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#Angela Merkel

From TheJournal.ie Angela Merkel's party faces hammering at polls over refugee policy Germany

Angela Merkel's party faces hammering at polls over refugee policy

The right-wing populist Alternative for Germany is prepared to scoop up the protest vote.

From TheJournal.ie These are the childhood homes of some of the most powerful leaders in history Rags To Riches

These are the childhood homes of some of the most powerful leaders in history

Some came from very humble beginnings.

From TheJournal.ie Angela Merkel's office sealed off due to suspicious package Investigation

Angela Merkel's office sealed off due to suspicious package

The discovery was made near her Berlin office.

From TheJournal.ie Time's Person of the Year is... Drumroll Please

Time's Person of the Year is...

It was between Donald Trump, Caitlyn Jenner, Hassan Rouhani, Angela Merkel, and Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi.

From TheJournal.ie Here is the shortlist for Time's Person of the Year Jenner Vs Trump

Here is the shortlist for Time's Person of the Year

Trump and Merkel are up against the leader of Islamic State.

From TheJournal.ie Germany has taken in almost one million refugees this year... Migrant Crisis

Germany has taken in almost one million refugees this year...

The number of arrivals currently stands at four times the total for all of 2014.

From TheJournal.ie Outrage after 'noose for Angela Merkel' displayed at anti-refugee rally PEGIDA

Outrage after 'noose for Angela Merkel' displayed at anti-refugee rally

The Islamophobic PEGIDA protesters created a miniature gallows.

From TheJournal.ie UPDATE: Angela Merkel's day just got even worse Nobel Peace Prize

UPDATE: Angela Merkel's day just got even worse

Despite being favourite, the Chancellor failed to scoop the Nobel Peace Prize. First the football, and now this.

From TheJournal.ie Hungarian Prime Minister says migrant crisis is 'a German problem, not a European one' Not My Problem

Hungarian Prime Minister says migrant crisis is 'a German problem, not a European one'

Meanwhile, a Ukip candidate reportedly tweeted that a young Syrian boy died because his family was “greedy for the good life in Europe”.

From TheJournal.ie Greek banks reopen as citizens face massive price hikes Open For Business

Greek banks reopen as citizens face massive price hikes

Greeks will be able to withdraw up to €420 at once per week.

From TheJournal.ie Greek banks to re-open on Monday with a €60 daily withdrawal limit Debt Deal

Greek banks to re-open on Monday with a €60 daily withdrawal limit

Nine ministers have been replaced after objecting to the embattled country’s latest bailout.

From TheJournal.ie Video: Angela Merkel makes Palestinian girl facing deportation cry Germany

Video: Angela Merkel makes Palestinian girl facing deportation cry

Footage of the encounter has gone viral in Germany.

From TheJournal.ie 'We need to stand up to Russia' - Barack Obama is talking tough at the G7 summit We Ain't Kidding

'We need to stand up to Russia' - Barack Obama is talking tough at the G7 summit

The US president says sanctions against Vladimir Putin won’t change until a ceasefire is complied with in Ukraine.

From TheJournal.ie Taylor Swift is now one of the most powerful women in the world* Forbes

Taylor Swift is now one of the most powerful women in the world*

*According to Forbes, at least.

From TheJournal.ie Greece has a figure for how much Germany owes in Nazi-era war debts Cash Or Cheque?

Greece has a figure for how much Germany owes in Nazi-era war debts

And the bill is big – really big.

From TheJournal.ie Germany is laughing all the way to the jobs office Wunderbar

Germany is laughing all the way to the jobs office

The country’s unemployment figures for March were the best since the fall of the Berlin Wall.

From TheJournal.ie Der Spiegel cover shows Angela Merkel among the Nazis The Fourth Reich This post contains a poll

Der Spiegel cover shows Angela Merkel among the Nazis

The magazine suggests this is how people see Germany.

From TheJournal.ie Angela Merkel had an uncomfortable encounter with a dancing robot today Almost Human
From TheJournal.ie A Jewish newspaper has photoshopped Angela Merkel out of this Charlie Hebdo march Disappearing Act
From TheJournal.ie Pro-Russian hackers claim attack on Angela Merkel's website Ukraine

Pro-Russian hackers claim attack on Angela Merkel's website

The move came as Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk was visiting Berlin

From TheJournal.ie More than 18,000 people turned up to an anti-Islam rally in Germany Right Wing

More than 18,000 people turned up to an anti-Islam rally in Germany

Marches by the group have been steadily growing in size in recent months. German Justice Minister Heiko Maas joined a counter-protest.

