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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....

Macron floats backing Merkel as head of EU's executive arm

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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....
18:34, 08/22/2019

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 office as the president of the European Commission....
10:51, 06/12/2019

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 Tuesday the EU “needs someone strong” a...
23:51, 06/11/2019

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 top jobs in the next five years....
23:00, 05/28/2019

Merkel admits differences with Macron, says they agree on fundamentals German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she and French President Emmanuel Macron have "intense debates" and think differently but can still find compromises, insisting that they are able to drive the European Union forward....
21:34, 05/15/2019

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 not be automatic....
10:51, 05/28/2019

Merkel, Macron to host Balkans meeting in Berlin German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron are hosting a meeting of Balkan leaders in Berlin, a move intended to restart deadlocked talks between Serbia and Kosovo....
10:34, 04/29/2019

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 European commission after poor results for the cen...
23:17, 05/27/2019

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 office said he didn't want the process to be automa...
00:51, 05/28/2019

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 is to avoid leaving the EU without one....
05:00, 08/18/2019

Merkel remains cautious on Macron's carbon neutrality plan Pressure from the world's children to avert a climate catastrophe should be taken seriously, Chancellor Angela Merkel has told a Berlin conference. She stayed coy on calls for EU carbon dioxide neutrality by 2050....
16:17, 05/14/2019

Italy’s Salvini says Merkel, Macron have ‘ruined’ the European Union Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini excoriated German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday, accusing them of having “ruined” Europe -- after Merkel said he wasn’t welcome in her center-right European part...
22:00, 05/16/2019

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 take over in the role....
08:00, 06/12/2019

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 Europe....
08:34, 08/18/2019

Germany’s Merkel edges closer to Macron on 2050 climate plan BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she would like to join other European countries in aiming to eliminate virtually all greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, but the goal needs to be achievable. Merkel initially refused to join the initia...
14:00, 05/14/2019

1st woman — mother of 7 and Merkel disciple — is nominated to lead EU’s executive commission Ursula von der Leyen, a surprise choice to become the next head of the European Commission, is a strong supporter of closer European cooperation who has been Germany’s defense minister since 2013 and a fixture in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Cabinet ov...
01:34, 07/03/2019

German ally of Merkel, Manfred Weber, gives up claim to lead EU executive A conservative ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday formally gave up his claim to become the next head of the European Commission, marking a step toward an agreement on assigning the bloc's top jobs....
20:17, 07/02/2019

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 Tuesday. ...
21:00, 06/11/2019

Putin-Macron held talks before Russian bank's French executive released from custody A Russian court's decision to release Baring Vostok executive Phillipe Delpal from custody and put him under house arrest followed talks between Russian president Vladimir Putin and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, the Kremlin said on Friday....
17:17, 08/16/2019

The Latest: Macron wants commission head with experience BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the European Union summit (all times local): 3:40 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron is calling for a commission president with experience and credibility, saying the chief criteria as he and other European leaders ne...
16:00, 05/28/2019

Macron proposes Lagarde to head ECB in push to end EU jobs deadlock President Emmanuel Macron sought to break a deadlock on Tuesday over assigning the EU's top jobs by proposing France's Christine Lagarde, now head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), to lead the European Central Bank (ECB), diplomatic sources ...
16:00, 07/02/2019

EU leaders nominate Germany's von der Leyen for Commission head: Merkel European Union leaders nominated German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen on Tuesday to head up the European Commission as part of a proposal over who should run the EU's top institutions, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said....
20:17, 07/02/2019

Merkel ally von der Leyen being considered for EU Commission head: Welt Germany's Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen is being touted by Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council, as a potential successor to Jean-Claude Juncker as head of the European Commission, Die Welt reported on Tuesday....
16:00, 07/02/2019

Manfred Weber: Merkel's pick to head European Commission It's Munich versus Maastricht in the battle to be the EU's chief executive. Manfred Weber, an MEP from Bavaria's Christian Social Union, is debating his center-left rival from the Netherlands, Frans Timmermans....
00:34, 05/08/2019

U.S. Senate confirms former Delta executive to head FAA The U.S. Senate voted 52-to-40 along party lines on Wednesday to confirm former Delta Air Lines executive Stephen Dickson to head the Federal Aviation Administration, an agency that has faced scrutiny relating to safety over the past year....
22:00, 07/24/2019

EU parliament confirms von der Leyen as next executive head The European Parliament on Tuesday confirmed Ursula von der Leyen, a German conservative, as the next president of the executive EU Commission by 383 votes to 327 against, the speaker of the assembly, David Sassoli, said....
21:00, 07/16/2019

Nissan China head, turnaround executive are reportedly among top candidates for CEO The head of Nissan Motor's China business and an executive tasked with leading its revival have emerged as two of the top candidates to take over as the next CEO....
22:51, 09/12/2019

Nissan China head, turnaround executive among top candidates for CEO: sources The head of Nissan Motor Co's China business and an executive tasked with leading its revival have emerged as two of the top candidates to take over as the next CEO of the troubled Japanese automaker, four people familiar with the matter said....
12:51, 09/12/2019

Trump used executive privilege in 'protecting the executive branch' from Congress, Levin says President Trump asserted his executive-privilege power to protect his branch of government from Congress, according to conservative radio host Mark Levin....
08:00, 05/22/2019

'It: Chapter Two' Floats to No. 1 With $91 Million LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - Leave it to Pennywise to deliver a much-needed jolt to the domestic box office. Warner Bros. and New Line's "It: Chapter Two" arrived with $91 million, a promising start to fall after a lackluster summer moviegoing season...
22:34, 09/08/2019

Trump floats his own club as potential for next G7 President Donald Trump says his private golf resort near Miami is the likely venue for next year's Group of Seven summit. (Aug. 26)        ...
05:51, 08/27/2019

Trump Floats Wild Conspiracy About Homelessness Donald Trump sat for an EXCLUSIVE interview with Fox News’ Tucker Carlson during his visit to Japan, published online Monday night, during which he blabbered on and on about the complicated problem of homelessness, which apparently “started two years...
18:00, 07/02/2019

The 12 most popular pool floats of summer 2019 Whether you're lounging at the beach or by the pool, these popular floats from brands like Intex and Funboy will ensure a splashing good time.       ...
04:00, 06/08/2019

A Self-Solving Rubik’s Cube That Floats In the Air is Completely Hands-Off You’d be forgiven for assuming that this video was the work of a talented animator, a visual effects artist, or an illusionist. But the only magic at play here is magnets and a magnificent execution of miniaturized robotics. This is a real Rubik’s Cu...
16:34, 09/16/2019

Florida cops arrest man who said he stole pool floats to use for sex A Florida man arrested in the theft of stolen pool floats told cops he sexually pleased himself with the inflatables instead of raping women, court papers show....
23:00, 06/16/2019

Iran floats offer on nuclear inspections; U.S. skeptical Iran on Thursday signaled a willingness to engage in diplomacy to defuse tensions with the United States with a modest offer on its nuclear program that met immediate skepticism in Washington....
06:34, 07/19/2019

Michael Chabon Floats the Idea of Picard Seeing Some Very Old Friends The new Jay & Silent Bob recruits a daughter of Krypton. Neil Gaiman shuts down talk of a live-action Coraline. A familiar face returns for Supergirl’s next season. Plus, up close with Stephen Amell’s final Arrow costume update, an almighty dino-...
16:34, 07/19/2019

BOE's Carney Floats Idea of New, Virtual Reserve Currency Central banks should consider joining forces to create a virtual currency that could supplant the dollar’s role in the global economy, Bank of England Gov. Mark Carney said, offering a novel solution to concerns about the greenback’s status as the wo...
02:51, 08/24/2019

Antonio Brown floats in as Raiders prepare to open camp Antonio Brown celebrated his first day of training camp with the Oakland Raiders by taking a hot air balloon ride over the Napa Valley       ...
23:00, 07/26/2019

President Trump Still Floats Tariff Threat Over Mexico Despite Deal (STERLING, Va.) — President Donald Trump on Sunday dangled the prospect of renewing his tariff threat against Mexico if the U.S. ally doesn’t cooperate on border issues, while some of his Democratic challengers for the White House said th...
23:00, 06/09/2019

Trump floats delaying the 2020 census for citizenship question President Donald Trump suggested that he wants to delay the U.S. Census following a Supreme Court ruling that the 2020 census form cannot include a question about citizenship. The court’s decision Thursday showed it was deeply fractured on the ...
03:51, 06/28/2019

NKorea floats idea of lifting weapons test freeze North Korea says it is rethinking whether to abide by its moratorium on nuclear and missile tests and other steps aimed at improving ties with the US. The statement blames upcoming regular US-South Korean military drills. (July 16)    ...
13:17, 07/16/2019

President Putin Floats "Common Citizenship" For Russians, Ukrainians Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday that Ukrainians and Russians were "one people" and would benefit from common citizenship, after he angered Kiev by offering to fast-track Russian passports......
20:51, 04/29/2019

LGBT pride parade in Amsterdam features boats as floats Tens of thousands of spectators are lining one of Amsterdam’s main canals to watch a flotilla of decorated boats make their way through the historic waterway as part of the Dutch capital’s nine-day pride festival...
10:17, 08/04/2019

Metro Vancouver floats two new terrible mascots for 'Unflushables' campaign If you see Pee and Poo floating around in the streets Vancouver, don’t be alarmed, they’re just the newest mascots in a campaign to remind residents that “the only things meant to be flushed are pee, poo and toilet paper.”...
21:34, 05/04/2019

Democrat Elizabeth Warren floats plan to empower Native Americans U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Friday unveiled her latest policy plan, which aims to empower Native American tribes through land protection and law enforcement reforms and boost financial support for chronically underfunde...
21:17, 08/16/2019

North Korea floats idea of lifting weapons test moratorium The Foreign Ministry’s statement appears aimed at applying more pressure on the U.S. as the two countries attempt to resume nuclear diplomacy.        ...
13:00, 07/16/2019

Trump floats possible defense treaty days ahead of Israeli elections U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he had spoken with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about a possible mutual defense treaty between the two nations, a move that could bolster Netanyahu's re-election bid just days before Israelis ...
18:34, 09/14/2019

