-21, 15:56

Trump offers help as UK's Johnson asks Merkel to budge on Brexit Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to tell German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday that unless she agrees to change the Brexit deal, Britain will leave the European Union on Oct. 31 without a de...
2019-08-21, 15:56

PM Modi To Meet Turkish President Erdogan At G-20 Summit In Japan's Osaka Prime Minister Narendra Modi is slated to hold many bilaterals and pull-asides with a host of world leaders including Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and Australian PM Scott Morrison on the......
2019-06-29, 04:14

Amazon fires and sanctions high on agenda as G7 leaders meet at summit Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro seemed to be making a surprising reversal when he announced plans to send armed forces to fight the fires in the Amazon Friday night, the day before world leaders arr...
2019-08-24, 12:28

Meet experts from Ripple, Consensys, and more at Hard Fork Summit 2019 The Bitcoin hype may have died down, but the tech behind it definitely hasn’t. With Bitcoin’s price on the rise again, and with major companies adopting and experimenting with blockchain, the way we d...
2019-08-15, 01:28

Brazil environment minister to meet US climate denier group before UN summit Ricardo Salles to meet Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)Critics say Bolsonaro lacks commitment to fight climate crisisBrazil’s environment minister, Ricardo Salles, will meet a rightwing US advoc...
2019-09-13, 11:42

Pak Officials Skip Shanghai Summit Meet In Delhi, Turn Up For Dinner Pakistan gave a miss to the two-day military medicine conference of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) held in Delhi but its representatives attended a dinner related to the event on Thursday...
2019-09-13, 21:28

Dow futures rise ahead of Trump-Xi meeting at the G-20 summit U.S. stock index futures were higher Friday morning, as traders await a key meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G-20....
2019-06-28, 10:28

Investors turn heat on Big Oil ahead of U.N. climate summit Investors managing $15 trillion in assets turned up the heat on oil and gas sector on Wednesday ahead of a United Nations summit in New York aimed at accelerating efforts to fight climate change....
2019-09-18, 10:00

No-deal Brexit could reduce UK to 'junior partner of the United States,' says Macron Trying to convince Angela Merkel to reopen the Brexit agreement was always going to be a tough one for Boris Johnson. Wooing Emmanuel Macron will be a whole new level....
2019-08-22, 13:42

Britain's Johnson asks France's Macron to 'push forward' on Brexit Britain's Boris Johnson urged French President Emanuel Macron on Sunday to "push forward" to secure a Brexit deal and told him the EU should not be lured into the mistaken belief that the UK would st...
2019-10-07, 00:28

France's Macron says not scared of no-deal Brexit, responsibility on British side French President Emmanuel Macron said Europe should not be scared of a no-deal Brexit, but were Britain's new leadership to ask for an extension beyond Oct. 31 it would have to provide something new t...
2019-07-02, 22:28

UK will work energetically on Brexit deal, PM Johnson tells Merkel: spokesman British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday that he would work with energy and determination to reach a Brexit agreement and will discuss it at a meeting of th...
2019-09-17, 14:28

Angela Merkel, Boris Johnson agree on Brexit goal, but not how to reach it In talks with German Chancellor Merkel, British PM Johnson reiterated a call to renegotiate the UK's divorce from the EU. Both leaders said they want to avoid a no-deal Brexit, but differ on how to ac...
2019-08-22, 05:28

UK’s Johnson tells Merkel a Brexit deal is ‘essentially’ impossible: report Boris Johnson, the embattled British prime minister, told Germany’s Angela Merkel that as long as the European Union insists Northern Ireland stays in the EU’s customs union, a Brexit deal is "essenti...
2019-10-08, 12:56

Brexit withdrawal agreement will not be re-opened, warns key ally of Angela Merkel A key ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel today stressed that she and other EU leaders were adamant that the Brexit withdrawal agreement will not be re-opened....
2019-07-24, 13:42

Merkel ally issues Brexit message after being elected to replace Juncker The new president of the European Commission issued an instant Brexit message after being elected to replace Jean-Claude Juncker - warning that both Britain and the EU "should do everything not to hav...
2019-07-16, 22:28

Merkel gives Johnson 30 days to find solution to avoid no-deal Brexit Macron rules out renegotiating Brexit deal, as French see no deal as ‘most likely outcome’ Angela Merkel has challenged Boris Johnson to come up with a solution to avert a no-deal Brexit “in the next ...
2019-08-21, 23:14

Japan, a Big Plastic User, Fights Waste Ahead of the G-20 Summit TOKYO (AP) — Japan has a plastic problem.In a country where cleanliness and neat packaging have long been considered good service, almost everything, from single bananas to individual pieces of ...
2019-06-27, 19:14

Third Global Climate Strike calls for action ahead of U.N. summit Millions of protesters around the world took the day off school and work Friday to participate in the youth-led Global Climate Strike urging action to fight climate change....
2019-09-21, 03:14

3rd Global Climate Strike calls for action ahead of U.N. summit Tens of thousands of people around the world skipped school Friday as part of a coordinated global strike, one of the largest environmental protests in history....
2019-09-20, 18:42

More EU leaders sign up to carbon net-zero goal by 2050 ahead of summit Germany has joined a growing number of EU nations to back going carbon neutral by mid-century, EU documents show, building momentum for the bloc's leaders to agree the ambitious climate goal at a summ...
2019-06-18, 02:42

More Hong Kong protests planned ahead of G-20 Japan summit HONG KONG (AP) — Leaders of recent protests in Hong Kong say they plan more demonstrations for Wednesday, hoping to draw the attention of world leaders attending the Group of 20 summit. The leaders of...
2019-06-24, 10:56

Global Climate Strike kicks off around the world ahead of UN summit Young people across the world are taking part in the “Global Climate Strike” Friday — with students in Australia kicking off the day of demonstrations ahead of a United Nations summi...
2019-09-20, 19:00

CORRECTED- Investors turn heat on Big Oil ahead of U.N. climate summit Investors managing $15 trillion in assets turned up the heat on oil and gas sector on Wednesday ahead of a United Nations summit in New York aimed at accelerating efforts to fight climate change....
2019-09-18, 11:42

Trudeau meets with U.K., Japan prime ministers ahead of G7 summit It's in spite of that superheated atmosphere that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is hoping to build consensus on the virtues of free trade and strengthen Canada's trade ties with its G7 partners....
2019-08-25, 10:00

Big companies commit to slash emissions ahead of U.N. climate summit Almost 90 big companies in sectors from food to cement to telecommunications are pledging to slash their greenhouse gas emissions in a new campaign to steer multi-nationals towards a low-carbon futur...
2019-09-22, 09:14

Donald Trump in Japan ahead of G20 summit: 'We take care of our allies' U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Japan Thursday for the G20 summit, where he'll meet with world leaders, including Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping....
2019-06-28, 09:28

Macron firm on backstop as Brexit talks with British prime minister continue British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris on Thursday to discuss a new deal for Britain to leave the European Union....
2019-08-23, 01:56

Setting stern tone, France's Macron to spar with Britain's Johnson on Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will on Thursday try to convince France to reopen Brexit negotiations less than a day after President Emmanuel Macron bluntly ruled out any further talks on the di...
2019-08-22, 12:00

Reports: Angela Merkel tells Boris Johnson EU won't support Brexit alternative A deal for Britain to leave the EU might be less likely after German Chancellor Angela Merkel told British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Tuesday his alternative to the Irish backstop would not survive ...
2019-10-08, 14:56

‘We will not let them get away with it’: Trump threatens social media ahead of White House summit President Trump plans to gather Republican lawmakers, political strategists and online provocateurs for a "social media summit" at the White House on Thursday, rallying his allies and escalating his a...
2019-07-11, 14:56

Global Climate Strike Protests Kick off in Australia Ahead of U.N. Summit (CANBERRA, Australia) — Thousands of protesters gathered Friday at rallies around Australia as a day of worldwide demonstrations calling for action to guard against climate change began ahead a ...
2019-09-20, 11:28

Activist Greta Thunberg gets preview of UNHQ ahead of climate summit Two days after disembarking from her carbon-free yacht in New York, teen climate activist Greta Thunberg paid a visit to UN Headquarters on Friday, after joining participants of her global climate str...
2019-08-31, 00:42

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Investors turn heat on Big Oil ahead of U.N. climate summit Investors managing $15 trillion in assets turned up the heat on oil and gas sector on Wednesday ahead of a United Nations summit in New York aimed at accelerating efforts to fight climate change....
2019-09-18, 11:42

'Free Hong Kong': Protesters pressure China ahead of G-20 summit About 10,000 people in Hong Kong protested Wednesday to urge this week's G-20 summit to take up what they say is an urgent need for increased democracy in the former British colony....
2019-06-27, 20:00

Iran Says British-Flagged Tanker Free to Leave, Ahead of U.N. Summit Iran said a British-flagged tanker it seized in July on alleged maritime violations is free to leave, ending a monthslong standoff with the U.K. ahead of a United Nations summit where it faces tough q...
2019-09-24, 00:28

Emmanuel Macron tells Boris Johnson any new Brexit deal would have to be very similar to existing one – live Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Boris Johnson’s meeting with the French president Emmanuel Macron in ParisMacron/Johnson’s statements and Q&A - SummaryMa...
2019-08-23, 02:42

'Rude' Boris Johnson puts foot up on Elysee furniture during key Brexit talks with Macron The British prime minister was labeled “rude” and “embarrassing” after a photo showed him with his foot on top of a table in France’s Elysee Palace while meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron ...
2019-08-22, 22:42

Brexit: Angela Merkel gives Boris Johnson 30 days to come up with solution to backstop - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen 6.54pm BST Here are the main points from the press conference.If one is able to solve this conundrum, if one finds this solution, we...
2019-08-21, 22:00

The pound is tanking after Boris Johnson's Brexit talks with Angela Merkel reportedly hit a dead end Reuters The pound tanked 0.7% against the euro on Tuesday morning, after reports that Boris Johnson's Brexit talks with Angela Merkel hit a dead end. British media outlets are reporting, citing a so...
2019-10-08, 13:14

Scientists, students, activists plan global strike ahead of UN climate summit On Sept. 20, millions of people are planning to walk out of their homes, workplaces and classrooms and take to the streets to demand action of climate change, three days before the UN holds an emergen...
2019-09-13, 23:56

No time left for Brexit deal before EU summit, says Finnish PM Talks continue but agreement of legal text for leaders to approve looks unlikelyBoris Johnson’s hopes of sealing a Brexit deal before an EU summit on Thursday have been dealt a blow after Finland’s pr...
2019-10-14, 22:42

