Wolfgang Münchau

Wolfgang Münchau is a former co-editor of Financial Times Deutschland and director of Eurointelligence.

Who will succeed Merkel?

28 September 2021 7:00 am

The results of the German election have shifted somewhat since last night’s exit poll. What we know for sure is…

The stalemate election: can Germany move beyond Merkel?

25 September 2021 9:00 am

Germany needs to progress beyond Merkel – but will it?

Aukus is a disaster for the EU

18 September 2021 10:05 am

It is hard to overstate the importance of the so-called Aukus alliance between the US, the UK and Australia —…

The vaccination campaign is making the same mistakes as Remain

30 July 2021 8:54 pm

One of the great cautionary tales of the last five years is how political campaigns can start off with what…

Could Germany's flood disaster have been prevented?

20 July 2021 5:04 pm

As the floods which have devastated homes and caused over 150 deaths recede in the Rhineland, three types of political…

Angela’s ashes: Merkel is leaving the EU in chaos

3 July 2021 9:00 am

Merkel is leaving the EU in chaos

The EU has learnt nothing from Brexit

27 May 2021 11:00 pm

This is Brexit all over again. The Swiss government yesterday pulled the plug on its seven-year negotiation of the EU-Swiss…

The collapse of the Brexit scare stories

21 April 2021 3:43 pm

The collapse in UK-EU trade after 1 January was widely reported. What has not been reported nearly as much is…

Europe’s reckless caution over AstraZeneca

20 March 2021 9:00 am

The first smear campaign against AstraZeneca, when Emmanuel Macron falsely claimed at the start of the year that the jab…

Biden vs Merkel: the battle over Russian gas is heating up

13 February 2021 9:00 am

Russia’s influence on Germany is causing alarm

Marilyn moment: is this the man who will replace Angela Merkel?

26 September 2020 9:00 am

Is this the man who will replace Merkel?

Could the Covid crisis be an economic opportunity for Brexit Britain?

24 April 2020 11:00 pm

Could the Covid crisis be an economic opportunity for Brexit Britain?