Tesla floats fully self-driving cars as soon as this year. Many are worried about what that will unleash. The company’s decision to deliver new self-driving technology to hundreds of thousands of drivers has rivals and regulators on edge as many worry it could unleash unintended consequences....
14:34, 07/17/2019

Baltimore mayor floats idea of boxing matches to reduce gun violence Let’s get ready to rumble? Public boxing matches might be a way to reduce gun violence in Baltimore, the city’s new mayor says. Mayor Bernard “Jack” Young, who took office last month, floated the unorthodox idea Sunday, along with more mundane soluti...
23:34, 06/03/2019

Mexico president floats idea of recall referendum in March 2021 Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Tuesday proposed holding a recall referendum on his presidency on March 21, 2021, if Congress cannot agree to a constitutional change permitting the vote during mid-term legislative elections....
16:17, 06/18/2019

Watch: Real gator floats on inflatable alligator in Florida pool A Georgia family vacationing in Florida captured photos of an unusual scene: an alligator lounging on an inflatable gator in their rental home's pool....
17:51, 05/22/2019

Tony Burke floats Green New Deal-style approach to Labor's climate policy Shadow environment minister says ALP can’t keep pushing a market mechanism to reduce emissions nor could it ‘give up’ on tackling crisisThe shadow environment minister, Tony Burke, has declared Labor can no longer pursue a climate policy based on a m...
09:51, 05/23/2019

Brad Pitt blasts off, Pennywise floats, and Downton Abbey reopens its doors this September So many movies, so little time. Every week brings a new crop of them, opening in multiplexes and arthouse theaters across the nation, and arriving in increasingly high volumes on streaming platforms like Netflix. How’s a voracious moviegoer to keep u...
14:34, 09/05/2019

Head of Sudan's now-defunct military council sworn in to head new ruling body General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, the outgoing head of Sudan's military council, was sworn in on Wednesday as leader of the new Sovereign Council that will run the country for three years until an election after decades of autocratic rule....
21:00, 08/21/2019

Democratic debates: 2020 candidates go head to head in first test of primaries – live Ten Democrats will debate each other tonight – will they attack the party’s frontrunner, Joe Biden, or sell their own vision for the future?Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 11.45pm BST In terms of what we can expect our diez Demo...
01:00, 06/27/2019

Europe’s best set to go head to head with start of 2019 CEV Golden and Silver European Leagues "The final preparations are being completed and excitement is building for the start of the 2019 European Volleyball Confederation (CEV) Golden and Silver European Leagues which are set to get underway next week."...
12:00, 05/20/2019

'Jeopardy!' champion Ken Jennings says head-to-head with James Holzhauer is 'inevitable' Now that James Holzhauer’s “Jeopardy!” winning-streak has come to an end just shy of Ken Jennings’ cash record, the 2004 champion says a head-to-head game between them is “inevitable.” ...
16:51, 06/07/2019

Afghanistan vs Australia: Head To Head, Winning, Losing, Tied Match Afghanistan will be taking on defending champions Australia in their first World Cup 2019 clash in a lop-sided face-off as both sides would be hoping for the best possible start....
15:51, 05/31/2019

South Africa vs Bangladesh: World Cup Head To Head Match Stats South Africa and Bangladesh have played three matches against each other in the World Cup, out of which South Africa emerged victorious on two occasions compared to Bangladesh's one....
10:34, 06/01/2019

India vs West Indies: ODI Head To Head Match Stats, History India and the West Indies share a long history of One-day International rivalry and the head-to-head is pretty close, though India have the 1983 World Cup final to boast....
14:00, 06/26/2019

India vs South Africa: World Cup Head To Head Match Stats India and South Africa have met four times in World Cup cricket earlier, and South Africa have a clear edge. However, India posted a big win in the 2015 World Cup....
13:00, 06/04/2019

Fortnite visit Durr Burger head, dinosaur, stone head statue Season 10 Map locations Visit drift painted Durr Burger head, a dinosaur, and a stone head statue is one of the new missions available in Fortnite Season 10. This one is part of the 'Road Trip challenges'. Read on for the map locations to find these new POI's on the Season ...
15:17, 08/02/2019

Fortnite visit Durr Burger head, dinosaur, stone head statue Map locations in Season 10 Visit drift painted Durr Burger head, a dinosaur, and a stone head statue is one of the new missions available in Fortnite Season 10. This one is part of the 'Road Trip challenges'. Read on for the map locations to find these new POI's on the Season ...
17:51, 08/01/2019

Afghanistan vs Australia: World Cup Head To Head Match Stats Afghanistan are the minnows while Australia are the most successful team in the World Cup history. The two sides have faced off only once in World Cup tournaments....
15:51, 05/31/2019

DJ blows chance to go head to head vs Koepka in final round Dustin Johnson blows chance to go head to head vs Koepka in final round of PGA Championship with bogey on No. 18        ...
02:51, 05/19/2019

England vs Pakistan: World Cup Head To Head Match Stats England and Pakistan have shared some dramatic stats when it comes to World Cup cricket, not least a no-result in the 1992 edition which had massive consequences....
14:00, 06/02/2019

India vs New Zealand: Head To Head ODI Match Stats, History While all the hype is about India, New Zealand have grabbed the points table lead with three wins out of three. The two teams will meet up in a battle for supremacy on Thursday....
11:17, 06/12/2019

Sony has a few fascinating ideas to go head-to-head with the Galaxy Fold Every player in the mobile business is toying with foldable designs. Some of them have already announced their first commercial products, but the foldable phones from Samsung and Huawei have yet to hit stores. Others have confirmed they’re work...
04:51, 07/19/2019

Trump floats personal meeting with China’s Xi Jinping to resolve the Hong Kong crisis ‘humanely’ PERSONAL MEETING?: With Chinese paramilitary forces massing on the border with Hong Kong and the trade war with China sending U.S. markets into a tailspin, President Trump is praising Chinese President Xi Jinping and offering to help him resolve the ...
22:51, 08/16/2019

Swedish scientist floats eating human flesh as solution to global climate change: reports A Swedish scientist speaking at Stockholm summit last week offered an unusual possible tactic in combating global climate change: eating human flesh....
12:34, 09/10/2019

FA Cup Final 2019: Prediction, Man City vs Watford lineups, odds, live stream, TV channel and head to head Manchester City have the chance to clinch an unprecedented domestic treble as they meet underdogs Watford in the FA Cup Final at Wembley later on today....
10:51, 05/18/2019

Walmart CEO praises Amazon and reveals what he admires most about the tech giant as the companies go head-to-head with Prime Day sales (WMT) Gareth Patterson / AP Images Walmart CEO Doug McMillon on Monday praised Amazon as the companies battle over competing sales on Prime Day. McMillon also admitted that Walmart "fell behind" on e-commerce and has been "playing catch-up." Visit Busines...
04:51, 07/16/2019

Mauricio Pochettino vs Jurgen Klopp: Tottenham vs Liverpool managers head to head before Champions League Final Saturday will be an historic night for either Mauricio Pochettino or Jurgen Klopp, with one manager set to lift the European Cup for the first time ever....
09:17, 06/01/2019

Johnson and Hunt prepare for head-to-head debate Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt are set to take part in a head-to-head debate this evening as they each bid to become the UK's next prime minister. ...
09:17, 07/09/2019

Watch An F1 Car And A Motorcycle Go Head-To-Head On A Slalom Test In case you’ve missed it, motorcycle racer Guy Martin and former Formula One driver David Coulthard have been competing in head-to-head challenges to examine the differences in science and technology between their two sports. It’s been a lot of fun—b...
02:00, 08/22/2019

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: ODI Head To Head Match Stats Pakistan will be overwhelming favourites when they meet Sri Lanka in their World Cup 2019 league match, not just on current form, but also by records....
15:00, 06/06/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro goes head-to-head with Galaxy S10 Plus in new speed test After an endless number of leaks, which seems to be par for the course for Android handset manufacturers these days, the OnePlus 7 Pro was officially introduced about two weeks ago. And while it’s sometimes easy to get bogged down with a seemin...
04:34, 05/29/2019

Brexit news latest: Nigel Farage floats Tory pact but threatens fight if deal returns Nigel Farage today signalled that his Brexit Party would be prepared to make a General Election pact with the Tories if they back a no-deal exit from the EU....
08:17, 08/28/2019

Serena Williams vs Simona Halep: Wimbledon 2019 final start time, odds, TV channel, live stream, head to head Serena Williams has found her form at the best possible time as she aims to win Wimbledon for an eighth time and seal a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles title....
18:34, 07/12/2019

Novak Djokovic vs Roger Federer: Wimbledon 2019 final start time, odds, TV channel, live stream, head to head Two of the greatest players in the history of tennis, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer, will go head-to-head once again in Sunday's men's singles Wimbledon final....
18:17, 07/14/2019

Malawi: Head to head race for the presidency Rigging fears, a rap song and the voice of Malawi's youth are all elements in next week's presidential election. Incumbent president Peter Mutharika is hoping to beat seven rivals to stay in office for a final term....
20:34, 05/16/2019

Tory leadership contest: Boris warns of 'serious price to pay' if Brexit deadline is extended as he goes head-to-head with rivals in TV debate Boris Johnson finally broke his cover to go head-to-head with his Tory leadership rivals live on television in a debate dominated by the prospect of a no-deal Brexit....
22:00, 06/18/2019

Briefly Backing Away From The 80s The cold front that sparked our early Monday morning round of showers will also usher in slightly cooler and less muggy air. We’ll back off the heat for a bit with Lexington’s highs in the 70s Monday and Tuesday. It’ll be a short br...
10:00, 05/20/2019

'America's Got Talent': Magicians Eric Chien, Dom Chambers go head-to-head for semifinal spot Tuesday’s episode marked the third and final round of quarterfinals, where 12 acts are battling it out for the last seven spots in the semifinals.        ...
17:17, 08/28/2019

Apple Music vs Spotify: the music streaming titans go head-to-head The music world has always been about rivalries. There's  Taylor Swift vs. Kanye, Tupac vs. Biggie, Eminem vs... everyone? Now, you can add a new rivalry to the mix: Spotify vs Apple Music. While there are any number of streaming servi...
20:34, 06/05/2019

IND vs SA: ODI Head To Head Match Stats, Win, Loss, Tied Match History India begin their World Cup 2019 campaign against South Africa on June 5. The Virat Kohli-led team will be hoping to add to South Africa's miseries as they have lost both their opening matches....
13:00, 06/04/2019