UK business minister says focus is to get Brexit deal at Oct. 17 EU summit British business minister Andrea Leadsom said on Wednesday her government's focus was getting a divorce deal with the European Union at a summit next month that did not require an Irish backstop polic...
2019-09-11, 09:42

EU ready to grant Brexit extension in build-up to key summit Boris Johnson faces crunch week as Brussels downplays chance of progress on IrelandJean-Claude Juncker has talked up the prospects of a Brexit extension beyond 31 October as EU officials downplayed th...
2019-10-13, 18:28

Tory leadership race: Jeremy Hunt says German chancellor Angela Merkel is willing to look at new Brexit proposals Tory leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt says German chancellor Angela Merkel is willing to look at new Brexit proposals put forward by the next prime minister to "solve this problem."...
2019-07-02, 02:56

‘So Great Looking and Smart.’ President Trump Lashes Out on Twitter Ahead of Social Media ‘Summit’ (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is lashing out at social media companies and the press ahead of his White House “Social Media Summit” gathering of mostly conservative groups. T...
2019-07-11, 16:28

At G7 Summit, Trump Offers Brexit Britain A "Very Big" Trade Deal U.S. President Donald Trump promised a big trade deal for post-Brexit Britain to Boris Johnson on Sunday and praised the new prime minister as the right man to take Britain out of the European Union....
2019-08-25, 21:00

PM Johnson Takes Dip In Ocean At G7 Summit, Offers "Metaphor" On Brexit Facing accusations from political opponents of being out at sea over his Brexit strategy, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson strode into the Atlantic Ocean for a bracing dip on Sunday before......
2019-08-25, 21:00

At G7 summit, Trump offers Brexit Britain a 'very big' trade deal U.S. President Donald Trump promised a big trade deal for post-Brexit Britain to Boris Johnson on Sunday and praised the new prime minister as the right man to take Britain out of the European Union....
2019-08-25, 13:42

Putin says liberalism has 'outlived its purpose' and praised Trump's tough immigration policies ahead of the G20 summit Reuters Russian president Vladimir Putin said liberalism has "outlived its purpose" and praised the rise of right-wing populism in Europe in an interview with the Financial Times. Putin told the Tim...
2019-06-28, 03:56

Ahead of UN summit, leading scientists warn climate change ‘hitting harder and sooner’ than forecast Top climate scientists issued a report on Sunday showing that over the last several years, sea-level rise, planetary warming, shrinking ice sheets and carbon pollution have accelerated; a sobering cal...
2019-09-23, 01:56

EU wary of Brexit crash landing at high-stakes October summit Britain finally put some documents on the table on Thursday to break an impasse in its Brexit talks with the EU, but the bloc is worried that London is banking too much on a meeting of the 28 national...
2019-09-19, 20:00

Amazon fires: Emmanuel Macron calls infernos 'international crisis' ahead of G7 meeting Wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest were today branded a "crime against humanity" as a war of words erupted between the presidents of Brazil and France over the growing crisis....
2019-08-23, 14:42

The One where Friends is Analysed to Death is not an episode we need to see | Frances Ryan There are, of course, valid criticisms to be made regarding the politics of the 1990s sitcom. But why argue over its quality?Ahead of Friends’ 25th anniversary this month, the website Buzzfeed has pub...
2019-09-03, 19:56

Frances Tiafoe shows how much he loves Kevin Durant Some newfound star power is putting Brooklyn back in style. Even in Queens. First, Frances Tiafoe nearly pulled off a U.S. Open upset of No. 6 Alexander Zverev, the German pulling out a 6-3, 3-6, 6-2,...
2019-08-30, 09:42

Ferrari to meet F1 stewards ahead of French GP Ferrari will meet Formula One stewards at the French Grand Prix on Friday after seeking a review of the decision that cost Sebastian Vettel victory in Canada two weeks ago....
2019-06-20, 16:00

US Open: Frances Tiafoe doesn’t need full-day’s work to advance Sometimes it feels like the U.S. Open was still being played in Forest Hills, when Frances Tiafoe was first pegged as the long-awaited next American star. Soon, however, the future could finally be he...
2019-08-28, 09:56

Oil prices slip ahead of G20 talks, OPEC meet Oil prices eased on Friday as traders awaited any update on the Sino-U.S. trade war from a scheduled weekend meeting of the two countries' presidents at the G20, and eyed next week's OPEC gathering....
2019-06-28, 11:42

Frances is in a bleak but hopeful space as Divorce kicks off its 3rd and final season This third and final season of Divorce is kicking off on a bit of a downer, and I welcome it. I’m close to the Frances/Diane/Dallas age bracket (Gen-Xer, pre-millennial) and so can completely relate t...
2019-07-02, 05:28

METALS-Shanghai nickel jumps ahead of key Indonesia meet Shanghai nickel rose sharply in early trade on Tuesday as fears of a supply shortage persisted after top miner Indonesia expedited a ban on nickel ore exports, while market participants awaited clues ...
2019-09-10, 04:42

Trump says Kim Jong Un 'very much wants to' meet at DMZ hours ahead of border visit President Trump says Kim Jong Un "very much wants to" meet him at the Korean demilitarized zone in what would be an unprecedented display of goodwill between the U.S. and North Korea....
2019-06-30, 08:56

Pakistan Trying To Stir UP Trouble In Kashmir Ahead of UN Meet: Sources Security forces posted in Jammu and Kashmir have been put on alert in view of Pakistan's attempts to escalate violence along the International Border and the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir.......
2019-09-05, 23:56

Meet E!'s New Front Five Ahead of New York Fashion Week 2019 It's spring-summer time in the city! New York Fashion Week's Spring/Summer series is some 24 hours from launch--the widely anticipated week-long event commences Friday, September......
2019-09-05, 20:14

New-look Citi Open announces Frances Tiafoe, Sloane Stephens among early commitments Washington’s professional tennis tournament, under new management and scheduled for July 27 to Aug. 4, is aiming to host a mix of up-and-coming players and established names....
2019-05-21, 14:42

G7 summit: Boris Johnson in charm offensive as he holds talks with leaders to position UK for post-Brexit world Boris Johnson has used the closing stages of the G7 summit to hold a series of talks with world leaders as he seeks to position Britain for a post-Brexit world....
2019-08-26, 20:00

U.S. trade representative says expects to meet with China's vice premier ahead of G20 The top U.S. trade negotiator on Wednesday said he expects he and the U.S. Treasury secretary will meet the Chinese vice premier ahead of the G20 summit in Japan later this month....
2019-06-19, 16:28

U.S. trade chief expects to meet China's vice premier ahead of G20 The top U.S. trade negotiator on Wednesday said he expects he and the U.S. Treasury secretary will meet the Chinese vice premier ahead of the G20 summit in Japan later this month....
2019-06-19, 18:56

Pak Arrests 4 Top Leaders Of Jamaat-ud-Dawah, Lashkar Ahead Of FATF Meet Pakistan's law enforcement agencies on Thursday arrested the "top four leaders" of the banned LeT/JuD on charges of terrorism financing, a move that authorities say would put the "entire core......
2019-10-10, 21:00

Xi Jinping lands in North Korea to meet Kim ahead of Trump talks First visit by Chinese president in 14 years expected to heal rift that has grown over Kim Jong-un’s nuclear programmePresident Xi Jinping has landed in North Korea for a historic trip to Pyongyang, r...
2019-06-20, 06:56

Ahead of Trump meet, Ukraine fears being dragged into Washington bear pit A trip to the United States that began as a golden opportunity for Ukraine to burnish relations with its most powerful international backer has turned into a diplomatic tightrope walk for President Vo...
2019-09-24, 01:14

| UK, EU Brexit teams to meet twice-weekly in September Britain's Brexit negotiators are to meet their EU counterparts twice a week throughout September, London said, in a bid to strike a new divorce deal....
2019-08-30, 23:00

Gujarat Congress Legislators Meet At Resort Ahead Of Rajya Sabha Bypolls On the eve of the voting for the Rajya Sabha bypolls for two seats in Gujarat, Congress lawmakers attended their legislative party meeting at a resort in Banaskantha district in the state on Thursday,...
2019-07-05, 06:28

Xi Jinping Heads To North Korea To Meet Kim Jong Un Ahead Of Trump Talks Chinese President Xi Jinping makes a historic trip to Pyongyang on Thursday, rebooting a troubled alliance as he and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un face their own challenges with US President Donald....
2019-06-20, 03:28

UPDATE 1-U.S. trade chief expects to meet China's vice premier ahead of G20 The top U.S. trade negotiator on Wednesday said he expects he and the U.S. Treasury secretary will meet the Chinese vice premier ahead of the G20 summit in Japan later this month....
2019-06-19, 17:56

US, India Racing To Settle Trade Disputes Ahead Of PM Modi-Trump UN Meet The United States and India are racing to settle several outstanding trade disputes in time for President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi to finalize a limited accord when they meet......
2019-09-11, 04:00

Johnson to meet Irish PM in race for Brexit deal Boris Johnson will meet with Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar for Brexit talks on Thursday as he battles to win over EU leaders sceptical to his proposals....
2019-10-10, 08:28

Ireland’s PM says he wants to meet UK’s Boris Johnson about Brexit next week With less than a month until its scheduled exit, Johnson is seeking significant changes to how the most contentious issue -- the border between British-ruled Northern Ireland and EU member Ireland -- ...
2019-10-06, 00:56

Irish PM says seeking to meet UK's Johnson on Brexit next week Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar is seeking a meeting with his British counterpart Boris Johnson next week, stressing on Saturday that time was tight for London to go further with the fresh Brexit pr...
2019-10-06, 06:00

British, EU leaders meet to discuss new Brexit proposal Leaders of the European Union are speaking of a renewed, yet cautious, optimism that there will be an agreement in place by the time Britain leaves the alliance six weeks from now....
2019-09-20, 13:42

John Bolton in UK to meet Johnson and Brexit hardliners US security adviser expected to urge tougher line on Tehran and Chinese tech firm HuaweiJohn Bolton, the hawkish US national security adviser, has started two days of meetings in London with key figur...
2019-08-12, 21:14

Biofuel plan faces backlash by U.S. agricultural groups ahead of Trump meet: sources U.S. agricultural trade groups on Friday told the Trump administration a proposed biofuel reform package falls short of expectations, four sources familiar with discussions said, complicating plans th...
2019-09-07, 00:14

Brexit: Boris Johnson to meet Leo Varadkar for last-ditch talks Pair to meet in north-west England on Thursday and discuss Northern IrelandBoris Johnson is set for a private meeting with the Irish taoiseach on Thursday in a last-ditch attempt to come to a Brexit c...
2019-10-10, 11:28

