REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-09-11, 13:00

Angela Merkel tells parliament: More climate action, less hate

The German chancellor told the Bundestag Germany must address climate protection, digitalization, and xenophobia. The opposition accused her of "deindustrializing" the country in the name of a "green-...

Angela Merkel tells parliament: More climate action, less hate

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Angela Merkel tells Harvard grads to 'tear down walls' The chancellor has addressed students at the elite university, encouraging them to shape the future. Her halting speech appeared to contain a few digs on President Donald Trump, without mentioning him by name....
2019-05-31, 06:26

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....
2019-09-07, 22:13

Angela Merkel opens International Motor Show with climate warning The chancellor called on the auto industry to put more effort into the research and investment of electric vehicles. Germany's automotive industry chief said more regulations were not the answer to sustainable travel....
2019-09-12, 13:26

Angela Merkel urges 'humility' towards nature at Iceland climate meeting German Chancellor Angela Merkel is in Iceland for talks with leaders of Nordic countries. Climate is expected to dominate the agenda, and Merkel has called for 'humility' in our treatment of the environment....
2019-08-20, 11:52

Germany's Green leader sorry for linking Angela Merkel's shaking to climate crisis German Green party leader Annalena Baerbock has tweeted her apologies after suggesting that the chancellor's trembling may have been caused by climate disruption. Germany is currently in the middle of a heat wave....
2019-06-29, 17:00

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....
2019-08-14, 23:26

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....
2019-07-16, 19:13

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."...
2019-06-27, 22:39

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.        ...
2019-06-18, 22:39

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....
2019-06-12, 22:26

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 said.“Everything is going ahead as planned,” Steffen...
2019-06-27, 21:13

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 German capital.As a military band played the two co...
2019-06-18, 18:39

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 concern over the wellbeing of the German chancellor....
2019-06-27, 22:52

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....
2019-06-18, 21:39

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 following his sacking. Hans-Georg Maassen is the noisiest member of the conservative wing of Angela Merkel's CDU....
2019-07-21, 23:26

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....
2019-07-17, 09:52

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....
2019-06-04, 14:52

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....
2019-07-13, 19:00

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....
2019-09-08, 19:13

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....
2019-05-24, 02:13

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 suit who played that ubiquitous Lewis Capaldi got-dum...
2019-08-10, 17:00

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 during military honours for Finland’s prime minis...
2019-07-10, 19:00

"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....
2019-07-10, 14:52

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....
2019-05-21, 18:26

Angela Merkel blasts SPD for failing to back von der Leyen Merkel wants German Social Democrats to stop thwarting Ursula von der Leyen's bid to lead the EU Commission. Many officials domestically and across the bloc say the defense minister's bid for the job was forced through....
2019-07-12, 02:39

Hong Kong protesters ask Angela Merkel for support Activist Joshua Wong urged German Chancellor Angela Merkel to use her upcoming trip to China to speak on behalf of the pro-democracy protesters. Wong said Merkel had "first-hand experience of a dictatorial government."...
2019-09-04, 06:39

Angela Merkel, Seen Trembling At Official Ceremony, Says She's "Fine" German Chancellor Angela Merkel dismissed concerns about her health after visibly trembling at an official ceremony Tuesday, saying she was just a bit dehydrated in the heat....
2019-06-19, 06:13

Angela Merkel awarded with Harvard honorary degree CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been awarded an honorary degree from Harvard University. The Ivy League school gave Merkel an honorary Doctor of Laws degree Thursday in advance of her keynote speech at Harvard’s 368th commencement ceremony. Others receiving honorary...
2019-05-30, 17:52

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....
2019-07-03, 20:39

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....
2019-07-10, 14:26

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....
2019-09-05, 17:26

EU election result increases pressure on Angela Merkel's coalition Germany's major parties have slumped again in the European elections, with the Social Democrats particularly hard-hit. The result could potentially accelerate Chancellor Angela Merkel's departure....
2019-05-26, 19:26

Angela Merkel issues warning about rise of nationalism in Europe ​G​erman Chancellor Angela Merkel said the “specters of the past” must be confronted as she warned of the rise of nationalism in Europe and around the globe. ​”In Germany, obviously, they always have to be seen in a certain context, in the context of our past, which means we have t...
2019-05-29, 00:39

Angela Merkel calls for peaceful resolution in Hong Kong 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....
2019-09-06, 13:26

Angela Merkel stands in 'solidarity' with congresswomen attacked by Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that US President Donald Trump's racist comments about four Democratic Congresswomen "undermine America's strength" and that she stands in "solidarity" with the women....
2019-07-19, 14:39

Angela Merkel: 'I distance myself' from Donald Trump's racist comments The German chancellor strongly criticized the US President for his recent diatribe against Democratic congresswomen, saying it goes against the strength of America....
2019-07-19, 13:26

'Spectres of the past': Angela Merkel sounds alarm over antisemitism Germany has responsibility to tackle antisemitism and far-right politics, says chancellorAngela Merkel has said antisemitism is a problem in Germany and the country has a historical responsibility to face up to the growing threat of far-right populism both at home and abroad.Speaking after European ...
2019-05-28, 16:39

Angela Merkel warns against dark forces on the rise in Europe In an exclusive interview with CNN, German Chancellor Angela Merkel says "Germany can and will not uncouple itself" from the dark forces that are finding mainstream support in Germany and other parts of the world....
2019-05-28, 09:39

Hong Kong's pro-democracy activists call on Angela Merkel for help Hong Kong pro-democracy activist leader Joshua Wong has appealed to the German Chancellor Angela Merkel for help ahead of her upcoming visit to China....
2019-09-04, 19:00

Angela Merkel takes to CNN to talk EU vote, anti-Semitism German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been conspicuously quiet in recent weeks. She rarely gives interviews as it is, let alone to foreign media. Now, though, she has sat down with CNN's Christiane Amanpour....
2019-05-28, 19:26

Germany’s Angela Merkel spotted shaking for second time in 10 days The German chancellor was seen shaking in public hours before she was set to depart for Japan to join world leaders at the Group of 20 summit. Her office insisted she is fine....
2019-06-27, 22:13

Brexit: Boris Johnson, Angela Merkel to face off over stalemate Ahead of his meeting with the German Chancellor, Boris Johnson has again urged the EU to reopen Brexit negotiations. The silence so far has been deafening. What is Johnson hoping to achieve in Berlin?...
2019-08-21, 11:26

Majority of Germans support Angela Merkel, want her to finish term Germans see Chancellor Merkel as a force of stability in a crisis-ridden world, a recent survey has shown. Despite her popularity, a majority are dissatisfied with her government but not enough to back early elections....
2019-09-06, 04:39

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....
2019-06-12, 09:26

Angela Merkel Sits Through National Anthems After Shaking Spells Angela Merkel remained seated during national anthems at an official ceremony on Thursday, as the German chancellor apparently sought to prevent a repeat of uncontrollable shaking with a rare change......
2019-07-11, 14:52

Opinion: Angela 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....
2019-05-31, 14:26

Angela Merkel sits for anthems after latest shaking episode German chancellor reportedly requests change of protocol after third bout of tremblingAngela Merkel sat through the German and Danish national anthems during a ceremony welcoming Denmark’s prime minister to Berlin. The German chancellor reportedly requested the change in protocol a day after she was...
2019-07-11, 18:13

Angela Merkel seen shaking at event in Berlin, second time in just over a week For the second time in just over a week, German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and began visibly shaking at a public event in Berlin on Thursday, rekindling concerns about her health....
2019-06-27, 21:52

Angela Merkel's shaking changes how Germany's leaders discuss their health When Angela Merkel shakes, the whole of Germany worries. But on Thursday, comfortably seated, the chancellor got through a state reception untroubled. Politicians revealing health issues is no longer taboo in Germany....
2019-07-11, 23:39

Germany’s far right is set to challenge Angela Merkel’s grip in upcoming elections After an electoral surge in 2017, the Alternative for Germany, a far-right party once considered fringe, could come in first or second during state elections Sunday in two large German states....
2019-08-30, 12:00

Angela Merkel, Boris Johnson agree on Brexit goal, but not how to reach it In talks with German Chancellor Merkel, British PM Johnson reiterated a call to renegotiate the UK's divorce from the EU. Both leaders said they want to avoid a no-deal Brexit, but differ on how to achieve it....
2019-08-21, 22:26

WATCH: Angela Merkel filmed shaking during German national anthem German Chancellor Angela Merkel was filmed shaking repeatedly while listening to her country's national anthem, prompting fears she was suffering from dehydration, stress, or even Parkinson's disease....
2019-06-20, 18:00

Angela Merkel Active, Healthy After Fresh Trembling Spell: Germany The German government insisted Friday that Chancellor Angela Merkel was in robust health, after a second episode of uncontrolled shaking sparked concerns about the wellbeing of the EU's......
2019-06-28, 18:52

Germany’s Angela Merkel Seen Shaking for Second Time in a Week at Berlin Event BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and was seen shaking for the second time in just over a week at a ceremony in Berlin on Thursday. Merkel, 64, folded her arms across her chest while her body trembled for around two minutes as she stood alongside President Frank-Walter...
2019-06-27, 20:00

German local politician from Angela Merkel's party found dead Walter Lübcke of CDU party was administrative chief of city of Kassel, in Hesse stateA local politician from the German city of Kassel was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head, police said on Monday, adding that no weapon was found at the scene.“We are looking for a perpetrator,” said the chi...
2019-06-03, 21:52

Angela Merkel sits during welcoming ceremony following third public shaking incident German Chancellor Angela Merkel sat during a welcoming ceremony for the Danish prime minister Thursday, just one day after she was seen visibly shaking for the third time in less than a month. ...
2019-07-11, 19:00

Hong Kong: Angela Merkel calls for peaceful solution to unrest The German chancellor is seeking an end to the unrest in Hong Kong through amicable talks. She says the constitution, protecting residents' freedoms, must be at the heart of any dialogue....
2019-08-14, 23:26

German Chancellor Angela Merkel criticizes Trump for 'go back' remark German Chancellor Angela Merkel is standing alongside a group female congressional Democrats that President Trump criticized over the weekend, saying that the remarks he made were unbecoming of “the strength of America.” ...
2019-07-20, 03:13

Germany’s Angela Merkel blames dehydration for scary moment in Berlin German Chancellor Angela Merkel had a few shaky moments Tuesday while standing with the new Ukrainian leader in the hot Berlin sun – and later blamed dehydration for her tremors. Merkel’s entire body visibly shook and she pursed her lips with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy at her side in th...
2019-06-18, 16:13

Angela Merkel, Jair Bolsonaro discuss aid for Amazon in 'productive' conversation Their telephone call followed strained relations in recent weeks between Bolsonaro and Europe over combating wildfires in Brazil. Bolsonaro said Europe has "nothing to teach" Brazil about preserving the environment....
2019-08-31, 04:52

Germany’s Angela Merkel renews health concerns with second shaking incident German Chancellor Angela Merkel was seen shaking for a second time in just over a week — renewing concerns about her health. Merkel appeared to clasp her arms to keep still for about two minutes on Thursday as she stood alongside German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier during an indoor event with t...
2019-06-27, 18:52

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Says Hong Kong Freedom Must Be Guaranteed German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday the rights and freedoms of people in Hong Kong "must be guaranteed" after meeting with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing, her spokesman said....
2019-09-07, 01:13