ENG vs PAK: ODI Head To Head Match Stats, Win, Loss, Tied Match History England got off to the best possible start in their effort to lift the World Cup 2019 while Pakistan were dealt a hefty blow by the West Indies. England would be hoping their superior ODI record comes......
14:00, 06/02/2019

Iran not backing down, says top US commander THE THREAT REMAINS: The top commander of U.S. forces in the Persian Gulf region says the threat from Iran that prompted the deployment of reinforcements to the area has not diminished....
14:34, 06/07/2019

Sam Beal is already backing up the Giants’ faith Sam Beal is certain the Giants made a wise move giving up a third-round pick in the 2019 NFL Draft to select him in the 2018 supplemental draft. “Oh yeah — they wouldn’t have been wrong if they got me in the first, promise you that,” Beal told The Po...
11:34, 05/21/2019

Labour split over backing for a second referendum Labour's ruling body is meeting to sign off the party's manifesto for the European elections, amid a bitter split between Jeremy Corbyn and his deputy Tom Watson over calls for a second Brexit referendum....
11:17, 04/30/2019

Guaido vs Maduro: Who is backing whom in Venezuela? Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido is attempting to oust socialist President Nicolas Maduro. In January he invoked the constitution to assume an interim presidency, arguing that Maduro's re-election in 2018 was illegitimate....
21:34, 04/30/2019

Pro-impeachment Dems not backing down after Mueller Democrats who favor impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump showed new signs of life Thursday even after former special counsel Robert Mueller’s uneven testimony this week failed to sway reluctant House leaders.Five Democrats publicly ...
02:34, 07/26/2019

The U.S. and Iran Are Backing Down From a Fight, Rhetorically The U.S. and Iran moved to defuse rising tensions Friday after a tense 24 hours in which the world waited to see if President Donald Trump would authorize military action for a shoot-down of a Navy drone. In a string of four morning tweets, Trump sai...
02:34, 06/22/2019

Mourinho wants same backing as Klopp and Guardiola at next club "Jose Mourinho is after a different managerial experience at his next club and he reckons he should be afforded the same treatment as Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola."...
02:00, 05/03/2019

Why Students for Life is backing paid leave Advocates for the anti-abortion organization Students for Life of America met with lawmakers this week to make the case for Republicans backing paid leave as part of their goal to eliminate abortions....
19:00, 05/24/2019

Trump isn’t backing down in battle with ‘Squad’ Dems President Trump on Tuesday launched a fresh round of attacks on four “radical left” freshman female lawmakers, asking why Democrats didn’t rush to “rebuke” what he called their “disgusting” comments. ​”The Democrat Congresswomen have been spewi...
06:00, 07/17/2019

New York officials hit back at Trump over backing NRA New York's governor assailed President Donald Trump on Monday for backing the National Rifle Association in its dispute with the state, accusing the U.S. leader of being afraid of the powerful gun lobby....
04:00, 04/30/2019

T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Gets Backing From FCC Chairman FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said he would back the more than $26 billion combination of cellphone carriers T-Mobile US and Sprint after the companies agreed to a package of concessions....
17:17, 05/20/2019

Congressman claims he was indicted for backing Trump A California congressman charged with using campaign donations to fund personal expenses and extramarital affairs claims he was targeted by liberal prosecutors for supporting Donald Trump for president....
04:34, 06/26/2019

T-Mobile, Sprint Get Merger Backing From FCC Chairman FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said he would back the more than $26 billion combination of cellphone carriers T-Mobile US and Sprint after the companies agreed to a package of concessions....
21:00, 05/20/2019

Fed's Powell, in Trump's crosshairs, gets backing from Congress Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell came to Capitol Hill on Wednesday with two goals: cementing the case for an interest rate cut at the end of this month, and bolstering his own congressional wall of protection against a president who has made a ...
05:17, 07/11/2019

Chad Wheeler not backing down from Giants’ job battle: ‘Still here’ The flowing hair of Chad Wheeler escapes out the back of his helmet and falls haphazardly onto his shoulders. It is a considerable length yet not the scraggly locks he longs to have. To locate the hirsute appearance he truly craves, look no further t...
04:17, 06/03/2019

Brown has 76ers' backing, will return next season Brett Brown will be back as head coach of the Philadelphia 76ers, ending speculation the team would make a change based on not reaching the Eastern Conference finals....
21:00, 05/14/2019

FCA may improve Renault merger bid to win French backing Fiat Chrysler is discussing with Renault an improved merger offer that would see the combined company's operations headquartered in France and the French state granted a seat on its board, sources told Reuters....
07:17, 06/03/2019

| Government pleads for SA netball backing from corporates The Portfolio Committee on Sports, Arts and Culture has urged sponsors to reward the South African netball team following their performance at the 2019 World Cup....
17:00, 07/22/2019

Papua New Guinea signals backing of Total LNG deal Papua New Guinea signalled on Sunday it was backing a previously agreed liquefied natural gas (LNG) deal with French oil major Total SA PA>, although it said that some terms still needed negotiating....
17:17, 08/04/2019

Trump accuses China of backing away from trade deal President Trump claimed Wednesday that the U.S. had a trade deal with China mostly complete in late April before Beijing tried to walk back concessions it made during the talks. Beijing has denied that it ever made the concessions and reportedly view...
12:34, 06/13/2019

How one analyst predicted Berkshire Hathaway backing Occidental Earlier this week, Berkshire Hathaway committed a $10 billion investment in Occidental Petroleum contingent on the company completing its proposed takeover of Anadarko Petroleum. Don Bilson, head of event-driven research at Gordon Haskett, joins "Squ...
16:51, 05/01/2019

Tech investor backing bid to buy W magazine from Condé Nast Tech investor Eric Crown is backing a bid by Marc Lotenberg, chief executive of Surface Media, to buy glossy fashion title W magazine from Condé Nast, according to a well-placed source. Crown, a prominent GOP donor who heads Tempe, Ariz.-based AZ Cro...
06:17, 05/25/2019

Cyprus seeks EU backing to counter Turkey’s gas drilling bid NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus says it will rally support from fellow European Union countries and others to counter Turkey’s bid to drill in waters where the east Mediterranean island nation has exclusive economic rights. Cypriot President Nico...
15:00, 05/08/2019

Cyprus seeks EU backing to counter Turkey's gas drilling bid Cyprus says it will rally support from fellow European Union countries and others to counter Turkey's bid to drill in waters where the east Mediterranean island nation has exclusive economic rights....
15:17, 05/08/2019

Trump: Iran 'better be careful' after backing away further from nuclear deal President Trump lobbed a strong warning to Iran on Sunday after the rogue nation announced it had ratcheted up its uranium enrichment beyond the limit allowed by the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers....
04:17, 07/08/2019

Grab commits $2 billion to Indonesia with SoftBank's backing Southeast Asian ride-hailing firm Grab on Monday said it will invest $2 billion into Indonesia over five years using capital from Japan's SoftBank Group Corp, marking its biggest commitment in the region's most populous market....
15:17, 07/29/2019

Moore picks up key backing for potential U.S. Fed board post Stephen Moore, President Donald Trump's pick for a seat on the U.S. Federal Reserve board, picked up a key endorsement from a Senate Republican on Thursday when Pennsylvania's Pat Toomey said he would be "inclined to support" the conservative comment...
15:34, 05/02/2019

Arizona family in police confrontation gets backing from Jay-Z group A philanthropy affiliated with Jay-Z's Roc Nation, said it is offering support an Arizona family after a confrontation with police in Phoenix last month following an alleged shoplifting incident....
23:34, 06/17/2019

Tory rebels not backing down in face of PM's sacking threat Conservative rebels say they have not been fazed by Boris Johnson's "back me or be sacked" threat and will support efforts to block a no-deal Brexit....
16:51, 09/02/2019

F1 drivers warned about backing-off Monza qualifying tactics Formula 1 drivers have been told by FIA race director Michael Masi not to use unnecessary backing-off tactics in qualifying at Monza, as they will risk receiving a grid penalty...
19:34, 09/07/2019

Why aren't Hong Kong's protesters backing down? – podcast Millions of people have taken to the streets over the past three weeks in opposition to an extradition law. The Guardian correspondent Emma Graham-Harrison discusses covering the demonstrations and what could happen next. Plus: Angie Zelter on why sh...
05:34, 06/27/2019

Trump Fed pick says he would win Senate backing if debate were over policy President Donald Trump's pick for a Federal Reserve Board seat, economic commentator Stephen Moore, said on Thursday he would win the Senate's needed backing for the post if the debate over his prospective nomination were about policy, Bloomberg Tele...
01:00, 05/03/2019

Bernie Sanders inches toward backing impeaching Trump Sen. Bernie Sanders on Wednesday inched closer to supporting impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, saying "it may be time" for the House Judiciary Committee to determine whether to start the process.“I do understand where House memb...
00:34, 05/23/2019

Amazon is backing Uber Eats rival Deliveroo in the UK Amazon's restaurant delivery service in the UK folded in late 2018, because it couldn't keep up with rivals like Deliveroo. Now, the corporation is subscribing to the old adage "if you can't beat 'em, join 'em" by becoming De...
12:17, 05/17/2019

AOC's Dem rival, Joe Crowley, now backing candidate against hers in New York DA race Former U.S. Rep. Joe Crowley may get his revenge by proxy on Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in a district attorney race -- after being embarrassingly dethroned last year....
14:34, 06/21/2019

Caf Ex-Co 'almost unanimous' in backing move to bring in Samoura - Pinnick Caf's Ex-Co was 'almost unanimous' in backing the move to bring in Fifa's Fatma Samoura to work with the African football body, according to the head of Nigeria's FA, Amaju Pinnick....
09:17, 07/18/2019

Michael Sheen: Why I’m backing Cardiff’s Homeless World Cup Hollywood actor hopes tournament can help highlight poverty in WalesMichael Sheen, star of Good Omens and Masters of Sex, is this weekend preparing for his next, possibly most challenging, role. But his latest production will play out on football pit...
15:17, 07/13/2019