Boris Johnson to meet Juncker for Brexit talks in Luxembourg EU sources suggest PM wanted to avoid meeting in Brussels as he attempts to break impasseBoris Johnson will head to Luxembourg on Monday at what EU officials described as a “neutral location” to meet ...
2019-09-13, 12:56

Johnson to meet cabinet after hostile EU reaction to his Brexit blueprint Boris Johnson and his cabinet will meet today to discuss the hostile reaction from Dublin and Brussels to his new Brexit blueprint, which includes scrapping the Irish backstop....
2019-10-03, 10:42

'We can do it': Johnson hopeful of Brexit deal as he prepares to meet Juncker Boris Johnson has said he believes he can strike a Brexit deal in the next few weeks - as he prepares for his first face-to-face negotiations with EU chiefs....
2019-09-16, 07:14

Johnson hopeful of new Brexit deal as he prepares to meet Juncker Boris Johnson has said he believes he can strike a Brexit deal in the next few weeks - as he prepares for his first face-to-face negotiations with EU chiefs....
2019-09-16, 04:00

UK's Corbyn will meet opposition leaders to discuss Brexit tactics British opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will meet other opposition leaders later on Thursday to discuss tactics, a spokesman said, part of efforts by many lawmakers to try to prevent a so-calle...
2019-09-26, 11:42

Irish foreign minister to meet Barnier for Brexit update Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney will meet the European Union's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier later on Tuesday for an update on the ongoing negotiations in Brussels and believes a deal is still...
2019-10-08, 16:56

British PM Johnson to meet Ireland's Varadkar over Brexit: report British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has accepted an offer to meet Irish leader Leo Varadkar to discuss Brexit and the Northern Irish backstop, the Sunday Telegraph said citing UK government sources....
2019-08-11, 12:00

British PM To Meet Irish Leaders For Last-Ditch Brexit Talks British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will on Thursday meet his Irish counterpart for last-ditch Brexit talks, with just days left to strike an EU divorce deal and both sides blaming each other for an....
2019-10-10, 07:42

British PM Johnson's top team meet to plot Brexit gambit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will meet his Brexiteer-dominated team of senior ministers for the first time on Thursday to plot how to persuade the European Union to agree to a new Brexit deal ...
2019-07-25, 09:42

Ireland says UK Brexit proposals do not fully meet agreed objectives Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar on Wednesday told British counterpart Boris Johnson that new proposals on Britain's exit from the European union did not fully meet agreed objectives but said he woul...
2019-10-02, 20:28

Pompeo says 'certainly some risk' to economies if Brexit goes ahead U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday there is "certainly some risk" that if Britain leaves the European Union it could undermine the British, European and even global economies....
2019-10-03, 00:56

UPDATE 2-UK can meet winter energy demand if Brexit happens - National Grid Britain will be able to meet energy demand this winter even if it leaves the European Union, but could need regular supplies of liquefied natural gas, National Grid said on Thursday....
2019-10-10, 13:00

Opposition MPs agree to meet Jeremy Corbyn in bid to block no-deal Brexit Senior opposition leaders have agreed to meet Jeremy Corbyn next week in Westminster to discuss plans to prevent the UK crashing out of the EU without a deal....
2019-08-22, 20:14

Former minister Gauke to meet PM Johnson Monday to hear his Brexit plan Former British justice secretary David Gauke, a prominent critic of the government's Brexit strategy, said he would meet Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday to hear his plan to deliver a deal that ...
2019-09-01, 10:28

UK PM Johnson to meet European leaders in New York in push for Brexit deal British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will hold talks with European leaders on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) in New York next week as part of his push to secure a Brexit deal by the e...
2019-09-21, 06:56

Immigration to Britain falls to five-year low ahead of Brexit: ONS Net immigration to Britain sank to its lowest since 2013 during the year to the end of March, driven by a sustained fall in the number of immigrants from the European Union since 2016's Brexit referen...
2019-08-22, 14:56

UK’s Johnson moves to suspend Parliament ahead of Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has maneuvered to give his political opponents even less time to block a chaotic no-deal Brexit before the Oct. 31 withdrawal deadline, winning Queen Elizabeth II’...
2019-08-28, 21:28

Britain, EU Trade Blows Ahead of Brexit Deadline A leading EU official accused U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson of playing a “blame game” as the two parties went back and forth in advance of the Oct. 31 Brexit deadline....
2019-10-08, 19:42

Brexit: British PM Boris Johnson to meet with EU President Jean-Claude Juncker British Prime Minister Boris Johnson plans to travel to Luxembourg next week to hold Brexit negotiations with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, the EU leader's office said Friday....
2019-09-14, 11:42

Brexit supporter Johnson far ahead in contest to replace British PM Boris Johnson, who has pledged to deliver Brexit on Oct. 31, surged closer to power on Thursday, winning by far the most support from Conservative lawmakers in the first round of the contest to replac...
2019-06-13, 16:00

Packager DS Smith says stocking up on spare parts ahead of Brexit Packaging products maker DS Smith Plc said on Thursday that it had made plans for contingency stocking of spare parts as it readies for Britain's planned exit from the European Union, but expected dis...
2019-06-13, 09:56

Then there were two: Brexit campaigner Johnson far ahead in race to lead Britain Boris Johnson, a former foreign secretary who helped lead the 2016 Brexit referendum campaign, is the runaway favorite to win a final pair of ballots on Thursday that will whittle down the race to rep...
2019-06-20, 12:42

BoE looks to throw open doors to tech companies ahead of Brexit The Bank of England opening up its balance sheet to payment companies and tech firms such as Facebook would bolster Britain's 7 billion pound ($9 billion) fintech sector just as it faces tougher compe...
2019-06-21, 19:56

PRECIOUS-Gold steady ahead of crucial Brexit talks Gold prices held steady below the $1,500 per ounce level on Tuesday as markets braced for talks between Britain and the European Union that will determine how smooth Britain's departure will be from t...
2019-10-15, 03:56

Dozens of Britons march in southern Spain ahead of Brexit Dozens of Britons marched through the southern Spanish city of Malaga on Sunday to register their concerns about their uncertain status as Britain prepares to leave the European Union....
2019-09-22, 22:14

British pound slides ahead of Brexit showdown this week The pound dropped Tuesday to its lowest level against the dollar since 1985, excluding a brief “flash crash” in 2016 that may have been caused by technical glitches, as international investors fret ov...
2019-09-04, 02:00

UK PM Johnson threatens election ahead of Brexit battle in parliament Prime Minister Boris Johnson implicitly warned lawmakers on Monday that he would seek an election if they tied his hands on Brexit, ruling out ever countenancing a further delay to Britain's departure...
2019-09-02, 22:00

Sick and elderly: Some EU nationals struggle to prove UK residency ahead of Brexit Sonja Brain, 84, is losing her sight and bed-bound in hospital after a cancerous tumor was removed from her spine. But she has another problem: proving she has the right to stay in the United Kingdom ...
2019-09-19, 16:28

U.K. Farmers Rush to Sell Produce Ahead of October Brexit Deadline British farmers are racing to ship this year’s abundant harvest out of the U.K. by Halloween, when Brexit could pull the country out of the world’s biggest free-trade trade zone overnight....
2019-10-03, 15:56

Michael Gove refuses to confirm Brexit bill vote will go ahead Environment secretary says it is time to reflect on May’s ‘new deal’ and consider all optionsAll today’s Brexit news - live updatesMichael Gove has refused to confirm Theresa May will bring forward he...
2019-05-22, 14:14

Boris Johnson loses majority ahead of no-deal Brexit showdown British Prime Minister Boris Johnson lost his majority in the House of Commons on Tuesday as he faced a showdown with members of his Conservative Party that will determine the UK’s exit from the Europ...
2019-09-03, 22:28

Boris Johnson moves to suspend Parliament ahead of Brexit deadline British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday asked Queen Elizabeth II to suspend Parliament for several weeks, prompting outrage from opponents who say the maneuver is meant to limit the amount o...
2019-08-28, 16:14

Boris Johnson warns Emmanuel Macron he'd be 'mistaken' to believe Brexit delay as EU to decide on deal by 'end of week' Boris Johnson has told the French president the European Union should not be lured into the mistaken belief that Brexit will be delayed beyond October 31....
2019-10-07, 19:28

Boris Johnson faces criticism on Brexit ahead of key meetings with French, Germany The prime minister’s office said Monday that the right of EU citizens to work in the U.K. without restrictions would end on Nov. 1 if Britain leaves the bloc without a Brexit deal....
2019-08-19, 23:14

Trump praises high-profile Brexit proponents ahead of visit to Britain U.S. President Donald Trump praised the two most high-profile proponents of Britain's departure from the European Union on Thursday, ahead of his planned visit to London at a time of political turmoil...
2019-05-30, 17:14

South Korea, UK agree to sign free trade deal ahead of Brexit South Korea and Britain have agreed in principle to sign a separate free trade deal ahead of Britain's exit from the European Union in late October, South Korea's trade ministry said on Monday....
2019-06-10, 06:42

UPDATE 1-Trump praises high-profile Brexit proponents ahead of visit to Britain U.S. President Donald Trump praised the two most high-profile proponents of Britain's departure from the European Union on Thursday, ahead of his planned visit to London at a time of political turmoil...
2019-05-30, 18:56

Thousands protest Boris Johnson’s plan to suspend Parliament ahead of Brexit deadline British protesters flooded the streets to dispute Boris Johnson’s plan to suspend Parliament, shutting down main roads while chanting “Boris Johnson, shame on you!” Aerial footage of...
2019-08-31, 18:42

Brexit campaigner Johnson far ahead in race to lead Britain; Sajid Javed eliminated Boris Johnson, a former foreign secretary who helped lead the 2016 Brexit referendum campaign, continued his progress towards the top job on Thursday when he trounced his rivals again in the race to s...
2019-06-20, 17:56

Queen sets out government agenda ahead of consequential week for Boris Johnson and Brexit The state opening of Parliament, an over-the-top show of pomp and pageantry, comes as British and European negotiators are in their third day of secret talks over the fate of Brexit....
2019-10-14, 19:28

Boris Johnson seeks legal advice on five-week parliament closure ahead of Brexit Secret plan to block any delay in leaving EU is likely to anger European leaders at G7 summitBoris Johnson has asked the attorney general, Geoffrey Cox, whether parliament can be shut down for five we...
2019-08-24, 23:56

Brexit: Boris Johnson fails to win over Tory rebels in meeting at No 10 ahead of key vote – live news Parliament to resume after summer recess amid Boris Johnson threat to call snap electionJohnson: back me or face election Hammond preparing for political ‘fight of a lifetime’Brussels baffled by Johns...
2019-09-03, 16:00

Remember Frances McDormand's 'stolen' Oscar? Now charges are dropped against accused thief The charges against a man accused of stealing Frances McDormand's Oscar statuette were dropped, but no one is explaining why.        ...
2019-08-21, 19:56