Angela Merkel Trembles Again At Event, Offered Glass Of Water, Refuses German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday suffered another episode of uncontrolled trembling, a week after a similar incident that sparked questions about her health....
2019-06-27, 18:39

Most Germans find AKK unfit to replace Angela Merkel, poll finds While the transfer of power within the ruling CDU conservatives appears to have been well orchestrated, a new poll suggests few think Merkel's heir apparent, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, is up to the job of chancellor....
2019-05-29, 21:26

Brexit withdrawal agreement will not be re-opened, warns key ally of Angela Merkel A key ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel today stressed that she and other EU leaders were adamant that the Brexit withdrawal agreement will not be re-opened....
2019-07-24, 16:39

Hong Kong: Angela Merkel says China must 'guarantee' rights and freedoms ‘In the current situation, everything must be done to avoid violence,’ German chancellor says in BeijingThe German chancellor, Angela Merkel, has said the rights and freedoms of people in Hong Kong “must be guaranteed” after meeting with the Chinese premier, Li Keqiang, in Beijing.Hong Kong has face...
2019-09-07, 08:13

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Says She’s Fine After Visibly Shaking During Berlin Ceremony (BERLIN) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and was visibly shaking Tuesday as she greeted the new Ukrainian leader in the hot sun in Berlin, saying later that she clearly hadn’t drunk enough water. Merkel’s whole body visibly shook and she pursed her lips as she t...
2019-06-19, 00:39

Germany's Angela Merkel urges 'political solution' in Iran, warns against isolationism Angela Merkel has made a plea for the international community to band together to peacefully resolve the conflict between Iran and the US. Tensions in the Gulf of Oman have spiraled in recent days....
2019-06-22, 16:26

Angela Merkel ignores NATO defense pledge, snubbing US demands to spend more GDP The leader of Germany, Europe’s wealthiest country, has once again rejected U.S. requests to keep a promise to spend 2 percent of its GDP on defense so as to ensure the continued viability of the NATO alliance....
2019-08-14, 22:26

Watch live: German leader Angela Merkel gives Harvard commencement address German Chancellor Angela Merkel will deliver the commencement address Thursday at Harvard University, just hours after she received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree at the institution....
2019-05-30, 20:00

Angela Merkel seen visibly shaking while standing next to Ukraine’s president; blames dehydration German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and began to visibly shake during an event in the hot sun in Berlin on Tuesday with the new Ukrainian leader, later dismissing the incident and blaming dehydration....
2019-06-18, 17:13

Germany's Angela Merkel urges 'political solution' on Iran, warns against isolationism Angela Merkel has made a plea for the international community to band together to peacefully resolve the conflict between Iran and the US. Tensions in the Gulf of Oman have spiraled in recent days....
2019-06-23, 00:52

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Spotted Visibly Shaking at Third Recent Public Event (BERLIN) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s body shook visibly at a public event for the third time in less than a month on Wednesday, but the longtime leader insisted that there’s nothing to worry about. Merkel shook as she stood at a military honors ceremony alongside Finnish Pr...
2019-07-10, 17:26

Angela Merkel denies rumors of declining health after third public shaking incident: 'I'm fine' German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared to visibly shake for a third time in less than a month on Wednesday, however, she downplayed claims that her health is declining....
2019-07-10, 19:52

Angela Merkel says she rejects Trump’s racist remarks, stands ‘in solidarity’ with Ilhan Omar The German chancellor is the latest foreign official to condemn President Trump's comments and show her support for the Somali-born U.S. congresswoman....
2019-07-20, 04:39

Germany’s Angela Merkel spotted shaking for second time in 10 days. Her office insists she is fine. “The chancellor is doing well; all of her appointments will be kept as planned,” a federal government spokeswoman told The Washington Post on Thursday afternoon....
2019-06-27, 22:13

Brexit: Angela Merkel gives Boris Johnson 30 days to come up with solution to backstop - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen 6.54pm BST Here are the main points from the press conference.If one is able to solve this conundrum, if one finds this solution, we said we would probably find it in the next two years to come but we can also maybe find it in the n...
2019-08-21, 23:39

German Chancellor Angela Merkel calls for global unity, responsibility during Harvard address German Chancellor Angela Merkel delivered the commencement address Thursday at Harvard University hours after she received an honorary doctor of laws degree at the institution....
2019-05-31, 01:13

Angela Merkel absolutely won't give way on backstop, Boris Johnson told as he flies to Berlin Boris Johnson was today warned that German Chancellor Angela Merkel is "absolutely not giving way" on the Irish border backstop as he prepared for his first talks with the European Union's most powerful leader....
2019-08-21, 15:52

Tory leadership race: Jeremy Hunt says German chancellor Angela Merkel is willing to look at new Brexit proposals Tory leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt says German chancellor Angela Merkel is willing to look at new Brexit proposals put forward by the next prime minister to "solve this problem."...
2019-07-01, 23:13

Angela Merkel admits anti-semitism is a problem in Germany, country needs to face 'specters of the past' Angela Merkel has admitted that anti-Semitism is a problem in Germany — just as the country's government was forced to backtrack over comments it made about Jewish people wearing their religious skullcaps in public....
2019-05-29, 00:13

Leader of Germany’s Social Democrats, partner in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government, resigns after election fiasco BERLIN (AP) — Leader of Germany’s Social Democrats, partner in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government, resigns after election fiasco. The post Leader of Germany’s Social Democrats, partner in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government, resigns after election fiasco appeared first o...
2019-06-02, 10:39

Boris Johnson Brexit news LIVE: PM to meet Angela Merkel he battles for backstop breakthrough on first trip abroad as leader Boris Johnson will meet Angela Merkel in his first outing on the world stage as Prime Minister, where he is set to call for the Brexit backstop to be scrapped....
2019-08-21, 10:00

'Office' actress Angela Kinsey tells why her character loved cats Actress Angela Kinsey not only played a cat lover on the beloved sitcom "The Office" but also deeply cares about cat health and care in her everyday life....
2019-08-28, 04:13

Teen climate activist to urge climate action on Capitol Hill Swedish teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg will join other youth leaders to urge U.S. lawmakers to support “transformative climate action” during two days of meetings and speeches on Capitol Hill, starting on Tuesday....
2019-09-17, 17:52

Guardian tells staff to use ‘climate crisis’ instead of ‘climate change’ Britain’s Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.” Editor-in-chief Katharine Viner advised the staff in an email Friday that the phrase “climate change” should be avoided because it “so...
2019-05-21, 14:32

Angela Merkel opts to sit during national anthem day after third bout of 'shaking' German Chancellor Angela Merkel sat down at a ceremony to welcome Denmark's prime minister, a day after she was seen shaking in public for the third time in three weeks....
2019-07-11, 14:13

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....
2019-08-18, 11:26

Climate action: Can we change the climate from the grassroots up? The past couple of years will likely go down in history as the ones when climate change really hit. Maybe also, however, as the ones in which people started to hit back. DW looks at some civil society victories....
2019-06-13, 14:52

UPDATE 1-With rents spiraling, Merkel tells landlords: Serve the public German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged private housing investors on Friday to recognise their obligation to the public amid growing concern that spiraling rents in Germany's biggest cities are pricing out locals and choking off economic growth....
2019-06-14, 15:00

Solskjaer demands action over Pogba Twitter hate campaign "Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says action must be taken to prevent the kind of hate campaign which Paul Pogba has suffered on Twitter."...
2019-08-23, 16:00

EA tells UK Parliament loot boxes are 'quite ethical' With loot boxes receiving heavy scrutiny lately, EA has come up with a novel explanation for what the controversial game mechanic should be considered perfectly legal. Appearing before the UK Parliament's Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport Committee,......
2019-06-20, 16:39

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....
2019-07-08, 03:13

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....
2019-08-13, 18:26

Hong Kong Police Vow Action Over Parliament Storming Hong Kong authorities vowed Wednesday to hunt down the protesters who stormed parliament in an unprecedented challenge to the Beijing-backed government....
2019-07-04, 03:52

Germany’s Merkel faces decisive week on climate protection Germany faces a decisive week in its efforts to combat climate change, with Chancellor Angela Merkel pledging Saturday that Europe’s biggest economy will find good solutions...
2019-09-14, 14:00

British PM Johnson tells parliament: You can tie my hands, but I will not delay Brexit Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday he would not request an extension to Brexit, hours after a law came into force demanding that he delay Britain's departure from the European Union until 2020 unless he can strike a divorce deal....
2019-09-10, 09:00

Boris Johnson tells parliament: You can tie my hands, but I will not delay Brexit Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday he would not request an extension to Brexit, hours after a law came into force demanding that he delay Britain's departure from the European Union until 2020 unless he can strike a divorce deal....
2019-09-11, 02:26

'Climate killer' protester rushes Merkel's stage at Frankfurt car show A climate change protester was bundled away by security staff on Thursday after he tried to rush across a stage where German Chancellor Angela Merkel was inspecting a new electric vehicle at Frankfurt's IAA car show....
2019-09-12, 17:00

Greens accuse Merkel of 'voodoo fiscal policy', want new debt for climate plan The leader of Germany's surging Greens party, a likely coalition partner in any new government, raised the pressure on Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on Monday to ditch their balanced budget goal and finance a climate protection plan with new debt....
2019-08-12, 13:00

What do the European Parliament results mean for climate change? Green parties have made gains in the European Parliament and may become coalition partners. But newly-elected populists are likely to fight climate action...
2019-05-28, 23:39

Germany's 'climate cabinet' delays action again The special committee met in Berlin to discuss future climate action after the issue featured prominently in Sunday's EU elections. But critics say the government is dragging its feet on an urgent topic....
2019-05-30, 09:52

Climate change is hot topic in the European Parliament vote LANGEOOG, Germany (AP) — Concerns about climate change have prompted mass protests across Europe for the past year and are expected to draw tens of thousands onto the streets again Friday. For the first time, the issue is predicted to have a significant impact on this week’s elections for the ...
2019-05-24, 09:39

Students stage ‘die-in’ climate protest in German parliament BERLIN (AP) — Students have disrupted a youth event in the German parliament, lying down in the chamber in a “die-in” to protest the government’s climate policies. About 20 of the students attending the “Youth and Parliament” event Tuesday lay on the floor in front of p...
2019-06-04, 17:52

Polish schoolgirl takes climate fight to parliament A teenager started her summer holidays by campaigning in front of Poland's parliament on Friday in a bid to get politicians to act on climate change before an election later this year....
2019-06-28, 17:52

Climate protesters rally as Europe votes on parliament BERLIN — Protesters — many of them too young to vote — took to the streets Friday across the European Union to demand tougher action against global warming as the 28-nation bloc elects a new parliament. From Portugal to Finland, from Italy to Britain, students followed the call of Swedis...
2019-05-25, 02:01

Climate change a top issue for European Parliament voters Concerns about climate change have prompted mass protests across Europe for the past year, turning the issue into a key topic ahead of the European Parliament elections taking place through Sunday across the 28-nation bloc...
2019-05-24, 12:13

‘Stay together and step up’ action to meet Global Goals, ECOSOC President tells development forum We can realize the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 “if we all stay together and step up our actions”, Inga Rhonda King, President of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ESOSOC), said on Thursday....
2019-07-19, 01:39