BJP Set To Clinch A Rajya Sabha Seat From Odisha With BJD Backing The Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday named Ashwini Baishnab, a former bureaucrat, as its candidate for the Rajya Sabha bypolls in Odisha, with the state's ruling Biju Janata Dal also announcing its......
01:51, 06/22/2019

Democratic official gets party backing for Graham challenge COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A top Democratic National Committee official has gotten party backing in his challenge to U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina. The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee announced its endorsement Thursday of DNC associa...
17:51, 05/30/2019

Russian boxing powerbroker says govt not backing $16M offer The Russian boxing powerbroker behind a $16 million cash offer aimed at keeping the sport in the Olympics has denied the government is funding his campaign        ...
14:17, 05/16/2019

Amazon squares up to Uber with backing for UK food app Deliveroo Amazon has taken a stake in British online food delivery company Deliveroo, leading a $575 million fundraising to pit itself against Uber Eats in the global race to dominate the market for takeaway meals....
13:00, 05/17/2019

WSJ: Facebook's cryptocurrency finds backing from PayPal and Uber Facebook has secured some pretty big backers for Project Libra, according to The Wall Street Journal. PayPal, Uber, Visa and Mastercard are reportedly investing around $10 million each in the social network's cryptocurrency. Other investors incl...
10:34, 06/14/2019

Donald Trump offers his backing to Boris Johnson to become PM US president says Conservative party leadership frontrunner will ‘straighten out’ BrexitDonald Trump has offered his backing to Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become the UK’s prime minister next week, saying he will succeed in pushing through Brex...
22:17, 07/19/2019

Grenfell supplier secures private equity backing One of the suppliers of materials to Grenfell Tower has signed a multimillion pound deal that involves a European investment fund buying out its founding shareholder....
13:51, 06/26/2019

Senator probing federal backing of loans to Subway franchisees Fast-food chain Subway has raised the ire of a US senator, The Post has learned. US Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) is investigating the federal government’s backing of loans to Subway franchisees amid complaints — first reported by The Post — t...
04:34, 05/23/2019

First gay couple to play Wimbledon doubles call for backing from the sport Alison van Uytvanck and Greet Minnen say support for same-sex relationships in tennis would help male playersThe first openly gay couple to team up in the doubles at Wimbledon have urged more people in the game to express their support for same-sex r...
02:17, 07/04/2019

Iowa man charged after backing over child with lawnmower while intoxicated, police say Tanner J. Miller, who was driving the lawnmower at the child's home when he backed over the child, was charged with operating while intoxicated.        ...
19:34, 06/07/2019

A GOP governor wants to cancel a Nike contract, but the city it’s headed for isn’t backing down Even though prominent Republicans across the country have threatened to boycott Nike, an 83,000 person city in Arizona said it will still honor the agreement it made with the company to bring a factory to town....
03:34, 07/03/2019

AOC's backing boosts New York progressive in local Democratic primary Political newcomer Tiffany Caban, an insurgent progressive Democrat endorsed by U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, led a nationally watched primary race for district attorney in the New York City borough of Queens on Tuesday....
07:34, 06/26/2019

Ajit Pai works to cap funding for rural and poor people, gets GOP backing Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | metamorworks) The Federal Communications Commission has preliminarily voted to cap spending on the FCC's Universal Service programs, which deploy broadband to poor people and to rural and other underserved areas. The...
16:17, 06/04/2019

Solskjaer Happy With Manchester United Backing, Expects More New Signings Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is happy with the recruitment of Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Daniel James in a change of strategy in the transfer market, focused on younger British players....
06:17, 07/06/2019

Cuomo — at odds with AOC — defends backing Katz in Queens DA race Gov. Andrew Cuomo defended his endorsement of Melinda Katz for Queens District Attorney in a proxy battle with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who is backing an insurgent Democratic socialist candidate, Tiffany Caban....
12:17, 06/05/2019

A top Democratic fundraiser who bailed on Joe Biden is now backing Kamala Harris Former Vice President Joe Biden's lead 2020 fundraiser in the Bay Area has switched allegiances to Sen. Kamala Harris after walking away from him last month....
23:17, 07/26/2019

Dem rivals rebuke Biden for not backing abortion rule repeal Joe Biden is under fire from his Democratic presidential rivals and women's rights advocates for his contorted defense of a decades-old prohibition on federal money paying for abortions....
23:00, 06/05/2019

Exclusive: FCA discusses improved Renault merger bid to win French backing Fiat Chrysler is discussing a Renault special dividend and stronger job guarantees in a bid to persuade the French government to back its proposed merger between the carmakers, sources close to the discussions said....
20:51, 06/02/2019

Joe Biden stirs anger by backing 40-year-old 'discriminatory' abortion law Campaign confirms Biden still supports the Hyde amendment, a law that bars the government from paying for abortion servicesReproductive rights groups have criticized the US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden for supporting an abortion restri...
01:17, 06/06/2019

Novak Djokovic gives a qualified backing to disgraced Justin Gimelsto • World No 1 leaves door open for American• Gimelstob resigned from ATP players’ councilAt the risk of catapulting Justin Gimelstob into a stratosphere beyond the imaginings of his own ego, Novak Djokovic on Monday first buried his old friend then pr...
23:34, 05/06/2019

Emotional Theresa May gives Boris backing and calls for Corbyn to quit on last day as PM THERESA May’s voice wobbled slightly as she delivered her farewell speech outside Number 10 this afternoon when she paid tribute to her "greatest friend"....
16:34, 07/24/2019

Sturm Ruger directors get backing, may start shareholder talks All director nominees at gunmaker Sturm Ruger & Co received a majority of support from investors, including three criticized by a top proxy adviser, a securities filing showed on Monday....
02:51, 05/14/2019

Pompeo to Europe to seek backing, easing of Iran tensions WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is seeking European support and a potential diplomatic climb-down to ease rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran. Even as the Trump administration revels in its “maximum pressure” campai...
19:51, 05/30/2019

Greece’s Tsipras faces confidence vote after backing ally ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek lawmakers are holding a vote of confidence in the left-wing government, after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras turned a censure motion against a junior minister into a test of his entire administration. Tsipras is expected to...
13:00, 05/10/2019

Charlotte lawmakers float backing out of hosting Republican convention The odds are extremely slim, but some leaders in Charlotte, North Carolina are holding out hope that the city might be able to find a way to back out of their agreement with the Republican National Committee to host the GOP’s presidential nominating ...
03:00, 07/24/2019

China blames US for backing Hong Kong 'violent separatists' The US should stop sending the wrong signals to "violent" protesters in Hong Kong, China has warned. Washington has raised a travel warning as further demonstrations are planned....
17:51, 08/08/2019

Spain's Sanchez to meet with Podemos, others to seek backing for government Spain's acting prime minister Pedro Sanchez said on Friday he would meet next month with far-left Unidas Podemos and regional parties including Catalan separatists, in a bid to strike a deal on forming a government and avoiding snap elections....
13:17, 08/09/2019

Boeing seen winning renewed backing from 737 buyer at air show - source Boeing may win a significant reconfirmation of support from a buyer of the 737 MAX passenger jet at the Paris Airshow on Tuesday, an industry source said....
17:51, 06/18/2019

Boeing seen winning renewed backing from 737 buyer at air show: source Boeing may win a significant reconfirmation of support from a buyer of the 737 MAX passenger jet at the Paris Airshow on Tuesday, an industry source said....
18:00, 06/18/2019

Xiaomi reportedly disbands Mi VR team, but Facebook is still backing Oculus Go A report claims that Facebook's development partner for Oculus Go, Xiaomi, has laid off the dozen-person team responsible for Go's twin, the Mi VR headset.Read More...
06:17, 08/06/2019

New York officials hit back at Trump over backing NRA gun-rights group New York's governor assailed President Donald Trump on Monday for backing the National Rifle Association in its dispute with the state, accusing the U.S. leader of being afraid of the powerful gun lobby....
00:00, 04/30/2019

Who is the billionaire Equinox owner taking heat for backing Trump? Stephen Ross is one of the most successful real estate developers America has ever known. But he kept a relatively low profile until reports emerged that would host a fundraiser for President Donald Trump...
07:51, 08/09/2019

Moderate Democrats fret they made a ‘big mistake’ backing Barr Three Senate Democrats voted for William Barr to be attorney general. Now at least two of them say they might have made a mistake.After revelations that special counsel Robert Mueller took issue with Barr’s presentation of the Russia investigation fi...
14:51, 05/02/2019

State GOP blast Dems over backing controversial bail reform law ALBANY — Democratic lawmakers are having buyers remorse after voting for a law that allows many criminal defendants to be released without bail pending trial, Republicans charge. On Monday, a contingency headed by Long Island state Senators Jim Gaugh...
13:00, 06/11/2019

Trump criticizes automakers for not backing fuel economy rollback U.S. President Donald Trump chastised automakers on Wednesday for not backing his administration's plan to roll back Obama-era fuel efficiency rules....
18:00, 08/21/2019

Visa, Uber, and PayPal Are Reportedly Backing Facebook's Cryptocurrency After months of rumors, it appears a Facebook cryptocurrency is imminent. Reports last week said its planned launch is slated for June 18, and now it appears that the cryptocurrency, Libra, has some legit backers, according to the Wall Street Journal...
21:51, 06/14/2019

German tourist gets court backing in case over holiday gone wrong The case involved a young boy who was injured after walking into a glass door on vacation in Gran Canaria. An attempt to seek damages has failed so far, but it was given a second chance by Germany's highest civil court....
23:34, 06/25/2019

First peanut allergy therapy gets backing from U.S. regulators' expert advisers A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel on Friday recommended approving the first therapy for peanut allergies, which affect over 1.6 million children in the United States, despite raising concerns about the risk of severe allergic reactio...
23:51, 09/13/2019

Mexico wants U.S. backing for Central America development plan to stem migration Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday he had ordered his foreign minister to seek a pact with the United States, Canada and other nations in support of a development plan for Central America to control immigration....
17:34, 05/20/2019

UK's Hammond: Backing a 'no deal' Brexit means deliberately harming economy British finance minister Philip Hammond will on Tuesday warn that those pushing for Britain to leave the European Union without a deal would be doing deliberate damage to the British economy....
22:51, 05/20/2019