U.K. Supreme Court Hears Case Arguing Prime Minister Boris Johnson Illegally Shut Down Parliament Ahead of Brexit (LONDON) — The British government and its opponents faced off Tuesday at Britain’s Supreme Court, arguing in a high-stakes legal drama over whether new Prime Minister Boris Johnson broke t...
2019-09-18, 02:56

Crunch Time for Nissan CEO Nissan Motor’s Hiroto Saikawa will face greater scrutiny from the company’s new board, two directors said, adding pressure on the chief executive to revive the fortunes of the Japanese car maker....
2019-07-18, 20:14

Major League Baseball: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry meet New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox ahead of Europe's first major league game in London The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have shared hugs and received presents for baby Archie from the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox ahead of the first Major League Baseball game in London....
2019-06-30, 00:28

Tory leadership latest: Boris Johnson 'planning emergency budget' to ensure strong British economy ahead of Brexit Boris Johnson is said to be drawing up plans for an emergency budget to make sure Britain's economy is "going gangbusters" by the Halloween deadline for Brexit if he becomes prime minister....
2019-06-28, 06:42

Towerbrook plots crunch bid for Fox’s Biscuits A private equity firm that counts Jimmy Choo, the upmarket footwear brand, among its previous investments, is engineering a dual swoop on the European food sector that would include swallowing the Fox...
2019-09-02, 13:56

Lightning trade J.T. Miller to Canucks in cap crunch J.T. Miller is on the move again. The former Rangers center was dealt from the Lightning to the Canucks for goalie Marek Mazanec, a 2019 third-round pick and a 2020 conditional pick. The 2020 pick con...
2019-06-22, 22:00

How One Large Game Studio Avoids Crunch How does the Chicago-based studio Iron Galaxy maintain a healthy work-life balance for all of its employees? On Kotaku Splitscreen, we talk to founder and Giant Bomb jokeman Dave Lang about his leader...
2019-06-18, 18:28

Brexit news latest: Theresa May's new plan blasted as 'dead on arrival' ahead of vote next month MPs will vote on the Withdrawal Agreement Bill (WAB) next month 10-point plan opens the door to a second Brexit referendum Follow the latest developments LIVE here...
2019-05-22, 09:00

WeWork is in talks with JPMorgan to head off a cash crunch WeWork is in talks with banks including JPMorgan to arrange financing that could help the office-sharing company stave off a looming cash crunch, The Post has learned. The cash infusion for WeWork’s p...
2019-10-03, 22:14

PES up against the clock to sell Philadelphia refinery in cash crunch Finding a buyer for Philadelphia Energy Solutions' oil refinery has grown urgent as the bankrupt company's funds dwindle and no signs emerge that it is winning a fight for insurance payouts after a Ju...
2019-08-16, 19:28

| All Blacks skipper 'prickly' on eve of crunch Wallabies Test All Blacks captain Kieran Read warned he's in a "prickly" mood as he demanded an improvement in discipline and defence for the Bledisloe Cup decider against Australia....
2019-08-16, 13:28

Real crunch from Saudi Arabia's oil outage has yet to be felt Saudi Arabia's ability to avert a global oil supply crunch will only become clear in a few weeks, because for now its crude held in storage can fill the gap and mask the scale of damage to its facilit...
2019-09-19, 14:00

SpaceX Recovered Its First Rocket Fairing. Let’s Crunch the Numbers! SpaceX recovered its first fairing last week after a Falcon Heavy launch. Here's how to estimate the challenge faced by *Ms. Tree*, the retrieval boat....
2019-07-02, 21:56

Crunch Fitness sold to TPG private-equity firm Crunch Fitness — the quirky gym chain known for classes like “Ass & Abs” — said Monday it has been sold to buyout firm TPG. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed, but with backing from the private-equit...
2019-07-02, 00:56

CD Projekt Red Boss Again Promises That Cyberpunk Devs Won't Have To Crunch Following an impressive showcase from Cyberpunk 2077 this week at E3 in Los Angeles, CD Projekt Red boss Marcin Iwiński joined Kotaku Splitscreen to talk about crunch, recent controversy over transgen...
2019-06-14, 18:56

Cash crunch hangs over ex-Uber engineer’s criminal defense Lawyers for Anthony Levandowski, who is charged with stealing trade secrets from Google's Waymo unit before he defected to Uber, have said much of his wealth is tied up in real estate and can't be eas...
2019-10-04, 21:00

How many more Jeopardy! games will James Holzhauer likely win? Professors crunch numbers Two Syracuse sports analytics professors have studied Jeopardy! champ James Holzhauer's win streak and project him to win 98 more games.        ...
2019-06-03, 17:00

UK and other powers to hold crunch talks with Iran over nuclear deal Talks in Vienna follow decision by Iran to hold back on threat to breach enriched uranium limitBritain and other international powers are set for crunch talks to persuade Iran to abandon its efforts t...
2019-06-27, 21:14

Republicans face crunch time on guns as Trump wavers The summerlong debate over new gun safety legislation is coming to a head.Senate Republican leaders discussed gun legislation in an hourlong party meeting on Monday evening, including expanding backgr...
2019-09-10, 06:42

Crunch time for Netanyahu as talks with rival politicians break down Prime minister had potentially up to six weeks to form coalition but negotiations with the opposition stalled just days inBenjamin Netanyahu could inform Israel’s president that he is unable to form a...
2019-09-29, 23:14

Google pledges $1B to tackle housing crunch it helped create SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is making a $1 billion commitment to address the soaring price of housing in the San Francisco Bay Area, a problem that the internet company and its Silicon Valley peers he...
2019-06-19, 04:56

Yankees couldn’t be happier to avoid wild-card crunch ARLINGTON, Texas — The past three times the Yankees made the postseason, they got there as a wild card, and so they went straight from the regular season into the playoffs. That’s not the case this ye...
2019-09-30, 09:14

In Crunch for College Admission, U.S.C. Tracks Applicants’ Ties to Big Donations New documents made public as part of the college admissions bribery case show officials at U.S.C. keeping donation information about applicants in spreadsheets....
2019-09-04, 05:42

Robbie Farah set to be named for Tigers' crunch NRL game but unlikely to play Retiring veteran has not played since breaking his leg Tigers must beat Sharks on Sunday to reach finalsWests Tigers veteran Robbie Farah is all but certain to be named for Sunday’s do-or-die NRL clas...
2019-09-03, 09:42

Capitals enter NHL draft weekend amid a cap crunch and trade speculation “I don’t know that we’re ever not in an all-in situation," GM Brian MacLellan said Thursday of the team's approach to the offseason. "We view ourselves as a contender for the Cup and we want to put th...
2019-06-21, 00:56

When My Ship Was Marooned At Sea, We Resorted To Cannibalism Even Though We Still Had Plenty Of Cap’n Crunch Cereal We Could Have Eaten Instead Ahoy, mateys! This is Cap’n Crunch speaking, the nautical adventurer who sails the high seas bringing cereal to children everywhere! I’ve had many thrilling adventures aboard my ship, the S.S. Guppy, ...
2019-05-21, 15:28

Empty Water Coolers, Stalled Esclators As Budget Crunch Hits UN Stalled escalators, the heating turned down, even the diplomats' bar closing early at 5pm: already the UN budget crunch, one of the worst in a decade, is making itself felt in a series of measures......
2019-10-12, 00:28

California approves statewide rent control to deal with housing crunch California lawmakers on Wednesday passed a statewide cap on annual rent increases for most tenants, the boldest step yet to address an affordable housing crunch that has helped push people into the st...
2019-09-12, 11:14

Penske in crunch test to close gap after Rossi Road America defeat IndyCar Series championship leader Josef Newgarden says Penske made important gains in testing this week in its bid to close the gap to Andretti Autosport on road courses...
2019-06-27, 19:14

NSW government faces crunch call on water rights as drought deepens NSW cabinet set to debate preventing irrigators from taking water from the Barwon-Darling river system during low-flow eventsThe New South Wales cabinet will this week consider whether to restrict irr...
2019-09-16, 12:00

Blue Bell recalls some Butter Crunch ice cream for possible foreign object The FDA confirmed Blue Bell is recalling some batches of Butter Crunch ice cream for the discovery of a possible foreign object.       ...
2019-10-10, 18:14

‘I Waited Eight Years.’ Meet the K-Pop Superfans Who Spent Their Savings to Meet Their Favorite Idols In her room at the AC Hotel in Times Square, Hayley Baye selected her outfit with purpose. For her first time at KCON, the Korean culture convention featuring performances from some of K-pop’s b...
2019-07-24, 21:14

Disgusting Privilege: Cap’n Crunch Was Only Forgiven For The ‘Oops! All Berries’ Debacle Because He’s A Straight White Man We’ve gone long enough as a society letting privileged people off the hook for their bullshit, and it’s time to get real: Cap’n Crunch was only forgiven for the “Oops! All Berries” debacle because he’...
2019-05-21, 15:28

Report: Rockstar offers contractors full-time work after crunch controversy As we hear more and more about a game industry drowning in crunch, we finally get some good news: Rockstar employees who felt the pinch the hardest are being given better positions. It’s a tiny step, ...
2019-08-07, 21:42

Tesla's Musk pushed for SolarCity deal despite major cash crunch: lawsuit Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk urged investors to approve the 2016 purchase of SolarCity at a big premium to its market value despite knowing the solar installer faced a cash crunch and publicly...
2019-09-24, 03:42

Duchess, Meet Queen? Beyoncé and Meghan Markle May Meet at The Lion King’s London Premiere They’re two of the world’s most famous women (with equally famous husbands), are both working moms, share a few famous friends and both even sport royal titles (albeit one slightly more official than ...
2019-07-02, 06:28

The Fairy Tale Ends: Cap’n Crunch And Maxine Waters Have Filed For Divorce After 27 Years Of Marriage Though celebrity marriages come and go, there are those rare few that seem built to stand the test of time—the ones where the couples are so adorably head-over-heels for one another that it gives you ...
2019-05-21, 15:28

Nintendo’s Doug Bowser Talks Switch Success, Video Game Industry ‘Crunch’ and More Amid the news-packed chaos that is the Electronic Entertainment Expo — or E3 for short — TIME caught up with Doug Bowser, the president and COO of Nintendo of America. (Yes, that’s h...
2019-06-12, 22:28

Tesla's Musk pushed for SolarCity deal despite major cash crunch, documents show The filing was part of a lawsuit by Tesla shareholders alleging the company’s board breached its duties to investors by approving the $2.6 billion acquisition of the struggling company, which was run ...
2019-09-24, 08:56