From TheJournal.ie Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Time Out

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

From TheJournal.ie Russian troops are streaming out of Ukraine Ceasefire

Russian troops are streaming out of Ukraine

Petro Poroshenko has said that there are now “good prospects for the peace initiative”.

From TheJournal.ie Angela Merkel's 'Dr No' makes Ireland's search for a bank debt deal much harder Nope Nope Nope

Angela Merkel's 'Dr No' makes Ireland's search for a bank debt deal much harder

Analysis: Dr Joachim Pfeiffer’s visit to Dublin this week was not a pleasant one for Enda Kenny.

From TheJournal.ie Merkel ally: I told Enda Kenny that Ireland has no chance of a bank debt deal Nope Nope Nope
From TheJournal.ie Kiev promises 'restraint' as army nears rebel Donetsk Offensive

Kiev promises 'restraint' as army nears rebel Donetsk

Francois Hollande and Angela Merkel have urged for a political solution to be reached.

From TheJournal.ie After opening a Penneys, Enda Kenny spoke to his 'good friend' Angela Merkel about bank debt Besties

After opening a Penneys, Enda Kenny spoke to his 'good friend' Angela Merkel about bank debt

The Taoiseach also spoke at an economic conference on his whistle-stop tour of Berlin today.

From TheJournal.ie 'I've a job to do here': Enda rules out top EU role... again I'm Out

'I've a job to do here': Enda rules out top EU role... again

The Taoiseach said he expects Jean-Claude Juncker to become the next president of the European Commission, but David Cameron is trying to block this from happening.

From The42 Politicians show their World Cup support on social media Strike A Pose

Politicians show their World Cup support on social media

German Chancellor Angela Merkel poses with Lukas Podolski after Germany victory.

From TheJournal.ie Google, health insurance, and the World Cup: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Google, health insurance, and the World Cup: The week in numbers

Plus: What percentage of Labour TDs are running for deputy leader of the party?

From TheJournal.ie Angela Merkel: The rise of populist parties is remarkable and regrettable Elections 2014

Angela Merkel: The rise of populist parties is remarkable and regrettable

But she is happy today with her own party wins.

From TheJournal.ie 7 top tips for taking the perfect political selfie Invaluable Advice

7 top tips for taking the perfect political selfie

Because it’s about more than just saying cheese.

From TheJournal.ie Angela Merkel is now taking selfies Melfies This post contains images

Angela Merkel is now taking selfies

Have we reached the end?

From The42 Bayern Munich president admits he hid €18.5m from the taxman Trouble

Bayern Munich president admits he hid €18.5m from the taxman

Uli Hoeness stashed away the money in a secret Swiss bank account during years of obsessive stock “gambling”.

From TheJournal.ie Merkel: Ireland ‘has gone through difficult times, but has braved those times’ EPP Congress

Merkel: Ireland ‘has gone through difficult times, but has braved those times’

Meanwhile, delegates at the European People’s Party congress have selected former Eurogroup chief Jean-Claude Juncker as their nominee for the European Commission presidency.

From TheJournal.ie 6 things we learned about Angela Merkel from her Q&A with Trinity students Ich Bin Ein Trinner

6 things we learned about Angela Merkel from her Q&A with Trinity students

The Phil got a unique insight into the German chancellor at an event today. Here’s what we found out…

From TheJournal.ie Merkel on bank debt deal: ‘I have a positive outlook on the possible outcome’ Bank Debt

Merkel on bank debt deal: ‘I have a positive outlook on the possible outcome’

Having spent the morning at the EPP Congress, Merkel met with the Taoiseach and the Tánaiste at Government Buildings this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Friday Take Five

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Angela Merkel to give talk at Trinity on the 'globalised world' Speech

Angela Merkel to give talk at Trinity on the 'globalised world'

Taoiseach Enda Kenny is also due to address the event, which takes place as the European People’s Party congress is underway in the capital.