Merkel

Merkel's radical lockdown plan could quickly backfire

15 April 2021 2:53 am

In its flailing response to the Covid crisis, the German government appears to have finally given up on federalism. Angela…

Could the Sputnik vaccine end Russia’s rift with the West?

2 April 2021 5:00 pm

Accounts differ. But it would appear that during a wide-ranging conference call earlier this week, the leaders of France and…

Are Germans losing faith in the European project?

19 February 2021 6:00 pm

Germans are increasingly losing faith in the European Union due to its bungled handling of the vaccine roll-out. Germany and…

Spain and Italy have been abandoned by the EU

1 April 2020 11:57 pm

If ever there was a time for the EU to show the benefit of belonging to an economic bloc with…

Boris Johnson and Angela Merkel’s optimistic press conference

22 August 2019 3:17 am

When Theresa May held press conferences with European leaders over Brexit, they were often a painful affair – with her…

If the migrant crisis goes on like this, there may be no EU for Britain to leave

27 February 2016 9:00 am

Imagine if Nigel Farage declared that police should be ready to shoot migrants trying to make it from Calais to…

Letters: In defence of firefighters; Shipman and assisted dying; Lord Chatterley’s useless gamekeeper

19 September 2015 8:00 am

What firefighters do Sir: Leo McKinstry’s vicious, misleading article ‘Out of the ashes’ (12 September) shows that he has no…