Trump says he wants to meet whistleblower: 'I deserve to meet my accuser' President Donald Trump on Sunday escalated his rebuke of the anonymous whistleblower at the center of the mounting Ukraine controversy after House Democrats launched an impeachment inquiry against him...
2019-09-30, 22:28

Death With Dignity: Temple Grandin Has Developed A New Mechanical Restraint System For Humanely Slaughtering Cap’n Crunch Temple Grandin has long been fighting for a world where no living being has to suffer unduly for another’s benefit, and at 71 years old, it seems she’s still as committed to the cause as ever: The fam...
2019-05-21, 15:28

Paper Round: City start Felix talks, Chelsea eye Coutinho as Sarri future reaches crunch time "Manchester City have begun talks over Joao Felix, Chelsea are eyeing Philippe Coutinho and Maurizio Sarri’s future takes a twist. It’s Friday’s Paper Round."...
2019-05-31, 00:42

RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Investors look for consumer pressure ahead of next China tariffs As President Donald Trump prepares to slap new tariffs on Chinese imports, investors are bracing for signs of pressure on U.S. consumers as top retailers begin reporting quarterly results next week an...
2019-08-11, 15:42

RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Capital spending outlook another worry ahead of earnings Investors are preparing for more cautious capital investment outlooks from U.S. companies as worries mount heading into earnings season about the possibility of an economic recession....
2019-10-07, 06:14

Wall St Week Ahead-Investors look for consumer pressure ahead of next tariffs As President Donald Trump prepares to slap new tariffs on Chinese imports, investors are bracing for signs of pressure on U.S. consumers as top retailers begin reporting quarterly results next week an...
2019-08-09, 22:42

Joe Biden Is Ahead in the Iowa Polls. But His Rivals Are Ahead on Organizing To read the polling binders, former Vice President Joe Biden is a runaway favorite here in Iowa in the Democratic primary. But behind the scenes, he’s playing a furious game of catch-up. As the ...
2019-06-12, 06:42

A Concert To Remember: Kacey Musgraves Invited Cap’n Crunch To Sing With Her On Stage Last Night Just As A Ruse To Dump Pig Blood On Him And Make The Crowd Laugh Kacey Musgraves has established herself as one of the most amazing performers working today, and last night at a concert in Knoxville, TN, she wowed thousands of fans with a show they’ll remember fore...
2019-05-21, 15:28

The Secret To The Success Of Bastion, Pyre, And Hades: No Forced Crunch, Yes Forced Vacations It’s been ten years since Supergiant Games opened its doors. The team put all of their hopes into the studio’s debut game, Bastion, an action-RPG with a narrator. It succeeded with flying colors. Sinc...
2019-09-14, 07:56

Swiping for dollars: Argentine currency apps lure savers amid currency crunch Juan Martín Landa swipes a finger across his smartphone, carefully checking the latest exchange rate. He is buying dollars, one of many Argentines turning to apps to trade currency after a sharp crash...
2019-09-26, 03:14

PR Nightmare: Cap’n Crunch Went On ‘The Late Late Show’ And Made A Drunken Pass At Zendaya And Then Vomited All Over James Corden’s Lap The PR team at Quaker Oats is likely in panic mode today following an ugly incident in which the mascot of one of their most popular brands went on national television and made a total ass of himself:...
2019-05-21, 15:28

Brexit Party MEPs boo EU Commission president nominee Ursula von der Leyen after she says Brexit could be extended Brexit Party MEPS booed a woman nominated to be president of the EU Commission after she said the UK's exit from the bloc could be delayed again beyond October 31....
2019-07-16, 17:00

Confused by Brexit and Boris Johnson? Join the club. Here's a cheat sheet to the ongoing Brexit brouhaha Getty Images Extreme "Seinfeld" voice: What is the dealllll with Brexit? More than three years ago, citizens of the United Kingdom voted in a referendum by a small margin in favor of leaving the E...
2019-09-05, 05:28

Brexit latest: Jeremy Corbyn and opposition leaders agree plan to stop no-deal Brexit Jeremy Corbyn and other Westminster opposition leaders have agreed to the possibility of passing legislation and a vote of no confidence to stop a no-deal Brexit, they said today....
2019-08-27, 14:14

'Everyone should be worried' about a no-deal Brexit warns Britain's former Brexit chief BBC Panorama A no-deal Brexit is "fraught with risk" and a "step into the unknown" the civil servant in charge of Brexit planning until March. "The rational outcome over the next few months is to get...
2019-07-08, 12:28

Brexit news: PM to call for general election if defeated by cross-party bid to delay Brexit, Downing Street source says A motion for an early general election will be tabled if the Government is defeated by a cross-party bid to delay Brexit, a Downing Street source has said....
2019-09-03, 09:42

Brexit news latest: PM to call for general election if defeated by cross-party bid to delay Brexit, Downing Street source says A motion for an early general election will be tabled if the Government is defeated by a cross-party bid to delay Brexit, a Downing Street source has said....
2019-09-02, 22:00

Macron gets G7 nod to negotiate with Iran Shortly after G7 leaders asked French President Emmanuel Macron to de-escalate tensions, Iran's foreign minister flew to the summit for surprise talks. Meeting with Trump, however, is out of the quest...
2019-08-25, 17:14

Glyphosate use will eventually end, Merkel says Use of Bayer's contested weedkiller glyphosate, the subject of more than 10,000 lawsuits in the U.S. over claims it causes cancer, will eventually die out, German Chancellor Angela Merkel told the cou...
2019-06-27, 20:00

To Brexit, or Not to Brexit: Find Order in the Chaos The news out of the United Kingdom is almost as volatile as the markets. Yet if we step back, we can see some order in the disarray. Watch to discover how a socionomic perspective allows us to underst...
2019-09-11, 16:56

Macron's tough message for Johnson Trying to convince Angela Merkel to reopen the Brexit agreement was always going to be a tough one for Boris Johnson. Wooing Emmanuel Macron will be a whole new level....
2019-08-22, 16:00

Macron says GE must keep its jobs commitments in France French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday his government would remain vigilant as to whether General Electric Co respects its commitments in terms of jobs in France....
2019-05-28, 23:28

Macron must not buckle on pension reform In Paris, protesters brought the French capital to a near standstill on Friday. They're furious over President Emmanuel Macron's pension reform program, and they're promising that larger protests will...
2019-09-13, 21:00

Macron to send Trump a new oak tree The French president has promised to send his US counterpart a replacement for the oak tree that died earlier this week. The world leaders planted it together in 2018 to symbolize their nations' frien...
2019-06-12, 00:00

| Merkel says neo-Nazis must be tackled 'without taboos' German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Germany must resist neo-Nazis "without any taboos" following the killing of a local politician by a suspected right-wing extremist....
2019-06-23, 11:28

We all need to compromise to get deal on new EU bosses: Merkel Everyone will have to make compromises if an agreement is to be reached on how to parcel out top jobs in the European Union, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said upon arriving for the third day of a B...
2019-07-02, 11:28

Germany's Merkel seen shaking again in Berlin Angela Merkel has again been seen shaking at a public appointment, after a previous incident was attributed to heat and dehydration. Germany is in the midst of a heat wave that has seen temperatures s...
2019-06-27, 19:28

Merkel says she's OK after shaking at ceremony German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and was visibly shaking Tuesday as she greeted the new Ukrainian leader in the hot sun in Berlin. After a reporter asked whether her shaking was cause...
2019-06-18, 16:42

Germany’s Merkel says she’s OK after shaking at ceremony German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and was visibly shaking Tuesday as she greeted Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy in the hot sun in Berlin, saying later that she clearly hadn’t ...
2019-06-18, 17:28

Angela Merkel ‘is well’ after being seen shaking: spokesperson "The memory of the incident last week led to the situation today - so (it was) a psychologically driven process," the official said. "There is nothing to worry about."...
2019-06-27, 22:42

Chancellor Angela Merkel as art motif As she turns 65 on July 17, DW looks at how the German Chancellor has been depicted by artists. Across nearly 15 years in high office, Angela Merkel has graced everything from "Time" magazine to city ...
2019-07-16, 18:28

Worries on the horizon for Angela Merkel From climate change and trembling spells to a trembling government, German Chancellor Angela Merkel faces many challenges as she returns to office post-vacation....
2019-08-15, 02:42

Governments must ensure ECB is not overburdened, Merkel says Euro zone governments must reform their economies and use appropriate fiscal policies to ensure that the European Central Bank is not overburdened, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday....
2019-09-26, 17:28

Macron says France and U.S. reached digital tax deal France and the United States have reached a deal to end a standoff over a French tax on big internet companies, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday....
2019-08-26, 22:00

France's Macron says real 'ecocide' going on in Amazon The Amazon needs better management to end the 'ecocide' that is going on in the rainforest, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday ahead of a G7 summit at the weekend....
2019-08-24, 00:00

The Latest: Trump, Macron visit D-Day cemetery President Donald Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron and their wives are paying respects at the Normandy American Cemetery near Omaha Beach where allied forces landed in a D-Day invasion that help...
2019-06-06, 13:42

France: Brigitte Macron to go back to teaching The French first lady is set to teach at a school for adult students in a tough Paris neighborhood. She previously gave up her job as a literature teacher to support her husband's political career....
2019-09-17, 10:56

France's Macron wants 'charismatic' men and women for top EU jobs French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday he wanted two women and two men with strong personalities to lead the European Union in the next five years, although he refused to name his favorite c...
2019-05-28, 23:56

US and France have reached a deal on digital tax, Macron says The U.S. and France have reached an agreement to settle their differences over a French tax on big tech companies, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday....
2019-08-27, 12:42

How Emmanuel Macron Positioned Himself as Star of the G7 Show The French president seemed to be everywhere at once at the summit he hosted in Biarritz, using the opportunity to reassert the efficacy of the European approach to global problems....
2019-08-27, 17:00

France's Macron says EU nominations positive for Europe French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday that the nominations for the European Union's top posts were "positive and consensual" and offered a fresh start for the bloc....
2019-07-02, 22:28

France's Macron says no formal mandate from G7 on Iran French President Emmanuel Macron said he had not been given a formal mandate from G7 leaders to pass messages to Iran, but that he would continue to hold talks with Tehran in the coming weeks to defus...
2019-08-25, 16:00

"I'm clean", Macron's EU candidate says over corruption claims Sylvie Goulard, France's choice to be the next head of European Union industrial policy, on Wednesday denied wrongdoing during her time as an EU lawmaker, the latest candidate to face a hostile recept...
2019-10-02, 18:42

Carlos Ghosn's wife asks Macron for help Carole Ghosn, the wife of embattled auto executive Carlos Ghosn, has for months been blasting Japanese authorities for how they have handled her husband's case. Now she wants French President Emmanuel...
2019-08-23, 17:00