Brexit: John Major threatens court action to stop Boris Johnson proroguing parliament – live news The day’s political developments as they happen, including Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn at PMQs and the latest from the Tory leadership contestLabour needs exclusion rule for antisemitism, says Keir StarmerTory leadership debate: who came out on top? 9.39am BST Sir John Major has never been a fan o...
2019-07-10, 10:52

Climate activists call for action in Latin America RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Climate change activists in Latin America rallied for action on global warming Friday, heeding a call by Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg to hold demonstrations across the world. In Rio de Janeiro, a small group of students gathered outside the state legislature to deliver a let...
2019-05-24, 22:39

UK is going backwards on climate change action, advisers warn The Committee on Committee Climate Change says UK is not preparing adequately for global warming impacts or meeting the challenge of its carbon emission targets...
2019-07-10, 01:26

U.N. Head: Climate Change Can Prove the Value of Collective Action As the head of the United Nations, Secretary-General António Guterres works to solve the world’s thorniest issues from humanitarian crises to international terrorism knowing that the nature of these conflicts prevents any definitive resolution. But climate change is different, he tells ...
2019-06-13, 13:39

'We cannot be radical enough': Attenborough on climate crisis action – video The naturalist David Attenborough appears before a parliament select committee to discuss environmental policy with MPs. He says the government’s commitment to net zero carbon emissions for the UK by 2050 is not necessarily the best approach. ‘The question is: what is practically possible? How can w...
2019-07-09, 17:26

Meet the athletes taking action on climate change Basketball, ice climbing, swimming and surfing — professional athletes are using their popularity to shed light on climate change and encourage others to do more to protect our environment....
2019-05-21, 18:26

Scotland faces climate 'apocalypse' without action to cut emissions Natural heritage chief warns of flooded and deserted towns, dead forests and polluted riversThe head of Scotland’s nature conservation agency has warned the country faces an “apocalyse” of flooded towns, dead forests and polluted rivers unless urgent action is taken to cut CO2 emissions.Francesca Os...
2019-05-31, 14:01

First climate assembly in UK draws up wishlist for council action Camden council officials say they intend to implement at least some of the panel’s ideasBritain’s first climate assembly culminates on Saturday when 56 north Londoners will decide on measures they want their council to enact to confront the climate crisis.Camden’s Citizens Assembly, convened to inte...
2019-07-19, 18:39

German Fridays for Future climate activists block parliament Some 500 students symbolically blocked exits as legislators wrapped up their final legislative session before the summer recess. Last week, 40,000 protested against coal in the western city of Aachen....
2019-06-28, 19:00

British parliament to hold Citizens' Assembly on climate crisis British lawmakers will hold a Citizens' Assembly to gather views on how to meet its newly-strengthened emissions targets, parliament announced on Thursday, in response to growing public unease over the climate crisis....
2019-06-20, 15:52

Two-thirds of Britons want faster action on climate, poll finds Research suggests support for urgent measures to tackle crisis is becoming mainstreamNearly 70% of British people want urgent political action to tackle climate change and protect the natural environment, according to research by a coalition of green charities.Theresa May, in one of her last acts as...
2019-06-19, 09:39

Greens seek to leverage EU wins to push climate action Surfing an international wave of climate activism to their strongest showing yet in European Union elections, Europe's Greens on Sunday readied to press their demands on climate and trade in Brussels....
2019-05-26, 23:26

Pope Francis declares 'climate emergency' and urges action Addressing energy leaders, pope warns of ‘catastrophic’ effects of global heatingPope Francis has declared a global “climate emergency”, warning of the dangers of global heating and that a failure to act urgently to reduce greenhouse gases would be “a brutal act of injustice toward the poor and futu...
2019-06-14, 23:52

Climate action: 4 shifts the UN chief encourages Governments to make Speaking to young Māoris and people of the Pacific islands in New Zealand on Monday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said “nature does not negotiate” and emphasized four key measures that Governments should prioritize in order to reach carbon neutrality by 2050....
2019-05-21, 14:52

Doubters urge BHP to match bold climate pledge with action Shareholder advocates demand more, but Greens says major parties should ‘take a leaf out of miner’s book’A declaration by the head of BHP that tackling the climate crisis will require “the biggest global mobilisation since World War II” has prompted claims the world’s biggest miner is more serious a...
2019-07-24, 23:39

Donald Trump tells Prince Charles US has 'clean climate' President blames other countries for environmental crisis, in long talk with princePrince Charles spent 75 minutes longer than scheduled trying to convince Donald Trump of the dangers of global heating, but the president still insisted the US was “clean” and blamed other nations for the crisis.Trump...
2019-06-05, 16:26

Sweden's Thunberg demands climate action on day of global school strikes Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg urged European politicians on Friday to focus on a climate crisis instead of "bickering", as students walked out of classrooms around the world to back her demands for action to stop global warming....
2019-05-24, 18:52

Teenage activists demand climate action on eve of global school strike Children, some as young as eight, will walk out of class in cities around the world on Friday in a fresh wave of strikes called by young people who fear adults are sleepwalking toward a collapse in the global climate system....
2019-05-23, 17:26

No, climate action can't be separated from social justice | Julian Brave NoiseCat Elites who divorce climate policy from social justice are almost as out of touch as those who deny climate science altogetherIf you set aside Republicans’ obsession with cow farts, perhaps the most prevalent criticism of the Green New Deal is its emphasis on social justice. Critics contend that the ...
2019-06-11, 12:13

New Zealand's Ardern says plight of Pacific Islanders should spur climate action Climate change is having a real impact on Pacific islanders and that should spur countries to greater action to tackle the problem, New Zealand Prime Minster Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday....
2019-07-18, 15:26

City of Port Moody takes bold strides toward climate action Acting Mayor Meghan Lahti and Coun. Amy Lubik want to declare a climate emergency in the city, something that Lubik says is necessary with the geographical build of Port Moody....
2019-06-11, 00:13

'Let's do it now': Greta Thunberg crosses Atlantic and calls for urgent climate action Climate activist, 16, receives cheers as she steps off boatThunberg says: ‘Let’s not wait any longer. Let’s do it now’Greta Thunberg arrived in New York on Wednesday, stepping on to dry land after crossing the Atlantic in a zero-carbon yacht with a passionate message to tackle global heating.Crowds ...
2019-08-29, 00:00

Swedish climate activist Thunberg asks U.S. Congress for action, not praise Swedish teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg on Tuesday called for action, not praise, from U.S. lawmakers as she joined other youth leaders in kicking off two days of meetings and speeches on Washington's Capitol Hill....
2019-09-18, 00:13

G20 summit could fail as Macron and Trump disagree on climate change action The G20 summit could fail over a commitment to tackle climate change as the French president prepares to veto any final communique if the US waters down the language....
2019-06-29, 07:52

Protesters target Amazon in France calling for action on climate change Several hundred environmental activists protested outside Amazon's headquarters in Paris and at two of its regional distribution centers in France on Tuesday as part of stepped-up climate change demonstrations....
2019-07-02, 15:26

Bezos snubs Amazon workers demanding action on climate crisis Thousands of staffers have signed a letter urging the company to overhaul its climate policyAmazon’s chief executive officer, Jeff Bezos, refused to address employees demanding the company take action on the climate crisis at its annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday.About 50 members of the group ...
2019-05-23, 02:01

U.S. commodities regulator sees market risk from climate change, urges action A top U.S. commodities regulator said on Wednesday climate change poses a major market risk and urged federal government action to address it, putting him at odds with the Trump administration which has often dismissed the issue....
2019-06-12, 22:00

Australia pushes Pacific islands to drop calls for stronger climate action Australia stepped up efforts on Wednesday to convince Pacific Islands to abandon calls for tougher climate change goals, as Prime Minister Scott Morrison arrived in the tiny island of Tuvalu....
2019-08-14, 10:00

UPDATE 1-Protesters target Amazon in France calling for action on climate change Several hundred environmental activists protested outside Amazon's headquarters in Paris and at two of its regional distribution centres in France on Tuesday as part of stepped-up climate change demonstrations....
2019-07-02, 18:00

Trump loves coal, hates climate action but investors are fighting back President Donald Trump may believe climate science is junk science, but forward-thinking impact investors love portfolios of companies and funds pursuing climate solutions, which can have stronger returns....
2019-05-21, 14:32

Britain’s climate advisers slam government progress, call for urgent action Britain has failed to set sufficient policies to combat climate change and must act urgently to cut greenhouse gas emissions to meet its new net zero target, a report by the government's climate advisers said on Wednesday....
2019-07-10, 04:13

Judge rejects young Quebecers’ lawsuit seeking federal action on climate change Superior Court Justice Gary Morrison delivered his ruling Thursday, emphasizing that the cause of environmental protection was of undoubted importance but raising doubts about the nature of the class seeking damages....
2019-07-17, 01:26

‘Climate change is the battle of my life’, UN chief tells students living on the frontline in Fiji The UN Secretary-General António Guterres saw the frontline of “the battle against climate change” for himself on Thursday, by taking to the tropical waters of the South Pacific off the coast of Fiji, on a solar-powered boat....
2019-05-21, 14:52

In visit to hurricane-ravaged Bahamas, UN chief calls for greater action to address climate change World leaders attending the upcoming UN Climate Action Summit are being urged to show up armed not with speeches but with plans to achieve carbon neutrality, reduce emissions and improve adaptation....
2019-09-14, 02:26

Climate change: ‘A moral, ethical and economic imperative’ to slow global warming say UN leaders, calling for more action It is nothing less than a “moral, ethical and economic imperative” to take more action to mitigate the existential threat posed by climate change, said top executives from across the United Nations system on Thursday....
2019-05-21, 14:52

Amidst ‘high political tension’, UN chief appeals to G20 leaders for stronger commitment to climate action, economic cooperation  The annual G20 summit of leaders from the largest and fastest-growing economies, got underway on Friday in Osaka, Japan, against a backdrop of what UN Secretary-General António Guterres described as “a moment of high political tension”....
2019-06-28, 17:13

Friday’s Daily Brief: More climate action says Guterres, migrant children dangers, Ebola fight, record-setting weather This Friday, we cover: UN chief appeals for stronger climate action commitment; report on migrant children deaths and disappearances; Ebola fight in DR Congo as violence goes on; and global over-heating. ...
2019-06-28, 23:39

YouTube to Remove Thousands of Channels, Ban Hate Speech and Supremacist Content in Order to 'Tackle Hate' For better or worse, the digital age has allowed anyone with an iPhone or a high-speed Internet connection to express their thoughts, opinions or share their abysmal music to millions of people throughout the world. It’s also provided the same opportunity for racists, homophobes and elected official...
2019-06-05, 22:39

After hate-motivated shooting, what are the hate crime laws in Arizona? PHOENIX – After a weekend of mass shootings, communities are reeling, with some asking for more regulation against possible hate crimes. Arizona does not have a separate crime for one motivated by hate for someone’s race, faith, identity or gender. However, it can be used as an aggravati...
2019-08-09, 20:13

Greta Thunberg tells Congress: Save your praise... we don't want it if you don't do anything about climate change Greta Thunberg has told members of Congress to "save your praise" after she was hailed for her "superpower" in sparking a youth-driven fight against climate change....
2019-09-18, 04:39