'It's fearmongering': talk of coup fails to impress Brexit-backing Grays Residents of town in Thurrock, which voted 72% to leave, applaud Boris Johnson’s suspension of parliamentFollow all the day’s political developments liveTalk of coups and warnings about threats to democracy were given short shrift by high-street shop...
18:17, 08/29/2019

Sanders supporters fearful DNC now backing Biden like it backed Clinton: report Some supporters of 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders say they are seeing a repeat of the Democratic National Committee’s 2016 treatment of their candidate, according to a report....
10:51, 05/30/2019

Lawmaker accuses doctor of backing vaccine ‘mandates’ to boost profits A Texas lawmaker and a pro-vaccine doctor got into a Twitter spat on Tuesday when the Republican representative accused the pediatrician of peddling “sorcery” and accused those defending science of being “typical leftist(s) trying to take credi...
09:17, 05/09/2019

Seagate’s compact, budget hard drives are perfect for backing up data on the go If you need to back up your data for work, school, or play, there are loads of hard drives out there waiting to be filled to the brim with your precious files. And I’ve got some good news for you: they’re getting cheaper and smaller – like Seagate’s ...
18:00, 06/07/2019

| Russian swim star denies taking bribe for backing Rio Olympic bid Russian swimming great Alexander Popov has reacted furiously to allegations he took a bribe in exchange for supporting Rio de Janeiro as host of the 2016 Olympics....
13:00, 07/05/2019

Why Asia's Biggest Economies Are Backing Hydrogen Fuel Cell Cars Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles (FCVs) have been upstaged by electric vehicles, which are increasingly becoming a mainstream option due to the success of Tesla Inc'sluxury cars as well as sales and......
11:17, 09/18/2019

Megan Rapinoe not backing off anti-White House visit stance Megan Rapinoe stands by almost every word she said. The U.S. Women’s National Team captain, who drew the ire of President Trump when video was released this week — by soccer magazine Eight by Eight — of Rapinoe saying, “I’m not goin...
22:51, 06/27/2019

May’s final effort to win backing falls flat as MPs reject ‘new' Brexit deal Politicians from across the House shoot down repackaged offer in major blow to PMFollow the latest political developments - liveTheresa May’s final attempt to patch together a parliamentary majority for Brexit appears to have backfired after her 10-p...
22:34, 05/21/2019

Rouhani announces 'third step' in backing out of nuclear deal-- developing centrifuges President Hassan Rouhani announced Wednesday that Iran will take its "third step" in scaling back commitments it made to the 2015 nuclear deal by developing centrifuges to speed up the enrichment of Uranium. ...
05:51, 09/05/2019

Trump mulls backing Justin Amash primary challenger: report President Trump has reportedly discussed the possibility of backing a primary challenger to Republican Rep. Justin Amash who came out in favor of impeaching the president over the Mueller Report’s findings weeks ago....
13:00, 06/13/2019

Deutsche Telekom: U.S. DoJ backing for T-Mobile-Sprint deal a major milestone Deutsche Telekom said on Thursday that the U.S. Department of Justice's support for its T-Mobile US unit to merge with Sprint was a major milestone, and that it was committed to growing the combined business....
11:17, 08/08/2019

Trump slams Dems for backing health care for undocumented immigrants President Trump blasted the contestants in the second Democratic presidential debate on Thursday when they all declared their support for health care coverage for undocumented immigrants. All of the candidates — including former Vice President Joe Bi...
08:00, 06/28/2019

Qantas seeks backing from pilots, regulator for record-long routes Qantas Airways, which hopes to buy planes this year for record-breaking 21-hour flights between Sydney and London, has two hurdles left to overcome: getting pilots and Australia's aviation regulator to agree to unprecedented duty times....
03:00, 05/01/2019

City simulator wins VC backing as investors seek driverless car exposure Venture capital investors backed Immense Simulations, a British software company which creates interactive replicas of cities, on Tuesday in the latest sign of money pouring into firms that stand to gain from driverless vehicles becoming more mainstr...
04:34, 05/21/2019

Backing Stewart, junior defence minister Ellwood says Johnson needs to be tested Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, should be tested in the leadership contest and the person to challenge him is international aid minister Rory Stewart, junior defence minister Tobias Ellwood said on Sunday....
10:51, 06/16/2019

Mexico wants U.S. backing for development plan to stem Central American migration Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday he had ordered his foreign minister to seek a pact with the United States, Canada and other nations in support of a development plan for Central America to control immigration....
03:34, 05/21/2019

Backing Stewart, junior defense minister Ellwood says Johnson needs to be tested Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, should be tested in the leadership contest and the person to challenge him is international aid minister Rory Stewart, junior defense minister Tobias Ellwood said on Sunday....
12:00, 06/16/2019

Saudi Arabia and Russia among 37 states backing China's Xinjiang policy Saudi Arabia, Russia and 35 other states have written to the United Nations supporting China's policies in its western region of Xinjiang, according to a copy of the letter seen by Reuters on Friday, in contrast to strong Western criticism....
19:34, 07/12/2019

'He's no Abraham Lincoln': Libya U.N. envoy warns against backing eastern commander The United Nations envoy for Libya on Monday warned countries tempted to continue backing eastern strongman Khalifa Haftar that he was no democrat and his political agenda was not supported by most Libyans....
17:17, 04/29/2019

With coalition deal close, Spain's Sanchez seeks parliament's backing as PM Spain's acting prime minister Pedro Sanchez laid out his main priorities for government to parliament on Monday, as lawmakers in his party and its likely coalition ally said the time had come to confirm him in the job....
15:34, 07/22/2019

Professor Backing Students Refusing To Chant "Mamata Zindabad" Thrashed On Sunday, the students' wing of Trinamool Congress will observe its foundation day with a rally in Kolkata. Mamata Banerjee is always the main speaker at the rally. This time, there are concerns she......
19:00, 07/25/2019

UPDATE 1-Deutsche Telekom wins SK Telecom backing for venture arm; 5G JV agreed Deutsche Telekom's venture capital arm said on Tuesday it was closing its second fund to new money after raising $350 million to invest in software service companies that are powering digital transformation....
14:17, 06/25/2019

Michaela Watkins and Micah Stock on backing out of running a half marathon In Brittany Runs A Marathon, Michaela Watkins and Micah Stock play Jillian Bell’s running buddies. As Catherine, Watkins is the woman who seems to have it all—including an innate talent for running. As Seth, Stock is Bell’s fellow back-of-the-packer,...
20:00, 08/20/2019

Labour MP reported to chief whip for backing anti-LGBT protest A Labour MP has been reported to the party's chief whip for telling campaigners protesting against LGBT teaching at a primary school "you're right"....
11:51, 06/09/2019

Trump attacks Ford Motor for not backing fuel economy rollback U.S. President Donald Trump stepped up a series of attacks on automakers on Wednesday for not backing his administration's plan to roll back Obama-era fuel efficiency rules, singling out Ford Motor Co in particular for backing a deal with California ...
04:34, 08/22/2019

Saudi Arabia defends letter backing China's Xinjiang policy Saudi Arabia on Thursday defended signing a letter along with 36 other countries in support of China's policies in its western region of Xinjiang, where the United Nations says at least 1 million ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims have been detained....
06:34, 07/19/2019

Opinion: US women aren't backing off at World Cup as they dominate Chile Carli Lloyd becomes the first player with a goal in six consecutive World Cup games in the Americans' 3-0 rout against Chile on Sunday.       ...
23:51, 06/16/2019

FCA-Renault deal revival hinges on Nissan backing, French role Fiat Chrysler CEO Mike Manley may have met with Renault executives in Paris to begin new talks over a merger between the two automakers, an Italian newspaper reported. Reviving the deal depends on winning the support of Nissan and the French governme...
13:34, 06/16/2019

Sajid Javid wins backing of Ruth Davidson for Tory party leader Sajid Javid's leadership campaign has received a boost with an endorsement from Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson, who has said he would make a "Prime Minister to be proud of"....
18:51, 06/09/2019

Rosario Dawson is dating a 2020 presidential candidate (Cory Booker) but not backing one Rosario Dawson is dating presidential candidate Cory Booker. But don't expect her to endorse him. She says the key is getting people out to vote.        ...
14:18, 09/09/2019

Union backing de Blasio 2020 bid scores major City Hall favor Mayor Bill de Blasio has ordered the Department of City Planning to study mandatory permitting for all new hotels across the city, an unprecedented move that would give the politically powerful Hotel Trades Council tremendous leverage. The move comes...
06:17, 08/27/2019

AMI investor may join group backing Jimmy Cohen’s National Enquirer deal Meet the new boss, same as the old boss? Leon Cooperman, the investor who heads Omega Advisors and owns about 10% of American Media Inc., may join the investment team that is backing Hudson News Chief Executive Jimmy Cohen’s $100 million deal to buy ...
07:17, 05/22/2019

UK's Andrea Leadsom considers backing Sajid Javid in leadership race: The Times The UK's Andrea Leadsom, who was defeated in the first round of a leadership contest, is now considering supporting interior minister Sajid Javid in the leadership race to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May, The Times reported....
04:34, 06/14/2019

Mexico president accused of hypocrisy for backing tough anti-protest laws Andrés Manuel López Obrador – who made his name as a protester – backs laws that could see activists jailed for 20 yearsMexico’s president – a man who made his name blockading Pemex petroleum installations in southeastern Tabasco state – has been cri...
07:17, 07/30/2019

Maid of honor considers backing out of friend's wedding at last minute after best man's shocking behavior The best man – whom she’s supposed to walk with, arm-in-arm, down the aisle – is a very recent ex-fiance who just admitted to cheating on her with multiple prostitutes....
21:17, 05/07/2019

Texas lawmaker accuses doctor of backing vaccine 'mandates' to boost profits A Texas lawmaker and a pro-vaccine doctor got into a Twitter spat on Tuesday when the Republican representative accused the pediatrician of peddling “sorcery” and accused those defending science of being "typical leftist(s) trying to take credit for ...
22:51, 05/08/2019

Lord Heseltine has Tory whip suspended after backing Lib Dems in European elections Former deputy prime minister Lord Michael Heseltine has had the Tory whip suspended after saying he would vote Liberal Democrat at the European elections....
23:34, 05/20/2019