Macron: cannot allow crisis between EU bodies after commissioner rejected French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday that one must not let a crisis settle in between the European Union commission and the separate EU parliament, following the rejection this week of Fran...
2019-10-11, 16:28

Trump hails ‘outstanding’ alliance with Macron President Trump and his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, highlighted their “outstanding” alliance on Thursday and ​said they are in agreement that Iran cannot become armed with a nucle...
2019-06-06, 19:28

Oak tree planted by Macron, Trump has died A sapling planted by the French and US presidents on the White House lawn, meant to symbolize friendship between the two nations, has died. It had been living in US quarantine for the last year....
2019-06-10, 20:56

Macron thinks he can handle Trump, but G7 will put that to the test Trump’s mood is volatile, and the French leader’s approach has had only limited successEmmanuel Macron reckons he has found the best way of dealing with Donald Trump. It involves acceptance that the U...
2019-08-23, 20:28

French PM sets out "Macron II" reform drive France will reduce unemployment benefits for high earners and offer incentives to those who work beyond normal retirement age, two major planks of a renewed reform drive by President Emmanuel Macron a...
2019-06-12, 19:56

Ursula von der Leyen's EU nomination is a win for Emmanuel Macron For the first time in 50 years, a German is set to lead the European Commission. But it's France that will benefit most from Ursula von der Leyen's appointment, writes journalist and political scienti...
2019-07-06, 00:00

French far-right makes big demands on Macron after small win If French far-right leader Marine Le Pen gets her wish, her National Rally party, victorious in the European Parliament election, will force a dissolution of France's own parliament and lure opponents...
2019-05-27, 21:28

Bolsonaro wants Macron's apology before taking G7 Amazonia aid Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has said his country was open to taking $20 million from the G7 to fight Amazonia fires, but only if France's Macron withdraws some of the "insults" he allegedly mad...
2019-08-28, 01:56

French President Macron thanks D-Day veterans in English During the D-Day 75th anniversary ceremony, French President Emmanuel Macron said "we know what we owe" to World War II veterans.        ...
2019-06-06, 16:42

Paris hit by anti-Macron transport strikes Public transport workers in France's capital, Paris, have walked off the job in protest over a planned pension reform. It is the first major action against President Macron's plan for a "universal" pe...
2019-09-13, 12:00

No consensus on inviting Russia to G7 next year: Macron French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday G7 leaders had not reached a consensus on inviting Russia to next year's G7 summit in the United States....
2019-08-27, 07:28

Reforming EU won't block Balkan enlargement: Merkel French President Emmanuel Macron's view that the European Union cannot admit more members until its governance mechanisms have become more efficient need not delay the accession of Balkan countries to...
2019-07-05, 16:56

Merkel protege AKK given defence job seen as poisoned chalice Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer succeeds new EU commission president Ursula von der Leyen as German defence ministerAngela Merkel’s favoured successor as chancellor has been appointed Germany’s new defence...
2019-07-17, 17:42

Opinion: Merkel must step up her China strategy On her latest visit to China, Angela Merkel managed to sign 11 deals and also brought up the Hong Kong crisis. But she failed to take a genuinely courageous and determined stance on China, says Maximi...
2019-09-09, 06:28

EU Compromise Exposes Merkel's Waning Influence Germany’s Angela Merkel ceded ground to France’s Emmanuel Macron in this week’s agreement to apportion the EU’s top jobs. The deal exposed the chancellor’s shrinking influence on the international sta...
2019-07-05, 02:28

Germany's Angela Merkel at 65: The chancellor who defined an era Angela Merkel was born on July 17, 1954. She became German chancellor in 2005, fundamentally changing the country. Often praised for her calm demeanor, her time in power has nonetheless been turbulent...
2019-07-17, 13:42

Merkel warns of populists’ rise in Europe BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel says Germany has to be more vigilant when it comes to nationalist movements across Europe because of the country’s Nazi past. Merkel, who was interviewed b...
2019-05-28, 10:00

Germany's SPD looks left for alternatives to Merkel coalition Leading members of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) spoke out for a three-way left wing alliance as an alternative to their fragile 'grand coalition' with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives at t...
2019-06-09, 16:56

The Latest: Trump says Merkel is a “fantastic person” OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Asia (all times local): 11:00 a. m. President Donald Trump says German Chancellor Angela Merkel is a “fantastic person...
2019-06-28, 06:42

Most Germans believe Merkel heir is not yet fit to replace her: poll Angela Merkel's heir apparent, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, is not ready to succeed her as chancellor, a poll showed on Wednesday, in a setback to their party's plans for a smooth leadership transition...
2019-05-29, 19:56

Merkel says German coalition discord over EU top job 'is not easy' Opposition by Germany's Social Democrats, junior partners in the ruling coalition, to the nomination of conservative Ursula von der Leyen as European Commission chief is making governing difficult, Ch...
2019-07-11, 16:56

Merkel Is Seen Shaking Again, Renewing Health Concerns It was the third time in less than a month that Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany had been seen trembling, but she insisted that her health was fine....
2019-07-10, 14:56

Merkel says she is fine and 'working through' shaking after third bout German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she was "working through" a bout of shaking that first occurred in mid-June and struck for the third time on Wednesday....
2019-07-10, 18:28

Germans fret about Merkel after shaking episodes "Does Merkel travel too much?" asked mass-selling daily Bild on Friday as Germans fret about the health of their chancellor, who sat rather than stood at a ceremony on Thursday after shaking for the t...
2019-07-12, 15:14

Angela Merkel, defense minister to fly to US on two planes The German chancellor and the defense minister will fly concurrently to the east coast of the US on separate jets. Merkel is attending the UN climate summit days after announcing a major drive to cut ...
2019-09-23, 12:14

AfD aside, Germans consider Angela Merkel's health private Nearly 60% of Germans say Angela Merkel's shaking in public is a personal matter, according to a survey. The chancellor, who turns 65 next week, has led Germany since 2005....
2019-07-13, 21:56

Angela Merkel seen shaking for second time in weeks Angela Merkel has been seen shaking in public for the second time in less than two weeks, raising concern over the wellbeing of the German chancellor....
2019-06-27, 19:28

Angela Merkel's heir apparent: Can AKK still cut it as chancellor? Long considered German Chancellor Angela Merkel's anointed heir, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer has been building her international profile. But within party ranks, debate is simmering over whether "AKK" ...
2019-06-13, 06:00

I take care of my health, says Merkel after several shaking episodes German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she knows she must look after her health, offering reassurance on Thursday after three bouts of shaking on previous public occasions raised questions about her con...
2019-07-11, 16:56

Merkel spotted shaking for third time in less than a month German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday she was “working through” a series of strange attacks of the shakes that first hit in mid-June and struck for the third time earlier in the day. She insi...
2019-07-10, 18:28

Angela Merkel says she is 'very well' after visibly shaking during ceremony Angela Merkel has said that she is doing "very well" after she was seen shaking during a welcome ceremony on Tuesday, suggesting that dehydration was to blame....
2019-06-18, 23:28

The Latest: Merkel says her 30-days remark not a deadline German Chancellor Angela Merkel says a suggestion she made that a solution to the Brexit dispute be solved in 30 days shouldn’t be interpreted as a deadline...
2019-08-22, 16:00

Merkel says Germany is open for Chinese investment German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that Germany is open for Chinese investment and she welcomes all Chinese companies to invest in the country....
2019-09-06, 07:28

Angela Merkel's best laid plans are falling apart Angela Merkel may have been hoping for a smooth exit to her long tenure as German Chancellor. Instead, she could be in for a rough ride, after suffering two major political blows in the past week....
2019-06-04, 12:56

Angela Merkel seen shaking for second time in just over a week German chancellor will travel to G20 despite visibly shaking at public event in BerlinAngela Merkel has travelled to the G20 summit in Japan, despite experiencing a second bout of shaking in just over...
2019-06-27, 19:00

Merkel awarded her 17th honorary doctorate The German chancellor has been recognized for her leadership style by the HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management. Merkel has received several similar titles, including from Harvard University....
2019-08-31, 22:00

Merkel stands with congresswomen attacked by Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that US President Donald Trump's racist comments about four Democratic Congresswomen "undermine America's strength" and that she stands in "solidarity" with...
2019-07-20, 10:28

Germany: 'No rift' between Chancellor Merkel and likely successor The head of Germany's ruling Christian Democrats has dismissed claims she was thrown off the chancellor's plane to the US due to a row. Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer is widely tipped to replace Merkel as...
2019-09-29, 18:56

Merkel lands in China amid concerns Angela Merkel was welcomed by Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing on Friday amid calls for the German Chancellor to take a stronger line on China's human rights record....
2019-09-06, 11:28

Merkel hopes China-U.S. trade problems will be over soon German Chancellor Angela Merkel said at the start of a visit to Beijing on Friday that the China-U.S. trade war affects the whole world and that she hopes it will be resolved soon....
2019-09-06, 07:28

German ex-spy chief pushes Angela Merkel's CDU further right The former head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency has been accused of courting the far right following his sacking. Hans-Georg Maassen is the noisiest member of the conservative wing of Angela...
2019-07-21, 21:28

Angela Merkel says she's OK after shaking at ceremony German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and was visibly shaking Tuesday as she greeted the new Ukrainian leader in the hot sun in Berlin.        ...
2019-06-18, 17:28

WTO decision will weigh on Airbus, Germany's Merkel says A decision by the World Trade Organisation (WTO) allowing the United States to target goods imported from the European Union over illegal subsidies to Airbus will weigh on the planemaker, German Chan...
2019-10-02, 17:56

History will prove Merkel right on refugees: EU's Juncker Angela Merkel was right to take in nearly 1 million refugees in 2015, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said in an interview. He also revealed how he got Donald Trump to kiss him....
2019-05-24, 13:42

Putin knows we want Ukraine gas transit to continue, says Merkel Russian President Vladimir Putin has stressed that he is aware of Germany's demand that Ukraine continues to transport gas to Europe after the opening of the Nordstream 2 pipeline, German Chancellor A...
2019-06-18, 15:42

Merkel’s Health Intensifies Debate Over Her Succession When the German leader was seen shaking in public twice in a matter of days, it was largely played down. Then she powered her way through a grueling week of travel and meetings....
2019-07-02, 23:14

Merkel dismisses report she’s given up on new party leader BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has dismissed a report claiming she has concluded the new leader of her center-right party isn’t up to leading the country. Merkel handed over the l...
2019-05-29, 14:00

Angela Merkel blames dehydration for shakes German chancellor started to shake in hot Berlin sun while welcoming Ukrainian presidentAngela Merkel has blamed dehydration after she started to visibly shake in the hot Berlin sun while welcoming Uk...
2019-06-18, 15:42