Monday’s Daily Brief: UN chief talks climate action at G7, WFP official visits camp in Central African Republic, Deadly violence at Lesvos migrant centre, Security Council meets on AU-UN Darfur mission A recap of Monday’s stories: UN chief urges more action from G7 leaders to tackle ‘climate emergency’; WFP official visits camp for displaced in Central African Republic, UN refugee agency calls on Greece to keep young migrants safe after deadly incident at Lesvos reception centre; and Security Coun...
2019-08-28, 01:39

Motorola One Action With Ultra Wide-Angle Action Camera Launched in India Motorola One Action price in India is set at Rs. 13,999 for the lone 4GB RAM + 128GB storage variant. Motorola One Action will go on sale via Flipkart starting 12pm (noon) IST on August 30....
2019-08-23, 11:39

Motorola One Action with ultrawide action camera launched in India at Rs 13,999 Motorola One Action, the latest smartphone in the company's One lineup has been launched in India. The One Action gets its name courtesy of a dedicated ultrawide action camera, one of the three sensors on the back of the phone. With a widescreen and triple camera setup, Motorola One Action aim...
2019-08-23, 09:39

We must mobilise for the climate emergency like we do in wartime. Where is the climate minister? | Ian Dunlop and David Spratt Unfortunately, much scientific knowledge produced for climate policymaking is conservative and reticentThe second Morrison ministry contains no one with nominal responsibility for “climate” in any sense, despite the fact that it is the greatest threat facing the country. Angus Taylor, who spent much...
2019-06-03, 08:39

Climate cartoons: an illustrated guide to a major new climate crisis poll The Guardian’s comic artist Susie Cagle draws some conclusions from a major CBS News poll released today as part of Covering Climate NowRead the full poll results: ‘Americans are waking up’CBS News surveyed a representative sample of more than 2,000 Americans earlier this month and found that … Cont...
2019-09-16, 01:13

Teen climate activist urges leaders to admit climate crisis BERLIN — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg called on world leaders Tuesday to acknowledge the seriousness of global warming and that not enough is being done to curb it. Speaking at a conference in the Austrian capital, Vienna, Thunberg suggested it was wrong to portray the worldwide shift nec...
2019-05-28, 23:00

'Historic moment' for indigenous people at climate talks, new climate leader says Climate leader Pasang Dolma Sherpa has just been elected to head the Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples Platform in climate talks. She says indigenous people now finally have a voice to tackle the climate crisis....
2019-06-27, 19:13

Pam and Angela from The Office are re-watching the show for their new podcast I’m currently on my 25th or so re-watch of NBC’s hit mockumentary series, The Office, and it’s not because I didn’t get all the jokes the first 24 times. The show is pure comedy gold, thanks in no small part to its phenomenal cast. Now, six years since the show’s season nine finale, actors Jenna Fis...
2019-09-12, 11:00

What does 'prorogue Parliament' mean? When was Parliament last suspended in UK? The Queen has consented to Boris Johnson's request to suspend Parliament from the middle of September, in a move which could hamper efforts to block a no deal Brexit....
2019-08-28, 20:26

Angela Davis to be Inducted Into the National Women's Hall of Fame The National Women’s Hall of Fame prides itself on celebrating the achievements of transcendent women throughout the course of American history. And this fall, educator and activist Angela Davis will be recognized for both her courage and accomplishments....
2019-07-22, 21:13

Jenna Fisher and Angela Kinsey are making a podcast about 'The Office' The Office might have wrapped for the last time in 2013, but its continued popularity shows no signs of waning -- it's the most watched show on subscription streaming, according to NBC. Now, fans can relive the escapades of Dunder Mifflin's beloved s......
2019-09-12, 16:39

When They See Us, Angela Bassett, Sterling K. Brown Among 2019 AAFCA Winners The African American Film Critics Association just announced the winners of its upcoming AAFCA TV Honors and as you can probably guess, there’s no shortage of black excellence among those set to be honored....
2019-07-23, 21:26

Should We Be Calling Climate Change a 'Climate Crisis'? How we talk about climate change is rapidly shifting as the ramifications of unchecked carbon pollution become ever clearer. The Guardian sped that shift along last week, when it updated its style guide to encourage reporters to refer to climate change as a “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown” a...
2019-05-22, 03:39

Dr. Angela Williams posed as patient to pick up prescription drugs: feds A Missouri doctor posed as a patient to pick up pain pills she prescribed for other people, federal prosecutors said. Dr. Angela K. Williams, 34, of Florissant, was indicted Thursday on two felony counts of fraudulently obtaining narcotic opioid prescription drugs, the US Attorney’s Office for the E...
2019-07-24, 18:52

Angela Saini video interview: The return of race in mainstream science If we know the idea of difference based purely on race is wrong, why do we still hang on to the idea of race in science, asks science writer Angela Saini....
2019-05-22, 23:39

Good Genes, Great Living and a Few CCs? Eternally Bae Angela Bassett Admits to ‘A Little Bit’ of Botox We stan a celebrity beauty secret, and when it comes to enduring beauty, there are few women who remain as flawless as Angela Bassett, who turned 61 on Aug. 16. While Bassett’s seemingly uncrackable blackness is now as legendary as her acting, the star got transparent about having an occasional twea...
2019-08-23, 20:52

Felicity Huffman's Co-Star Angela Bassett Had No Advice to Give Her Amid College Scandal Awkward! Angela Bassett stars in the Cindy Chupack comedy Otherhood, alongside Patricia Arquette and Felicity Huffman. The film centers on three mothers who travel to New York City to......
2019-08-02, 19:26

Angela Bassett to Receive Icon Award at 2019 Black Girls Rock! Ceremony There are certain things we can always depend on being fact: Water will always be wet, fire will always be hot and the world would be lost without black women. Facts are facts, America.Knowing that black women make the world go ‘round, BET is once again gathering attendees to celebrate the blessings...
2019-08-20, 01:00

Creative Arts Emmys 2019: Sterling K. Brown, Angela Bassett go glam on the red carpet Celebrities such as Sterling K. Brown, Kim Kardashian, Angela Bassett turned out for the Creative Arts Emmys, which award technical excellence in TV.        ...
2019-09-16, 08:39

Watch: Angela Bassett receives BET Icon Award at 2019 Black Girls Rock!: 'Be persistent and win' Angela Bassett discussed how portraying strong women throughout her career has been a part of her life's purpose while receiving the BET Icon Award at the 2019 Black Girls Rock! ceremony....
2019-09-09, 19:13

Felicity Huffman's co-stars Angela Bassett, Patricia Arquette speak out on college scandal Felicity Huffman's "Otherhood" co-stars are breaking their silence on her involvement in the nation's largest college admissions scandal.        ...
2019-07-20, 00:26

Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey, benevolent soup snakes, are launching the Office Ladies podcast Who better to dish on the complex, fast-paced inner workings of Dunder Mifflin Paper Company, Inc. than the two most observant employees in the place? Stitcher Radio announced today that Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey, who famously played Pam Beasley and Angela Martin in the long-running sitcom, wi...
2019-09-12, 09:26

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....
2019-06-28, 02:26

We all need to compromise to get deal on new EU bosses: Merkel Everyone will have to make compromises if an agreement is to be reached on how to parcel out top jobs in the European Union, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said upon arriving for the third day of a Brussels summit....
2019-07-02, 12:39

Merkel says she is working very well with SPD interim leadership German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she had a "very, very trustworthy" working relationship with the interim leaders of her Social Democrat coalition partners, with whom she shares power in an often rocky alliance....
2019-07-19, 12:13

Merkel: We can have until Oct 31 for Brexit backstop solution German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday she had not set Britain a 30-day deadline to find a solution for the so-called Irish backstop, saying they could also have time until Oct. 31, when Britain is due to leave the European Union....
2019-08-22, 15:39

Merkel: We're prepared for any Brexit outcome German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday that she would meet British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday evening to discuss Britain's planned departure from the European Union, adding that Berlin was also prepared for a disorderly Brexit....
2019-08-18, 17:39

| 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....
2019-06-23, 10:26

Germany's Merkel seen shaking again in Berlin Angela Merkel 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....
2019-06-27, 19:13

I Hate These Chairs I don’t know when this specific chair became the go-to chair of every casual dining establishment in America. I don’t know what they’re called—“bistro” chairs, maybe? What I do know is that I hate them, and I dread their very sight....
2019-08-17, 04:00

Merkel stands with congresswomen attacked by Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that US President Donald Trump's racist comments about four Democratic Congresswomen "undermine America's strength" and that she stands in "solidarity" with the women....
2019-07-20, 12:13

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....
2019-07-11, 17:52

Merkel protege AKK given defence job seen as poisoned chalice Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer succeeds new EU commission president Ursula von der Leyen as German defence ministerAngela Merkel’s favoured successor as chancellor has been appointed Germany’s new defence minister in an unexpected and potentially risky move after Ursula von der Leyen’s confirmation as E...
2019-07-17, 17:52

After shaking episodes, Germany's Merkel says she is fit for work Germany's Angela Merkel said on Friday she was fit to carry on as chancellor after a bout of shaking episodes, and that she hoped to enjoy life after serving out her fourth and final term in office through to 2021....
2019-07-19, 12:13

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?...
2019-08-22, 20:26

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....
2019-09-06, 14:26

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....
2019-08-22, 17:13

Merkel: Backstop alternative might be found in 30 days Boris Johnson will meet French president Emmanuel Macron later today where he is likely to receive a more brutal assessment of the EU's position on Brexit than that given by the German chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday....
2019-08-22, 07:26

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....
2019-06-08, 16:39

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 ability to strike unconventional alliances....
2019-07-04, 21:13

Merkel seen shaking for third time in weeks: Reuters TV German Chancellor Angela Merkel was seen shaking as she met Finland's visiting prime minister on Wednesday - her third bout within the last month, Reuters Television footage showed, but a government spokesman said she was fine....
2019-07-10, 13:52

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....
2019-07-05, 18:39

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....
2019-07-03, 01:52

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 earlier....
2019-07-12, 22:52

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....
2019-09-06, 10:26

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....
2019-06-09, 13:52

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 genuinely courageous and determined stance on China, says Maximiliane Koschyk....
2019-09-08, 19:13

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....
2019-09-01, 08:26

Merkel: Concerned about Gulf, should use every opportunity for diplomacy German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that she was concerned about the situation in the Gulf, adding that every opportunity for diplomatic contact should be used....
2019-07-19, 12:13

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 affects the whole world and that she hopes it will be resolved soon....
2019-09-06, 10:26

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....
2019-08-17, 05:26

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 in excerpts released Tuesday that Germany has to f...
2019-05-28, 09:13

Merkel says she is fine and 'working through' shaking after third bout 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....
2019-07-10, 18:39

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....
2019-07-11, 17:52

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 to succeed Jean-Claude Juncker as president of the European Commission....
2019-06-11, 22:13

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....
2019-05-24, 11:52

Merkel hints at return to academia after politics German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared to suggest on Saturday that she might return to academia at the end of her current term in office, which ends in 2021....
2019-08-31, 16:39

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....
2019-07-10, 15:26

Georgia still has no hate crimes law despite many tries ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s prosecutors cannot charge anyone with a hate crime, even if they want to, because the state is one of only four without an official hate crimes law. Repeated attempts by the state Legislature to remove Georgia from that list with South Carolina, Wyoming and Arkansas ha...
2019-06-02, 14:39