UPDATE 2-Trump attacks Ford Motor for not backing fuel economy rollback U.S. President Donald Trump stepped up a series of attacks on automakers on Wednesday for not backing his administration's plan to roll back Obama-era fuel efficiency rules, singling out Ford Motor Co in particular for backing a deal with California ...
07:00, 08/22/2019

Gannett wins backing of shareholder advisory firm Glass Lewis in fight with MNG A shareholder advisory service sided with Gannett in its effort to fend off the hostile takeover attempt of a hedge fund-controlled newspaper company.        ...
18:34, 05/07/2019

Joe Biden lines up backing from Paramount CEO after losing bundler in wake of debate performance Paramount CEO Jim Gianopulos is planning to help Joe Biden in 2020 fundraising battle. The developments show that many of Biden's top financial supporters are shrugging off the recent run of negative headlines....
18:00, 07/02/2019

Yves Guillemot interview — Ubisoft is backing new platforms like Google Stadia to expand gaming Yves Guillemot wants gaming to reach billions more people. That’s why the CEO of Ubisoft, one of the world’s biggest video game companies, welcomes cloud gaming platforms such as the newly announced Google Stadia. In advance of the Electr...
17:17, 06/09/2019

Top Trudeau ally offers backing as Canada ethics scandal flares back into life Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday won the backing of a key ally in the aftermath of damning ethics report that could hurt the ruling Liberal Party's chances of reelection in October....
19:17, 08/15/2019

City simulator wins venture capital backing as investors seek driverless car exposure Venture capital investors backed Immense Simulations, a British software company which creates interactive replicas of cities, on Tuesday in the latest sign of money pouring into firms that stand to gain from driverless vehicles becoming more mainstr...
04:00, 05/21/2019

Pushing the limits: Qantas seeks backing from pilots, regulator for record-long routes Qantas Airways Ltd, which hopes to buy planes this year for record-breaking 21-hour flights between Sydney and London has two hurdles left to overcome: getting pilots and Australia's aviation regulator to agree to unprecedented duty times....
02:51, 05/01/2019

Trump doubles down on backing Boris Johnson as next British prime minister ahead of UK visit President Trump, in an interview published Saturday, doubled down on his backing of former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to replace outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May -- saying the blustery Brexiteer would do “an excellent job.”...
17:51, 06/01/2019

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell's Approach to Interest-Rate Policy Wins Bipartisan Backing President Trump’s relentless public criticism of the man he picked to run the Federal Reserve, Jerome Powell, isn’t broadly shared by lawmakers who confirmed the central bank leader to his post last year....
14:17, 07/09/2019

Dominic Raab sets out vision for Conservative Party after receiving backing to replace Theresa May Tories should slash the basic rate of income tax and promote optimism about the country's future to win the next election, Dominic Raab said as he set out his hopes for the party....
14:17, 05/05/2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Backing a Liberal Challenger to a Democratic House Colleague for the First Time (WASHINGTON) — Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is making her first endorsement of a liberal challenger to an incumbent House Democrat, backing Marie Newman in the primary against eight-term Rep. Daniel Lipinski in Illinois. The New York congressw...
00:34, 09/18/2019

Feinstein backing Biden for president, snubbing fellow Californian Kamala Harris: report U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., is snubbing her home state's junior senator, Kamala Harris, to endorse former Vice President Joe Biden for president, according to a report....
11:34, 05/08/2019

China orders Cathay Pacific to suspend staff backing Hong Kong protests China's aviation regulator on Friday demanded Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific Airways suspend personnel who have engaged in illegal protests in the city from staffing flights into its airspace from August 10....
17:34, 08/09/2019

The Miami Dolphins’ billionaire owner is getting blitzed for backing Trump. Companies he’s invested in are taking the hits. Stephen Ross said in a statement that he has known the president for 40 years and cited the economy and job creation as his reason for “engagement with our leaders.” That did not go over well with those in the Trump resistance....
23:51, 08/08/2019

Colts coach Frank Reich gives Adam Vinatieri full backing amid kicker's struggles NFL all-time leading scorer and 46-year-old Adam Vinatieri is holding onto his position with the Colts despite his struggles in the first two weeks.       ...
10:00, 09/17/2019

Heidi Allen offered to quit as ChangeUK leader in tactical voting row about Remainers backing Lib Dems Heidi Allen says she offered to quit as Change UK's leader in a row over whether Remainers should back the Liberal Democrats outside London and south east England....
22:00, 05/22/2019

Maher slams far-left Dems for backing anti-Israel BDS movement: A 'bulls--- purity test' "Real Time" host Bill Maher spent part of Friday's show slamming the anti-Israel Boycott, Divest, and Sanction (BDS) movement, calling it a "bulls--- purity test."...
10:17, 08/17/2019

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 question, Tehran said....
19:51, 08/25/2019

Macron says 3 candidates for top EU job have been ruled out BRUSSELS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron says three top candidates to become head of the European Union’s powerful executive body have been rejected by the bloc’s leaders. Speaking after an EU summit Friday, Macron said “the...
15:51, 06/21/2019

Why Zuckerberg had to impress Macron One day after a Facebook co-founder called for the company to be broken up, Mark Zuckerberg met with a man with the power to influence whether that actually happens....
10:51, 05/13/2019

Watford boss Javi Gracia retains backing of squad and club hierarchy after wretched start to season Javi Gracia has the backing of the Watford dressing room as he bids to turn around a difficult start to the season against Coventry City on Tuesday night....
11:51, 08/27/2019

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 country's lower house on Wednesday....
18:34, 06/26/2019

Macron says will meet Iranians before G7 summit France’s president said on Wednesday he would meet Iranian officials ahead of this weekend's G7 summit and make proposals to help de-escalate tensions between Washington and Tehran....
21:00, 08/21/2019

Macron says it is not France's aim to block Huawei French President Emmanuel Macron said it was not the aim of France to block Huawei, nor to launch any form of technological war, a day after the U.S. government moved to blacklist the Chinese telecoms giant....
14:17, 05/16/2019

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 follow....
23:18, 09/13/2019

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....
23:17, 05/28/2019

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' friendship....
22:00, 06/11/2019

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 candidates at this stage....
23:00, 05/28/2019

Germany’s Merkel sits through anthems again German Chancellor Angela Merkel has again sat through national anthems at a military honors ceremony after three recent incidents in which her body shook during similar events...
13:34, 07/16/2019

Germany's Merkel seen shaking again in Berlin Angela Merkel's 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 soar in Berlin....
12:17, 06/27/2019

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....
02:17, 08/15/2019

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."...
23:00, 06/27/2019

Merkel's conservatives rule out cooperation with far-right AfD Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on Monday ruled out any form of cooperation with Alternative for Germany (AfD), saying the far-right party's anti-immigrant rhetoric was contributing to an atmosphere of hate that encourages political violence...
17:51, 06/24/2019

| 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....
07:00, 06/23/2019

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 street art walls....
17:34, 07/16/2019

Merkel seen shaking for third time in weeks German Chancellor Angela Merkel was seen shaking as she met Finland's visiting prime minister on Wednesday — her third bout within the last month....
14:34, 07/10/2019

Angela Merkel: We need to fight for Europe Populism, Russian election-meddling, Chinese economic power: the list of challenges facing the EU is long, says the German chancellor. In a wide-ranging interview, she set out what Europe needs to do to survive....
16:34, 05/16/2019

Merkel: No need for fiscal stimulus package right now German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday she did not see any need for a fiscal stimulus package to counter the effects of a slowing economy, but she added that Berlin would continue to pursue a high level of public investment....
18:17, 08/13/2019

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 defuse tensions....
17:17, 08/25/2019

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....
02:17, 09/17/2019

Trump, Macron speak in meeting ahead of G7 US President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron had a private lunch before the start of the Group of Seven summit in Biarritz on Saturday. (August 24)        ...
04:51, 08/25/2019

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....
18:17, 08/27/2019

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....
18:51, 08/27/2019

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 nuclear weapon. ​”I don’t think we have differenc...
18:34, 06/06/2019

Macron's party falls behind Le Pen's far right in EU election poll The party of far-right leader Marine Le Pen will top the upcoming European Parliament elections with 22 percent of the vote, just ahead of President Emmanuel Macron's REM party, an Ipsos poll released on Sunday....
00:34, 05/06/2019

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"....
16:17, 08/23/2019

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....
22:51, 08/23/2019

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....
10:17, 06/10/2019

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....
01:51, 08/27/2019

Macron wants "strong", competent personalities for EU top jobs French President Emmanuel Macron said he wanted strong, competent officials to lead European institutions in the next five years, regardless of their nationality, but stuck to his opinion that EU leaders, not parliament, should pick them....
20:00, 05/09/2019

UK PM Johnson set out Brexit position to France's Macron British Prime minister Boris Johnson spoke with French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday night, Johnson's spokesman told reporters, saying the new British leader used the call to set out his position on Brexit....
13:34, 07/26/2019

France's Macron says Europe must renew itself or fall The European Union must focus on climate, security and growth after continent-wide elections in two weeks, or fall, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday as its leaders met in Romania to chart the way forward following Brexit....
16:34, 05/09/2019

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 Macron to step in....
11:51, 08/23/2019

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 scientist Jörg Himmelreich....
23:34, 07/05/2019

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. ...
18:51, 08/23/2019

G7 Summit: Emmanuel Macron's nightmare in Biarritz The US-China trade war and forest fires in the Amazon are set to dominate the latest G7 summit in France. President Emmanuel Macron is doing everything he can to prevent a total debacle, but it's no easy task....
11:51, 08/24/2019

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 to her cause, enlarging her base....
17:17, 05/27/2019

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....
19:17, 08/26/2019

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.        ...
22:51, 06/06/2019

Macron, Chastened by Yellow Vest Protests, Says ‘I Can Do Better’ President Emmanuel Macron, at the first news conference of his presidency, showed the wear of the economic and social protests that have torn France....
18:34, 04/28/2019

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 “polluting” the EU after 31 October, and that Europea...
23:17, 05/22/2019

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" pension system....
15:34, 09/13/2019

Bac to the Future: Macron Modernizes a Napoleon-Era Exam The French president is making good on a campaign promise to overhaul the sacred cow of the country’s education system: the feared baccalauréat exam....
17:00, 09/05/2019

Bolsonaro wants Macron's apology before taking G7 Amazonia aid The Brazilian president said he will only accept $20 million anti-fire funds from the G7 if Macron withdraws "insults". However, a spokesman later appeared to backtrack on those demands, instead insisting on control....
07:51, 08/28/2019