Merkel: German reunification is an ongoing process Chancellor Angela Merkel says even nearly three decades after German reunification, there’s still work to be done to bring the people of the former East Germany and West Germany together...
2019-10-03, 14:42

Merkel's conservatives hit new low, piling pressure on coalition Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives slumped to a record low and fell further behind the resurgent opposition Greens in a survey published on Saturday, reflecting growing disillusionment w...
2019-06-08, 19:28

Donald Trump Throws a Tax Bomb at Emmanuel Macron The White House is using France’s digital tax in an attempt to divide and rule in the EU. It’s a big test of whether Europe’s leaders will stand by Paris. ...
2019-07-11, 13:14

Climate activists are on trial for taking down Macron portraits BOURG-EN-BRESSE, France — Across France, activists have been taking down official portraits of President Emmanuel Macron to protest what they consider his “inaction” against climate change. Now they f...
2019-05-29, 20:42

Chiding Macron, Putin says 'I don't want yellow vests in Russia' Vladimir Putin rebuked his French counterpart on Monday, saying he did not want "yellow vest" protests spring up like in France, after Emmanuel Macron urged the Russian leader to abide by democratic p...
2019-08-20, 00:28

Donald Trump Says Relations With Emmanuel Macron 'Outstanding' The smiles and warm handshakes were back between Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Thursday as they met in northern France, a sharp turnaround from a bad-tempered meeting last...
2019-06-07, 04:42

Macron, Putin optimistic on Ukraine, clash on Syria The French and Russian leaders have said the change of power in Ukraine has boosted chances of peace in its east. But they were less in agreement over Syria — and how to deal with protests....
2019-08-20, 02:00

Brazil's Bolsonaro will consider $40M G-7 Amazon aid package - if Macron apologizes to him Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he'll think about accepting offers of international aid to fight raging fires in the Amazon region if French President Emmanuel Macron apologizes for comments h...
2019-08-28, 01:56

Brazilians support Bolsonaro after Macron's 'offense': minister French President Emmanuel Macron offended his Brazilian counterpart Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil's foreign minister told Reuters on Wednesday, adding he believed Brazilians support their far-right leader in...
2019-08-29, 04:14

Explainer: Macron's quest for an international tax on digital services French President Emmanuel Macron is pressing ahead with a digital tax in France, a move U.S. President Donald Trump described as "foolishness", and the French leader is keen to reach an international ...
2019-08-22, 12:00

France's Macron will send new oak to Trump after tree died French President Emmanuel Macron promised to send a new oak to President Donald Trump after the tree he gave him during last year's state visit to the United States died....
2019-06-12, 11:14

| Macron moves to extend IVF to lesbians, single women Six years after a same-sex marriage law that triggered months of mass protests, French President Emmanuel Macron risks roiling French conservatives again with plans to allow single women and lesbian c...
2019-09-24, 16:28

Putin, Macron hold French-Russian talks before G-7 French President Emmanuel Macron and Russian President Vladimir Putin to meet in southern France to discuss the world’s major crises, including Ukraine, Iran and Syria, and try to improve Moscow’s rel...
2019-08-19, 21:14

Trump dampens Macron optimism on Iran talks U.S. President Donald Trump appeared to brush aside French efforts to mediate with Iran on Sunday, saying that while he was happy for President Emmanuel Macron to reach out to Tehran to defuse tension...
2019-08-25, 13:42

France: Macron ally investigated over financial misconduct Minister and French National Assembly President Richard Ferrand was questioned on Wednesday over financial misconduct allegations. This comes as President Macron launches his ethical standards bill in...
2019-09-11, 19:42

Macron’s pledge to rebuild Notre Dame in five years may be possible Many have expressed dismay at the “loss” of Notre Dame following Monday’s fire, but thankfully most of the building is still intact thanks to its clever design...
2019-05-21, 14:33

EXPLAINER-Macron's quest for an international tax on digital services French President Emmanuel Macron is pressing ahead with a digital tax in France, a move U.S. President Donald Trump described as "foolishness", and the French leader is keen to reach an international ...
2019-08-22, 12:00

Edward Snowden calls on Macron to grant him asylum Edward Snowden, the US whistleblower who leaked classified documents detailing government surveillance programmes, is calling on France to grant him asylum....
2019-09-16, 15:42

EU countries agree to new migrant influx mechanism-Macron Some 14 member countries of the European Union have agreed to a new "solidarity mechanism" proposed by Germany and France to allocate migrants across the bloc, French President Emmanuel Macron said on...
2019-07-22, 19:28

Macron Tried to Broker Meeting Between Trump, Iran's President French President Emmanuel Macron mounted an intensive effort to broker a meeting between President Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, but the attempt failed when Iran insisted the U.S. first ...
2019-09-25, 06:28

Bolsonaro will agree to $20M aid if Macron takes back ‘insults’ Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said he wants French President Emmanuel Macron to withdraw the “insults” made against him before he considers accepting a $20 million offer from the G7 nations to he...
2019-08-28, 03:00

World must not 'sleepwalk' into war, Macron says in speech on reforming capitalism The world is going through a profound crisis and could be on the brink of a time of war, French President Emmanuel Macron said in a speech on Tuesday, calling for a global effort to address the danger...
2019-06-11, 18:28

Poland, Germany contradict Macron on EU Balkan enlargement Poland and Germany on Friday called for continued progress on European Union membership talks for western Balkan states hoping to join the bloc, rejecting France's position that it shouldn't accept mo...
2019-07-05, 18:42

France's Macron says Europe looking at 'new tax cuts' to stimulate growth French President Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday Europe will "probably" decide to launch new tax cuts to kick-start a flagging economy threatened by a tit-for-tat trade war between the United States ...
2019-08-24, 19:28

Macron to send new tree to Trump after oak gift died French President Emmanuel Macron downplayed the death of an oak tree he had offered U.S. President Donald Trump last year on Tuesday, saying people shouldn't read symbols into everything and that he w...
2019-06-11, 19:56

Climate activists on trial for taking down Macron portraits Across France, activists have been taking down portraits of President Emmanuel Macron to protest what they consider his “inaction” to fight climate change...
2019-05-28, 14:28

Climate activists convicted for removing Macron portrait Six French environmental activists have been convicted of theft for removing an official portrait of President Emmanuel Macron to protest his climate change policies...
2019-06-12, 15:28

Trump and Macron's symbolic friendship tree 'has died' French media say oak given as a gift by Macron and planted at the White House as part of charm offensive is no moreThe tree planted by Donald Trump and his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, at the ...
2019-06-10, 14:14

France's Macron to Johnson: Britain's destiny is your choice alone French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday told Prime Minister Boris Johnson that it was for him to choose Britain's destiny and that while a no-deal scenario was not the European Union's wish, the ...
2019-08-22, 14:56

Macron, Abe to discuss Nissan as tensions rise with Renault France is pushing for stronger industrial ties between Renault and Nissan as the two-decade alliance between the two manufacturers has become frayed....
2019-06-20, 00:56

Opinion: Political craftsman Macron scores victory at the G7 Emmanuel Macron proved himself to be a master of diplomacy at this year's G7 by outmaneuvering the US President on Iran. In doing so, he's also taken over as Europe's foreign policy leader, says DW's ...
2019-08-27, 09:56

Macron calls for Iran to reduce its nuclear stockpile ​French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday called on Iran to reduce its stockpile of enriched uranium and abide by ​the ​terms of the 2015 nuclear deal. Macron, in a statement, said he had “no...
2019-07-02, 16:56

Emmanuel Macron Congratulates PM Modi After Huge BJP Victory French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his electoral victory and the two leaders reaffirmed their commitment to work together towards further......
2019-05-23, 23:42

Macron slams Bolsonaro for 'disrespectful comments' about his wife French President Emmanuel Macron has described his Brazilian counterpart Jair Bolsonaro as "extremely disrespectful" after the South American leader appeared to mock his wife, Brigitte Macron, in a Fa...
2019-08-27, 13:28

Macron to Trump at D-day ceremony: fulfil the promise of Normandy French president praises multilateralism of Nato and EU while offering gratitude to USFrance’s president, Emmanuel Macron, has appealed directly to Donald Trump to fulfil the “promise of Normandy” by ...
2019-06-06, 19:14

Brazil to accept G7 Amazon aid only if Macron withdraws 'insults' Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday he wants French President Emmanuel Macron to retract "insults" against him before he will countenance accepting an offer of $20 million from the Group o...
2019-08-27, 17:00

France needs 'society of vigilance' against Islamist 'Hydra': Macron France must develop a "society of vigilance" in its fight against the "Hydra" of Islamist militancy, President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday, as he paid homage to the victims of a deadly knife attac...
2019-10-08, 13:42

Time for Iran to take steps to defuse tensions: Macron The path to reduce tensions in the region has become smaller and the moment has come for Iran to help defuse the crisis, France's president told his Iranian counterpart on Monday, his office said in a...
2019-09-24, 11:14

European leaders join Macron for Bastille Day parade European leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel joined French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday for the traditional Bastille Day military parade in Paris which this year honored European ...
2019-07-14, 13:28

France's Macron sides with Cyprus on dispute with Turkey French President Emmanuel Macron urged Turkey to stop "illegal activities" in Cyprus's exclusive economic zone and said the European Union would not back down on the issue....
2019-06-14, 23:28

Trump Raves Over Macron at G7, While Aides Slam France The orchestrated message underscored the deep rift between President Trump and his counterparts. But Mr. Trump, who tweeted about New York subways, was also focused elsewhere....
2019-08-25, 01:28

Macron, Putin discussed Ukraine, Iran by phone French President Emmanuel Macron and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin spoke by phone on Sunday ahead of a meeting of the joint Franco-Russian Council on security issues scheduled for Monday in M...
2019-09-09, 02:56

France to create space command within air force: Macron French President Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday he had approved the creation of a space command within the French air force to improve the country's defense capabilities....
2019-07-13, 22:28

Macron awards American D-Day vets with Legion of Honor France will never forget the sacrifices of the brave American and other Allied troops who liberated the country from the Nazis, President Emmanuel Macron said Thursday during the 75th anniversary comm...
2019-06-07, 04:42

| Tree symbolising Trump-Macron friendship has died The photo of Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron planting an oak tree in the garden of the White House symbolised the friendship shown by the two leaders....
2019-06-10, 07:42

Merkel has third bout of shaking, says she is fine and 'working through' issue German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she was "working through" a bout of shaking that first occurred in mid-June and struck for the third time on Wednesday, though she insisted she was fine and that "...
2019-07-10, 21:28