Kevin Durant: Sometimes I hate the NBA The Nets still haven’t introduced Kevin Durant, so the star introduced himself in a wide-ranging interview on everything from why he left Golden State for Brooklyn and the betrayal he felt in Oklahoma City to his hatred of the NBA circus. Durant – who ruptured his Achilles tendon in June during the ...
2019-09-11, 00:00

What to do if you feel people hate you Some people feel like others hate them, even when they do not. There are many potential causes of this feeling. Solutions include resolving the underlying conditions causing the symptoms and adopting coping strategies. Learn more here....
2019-07-11, 00:13

Germany's Merkel and British PM Johnson to meet soon: spokesman A meeting between Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is planned soon, a spokesman for the German government said on Friday, adding that details would be announced later....
2019-08-16, 13:13

Macron floats backing Merkel as head of EU’s executive arm 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” at the helm of the European Commission but that he ...
2019-06-11, 21:52

| 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"....
2019-07-19, 17:13

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 centre-right in the European elections damaged Angela...
2019-05-27, 22:00

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....
2019-06-02, 07:00

Merkel rules out top EU job after term as German chancellor ends Angela Merkel had fueled speculation 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....
2019-05-21, 18:26

Merkel successor denies urging ex-spy chief's ejection The head of Germany's ruling Christian Democrats insists she has not called for ex-domestic intel boss Hans-Georg Maassen's exclusion from the party. The ex-spy chief has been accused of sympathizing with the far-right....
2019-08-18, 05:52

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....
2019-08-21, 14:39

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....
2019-06-11, 22:52

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....
2019-05-28, 12:26

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....
2019-05-26, 19:39

Merkel seeks ‘frictionless’ Brexit before meeting UK leader German Chancellor Angela Merkel indicated Wednesday that she’s still holding out for an amicable departure of Britain from the European Union, ahead of talks with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson...
2019-08-21, 16:39

Merkel suggests Ireland issue could be solved before Brexit German Chancellor Angela Merkel raised the possibility that a negotiated departure of Britain from the European Union might still be possible even as the clock is ticking on a deal that would satisfy both sides...
2019-08-21, 20:39

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 poll slump and rudderless after leader Andrea Nah...
2019-06-24, 10:13

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 automatic....
2019-05-28, 08:13

Germany’s Merkel dangles possibility of negotiated Brexit German Chancellor Angela Merkel raised the possibility that a negotiated departure of Britain from the European Union might still be possible even as the clock is ticking on a deal that would satisfy both sides...
2019-08-21, 22:00

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....
2019-09-12, 16:39

German leader Merkel says ‘I’m fine’ after shaking at events 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.”...
2019-06-29, 12:52

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....
2019-06-11, 08:26

Germany's SPD slides in Bremen; jolt for Merkel coalition Germany's Social Democrats bled support in Bremen on Sunday, failing to win most votes in the state for the first time since 1946 in a blow that could hasten the end of its national coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives....
2019-05-26, 19:39

Merkel: Britain will remain partner even if it is no longer EU member German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Britain would remain a partner even if it is no longer a member of the European Union in future, adding that work with British Prime Minister Theresa May's successor would depend on how he approaches the European Commission....
2019-07-19, 12:13

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"....
2019-07-10, 21:13

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....
2019-06-18, 22:26

Germany's Merkel appears unsteady, shaking at ceremony 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....
2019-06-18, 14:39

Germany’s Merkel Says Hong Kong’s Rights Should Be Protected (BEIJING) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that the rights and freedoms of Hong Kong residents should be protected, adding that a solution to the Chinese city’s political crisis can only be garnered through dialogue while violence should be avoided. Merkel met with Chinese P...
2019-09-06, 13:00

The Latest: Germany's Merkel blames dehydration for shaking 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 standing next to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy in the hot s...
2019-06-18, 14:39

Merkel says peaceful solution needed for Hong Kong German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that she discussed Hong Kong with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and that there needed to be a peaceful solution for the city....
2019-09-06, 14:00

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....
2019-09-12, 22:13

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....
2019-06-04, 17:26

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....
2019-06-21, 03:52

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....
2019-07-13, 19:00

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....
2019-07-13, 19:00

Merkel says recovered from shaking bout after drinking water German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who was seen shaking when she met visiting Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy earlier on Tuesday, said she had since drunk water and was feeling better....
2019-06-18, 14:39

Germany’s Merkel sits for anthems after shaking episodes German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the visiting Danish prime minister have sat through their countries’ national anthems at a ceremony in Berlin, a day after the latest of three incidents in which Merkel’s body shook as she stood at a similar event...
2019-07-11, 16:00

| 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....
2019-09-07, 00:00

Chief of Merkel's junior coalition partner resigns Andrea Nahles’s resignation fuels fears Germany’s embattled government may fallThe leader of Angela Merkel’s junior coalition partner, the SPD, has announced she is resigning, raising the spectre that Germany’s embattled government could collapse.Andrea Nahles said in a statement: “The discussions i...
2019-06-02, 14:13

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 standing next to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Ze...
2019-06-18, 14:52

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....
2019-05-31, 06:26

Germany's Merkel defends talk of 'European champions' 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....
2019-06-04, 13:26

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 afternoon as the two stood outside Merkel’s office ...
2019-06-18, 14:52

Merkel warns of danger to EU of Singapore-style UK on its border UK poses threat if it fails to match regulation standards of bloc, says German chancellorAngela Merkel has highlighted the economic danger posed by Britain if it is allowed to become a Singapore-on-Thames as Boris Johnson’s Brexit envoy outlined a plan to ditch the UK’s commitments to stay aligned t...
2019-09-11, 19:52

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. ...
2019-05-31, 05:52

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.”...
2019-05-31, 03:52

Merkel: Feeling better after shaking raised health questions BERLIN (AP) — 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. Merkel’s whole body shook as she stood in hot weather with...
2019-06-19, 17:01

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....
2019-06-28, 17:00

Merkel stresses danger of Britain becoming Singapore-on-Thames German chancellor warns of economic threat if UK fails to match EU standardsAngela Merkel has highlighted the economic danger posed by Britain if it is allowed to become a Singapore-on-Thames as Boris Johnson’s Brexit envoy outlined a plan to ditch the UK’s commitments to stay aligned to the EU’s so...
2019-09-11, 19:26

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, Economy Minister Peter Altmaier proposed an industry str...
2019-06-04, 13:39

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....
2019-06-20, 22:00

| 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....
2019-05-25, 03:13

Onus is on Merkel's conservatives to keep German coalition alive, says SPD German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives need to implement policies dear to their Social Democrat (SPD) coalition partners to keep their ruling alliance alive, SPD Secretary General Lars Klingbeil said on Tuesday....
2019-06-04, 10:39

XFL legend ‘He Hate Me’ missing for nearly a week A former NFL running back best known for his XFL nickname has been missing for nearly a week, South Carolina authorities said Tuesday. Rod Smart, better known as “He Hate Me” from the XFL’s lone season, was last seen early Wednesday in Indian Land while driving a silver 2016 Nissan Maxima with...
2019-06-18, 23:39

How YouTube became the app parents love to hate Over the last several months, YouTube has reeled from a wave of criticism. It has been accused of radicalizing young voters, ignoring harassment of LGBT content creators, and most importantly not doing enough to address toxic videos on the platform. Now it’s got a new problem: the YouTube Kids app. ...
2019-06-18, 18:26

Durant: 'Some days I hate the circus of the NBA' "The circus of the NBA" is one thing Kevin Durant could do without, as he sees it as one of the reasons for his messy breakups with Oklahoma City and Golden State....
2019-09-10, 18:00

Lampard - I'm proud but I hate losing "Frank Lampard claimed he was proud of Chelsea\u0027s performance and optimistic for the rest of the season, despite seeing his side lose the UEFA Super Cup to Liverpool."...
2019-08-15, 02:39

How to Stay Motivated at Work When You Hate Your Job Over at the New York Times, a frustrated employee shared their story of a lazy, “do-nothing” colleague with the Ethicist. “She frequently takes lunch breaks, comes in later than her start time and is not actually working on her ‘work from home’ day,” they wrote. “... In addition, she is constantly ...
2019-08-27, 20:26

U.N. targets hate speech with new strategy U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday unveiled a new strategy to confront hate speech, which he warned was a precursor to the Holocaust, and genocides in Bosnia, Cambodia and Rwanda....
2019-06-18, 23:52

Sunday Comics: I Hate Meetings... Hello! It’s time for Kotaku’s Sunday Comics, your weekly roundup of the best webcomics. The images enlarge if you click on the magnifying glass icon....
2019-06-09, 17:52

Use the Jobs You Hate to Build Your Career If you’re stuck in a job you don’t like, don’t quit right away. Instead, ask yourself how you can use your current position to help you build the next stage of your career....
2019-09-04, 19:26

Why I hate emojis | Suzanne Moore I have never knowingly used the vile little gurning dots and I don’t intend to start nowShould I ever be kidnapped or held against my will – I am talking about a boring wedding rather than a Liam Neeson Taken-type scenario – it will be very easy for my nearest and dearest to know something is up. I ...
2019-06-17, 19:26

Georgia still has no laws against hate crimes ATLANTA — A Georgia man convicted of throwing scalding water on a sleeping same-sex couple told one of them to “get out of my house with all that gay,” a victim testified, yet he couldn’t be charged with a hate crime because the state has no such law. Victim Anthony Gooden said in a recent......
2019-06-03, 23:26

Seven Stylish Phone Cases That You Won't Hate Looking At An old boyfriend of mine was a case-free iPhone guy. I couldn’t stand it. Knowing that phone could slip from his hand while scrolling Twitter on the subway platform, and we’d spend the next three months eating popcorn for dinner on date night because he was paying off a new model made me bonkers....
2019-06-06, 02:52

Dave Gettleman: Why some of my ex-players hate me Even at 68 years old, Giants general manager Dave Gettleman believes he can still change his ways. Despite a successful resumé, Gettleman maintains testy relationships with many of his former players. As he attempts to rebuild the Giants, Gettleman is one of the most heavily criticized executives in...
2019-08-07, 01:26

Germany: leader of Merkel’s party warns as Greens surge BERLIN (AP) — The leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right party is warning that Germans risk ending up with a left-wing government if they vote for the Greens, who surged in last month’s European Parliament election and are now level with or ahead of Merkel’s Union bloc i...
2019-06-09, 11:00

Buoyed by state votes, Germany's AfD takes aim at Merkel coalition An emboldened far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) warned Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition partners they could not carry on as before after luring many of their voters to come second in two regional elections in eastern Germany on Sunday....
2019-09-02, 02:13

Merkel party leader rejects call to end Russia sanctions BERLIN (AP) — The leader of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party is rejecting a state governor’s call for an end to sanctions against Russia. Saxony state Gov. Michael Kretschmer, a member of Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union, met President Vladimir Putin at an economic forum ...
2019-06-08, 17:26

Bolsonaro says conversation with Merkel reaffirms Brazil sovereignty over Amazon Brazilian President Bolsonaro said he had a productive conversation on Friday regarding fires in the Amazon with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, which reaffirmed Brazil's sovereignty over the world's largest rainforest....
2019-08-31, 01:13

Merkel allies weather far-right surge in German regional elections Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and her Social Democrat (SPD) coalition partners held off a surge in far right support in two state elections in eastern Germany on Sunday, averting an immediate crisis for the ruling alliance....
2019-09-02, 02:13

