# merkel - Wednesday 27 November, 2013
Angela Merkel has made concessions on gender quotas, the minimum wage and a toll on the Autobahn for foreigners, but she has a government.
# merkel - Sunday 27 October, 2013
Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know this morning.
# merkel - Friday 25 October, 2013
# merkel - Thursday 24 October, 2013
Who knew you could tap a battered old Nokia…
# merkel - Monday 23 September, 2013
Earlier the Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore said that the result of the German election was never going to impact on Ireland’s push for retrospective recapitalisation of its banks.
“The Merkel Republic,” ran the headline for a commentary on news site Spiegel Online as the German chancellor saw off the challenge of the Social Democrats but did not win an outright majority.
# merkel - Wednesday 21 August, 2013
The intruder was high on drugs, danced on the wing of the jet, sprayed foam around the plush interior and released an inflatable slide.
# merkel - Monday 19 August, 2013
A man entered the town hall in Ingolstadt and took four people hostage releasing them gradually in a tense nine-hour stand off before police confronted the 24-year-old whose only demand had been a doner kebab.
# merkel - Wednesday 10 July, 2013
In her most detailed comments on the spying claims made by Edward Snowden, the German chancellor defended the role of secret services in keeping populations safe.
# merkel - Wednesday 3 July, 2013
Youth unemployment is top of the agenda at a round table summit in the German capital today.
# merkel - Friday 28 June, 2013
The German chancellor was asked about the controversial recordings of former Anglo Irish Bank executives in Brussels last night.
# merkel - Saturday 15 June, 2013
A crowd of 1,500 protesters took to the streets of Belfast today to march against the G8 Summit.
Merkel said there will have to be more mobility if the youth unemployment figures are to be reduced.
# merkel - Friday 31 May, 2013
Using the summit as an opportunity to vent frustrations with protests could be damaging and will only distract the international media from the many positives of Ireland’s recovery, writes Samuel Brazys.
# merkel - Friday 29 March, 2013
German MEP, Elmar Brok, said that Fine Gael’s support for some of the previous government’s policies had made it able to “sell” austerity and financial hardship to the Irish people.
# merkel - Monday 25 March, 2013
The people of Cyprus are no strangers to losing their belongings, as history has shown, writes Yiota Demetriou – who questions why her country is getting the short end of the stick.
# merkel - Sunday 24 March, 2013
A columnist for El Pais wrote that the German chancellor had “like Hitler, declared war” on Europe in a piece that has now been retracted.
# merkel - Saturday 3 November, 2012
Hélène Conway-Mouret, who lived in Ireland for 30 years, says that the actions of French president Francois Hollande have helped softened Germany’s view on Ireland’s legacy bank debt.
# merkel - Thursday 1 November, 2012
Enda Kenny has said his meeting with Angela Merkel today will not be about making a decision on a deal for Ireland’s legacy bank debt.
# merkel - Monday 29 October, 2012
Wolfgang Schauble said he was confident Ireland would not need a second bailout following a meeting with Ministers Michael Noonan and Brendan Howlin today.
# merkel - Sunday 21 October, 2012
Pat Rabbitte siad that he would have preferred if Angela Merkel had not made the remarks she made but insisted that an agreement to deal with Ireland’s bank debt still stands.
# merkel - Saturday 20 October, 2012
The government has continued to insist a deal on Ireland’s debt still stands despite comments from the German chancellor yesterday.
# merkel - Friday 3 August, 2012
Today’s Il Giornale headline “Quarto Reich” is accompanied by a picture of the German Chancellor.
# merkel - Monday 16 July, 2012
“I do not want Germany to be the only country in the world in which Jews cannot practise their rites,” the Germany Chancellor has said.
# merkel - Friday 6 July, 2012
The German Chancellor’s popularity has risen to its highest level since she was re-elected in 2009.
# merkel - Wednesday 4 July, 2012
More than 152,000 voted to make cannabis a legal drug, while a further 93,000 said sex with animals should be banned.
# merkel - Thursday 21 June, 2012
Longest day of the year, you say? So what if it’s not sunny – these might make it better…
# merkel - Friday 15 June, 2012
Chancellor says that countries need to cut debt, not print more money through the issuance of Eurobonds.
# merkel - Sunday 20 May, 2012
The US President spoke of an emerging consensus to promote growth and job creation , while the German Chancellor added that austerity was still on the agenda.
# merkel - Saturday 31 December, 2011
The German chancellor’s New Year’s televised address to her nation included a vow to save the euro.
# merkel - Monday 26 December, 2011
Ireland and a euro break-up, the truth about tribunals, white collar crime and the dangers of ‘pay day’ loans – former trader Nick Leeson rings the closing bell on 2011.
# merkel - Wednesday 7 December, 2011
Angela Merkel and Nicolas Sarkozy are due to present plans for a new EU treaty – but Britain is threatening to veto the proposals.
# merkel - Friday 2 December, 2011
# merkel - Saturday 5 November, 2011
Meanwhile Greece has entered political deadlock in a bid to form a coalition government…
# merkel - Thursday 29 September, 2011
# merkel - Friday 17 June, 2011
# merkel - Thursday 2 June, 2011
The German chancellor think its not the single currency but the debt problems afflicting the likes of Ireland and Greece as she insisted the single currency was a stable one.
# merkel - Saturday 4 December, 2010
Reports emerge that Merkel had made remark at dinner during EU summit which was dominated by Irish bailout.