Germany will decide tomorrow whether it should toll foreigners who use the country’s famed autobahn roadways. According to Bloomberg, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has negotiated with the German Social Democrat party to levy a toll that will apply to … Continue reading ? The post Germany to toll foreign autobahn drivers: report appeared first on CarAdvice.
How’s this for cultural priorities? Chancellor Angela Merkel has insisted that Beethoven’s 250th anniversary in 2020 is written into the new coalition agreement with the SPD as a national spending priority. Page 132 of the coalition agreement contains the following statement: ”The 250th birthday of Ludwig van Beethoven in the year 2020 offers excellent opportunities for […]
BERLIN (Reuters) - German unemployment rose to its highest level in two-and-a-half years in November, new data showed, a day after Chancellor Angela Merkel unveiled coalition plans that row back on decade-old reforms credited with rejuvenating the labo...
Conservative newspapers are critical of Chancellor Angela Merkel's concessions but left wingers aren't very satisfied either.
In coalition with the social democrats, Chancellor Angela Merkel will soften some of her labor policies but not her hard line in Europe.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc has reached an agreement with the center-left Social Democratic Party (SPD) to form a “grand coalition” of Germany’s biggest parties. The all-night talks secured a deal that will see...Show More Summary
The Obama administration is accused of giving unions special treatment under Obamacare. German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union and the Social Democratic Party have agreed to the terms of a coalition agreement. Current and former U.S. Show More Summary
Wall Street Breakfast Editors submit: Top Stories Merkel secures coalition deal but agreement faces SPD vote. After two months of negotiations following Germany's general election, the right-of-center grouping of Chancellor Angela Merkel has finally forged a deal with the left-leaning Social Democrats (SPD) to form a government. Show More Summary
Merkel's conservatives, center-left rivals reach deal to form new German government BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and Germany's main center-left party reached a deal to form a new government on Wednesday, more than two months after the country's elections. Show More Summary
BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and Germany's main center-left party reached a deal to form a new government on Wednesday, more than two months after the country's elections.
(BERLIN) — Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives and Germany’s main center-left party have reached a deal to form a new government, more than two months after the country’s elections. Negotiators from Merkel’s Union bloc and the Social Democrats said they concluded a coalition deal early Wednesday after an all-night round of talks. Show More Summary
German coalition talks are dragging on, but we may have got a hint as to what a grand bargain between the eurozone north and south might look like, with German Chancellor Angela Merkel again appearing to open up for an EU Treaty change. Show More Summary
Critics of Germany’s actions in the eurozone debt and banking crisis often berate Angela Merkel, the Christian Democrat chancellor, for lacking a “vision” for Europe. Not me. I am with Helmut Schmidt, West Germany’s plain-spoken Social...Show More Summary
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told German lawmakers that, "The relationship with the U.S. and the negotiation of a trans-Atlantic free trade agreement are currently, without doubt, being put to the test by he accusations that have been aired against the U.S. Show More Summary
ANGELA MERKEL, Germany’s chancellor, retained a certain stony dignity in her fury when she learned that America had been eavesdropping on her phone calls. On November 19th Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, Indonesia’s president, took to that...Show More Summary
Wolf Richter www.testosteronepit.com www.amazon.com/author/wolfrichter Germany has neither a minimum wage nor a government. Someday it might have both. If not, there will be new elections, and Chancellor Angela Merkel might get pummeled because she’d get blamed for them. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON — German parties want more sway in European Union affairs and have pushed for nationwide referendums to approve or disapprove future policies. Reuters reported that Angela Merkel, the current German chancellor, will most likely disagree with this decision and will try to scrap it. But, the proposal was an agreement between politicians from Merkel’s […]
After the recent revelation that the National Security Agency monitored cell phone conversations in foreign countries, including the cell phone conversations of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other world leaders, the excuse of President...Show More Summary
The German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, has agreed to proposals to curb aid for new onshore projects to cut the cost of the country’s unprecedented switch from nuclear energy to renewables.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - After disclosures that the U.S. National Security Agency tapped German Chancellor Angela Merkel's cellphone, Washington and Berlin are discussing new rules to govern dealings between their spy agencies, U.S. and European official...