Far-right surge in east German votes could jolt Merkel's coalition Elections in two east German states on Sunday are set to show a surge in support for the far right and raise the pressure on conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel's Social Democrat (SPD) coalition partners to quit her government....
2019-09-01, 17:00

YouTuber’s viral video puts Merkel’s party on defensive German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right Christian Democrats are hitting back at a YouTube star’s viral video attacking the party’s stance on climate change and social inequality...
2019-05-22, 13:39

Germany: leader of Merkel's party warns as Greens surge The leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel's center-right party is warning that Germans risk ending up with a left-wing government if they vote for the Greens, who surged in last month's European Parliament election and are now level with or ahead of Merkel's Union bloc in several polls....
2019-06-09, 11:26

Future in doubt for Merkel’s German govt after ally quits German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she won’t run for a fifth term, but the departure of a top ally in her often-cantankerous coalition has raised new doubts about whether her government will survive until the end of her fourth term...
2019-06-03, 16:00

YouTuber's viral video puts Merkel's party on defensive German Chancellor Angela Merkel's center-right Christian Democrats are hitting back at a YouTube star's viral video attacking the party's stance on climate change and social inequality....
2019-05-22, 17:13

Jeremy Hunt claims Merkel is willing to renegotiate Brexit deal Foreign secretary says chancellor told him Brussels would listen if new PM had ‘right approach’The Conservative leadership hopeful Jeremy Hunt has claimed Angela Merkel would be willing to renegotiate the UK’s Brexit deal and possibly the Irish border arrangements opposed by Eurosceptics.The foreign...
2019-06-09, 18:00

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....
2019-07-02, 14:52

German SPD leader quits in blow to Merkel's loveless coalition Andrea Nahles said on Sunday she would resign as the leader of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD), raising new doubts about the durability of Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition with the center-left party....
2019-06-02, 16:13

Merkel sits rather than stands at public ceremony, following shaking bouts German Chancellor Angela Merkel sat down rather than standing at a public ceremony on Thursday, a day after a third bout of shaking in three weeks raised concerns over her condition, but said she was taking care of her health....
2019-07-11, 17:52

Germany's Merkel says trade, Iran on agenda in Trump summit German Chancellor Angela Merkel said her summit meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday would cover a wide range of topics including trade, investments, West Africa, counter-terrorism and Iran....
2019-06-28, 09:13

Germany probes mysterious death of Merkel party politician Authorities in Germany are investigating the death of a politician from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party who was reportedly found Sunday with a shot wound in his head...
2019-06-03, 15:26

Be on your guard, Hong Kong activists tell Merkel before China trip Days before Angela Merkel leaves for a tricky visit to Beijing, prominent Hong Kong activists have written to the German Chancellor calling her to be guided by her memories of life in dictatorial East Germany in her dealings with Beijing....
2019-09-04, 02:39

Leader of Merkel's Coalition Partner Resigns, Shaking Government The future of Angela Merkel’s government was thrown into doubt after the chairwoman of the German Chancellor’s junior coalition partner resigned following the party’s worst-ever election result a week ago....
2019-06-02, 16:01

'Earthquake' elections in east Germany could jolt Merkel's coalition Elections in two east German states on Sunday are set to yield a surge in support for the far right and raise the pressure on conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel's Social Democrat (SPD) coalition partners to quit her government....
2019-09-01, 11:13

Germany must combat right-wing extremism, Merkel says after politician's murder Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday said the state must rigorously fight right-wing extremism following the murder of a prominent politician....
2019-06-22, 17:52

Merkel: Iran must uphold nuclear deal, or face consequences Germany is doing all it can to defuse heightened tensions with Iran in a peaceful way, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday, adding, however, that Iran must stick to the 2015 international nuclear agreement....
2019-06-18, 15:13

Germany's Merkel hopes for ambitious EU goal to cut carbon emissions Germany will push for an ambitious goal of making the European Union economy neutral in terms of carbon emissions by 2050 at the EU summit on Thursday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said....
2019-06-20, 14:52

German EU election results ramp up pressure on Merkel's coalition Germany's major parties have slumped again in the European elections, with the Social Democrats particularly hard-hit. The result could potentially accelerate Chancellor Angela Merkel's departure....
2019-05-26, 21:26

Merkel favors carbon pricing to meet environmental targets Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she flavored carbon prices to incentivize savings in climate-damaging emissions, as Germany struggles to meet its 2030 environmental targets....
2019-07-19, 13:13

Merkel seen smiling at start of news conference after shaking bout German Chancellor Angela Merkel was seen smiling and spoke fluently at the start of a news conference with the visiting Finnish prime minister on Wednesday after she had earlier been seen shaking for the third time within weeks....
2019-07-10, 13:52

Merkel lands in China, caught between human rights and trade 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....
2019-09-06, 11:52

Western Balkans: Merkel 'optimistic' about EU accession despite French doubts German Chancellor Angel Merkel assured Balkan states that negotiations to join the EU are in the bloc's interest, countering concerns by the French president, who insisted EU reforms must come before further enlargement....
2019-07-05, 20:52

German town backs Merkel's CDU, rejects AfD in vote for mayor Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on Sunday won a run-off vote for mayor in a small town in the east of the country, beating the far-right Alternative for Germany party....
2019-06-16, 21:52

German state vote could threaten future of Merkel coalition Voters in the northern state of Bremen look set to inflict a humiliating blow to Germany's Social Democrats (SPD), in an election on Sunday that could hasten the end of their loveless federal coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives....
2019-05-26, 10:26

Pompeo to meet with Merkel next week at start of Europe visit U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Berlin next week at the start of a trip to Europe and will hold talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel that had been scheduled earlier this month, but were called off at the last minute as tensions rose over Iran....
2019-05-24, 23:39

Merkel: With imagination, Irish 'backstop' issue can be solved in 30 days German Chancellor Angela Merkel suggested on Wednesday that Britain and the EU could find a solution to the sticking point of the Irish backstop in the next 30 days, a possible signal she is willing to compromise with Prime Minister Boris Johnson....
2019-08-22, 00:00

German SPD's record low in poll adds to strain on Merkel's coalition The Social Democrats slipped to 11% in a new Forsa poll, falling behind the far-right AfD. The environmental Green Party remains the most popular in Germany at 27%....
2019-06-16, 00:52

Pressure mounts on Merkel's heir apparent before state elections Future of CDU’s Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer uncertain after series of misstepsShe was meant to be the “mini-Merkel” who would grow to fill the German chancellor’s shoes. But after a series of own goals and a poor result for her party in the European elections, and with further trouble looming in stat...
2019-08-29, 14:26

Youth’s Video Takes Aim at Merkel’s Party in Run-Up to European Elections A 55-minute clip attacking Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party logged more than nine million views in six days. The German establishment has taken notice....
2019-05-25, 16:52

Merkel feels solidarity with minority congresswomen attacked by Trump German Chancellor Merkel on Friday distanced herself from U.S. President Donald Trump's comment that four minority Democratic congresswomen should "go back" to where they came from....
2019-07-19, 15:39

Trump offers help as UK's Johnson asks Merkel to budge on Brexit Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to tell German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday that unless she agrees to change the Brexit deal, Britain will leave the European Union on Oct. 31 without a deal....
2019-08-21, 14:13

Germany's Merkel urges political solution in Iran crisis The international community must seek a political solution on Iran, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday, after U.S. President Donald Trump said he had aborted a military strike to retaliate against Tehran's downing of a U.S. drone....
2019-06-22, 13:52

Germany: leader of Merkel party takes over defense ministry The new leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party is taking over Germany’s defense ministry in a risky but potentially rewarding move, reversing her previous insistence that she wouldn’t join the Cabinet...
2019-07-17, 10:26

Germany's Merkel calls for restarting EU migrant rescue mission Several months after the EU's migrant rescue mission in the Mediterranean was suspended, Angela Merkel has called for the operation to be resumed once more. The EU rescues were halted following pushback from Italy....
2019-08-17, 05:26

Germany: Merkel thanks Hungary for its role in fall of Berlin Wall Ahead of her trip to Hungary, German Chancellor Angela Merkel thanked the eastern European nation for opening its border to East Germans three decades ago. The move was a precursor to the fall of the Berlin Wall....
2019-08-18, 05:52

Merkel Blasts Trade Barriers and 'Lies' in Rebuke of Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel used a commencement speech at Harvard to defend multilateralism and free trade in one of her most pointed critiques of policies championed by President Trump....
2019-05-31, 04:52

German Chancellor Merkel opens new Bauhaus museum in Dessau The eastern German city of Dessau is marking the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus school of design with a collection of exhibits and objects that tie in with the movement’s iconic buildings...
2019-09-08, 15:39

Germany business chief says Merkel coalition harms firms Chancellor Angela Merkel has been heavily criticized by the Federation of German Industries. The organization's head stated that her administration had damaged businesses....
2019-06-04, 13:39

German SPD's record low in poll puts strain on Merkel's coalition Support for Germany's Social Democrat (SPD) party, a junior partner in Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition, has slumped to a record low, a poll showed on Saturday, piling more pressure on it to quit the government and rebuild in opposition....
2019-06-15, 22:52

German lawmaker urges Merkel to pay more attention to Cameroon crisis German lawmaker Christoph Hoffmann has written a letter to Chancellor Angela Merkel asking her to weigh in on Cameroon’s political crisis. A new report places Cameroon at the top of the list of neglected crises....
2019-06-05, 19:00

Merkel's government delivers on promises, but voters aren't convinced The German government is working at a "record-breaking" pace according to a new study, but only 10% of voters agree. With state elections looming, time is running out for Berlin to convince the public it's doing its job....
2019-08-19, 17:00

Leader of Merkel's CDU, Kramp-Karrenbauer, to become German defense minister Kramp-Karrenbauer, Angela Merkel's likely successor, is to become defense minister. The Merkel-ally has struggled to connect with the public since taking over as head of the Christian Democrats (CDU) last year....
2019-07-17, 09:52

Merkel meets Orban in Hungary to commemorate 'Pan-European Picnic' The two leaders have met as part of the commemorations of the symbolic event that led to an exodus of East Germans to the West. Merkel thanked Hungary for its role in bringing down the Iron Curtain....
2019-08-19, 17:00

German minister to look at how to proceed after EU court rejects toll, Merkel says German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday her transport minister would look at how to proceed after the EU's top court rejected plans to introduce a German highway toll....
2019-06-18, 14:39

The Latest: Merkel, Macron and Putin discuss Iran situation DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 11:40 p.m. The German government says Chancellor Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron have discussed the ...
2019-05-21, 21:52

The Latest: Italy’s Conte: Merkel asked about rescue captain Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte says he has told German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the fate of the migrant rescue ship’s captain is in hands of his country’s justice system....
2019-07-01, 16:39

Among Some Hate Groups, Porn Is Viewed as a Conspiracy Buried in the manifestoes of some extremists are attacks on the porn industry, which is blamed for their own struggles and what they perceive as society’s decline....
2019-06-07, 17:00

Andrew Yang, Just Say You Hate Fat People and Move Along!!! Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang threw some very intelligent, not at all lazy insults at President Donald Trump during an appearance at the Iowa State Fair over the weekend. Speaking to reporters, Yang riffed that Trump could only beat him at a game of, uh, keeping a hot air balloon on ...
2019-08-16, 14:52