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 by CNN’s Christiane Amanpour in Berlin, said ...
12:34, 05/28/2019

Germany’s Merkel squelches speculation about future EU job BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel has squelched a new bout of speculation that she might seek a top European job after standing down as Germany’s leader. Merkel last year gave up the leadership of her center-right party and said she wouldn...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Merkel wants clear majority behind EU jobs package German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday it was important to secure a decent-sized majority behind a package of top European Union jobs, and that all the eastern European Visegrad countries or Italy should not be overruled....
13:51, 07/01/2019

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....
16:51, 09/06/2019

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 was affecting the whole world and she hoped it would be resolved soon....
16:51, 09/06/2019

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" is fit for the job....
17:34, 06/12/2019

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....
19:51, 08/31/2019

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....
14:51, 09/06/2019

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....
18:34, 05/29/2019

Merkel calls for Europe to stand up against far-right parties German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Saturday for Europe to push back against far-right parties, saying populist movements wanted to destroy core European values such as fighting corruption and protecting minorities....
20:34, 05/18/2019

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.        ...
19:34, 06/18/2019

Angela Merkel blames dehydration for shakes German chancellor started to shake in hot Berlin sun while welcoming Ukraine presidentAngela Merkel has blamed dehydration after she started to visibly shake in the hot Berlin sun while welcoming the Ukrainian president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, to the G...
16:51, 06/18/2019

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 stage while highlighting the French president’s abili...
00:17, 07/05/2019

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 third time in as many weeks when standing a day ear...
13:51, 07/12/2019

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 Maximiliane Koschyk....
21:34, 09/08/2019

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, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday....
15:00, 07/11/2019

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....
08:17, 06/19/2019

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," leaked documents suggest....
05:51, 08/17/2019

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 condition....
15:00, 07/11/2019

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 the bloc, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said....
18:00, 07/05/2019

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....
09:34, 05/24/2019

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....
03:17, 07/14/2019

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 insisted she was fine and that “just as it happened on...
18:17, 07/10/2019

Merkel says Croatia's euro ambitions very realistic German chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday Croatia was well on track to join the European common currency by 2024, citing the youngest EU member's economic development....
20:51, 05/18/2019

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....
23:17, 07/02/2019

Merkel says trade deal with U.S. of 'existential importance' German Chancellor Angela Merkel described a future trade agreement between the European Union and United States as being of existential importance, saying she would keep trying to make progress despite the "regrettable" opposition from France....
12:34, 06/04/2019

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....
13:34, 06/04/2019

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....
15:00, 07/10/2019

The Latest: Merkel: Britain will “find its way” on Brexit German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she trusts that Britain will “find its way” on Brexit under a new prime minister, but isn’t saying whether she advocates a further delay to its exit from the European Union or a new referendum...
13:17, 07/19/2019

Germany’s Merkel urges crackdown on far-right extremists Chancellor Angela Merkel said the German government is “very, very serious” about fighting far-right extremism after a man with anti-migrant views allegedly killed a regional official from her party...
15:51, 06/22/2019

Merkel's CDU plans tough consequences for far-right AfD cooperation The center-right has taken a tough stance against any members who might suggest a coalition with the nationalist AfD. The CDU called the AfD a party that "tolerates anti-Semitism and racism" and far-right extremism....
23:17, 06/24/2019

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” and he’s “glad to have her as a f...
04:17, 06/28/2019

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 a week at a public event, her spokesperson has sa...
16:51, 06/27/2019

Merkel to fly with two German government Airbus A340s to G20 German government planes are famous for breaking down at inopportune moments. The airforce said they have a cunning plan to make sure there won't be another fiasco when Angela Merkel flies again this week....
23:51, 06/26/2019

Germany’s Merkel fends off worries about her health German Chancellor Angela Merkel is fending off worries about her health, saying that she has a personal interest in staying healthy and having a life after politics....
14:34, 07/19/2019

Merkel fan accidentally grounds chancellor’s plane BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government plane has been grounded by an excited fan who jumped out of her van to take a photo of it at Dortmund airport but forgot to put the parking brake on, and the vehicle rolled slowly into the nos...
14:00, 05/14/2019

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 the weekend....
14:17, 06/09/2019

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. Hans-Georg Maassen is the noisiest member of the conservative wing of Angela Merkel's CDU....
09:00, 07/22/2019

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....
06:34, 07/17/2019

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 further concern for the wellbeing of the German chancellor....
10:51, 06/27/2019

Germany's Merkel seen shaking for second time this month German Chancellor Angela Merkel was seen shaking as she met President Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Thursday, her second such bout within two weeks, but her spokesman said she was fine....
12:17, 06/27/2019

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 feeling encouraged?...
03:00, 08/23/2019

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 with the ruling coalition....
22:00, 06/08/2019

France's Emmanuel Macron Says Climate "Red Line" At G20 Summit France will not sign any final statement at this week's G20 summit that does not commit to ambitious climate goals, President Emmanuel Macron said Wednesday, calling climate issues a "red line"....
23:17, 06/26/2019

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 Moscow, the French presidency said in a statement....
20:51, 09/08/2019

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....
15:34, 08/22/2019

Macron calls for 'little gestures' to defuse U.S.-Iran tensions French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday said Iran and world powers including the United States needed to find a way back into talks that restore trust and defuse a dangerous escalation in tensions....
19:17, 06/26/2019

French soccer leader seeks to smooth Macron row PARIS (AP) — One day after French President Emmanuel Macron upset UEFA’s leader, France’s most senior soccer official has tried to smooth relations. French soccer federation president Noël Le Graët says “UEFA can count on France to ...
10:00, 06/05/2019

Le Pen beats Macron in France as nationalists gain in EU vote Marine Le Pen's far-right party edged just ahead of the centrist alliance of President Emmanuel Macron in exit polls as French voters led what pollsters expected to be a nationalist surge in an EU parliament election on Sunday....
22:34, 05/26/2019

Emmanuel Macron chauffeur accused of fleeing police Off-duty ‘Stéphane P’ allegedly refused to stop when police flashed his Élysée vehicleEmmanuel Macron is facing a second staff scandal following reports his chauffeur fled police after being caught speeding.The driver, named only as Stéphane P, was a...
17:51, 05/05/2019

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 commemoration of the D-Day invasion, which led to the ...
05:00, 06/07/2019

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 parliament....
11:34, 09/12/2019

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....
22:17, 08/24/2019

France's Macron says no-deal Brexit would be Britain's fault French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday said a no-deal Brexit would be of Britain's own making and not the European Union's, adding that any trade deal London cut with Washington would not mitigate the cost of crashing out of the bloc....
21:00, 08/21/2019

Donald Trump Says Relations With Emmanuel Macron 'Outstanding' US President Donald Trump admitted that there had been past difficulties in his relationship with French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday, but said: "right now it's outstanding"....
18:00, 06/06/2019

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. ...
13:00, 07/11/2019

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 Barbara Wesel....
14:17, 08/26/2019

Philippe Besson: ‘I told Macron he had zero chance of becoming president’ The celebrated novelist on his friendship with France’s first couple and his latest book, a French Brokeback Mountain. Plus, a Q&A with translator Molly Ringwald When French writer Philippe Besson was introduced to Emmanuel and Brigitte Macron at a d...
20:17, 08/18/2019

Macron: France will step up fight against species extinction French President Emmanuel Macron wants to halt the alarming rate of biodiversity loss by making France greener. He said the "very possibility of having a habitable Earth" was at stake....
08:51, 05/07/2019

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 more members until it handles its own issues....
18:00, 07/05/2019

Brazil to only accept G7 Amazon aid if Macron withdraws 'insults' Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday he wants French President Emmanuel Macron to retract "insults" against him before he considers accepting aid from the Group of Seven nations who offered $20 million to help fight forest fires in the Ama...
17:51, 08/27/2019

France cannot say at this stage if there will be Brexit deal: Macron's office France cannot say at this stage if there will be a Brexit deal or not, said an official from President Emmanuel Macron's office, who added that France was yet to receive precise proposals regarding Brexit from the United Kingdom....
13:34, 09/17/2019

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 of Seven nations to fight forest fires in the Amazo...
16:51, 08/27/2019

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......
22:34, 05/23/2019

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 he deemed offensive....
00:51, 08/28/2019

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....
15:34, 08/22/2019

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 embracing pillars of the postwar peace such as the...
23:51, 06/06/2019

France’s Macron tries the common touch to win back support As French President Emmanuel Macron shines on the international scene, at home he is facing an arduous path to try to win back the hearts of the French...
20:18, 09/14/2019

France's Macron seeks new measures to protect biodiversity French President Emmanuel Macron said Monday his government will work on new measures to protect biodiversity, after meeting with a group of scientists who issued a stark warning on the damage caused by human activity to the natural world....
08:00, 05/07/2019

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 Monday....
20:17, 07/22/2019

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....
02:00, 07/14/2019

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 help fight forest fires in the Amazon....
05:17, 08/28/2019

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....
21:17, 08/23/2019

Far-right seen winning French vote in EU elections, Macron close behind Marine Le Pen's far-right Rassemblement National party secured the most votes in France's election to the European Parliament on Sunday, a result that will greatly strengthen her ability to build a far-right alliance in the European Union....
22:34, 05/26/2019

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 on the issue. Macron said that President Donald Tr...
16:00, 06/07/2019

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 his spat with Paris....
10:51, 08/29/2019

UK's Boris Johnson puts his feet up in Macron's palace British Prime Minister Boris Johnson may have taken a month to embark on his first trip abroad, but he was quick to make himself at home in President Emmanuel Macron's gilded palace, putting his feet up on the furniture....
00:00, 08/23/2019

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 White House as a symbol of their countries’ ties h...
15:17, 06/10/2019

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 agreement on taxing big tech companies....
12:34, 08/22/2019

| 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....
17:17, 06/10/2019

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....
12:00, 06/12/2019

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....
00:17, 08/20/2019

Climate activists on trial for taking down Macron portraits Across France, activists have been taking down official portraits of President Emmanuel Macron to protest what they consider his "inaction" against climate change....
15:17, 05/28/2019