Election Setbacks Jeopardize Merkel's Exit Plan A poor electoral showing by Germany’s ruling parties this week has shaken the government and cast doubt on Chancellor Angela Merkel’s succession plan....
2019-05-30, 01:14

Johnson courts Merkel after EU snubs backstop alternatives Boris Johnson will meet the German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin this afternoon, just a day after she added her voice to EU scepticism about his "alternative arrangements" to the Irish ...
2019-08-21, 10:00

Angela Merkel demands more climate action and less hate The German chancellor told the Bundestag Germany must address climate protection, digitalization, and xenophobia. The opposition accused her of "deindustrializing" the country in the name of a "green-...
2019-09-11, 19:42

Angela Merkel to address Harvard’s graduating class CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is set to address Harvard University graduates. The Ivy League school is hosting its 368th commencement ceremony Thursday with a keynote speech ...
2019-05-30, 09:00

Germany's Angela Merkel seen shaking for third time within weeks The German chancellor was seen slightly shaking while greeting Finland's prime minister in Berlin. It's the third time in recent weeks that this has been noticed during public appearances....
2019-07-10, 18:56

Merkel rules out top EU job after term as German chancellor ends Angela Merkel had fueled speculation she was seeking a top EU post after she spoke about her "renewed sense of responsibility" for Europe in an interview. Her final term as German chancellor is schedu...
2019-05-21, 20:56

The Latest: Merkel backs extra time for EU’s top jobs BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the European Union summit (all times local): 1:25 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says it’s worth spending a little more time to achieve as broad a consensus a...
2019-07-01, 14:42

Merkel uses Harvard commencement speech to swipe at Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel gave the commencement speech at Harvard University on Thursday where she made not-so-subtle swipes at President Trump. ...
2019-05-31, 08:56

German Unity Day: Reunification is 'ongoing process' says Merkel On the 29th anniversary of reunification, Merkel said more work is needed to create equal conditions between Germany's eastern and western states. Politicians have gathered in Kiel to mark this year's...
2019-10-03, 17:00

Opinion: What Ursula von der Leyen learned from Angela Merkel The EU is a game with three summits and, in the end, a German wins? In this case, yes. But Ursula von der Leyen's years in Berlin will prove ideal preparation for the European Commission, says DW's Ma...
2019-07-03, 21:42

Merkel offers to help German automakers with ‘Herculean task’ While short on specifics, the German chancellor backed efforts to encourage consumers to buy more environmentally friendly products such as EVs fueled by renewable power....
2019-09-12, 15:42

U.S. President Trump meets Germany's Merkel in Britain U.S. President Donald Trump met German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the English city of Portsmouth on Wednesday after marking the 75th anniversary of D-Day....
2019-06-05, 17:14

German leader Merkel says ‘I’m fine’ after shaking at events BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she understands reporters’ questions surrounding her health after two incidents this month in which she was seen shaking at public events, but ...
2019-06-29, 13:56

Merkel offers to help German automakers with ?Herculean task? While short on specifics, the German chancellor backed efforts to encourage consumers to buy more environmentally friendly products such as EVs fueled by renewable power....
2019-09-12, 17:14

Merkel successor AKK calls for German 'climate consensus' The top Christian Democrat wants Bundestag parties to come to a climate consensus. In an interview with German media, CDU boss Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer also had stern words for coalition partners th...
2019-07-08, 04:42

Angela Merkel inspects NATO troops in Germany The German military has put on a major display for the chancellor to show off its NATO commitment. Speaking to soldiers, Angela Merkel underlined the importance of showing the alliance was ready to de...
2019-05-21, 20:56

Merkel hopes for G20 progress on U.S.-China trade dispute German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she hoped the United States and China would make some progress toward defusing their trade dispute at the G20 meeting of leading economies in Japan....
2019-06-28, 14:00

"Feel Very Well," Says Angela Merkel After Fresh Trembling Spell German Chancellor Angela Merkel insisted she was "very well", despite suffering her third trembling spell in less than a month on Wednesday that revived questions about her health....
2019-07-10, 14:42

In Harvard Speech, Merkel Rebukes Trump’s Worldview in All but Name Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany told the Harvard graduates of 2019 to be “outward looking, not isolationist,” and not “describe lies as truth and truth as lies.”...
2019-05-31, 04:56

Opinion: Merkel's Harvard speech is noteworthy for what she didn't say German Chancellor Angela Merkel's poignant and personal commencement speech at Harvard University was also a thinly veiled appeal to reject Trumpism. But more interesting than what she said was what s...
2019-05-31, 03:42

Angela Merkel says she is in good health after third shaking bout German chancellor began trembling at reception for Finnish prime ministerAngela Merkel has insisted she is in good health after experiencing a third bout of shaking in as many weeks at a public event ...
2019-07-10, 15:56

Germany plans CO2 pricing to help with climate goals: Merkel Germany will introduce some sort of carbon emissions pricing to achieve its climate goals, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday, adding that she favors issuance of CO2 certificates to reduce such ...
2019-08-14, 08:14

Merkel says peaceful solution needed for Hong Kong German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that she discussed Hong Kong with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and that there needed to be a peaceful solution for the city....
2019-09-06, 13:56

Merkel sits during ceremony amid bouts of shaking Amid questions about her health after bouts of shaking, German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday sat through national anthems at a ceremony welcoming the Danish prime minister to Berlin. Merkel, 64...
2019-07-11, 22:28

Merkel backs Ukraine's Zelenskiy in Russia dispute The Ukrainian president has vowed to push his country towards EU and NATO accession. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has backed his calls for maintaining sanctions against Russia....
2019-06-18, 18:28

Angela Merkel, Seen Trembling At Official Ceremony, Says She's "Fine" German Chancellor Angela Merkel dismissed concerns about her health after visibly trembling at an official ceremony Tuesday, saying she was just a bit dehydrated in the heat....
2019-06-19, 03:56

Opinion: German YouTuber takes on Angela Merkel's CDU A 26-year-old YouTuber is making headlines with his tirade against the Christian Democrats. Many disagree with the man's tone, but his video makes an important contribution to democracy, DW's Fabian v...
2019-05-23, 19:56

Angela Merkel blasts SPD for failing to back von der Leyen Merkel wants German Social Democrats to stop thwarting Ursula von der Leyen's bid to lead the EU Commission. Many officials domestically and across the bloc say the defense minister's bid for the job ...
2019-07-12, 03:00

Merkel cautions EU leaders over choice of EU Commission chief German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that EU leaders could provoke a crisis if they did not take into account the views of the European Parliament when choosing the next head of the EU execu...
2019-06-21, 04:56

Germany’s Merkel defends talk of ‘European champions’ BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is defending her government’s advocacy of creating “European champions” in business in the face of sharp criticism from the country̵...
2019-06-04, 12:56

Merkel honors Hitler assassins, laments rise of far right The chancellor said Germans have a "duty" to stand up to right-wing extremists just as the resistance faced down Adolf Hitler. July 20 is the 75th anniversary of the failed assassination attempt on th...
2019-07-13, 21:56

Merkel: Britain will remain partner even if it is no longer EU member German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Britain would remain a partner even if it is no longer a member of the European Union in future, adding that work with British Prime Minister Theresa May's success...
2019-07-19, 21:00

Opinion: Merkel entitled to privacy over health concerns How much should the German public know about any of Chancellor Angela Merkel's potential illnesses? She, too, has a right to her privacy — the same as every other German citizen, says Felix Steiner....
2019-07-13, 21:56

Germany's Greens overtake Merkel's conservatives in poll first Germany's Green Party has, for the first time, outperformed Angela Merkel's ruling Christian Democrats in a poll. While the Greens made major gains, larger parties took a drubbing in last weekend's Eu...
2019-06-01, 21:56

Merkel: Feeling better after shaking raised health questions German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she's doing fine, a day after concerns over her health were raised when she appeared unsteady and visibly shaking while meeting the Ukrainian president outside her...
2019-06-19, 18:56

Germany’s Merkel Says Hong Kong’s Rights Should Be Protected (BEIJING) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that the rights and freedoms of Hong Kong residents should be protected, adding that a solution to the Chinese city’s political cris...
2019-09-06, 19:00

| Merkel says Trump tweets 'go against what makes America great' German Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned US President Donald Trump's xenophobic tweets against four minority Democratic congresswomen, saying the US leader's attacks "go against what makes America gr...
2019-07-19, 16:42

Chief of Merkel's junior coalition partner resigns Andrea Nahles’s resignation fuels fears Germany’s embattled government may fallAndrea Nahles, the leader of Germany’s junior coalition partner, the Social Democrats (SPD), has announced her resignatio...
2019-06-02, 18:56

| Merkel in Beijing says Hong Kong freedoms must be 'guaranteed' German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the rights and freedoms of people in Hong Kong "must be guaranteed" after meeting with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing....
2019-09-06, 16:42

Germany's Angela Merkel urges China to do more for climate German Chancellor Angela Merkel has underlined the importance of international cooperation on both global warming and global trade in a speech to Chinese students. She also criticized China's social c...
2019-09-08, 10:28

Boris Johnson Plays a Shameless Game With Merkel No. 10’s hysterical briefings on the lack of a Brexit deal are all aimed at making Brussels look like the guilty party in the eyes of British voters....
2019-10-09, 03:42

Germany: Merkel’s partners mull how to choose new leader BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-left coalition partners are set to decide how and when to choose a new head, a decision that could help determine how long the German leader’...
2019-06-24, 10:56

Germany's Merkel says to decide on CO2-cutting laggards by September Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday her cabinet would decide by September how to handle areas where carbon-cutting efforts are lagging and threatening compliance with Germany's climate targets fo...
2019-06-04, 17:28

German SPD leader: important to keep working in Merkel coalition The leader of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) said on Sunday she wanted to continue to work in the national coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives despite heavy losses in a state vot...
2019-05-26, 19:56

The Latest: Germany’s Merkel blames dehydration for shaking BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a welcoming ceremony in Berlin (all times local): 2:20 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says with a few glasses of water she’s ...
2019-06-18, 16:28

Germany's SPD slides in Bremen; jolt for Merkel coalition Germany's Social Democrats bled support in Bremen on Sunday, failing to win most votes in the state for the first time since 1946 in a blow that could hasten the end of its national coalition with Cha...
2019-05-26, 19:56

Merkel says recovered from shaking bout after drinking water German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who was seen shaking when she met visiting Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy earlier on Tuesday, said she had since drunk water and was feeling better....
2019-06-18, 15:42

Germans want Merkel's ruling coalition to continue rule Ruling parties in Germany performed badly in the recent EU vote, prompting speculation that Angela Merkel's government could fall. A new opinion poll shows Germans want the CSU/CDU and the SPD to stay...
2019-06-11, 05:14