Electric scooters: Love or hate them? Here's what you need to know Scooters gain in popularity due to its convenience, but draw criticism over safety concerns. Cities and companies are coming up with solutions.       ...
2019-08-14, 04:52

Meghan: why all the hate against the Duchess of Sussex? – podcast Victoria Murphy on why Meghan has been subjected to a sustained campaign of criticism from sections of the media and the British public. Plus: Malachi O’Doherty on 50 years since the start of the TroublesThe outpouring of bile against the Duchess of Sussex has been impossible to miss in recent weeks...
2019-08-12, 11:26

Why NBA players love to hate Stephen Curry Stephen Curry’s rise to NBA stardom apparently has rubbed some players the wrong way. Curry has won two MVP awards, three NBA titles and has shattered almost every shooting record there is. Yet he still doesn’t get the respect he deserves. Andre Igoudala told reporters during the NBA Finals he will ...
2019-06-28, 21:52

Lawmaker wants all NY students to learn about hate symbols A Long Island politician will unveil legislation tomorrow that would require all New York state school children to be “educated regarding the meaning of swastikas and nooses as symbols of hatred and intolerance.” The bill, sponsored by state Sen. Todd Kaminsky (D-Nassau), would mandate that sixth- t...
2019-08-13, 05:13

Do You Love or Hate Apple's Locked Down App Store? If there’s one thing you can’t accuse Apple of, it’s being hands off. That’s especially true when it comes to its App Store, where every app must pass muster with Apple’s lengthy App Store Review Guidelines. Read more......
2019-05-30, 00:13

The Dirty Business of Hosting Hate Online Sometime in the three years before he murdered nine people at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, Dylan Roof sat down at his computer and typed “black on White crime” into Google. According to Roof’s online manifesto, something about the death of Trayvon Martin ...
2019-07-12, 04:00

Flight attendants hate when passengers do these 5 things If you do one of these irritating things during your flight, prepare for a bumpy ride. Buzz60’s Sean Dowling has more.       ...
2019-07-08, 23:52

For Kids Who Hate Bibs, Use a Black T-Shirt My daughter never had a problem wearing bibs—in fact, I always considered the ones with the food-catching pockets to be the breakthrough invention of the century. (A harried-parent hack that I heard from “a friend”: On mornings when you’re racing out the door, pour some Cheerios into the pocket and ...
2019-08-01, 21:39

Republicans Hate That They Have to Respond to Trump's Racism It’s been only a couple of days since President Trump tweeted a racist screed telling four congresswomen of color, three of whom were born in the U.S., to “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came.” Since then, Trump has doubled down on his attacks, and ...
2019-07-16, 01:39

Hate Buying Cleaning Supplies? There's a Pill for That The war on straws may have captured our eco-imaginations, but giant plastic jugs of bleach, window cleaner and counter spray are worse, says Sarah Paiji Yoo. What if all you needed to clean your house was a tablet the size of an Alka-Seltzer?...
2019-05-21, 16:00

The Dolphins are built to lose. And it looks like their players hate it Miami are taking a leaf from the Cleveland Browns’ playbook and are building for the future. But some of their players are understandably annoyedWeek one of Miami’s 2019 Tankapalooza was either a rousing success or an epic fail, depending on your perspective.The Dolphins were hammered by the Baltimo...
2019-09-09, 12:00

YouTube Removes More Videos, but Still Misses a Lot of Hate YouTube said a new policy and better technology helped it remove five times as many videos for violating its hate speech rules. But extremists can beat the system....
2019-09-05, 01:13

Dear American Airlines, I Hate You With My Whole Heart Once upon a time, not long ago, when people wore pajamas and lived life slow, my wife and I were invited to a wedding in Dallas; ya know, deep in the heart of Texas. Because I believe that there’s nothing you should do today that you can put off until tomorrow—I don’t actually believe this, but my a...
2019-07-17, 01:13

All-Star break: Plenty of love and hate to go around Mail time. First half is in the books and the people have spoken. The Good: Joe Miegoc: “Love your stuff.” Lee Heydolph: “Honestly, read you first in The Post daily. … Billy Joel yesterday to Flounder today. … Damn, I love it … keep it goin.” Jay Taikoff: “Few things compare to cas...
2019-07-10, 21:39

| Mugabe and the West: A love-hate affair He came to power as a Mao-jacketed revolutionary, charmed the West with his policy of racial reconciliation, adopted stylish Saville Row suits and was knighted by Britain's Queen Elizabeth....
2019-09-07, 00:26

New York Landlords HATE This New Housing Bill New York legislative leaders reached a deal on Tuesday night on a watershed rent regulations bill that would increase protections for tenants both in New York City and elsewhere around the state....
2019-06-12, 16:26

Hate makes a comeback in the Pacific Northwest SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Nearly two decades after the Aryan Nations compound was demolished in northern Idaho, far-right extremists are again drawing attention in the Pacific Northwest. While white nationalism has been on the rise across the U.S., it has particular resonance along the Idaho-Washington ...
2019-05-25, 19:13

Germany: Former SS soldier charged with hate speech Karl M. was an SS member complicit in the murder of over 80 people in France in 1944. He had disputed whether the Nazis murdered six million Jews in the Holocaust....
2019-07-25, 01:13

Ex-RB 'He Hate Me' Smart found safe, police say Former Eagles and Panthers running back Rod Smart has been found safe, the Lancaster County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday, after he was reported missing in South Carolina....
2019-06-19, 05:39

German abbreviations: A love-hate relationship Germans might be the world champions of abbreviations. But as popular as they are, some people are against them: Rap band Fanta 4 complained about their widespread use, and clipping words was promoted by the Nazis....
2019-08-07, 21:52

Here's how to cope with a work commute you hate The average commuter wastes 42 hours a year in traffic, which costs $1,400 in gas. There are physical and mental health costs as well.        ...
2019-05-22, 17:13

| Kyrgios right to hate French Open, says Tomic Bernard Tomic suffered a dispiriting exit from Roland Garros and admitted Australian compatriot Nick Kyrgios was right to say the tournament 'sucks'....
2019-05-28, 15:00

Merkel gives Johnson 30 days to find solution to avoid no-deal Brexit Macron rules out renegotiating Brexit deal, as French see no deal as ‘most likely outcome’ Angela Merkel has challenged Boris Johnson to come up with a solution to avert a no-deal Brexit “in the next 30 days”, putting responsibility for stopping the UK crashing out of the EU firmly at the British pr...
2019-08-22, 02:39

Germany's Greens hit poll high, ahead of Merkel's bloc: survey The opposition Greens have hit a record high in a new opinion poll, pulling ahead of Angela Merkel's conservatives. The center-left SPD have dropped even further, slipping behind the far-right Alternative for Germany....
2019-06-07, 07:26

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....
2019-08-18, 05:52

Germany's Merkel insists on two-state solution in Israel-Palestine conflict German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas have held talks in Berlin. Abbas called for Europe to play a greater role in the Middle East peace process because he says the US is not neutral....
2019-08-29, 14:00

Merkel urges EU leaders to agree fast on Commission presidency nominee Chancellor Angela Merkel urged EU leaders on Monday to agree fast on a nominee for the post of European Comission president, saying her government backed the idea of naming a "Spitzenkandidat" from a winning party....
2019-05-27, 21:13

Leader of Social Democrats, Merkel’s Coalition Partner, Announces Resignation Andrea Nahles announced she was stepping down after a dismal showing in the European election, raising questions about the future of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government....
2019-06-02, 12:00

Germany's Greens shoot into first place in poll, overtaking Merkel's conservatives The Greens have overtaken Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives to become the most popular party in Germany, an opinion poll released on Saturday showed, while her Socialist SPD coalition partners fell to an all-time low....
2019-06-02, 00:13

‘I feel fine’: Merkel dismisses health fears after shaking bouts German chancellor also says she feels solidarity with targets of Donald Trump’s racismAngela Merkel has sought to assuage concerns about her health after a spate of shaking bouts at public events, saying she is feeling fine and looking forward to a healthy life when she steps down in two years.“I un...
2019-07-19, 20:13

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....
2019-07-02, 20:13

Putin, Merkel and Macron discuss Ukraine in phone call: Kremlin President Vladimir Putin discussed the conflict in eastern Ukraine with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and France's Emmanuel Macron in a phone call on Tuesday, the Kremlin said....
2019-05-21, 21:52

Germany: Merkel party colleagues elect far-right extremist to local council Local leaders of Angela Merkel's CDU and the center-left SPD have been left horrified after their representatives elected a member of the far-right NPD to head a local authority. There were no alternative candidates....
2019-09-07, 22:13

Merkel's shaking episodes fuel debate about German power handover German Chancellor Angela Merkel's bouts of shaking at public events are firing up a debate among some of her Christian Democrats about whether she should pass power to her protege sooner than a planned handover in 2021, senior party sources say....
2019-07-11, 19:13

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 over the longtime leader’s nearly 14 years in power....
2019-07-03, 19:52

Merkel ally issues Brexit message after being elected to replace Juncker The new president of the European Commission issued an instant Brexit message after being elected to replace Jean-Claude Juncker - warning that both Britain and the EU "should do everything not to have a hard Brexit"....
2019-07-16, 22:13

Germany's Merkel: ‘Strong evidence’ Iran to blame for tanker attacks Germany has seen “strong evidence” of Iran’s responsibility for attacks on a pair of oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday....
2019-06-19, 08:52

Leader of Merkel's CDU, Kramp-Karrenbauer, named German defense minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, the head of Angela Merkel's conservative CDU party, has replaced Ursula von der Leyen as defense minister. The announcement came as a suprise to many in Berlin....
2019-07-17, 12:13

German SPD suffers state vote rout in jolt to Merkel coalition Germany's Social Democrats bled support in the state of Bremen on Sunday, failing to win most votes for the first time since 1946 in a major blow that could hasten the end of their national coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives....
2019-05-26, 18:52

Eve Ensler: ‘Writing about my father's abuse has freed me from hate' The playwright and activist on honouring her body, secret initiations and being happy in her 60sBorn in New York, Eve Ensler, 66, premiered her play The Vagina Monologues in 1996. It has since been translated into 48 languages and performed in more than 140 countries. She established V-Day in 1998, ...
2019-06-22, 13:26

'We all suffer': why San Francisco techies hate the city they transformed San Franciscans have long complained that tech workers ruined their city, driving up rents and homelessness and eliminating diversity. Now even the tech workers agreePhotographs by Jason HenryIt was a beautiful winter day in San Francisco, and Zoe was grooving to the soundtrack of the roller-skating...
2019-07-01, 10:01

‘Like air, I’ll rise': Ilhan Omar and others on words to conquer hate Inspired by Omar, the Guardian and Pen America asked writers to share inspiring lines from poems about overcoming hate – and readers to submit theirsLast week, after a chant of “send her back” broke out at a Trump rally in North Carolina, Congresswoman Ilhan Omar responded by posting some lines from...
2019-07-22, 18:13

When Rohingya Refugees Fled to India, Hate on Facebook Followed After posts on the social network contributed to Myanmar’s genocide of Rohingya Muslims, Facebook vowed to fix the problem. Then the vitriol moved to India....
2019-06-14, 10:26

One Organisation To Blame, Says Asaduddin Owaisi On Hate Crimes Hyderabad politician Asaduddin Owaisi has blamed right wing groups under Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, the ideological mentor of the BJP, for the hate crimes in the country. The Prime Minister, he......
2019-06-30, 19:00

