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Brexit: Theresa May to meet Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron

Theresa May is to hold last-minute Brexit talks with the leaders of Germany and France later, four days before the UK is due to leave the EU. Mrs May is meeting Angela Merkel in Berlin, followed by Emmanuel Macron in Paris, to urge them to back her request to delay Brexit again until 30 June.


UK's May to meet Merkel in Berlin on Tuesday for Brexit talks

BERLIN (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May will meet Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Tuesday to discuss Brexit, a spokesman for the German government said on Monday.


Merkel and Macron under pressure as May seeks new Brexit delay

Angela Merkel is due to receive May on the steps of her office at midday for what her spokesman Steffen Seibert described as an attempt to seek a further extension of article 50. The two leaders are expected to hold discussions over a working lunch in a dining room in Merkel’s office suite on the se


Merkel calls Netanyahu, stresses need for two-state solution

BERLIN – German Chancellor Angela Merkel has congratulated Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on his re-election and stressed the need to work toward a two-state solution for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.


Merkel backs Brexit delay of several months

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel wants European Union leaders meeting later on Wednesday to grant Britain a delay in its divorce from the bloc, but also to make sure once a decision is made in London, Brexit can take place quickly.


May to ask Merkel and Macron for a Brexit extension as Parliament votes to block no-deal

(CNN) — British Prime Minister Theresa May will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday, as the UK leader prepares to request another Brexit extension from the European Union.


The Latest: Merkel: "Sadness and shock" over Madeira deaths

LISBON, Portugal – The Latest on the deadly bus crash on Portuguese island of Madeira (all times local):. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is expressing "sadness and shock" over the bus crash that killed many of her compatriots on Portugal's Madeira island.


Angela Merkel and Kjell Borge Freiberg Opened Arkona Offshore Wind Farm

Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel and Norwegian petroleum and energy minister Kjell-Borge Freiberg opened the Arkona offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea in Mukran on the German island of Rügen.


Britain's Leadsom hopes Merkel reopens Brexit withdrawal agreement

LONDON (Reuters) - A senior Brexiteer in Prime Minister Theresa May’s government said on Tuesday that she hoped German leader Angela Merkel would agree to reopen the Withdrawal Agreement to get a Brexit divorce deal passed by the British parliament.


German comedian loses case against Merkel over Erdogan poem

BERLIN – A German comedian has lost a court case against Chancellor Angela Merkel's description of a crude poem he wrote about Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as "deliberately hurtful."


Merkel's EPP, Likely Winners Of EU Election, Ranked Worst Europarty For Climate Issues

EU citizens will go to the polls next month to vote for their representatives in the European Parliament, a vote that will also determine the next EU Commission President and their team of commissioners.


Merkel says October deadline gives best chance for orderly Brexit

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday that the extension of Britain’s exit from the European Union until the end of October gave the best chance of an orderly Brexit.


Merkel voices concern about situation in Libya, Sudan

BERLIN – German Chancellor Angela Merkel is expressing concern about the human rights situation in Libya and Sudan while calling for an improved approach to the factors that force people to migrate.


Merkel explains why she did not invite Zelensky to Berlin

Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel explained why she decided to invite current President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko to Berlin and his opponent in the second round of elections Volodymyr Zelensky. Merkel stated this during the session, responding to the question of a journalist, broadcasted


Ukraine presidential rivals court Macron, Merkel

Paris (AFP) – The Ukrainian comedian tipped to become president and his incumbent rival travelled to Paris and Berlin on Friday to seek international backing nine days before the run-off in a high-stakes vote.


What were Merkel and May laughing about at the EU summit? – video

The summit on Wednesday was off to promising start as Angela Merkel approached Theresa May to share something on her iPad. May burst out laughing with Merkel when she saw what was on the device: a photo montage of the two leaders speaking in their respective parliaments earlier that day. Both were w


Chancellor Angela Merkel's mother has died at age 90

BERLIN – Chancellor Angela Merkel's office says the German leader's mother, Herlind Kasner, has died. She was 90. Merkel's office confirmed the death in a short statement Thursday and asked that the "privacy of the chancellor and her family" be respected.


Germany dismisses reports Merkel would time-limit Brexit backstop

BERLIN (Reuters) - A German government spokesman dismissed as “without any foundation” reports that Chancellor Angela Merkel was prepared to limit to five years the so-called backstop that would prevent a hard border in Ireland after Brexit.


Merkel says EU may give the UK a longer extension than requested

German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during question time at the Bundestag, the lower house of Germany's parliament, in Berlin on Wednesday. Hours before a crucial EU summit to discuss the UK’s request to delay Brexit, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told lawmakers that "we will discuss which


Sisi, Merkel Discuss Developments in Libya, Sudan

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel shake hands during a press conference in Cairo. Reuters file photo. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed on Monday a number of regional issues including Libya and Sudan in lig