Macron takes aim at U.S. in push for fairer tech industry President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday took a swipe at the freewheeling U.S. business model, saying the private sector had too much influence on U.S. policy and Europe should offer a middle way between China's state control and U.S. laissez-faire....
20:00, 05/16/2019

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....
16:34, 06/12/2019

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 deal is possible....
03:00, 08/23/2019

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...
18:51, 04/28/2019

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 principles following weeks of protests in Moscow....
22:17, 08/19/2019

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 out his proposed alternatives as soon as possible, ...
21:34, 08/22/2019

France's Macron says no need to lower government's stake in Renault French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday there was no need for the government to lower its stake in Renault and that he wanted the Renault-Nissan alliance to work on strengthening its synergies....
08:51, 06/27/2019

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 face up to 10 years in prison. The first of several...
19:00, 05/29/2019

France's Macron says U.S. should be leader in switch to clean energy French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday said the United States should not be doubting the reality of climate change but leading a global transition toward cleaner energy....
16:17, 06/26/2019

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....
01:00, 06/20/2019

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 Facebook post....
22:51, 08/26/2019

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 honoured European military cooperation....
16:34, 07/14/2019

France's Macron forced to curb his ambitions for Europe French President Emmanuel Macron sees himself as Europe's savior and next week's European Parliament elections as a make-or-break moment for the beleaguered European Union....
11:00, 05/19/2019

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 would send the American leader a new tree....
20:34, 06/11/2019

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....
21:34, 06/14/2019

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 “noted with concern” Iran’s surpassing th...
17:00, 07/02/2019

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 top positions isn’t a battle between France...
16:00, 06/20/2019

Macron says France to be vigilant over Carlos Ghosn's rights President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday France would remain vigilant that Carlos Ghosn's presumption of innocence and the former Renault-Nissan leaders' rights to defend himself in a Japanese lawcase are respected....
14:34, 06/26/2019

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 meeting at which allies were sharply divided....
01:51, 08/27/2019

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....
03:17, 09/17/2019

Angela Merkel in China: A trip fraught with difficulties The German chancellor is a regular visitor to China. But amid economic and political unrest, her upcoming talks with the Chinese leadership are expected to be far from straightforward....
23:00, 09/05/2019

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 credit system....
05:51, 09/08/2019

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 she did not say....
02:51, 05/31/2019

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 Maximiliane Koschyk....
22:51, 07/03/2019

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 doing better, after starting to visibly shake when...
15:34, 06/18/2019

Angela Merkel opens new Bauhaus Museum in Dessau The German chancellor was in the eastern town of Dessau to open the new Bauhaus Museum to mark the 100th anniversary of the school's foundation. The surprisingly eclectic Bauhaus style shaped the 20th century....
21:34, 09/08/2019

| 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....
04:51, 05/25/2019

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’s government lasts. The Social Democrats are in a...
10:34, 06/24/2019

| 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....
18:17, 09/06/2019

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 vote and in elections to the European Parliament....
22:34, 05/26/2019

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....
16:51, 09/13/2019

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 the Social Democrats....
01:51, 07/08/2019

Merkel ally Schaeuble says her CDU could govern alone if SPD quits coalition Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative alliance could rule alone if their Social Democrat (SPD) coalition partners quit the government, said former finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, who is now president of Germany's lower house of parliament....
12:34, 07/08/2019

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....
12:51, 07/10/2019

Germany’s Merkel says Hong Kong’s rights should be protected Germany’s Merkel says in Beijing that the rights and freedoms of Hong Kong residents should be protected and a solution to the Chinese city’s political crisis can only be achieved through dialogue...
11:00, 09/06/2019

Pompeo meeting with Merkel cancelled over ‘pressing issues’ BERLIN (AP) — The U.S. State Department says a planned meeting between U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Chancellor Angela Merkel has been canceled. Pompeo was due to meet Merkel and German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas in Berlin on Tuesday. The ...
11:17, 05/07/2019

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 in Berlin.The German chancellor was seen trembling...
01:51, 07/11/2019

"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....
21:17, 07/10/2019

Angela Merkel calls for quick end to US-China trade row The protracted trade dispute between the US and China is affecting other countries as well, Merkel has told the Chinese premier. The German chancellor also stressed that a peaceful solution is needed for Hong Kong....
08:34, 09/06/2019

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 from Merkel. It caps several days of activities th...
09:00, 05/30/2019

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 von der Mark writes....
19:00, 05/23/2019

Germany’s Merkel appears unsteady, shaking at ceremony BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and unwell as she met with Volodymyr Zelenskiy in Berlin, her whole body visibly shaking as she received the new Ukrainian president at the chancellery. The incident came Tuesday afterno...
13:51, 06/18/2019

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 backstop....
18:34, 08/22/2019

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 together....
06:00, 06/11/2019

Fan driving van collides with Angela Merkel's jet on German runway An overzealous Angela Merkel fan jumped out of her van at Dortmund Airport Monday to take a picture of the German chancellor but forgot to put on the parking brake which led to a low-speed collision after the vehicle rolled into the nose of the jet....
02:00, 05/15/2019

Merkel 'grilled' by students over Sahel weapons exports During her West Africa trip, Chancellor Angela Merkel faced a student's question on why the region's armies are weaker than terrorists. From Burkina Faso she flew to Mali, where German UN troops are deployed....
21:00, 05/02/2019

Angela Merkel: you’re on hols, so less of the despotism please | Rebecca Nicholson The German chancellor’s vacation reading speaks volumesOne of the reasons I tend not to mind the tinny hiss of other people’s headphones on public transport is that I am a horribly nosey person. Recently, I sat next to a middle-aged man in a work sui...
21:00, 08/10/2019

Stand up to far-right, Germany's Angela Merkel tells Europe The resignation of Austria's vice chancellor led German politicians to warn against alliances with populists. Chancellor Merkel spoke out against right-wing populism as many are now demanding new Austrian elections....
02:51, 05/19/2019

Jair Bolsonaro to Merkel: Reforest Germany, not Amazon Brazil's president says Angela Merkel should focus on reforesting Germany rather than threatening to withhold funds for Amazon projects, media report. Jair Bolsonaro has opened the rain forest to corporate clear-cutting....
12:51, 08/15/2019

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 insisted: “I’m fine.” Merkel sai...
15:00, 06/29/2019

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....
03:17, 07/14/2019

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 emissions....
23:18, 08/13/2019

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 the Nazi dictator....
03:17, 07/14/2019

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 defend its territory....
22:00, 05/20/2019

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....
15:17, 06/28/2019

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 executive....
05:00, 06/21/2019

Trump's ambassador Grenell muddled on Merkel comments Ambassador Richard Grenell has again earned the ire of the German public. This time for perpetuating a misleading story about Merkel calling the United States a "rival."...
23:34, 05/17/2019

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 country’s main industry lobby group. In February, Econom...
12:34, 06/04/2019

Merkel rules out top EU job after term as German chancellor ends Merkel had fueled speculation that 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 scheduled to end in 2021....
16:34, 05/16/2019

Germany's Merkel hails her ally's move to Brussels German Chancellor Angela Merkel congratulated her long-standing ally Ursula von der Leyen on Tuesday on being confirmed as European Commission president, hailing the current German defense minister as a committed European....
21:00, 07/16/2019

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 for 2030....
12:34, 06/04/2019

Merkel: Europe must unite to stand up to China, Russia and US German chancellor also shares views on Brexit and climate crisis in interviewEurope must reposition itself to stand up to the challenges posed by its three big global rivals, China, Russia and the US, Angela Merkel has said before her final European ...
00:34, 05/16/2019

Germany's Merkel welcomes European unity over Iran German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Europe needs to "reposition" itself in a changing world and is welcoming EU powers' unity over Iran, a contrast with their deep divisions over the Iraq war 16 years ago....
22:00, 05/15/2019

Croatia’s WWII divisions in the open as Merkel visits Croatia’s divisions over its World War II legacy will be out in the open when German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits the country to drum up support for moderate, conservative candidates in the upcoming elections to the European Parliament....
14:17, 05/17/2019

Merkel party members aim 'to reconcile the social with the national' Germany "must reconcile the social with the national," a state politician said, using a phrase that to many resembled National Socialism. Now Merkel's CDU has had to reiterate it won't cooperate with the far-right AfD....
09:17, 06/21/2019

Merkel: Finding job for Spitzenkandidaten is key to passing EU jobs package German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday that finding a job for the so-called Spitzenkandidaten - the candidates fronting their parties' campaigns - was necessary to ensure a package of top jobs passed the European Parliament....
13:51, 07/01/2019

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 as possible on the European Union’s future le...
15:00, 07/01/2019

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 Berlin office....
18:00, 06/19/2019

Merkel vows to make Germany CO2 neutral by 2050 Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed on Tuesday to draw up a roadmap to make Germany CO2 neutral by 2050, urging a climate cabinet she chairs to find the best way to reach that goal....
12:18, 05/14/2019

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. ...
06:00, 05/31/2019

Germany's Merkel seen shaking for second time this month, but heads to G20 German Chancellor Angela Merkel was seen shaking as she met President Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Thursday, her second such bout within two weeks, but her spokesman said she was fine and she headed off to Japan for this weekend's G20 summit....
21:17, 06/27/2019

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 European elections....
21:17, 06/01/2019

| 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 great"....
18:17, 07/19/2019

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, who suffered her third shaking episode in a mont...
20:34, 07/11/2019

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....
22:00, 06/18/2019

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 "just as it happened one day, so it will disappear"...
18:34, 07/10/2019

Angela Merkel Suffers New Trembling Spell Ahead Of G20 German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday suffered another episode of uncontrolled trembling, a week after a similar incident that sparked questions about her health....
13:51, 06/27/2019

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.”...
03:17, 05/31/2019

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....
15:17, 09/12/2019

Germany’s Merkel criticizes Trump comments on congresswomen German Chancellor Angela Merkel is criticizing U.S. President Donald Trump’s comments about Democratic lawmakers of color, saying they run counter to what she considers “the strength of America.”...
13:17, 07/19/2019

Text: British PM Johnson on Brexit at meeting with Merkel Britain wants to do a swift Brexit deal but the "undemocratic" Irish border backstop must be axed in full to prevent a no-deal exit, Prime Minister Boris Johnson told German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday....
21:00, 08/21/2019