‘Trump is danger to US & whole world’ – German chancellor hopeful Schulz

US President Donald Trump poses a risk both to his own country and the rest of the world, the German Social Democrats’ candidate for chancellor, Martin Schulz, said, also accusing the Republican leader of oversimplifying complex political issues. “It was obvious for me that the solemn atmosphere of the White House would not civilize Trump,” […]

A look inside the daily life of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, a former chemist who hosts international diplomats and can get by on only 4 hours of sleep

Sean Gallup/Getty Images All eyes are on Germany this weekend, as the G20 summit plays out in Hamburg. That means that, thanks in part to yet an awkward encounter with US President Donald, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is back in the spotlight in the US. Since becoming chancellor in 2005, the former chemist has managed […]

The timing of the G20 summit could not be more significant for German chancellor Angela Merkel

Steffi Loos-Pool/Getty Images The timing of the G20 summit in Hamburg could hardly be more significant for the German chancellor, Angela Merkel. The world’s leading forum for international cooperation on world economic growth, international trade and the regulation of financial markets presents a unique opportunity to boost her international profile at home and abroad. In […]

‘Austerity chancellor’ George Osborne accepts 6th job as economics professor

Published time: 29 Jun, 2017 14:18 Having only just got to grips with his new role as editor of the London Evening Standard, ex-Tory Chancellor George Osborne has accepted yet another job, taking up the role of professor at the University of Manchester. The architect of austerity now has six jobs. The former chancellor’s new […]

Apple’s Jony Ive appointed chancellor of London’s Royal College of Art

Apple design chief Jony Ive has added another job to his resume. The Royal College of Art in London on Thursday appointed Ive as it chancellor, a position he will hold for five years starting in July. As chancellor, Ive will serve as the head of the college and join the school’s Council governing body. […]

Refugee who took selfie with German chancellor has had enough of “fake news”

Enlarge / Anas Modamani outside court today in Wurzburg, Germany. (credit: Getty Images) Anas Modamani, a Syrian refugee living in Germany, went to court against Facebook today. He argued that the online giant didn’t do enough to stop his image from being associated with bogus news stories about terrorism. In 2015, Modamani snapped a selfie with German chancellor Angela […]