Far-right Facebook groups 'spreading hate to millions in Europe' Avaaz uncovers 500 accounts using fake news to spread white supremacy messageA web of far-right Facebook accounts spreading fake news and hate speech to millions of people across Europe has been uncovered by the campaign group Avaaz.Facebook, which is struggling to clean up the platform and salvage ...
2019-05-22, 07:52

Anti-LGBT hate crimes are rising, the FBI says. But it gets worse The FBI estimates 7,500 total hate crime victims annually. Household surveys show more than 200,000. How many of those are LGBTQ people?        ...
2019-06-28, 22:13

Acosta resignation: 'I hate to see this happen,' says Trump – video The US labor secretary, Alexander Acosta, is resigning following criticism of his handling of a plea deal with financier Jeffrey Epstein, who has been accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls. Donald Trump announced the news on Friday with Acosta by his side before the president left on ...
2019-07-12, 18:52

XFL’s Rod ‘He Hate Me’ Smart found safe in South Carolina Rod Smart — aka “He Hate Me” — has been “found safe” in South Carolina, according to police. The former XFLer and NFL running back had been missing for nearly a week after vanishing on June 12. He was apparently located on Tuesday afternoon, though it’s unclear how or w...
2019-06-19, 03:52

De Blasio says Trump wants to ‘make America hate again’ with ICE raids Mayor de Blasio blasted President Trump for announcing that Immigration and Customs Enforcement would carry out raids nationally as a political ploy to scare immigrant communities and gin up his base of supporters. “His slogan should be: make America hate again,” the mayor said on CNN...
2019-07-14, 19:13

UN launches plan to combat escalating hate speech Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is launching a plan to combat hate speech and counter what he calls "a groundswell of xenophobia, racism and intolerance, violent misogyny, anti-Semitism and anti-Muslim hatred" around the world....
2019-06-19, 00:26

The 3 things people hate most about Samsung’s new Galaxy Note 10 Samsung’s big Galaxy Note 10 reveal is now behind us and we have just over one week of waiting left to do before the new Note 10 series flagship phones hit store shelves. We haven’t spent enough time with it yet so we can’t offer up our own impressions of the new phones, but it see...
2019-08-13, 16:00

Twitter and Instagram Unveil New Ways to Combat Hate—Again The social media giants just released new policies to cut down on bullying and hate speech. It's not clear they'll be any more successful this time around....
2019-07-11, 13:39

Kid-friendly tech toys that won't make their parents hate you Gifts don't always have to be toys or games to be appreciated. They can even be a little practical without your resorting to boring presents like (ugh) socks. If a kid really likes a particular video game, you can pick up some kind of branded decorat......
2019-05-31, 20:00

Report: The Dodgers Hate The Players' Weekend Jerseys Just As Much As You Do In an attempt at adding a “fun” new twist to Players’ Weekend, MLB revealed earlier this year that every team playing in a game over these couple days would wear a nearly monochromatic uniform, with options of white and black. Beyond the simple problem that the color scheme makes it difficult to see...
2019-08-25, 02:00

Suspect taken into custody for ‘hate’ attacks on white people in NYC A man wanted in a Manhattan ‘hate crime’ spree against white pedestrians has been taken into custody, police sources said. Todd Lyons, 33, was picked up late Friday night at his West 36th Street home by detectives with the Hate Crimes Task Force. The suspected hate crime spree began at 9...
2019-08-24, 19:13

US abortion policy is 'extremist hate' and 'torture', says UN commissioner Trump administration’s ban on terminations is a crisis directed at women, warns Kate GilmoreThe US policy on abortion is a form of extremist hate that amounts to the torture of women, the UN deputy high commissioner for human rights told the Guardian.The attack on women’s rights was a “crisis”, orga...
2019-06-04, 08:39

I miss my kids while they’re at summer camp. But I hate Visiting Day. Gone is the equanimity I've gained over the past few weeks. Instead: Why aren’t my kids using sunscreen? Why aren’t they at least wearing one of the many hats I packed for them?...
2019-07-18, 22:52

Big Health wants you to cure your insomnia with its app, then delete it — some investors hate that Digital health investors are most attracted to business models with recurring revenue from users who will continue to use the app or service forever. Digital health products that attempt to cure or prevent a health condition can struggle for funding....
2019-06-16, 16:39

People hate Uber, but it's because of quality control, not politics Uber is reportedly in “crisis mode" as it works to piece back together its disintegrating reputation. But a Washington Post article from late last month gives every indication that it’s a lost cause....
2019-09-05, 23:00

The Latest: No plea from Army vet charged with hate crime SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a California man accused of intentionally driving into a group of pedestrians (all times local): 3:30 p.m. An Army veteran accused of running his car into a crowd of pedestrians in California because he believed two of the people looked like they were Muslim or Ind...
2019-05-31, 03:39

Electric scooters have arrived in Europe — and a lot of people there hate them too Drunken riders and poorly parked scooters have given rise to what Paris's mayor has called "anarchy," while Copenhagen police have arrested 28 intoxicated electric scooter riders....
2019-07-10, 02:52

"Remember When I Said...": Trump On Love-Hate Relationship With Twitter Several minutes into President Donald Trump's social media summit at the White House Thursday, the president grew nostalgic, reminiscing on some of his greatest Twitter hits....
2019-07-12, 04:39

Facebook to help French police crack down on hate speech Facebook is agreeing to help French police identify hate speech suspects, in what the French government is celebrating as a global first.       ...
2019-06-27, 20:13

| WATCH | After shootings, under-fire Trump says 'hate has no place' in US An under-fire President Donald Trump has said that "hate has no place" in the United States after two mass shootings left 29 dead and sparked accusations that his rhetoric was part of the problem....
2019-08-06, 00:26

Police Investigating Texas Shooting As Possible Hate Crime: Top Cop Texas authorities are investigating the Saturday mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso as a possible hate crime, the city's police chief said, as authorities study an online manifesto linked to......
2019-08-04, 10:26

Facebook fined $2.3 million under Germany’s new hate speech law The Federal Office for Justice said the social networking company had failed to meet transparency requirements for its handling of hate speech complaints....
2019-07-02, 17:39

Facebook Fined $2.3 Million By Germany Under Hate Speech Law (BERLIN) — German authorities say they have issued Facebook with a 2 million-euro ($2.3 million) fine under a law designed to combat hate speech. The Federal Office for Justice said Tuesday that the social networking company had failed to meet transparency requirements for its handling of hate...
2019-07-02, 16:52

8chan: the far-right website linked to the rise in hate crimes Three attackers in six months allegedly posted their plans on the site in advance. In an exclusive interview, Silicon Valley CEO explains his ‘moral obligation’ to keep 8chan onlineThe suspect in the massacre that left 51 Muslims dead in Christchurch, New Zealand, allegedly posted a white nationalis...
2019-08-04, 19:26

YouTube removes far-right teen’s account over hate speech Google-owned YouTube has taken down the account of a teenage creator after she posted a video that seemed to call for violence against LGBT people. The video from Soph, a far-right YouTuber known for having posted anti-Muslim videos, is called “Pride and Prejudice.” The 12-minute video, ...
2019-08-07, 03:52

"Hate Has No Place" In US, Says Donald Trump, Under-Fire After Shootings An under-fire President Donald Trump said Sunday that "hate has no place" in the United States after two mass shootings left 29 dead and sparked accusations that his rhetoric was part of the problem....
2019-08-05, 05:26

Trump is 'primary cheerleader' for hate in America, says Dem senator Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) on Wednesday branded Donald Trump the “primary cheerleader” for hate in America, as the president faces widespread opprobrium from national Democrats for his heated immigration rhetoric after a pair of mass shootings over the weekend.“There is a very sophisticated network...
2019-08-08, 21:00

All States have ‘primary responsibility’ to protect against hate attacks The UN’s top rights official has added her voice to condemnation of the weekend mass-shootings in the cities of El Paso and Dayton, insisting on Tuesday that “not just the US, but all States” should do more to stop discrimination....
2019-08-06, 23:52

Hate groups ‘maintaining a presence’ in Pacific Northwest SPOKANE, Wash. — Nearly two decades after the Aryan Nations’ Idaho compound was demolished, far-right extremists are maintaining a presence in the Pacific Northwest. White nationalism has been on the rise across the US, but it has particular resonance along the Idaho-Washington border, where the Ary...
2019-05-28, 07:39

Cory Booker says Trump's out to make 2020 about hate In an empassioned speech on Saturday, Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., admonished fighting President Trump with "his tactics" and encouraged Democrats to make the 2020 presidential election about "love."...
2019-06-23, 02:52

Billionaires Love Mayor Pete and Hate Bernie In case you were wondering how many uber-wealthy friends your presidential candidate of choice has, Forbes has a report out detailing donations to Democratic candidates from billionaires and people related to them. Turns out Pete Buttigieg has a lot of friends in high places....
2019-08-06, 18:52

Germany: Dozens of raids over online hate speech Police have said they carried out searches in 13 federal states over crimes like incitement and the use of banned symbols. Authorities have struggled to enforce Germany's strict hate speech laws on social media....
2019-06-06, 14:39

Orthodox Christian bishop under investigation over possible gay hate speech Bishop Neophytos stirred up controversy after saying that homosexuality could be transferred to unborn children if a pregnant woman has anal sex, a claim with no scientific basis and which Cyprus’ human rights commissioner considers discriminatory....
2019-08-02, 21:52

YouTube will remove some hate speech and conspiracy videos YouTube has updated its hate speech policy to ban more types of videos from its platform. They explicitly include those promoting or glorifying Nazi ideology or deny that certain events including the Holocaust or the Sandy Hook shooting took place. A......
2019-06-05, 23:39

Redirecting hate: ADL hopes Googling for KKK or jihad will take you down a different path The Redirect Method uses ads and Google search to steer people away from extremist content to material that exposes the hatred of such groups       ...
2019-06-27, 20:13

Pantomime villain Medvedev fueled by New York hate Daniil Medvedev never sought to be the pantomime villain at this year's U.S. Open but after being lustily booed by the New York crowd for his on-court antics during his last two wins, he is learning to use the energy to his advantage. ...
2019-09-03, 21:26

Edward Bluemel: the love-to-hate new star of Killing Eve As the hotly anticipated second series of Killing Eve starts this weekend, Frankie McCoy meets Edward Bluemel, the show's gleefully hateable new star...
2019-06-06, 10:52

Alice Lowe: ‘I was terrified that Bill Nighy was going to hate me’ The actor, writer and Prevenge director on demonic possession and the cathartic possibilities of ScrabbleAlice Lowe has starred in Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace, The Mighty Boosh, Hot Fuzz and Ben Wheatley’s Sightseers, which she co-wrote. In 2016 she wrote, directed and starred in Prevenge, and last y...
2019-06-08, 18:13

Heather Heyer's not on this FBI list. How hate crimes become invisible It's hard to forget the searing images of a neo-Nazi driving his car into counterprotesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, two years ago today. But if you look at the federal hate crimes report, it's like it never happened at all....
2019-08-13, 02:00

Merkel 'in good health' and ready to serve full term: chief of staff Chancellor Angela Merkel is in good health and on track to serve her full term in office through to 2021 in coalition with her Social Democrat (SPD) governing allies, her chief of staff told Reuters on Wednesday....
2019-07-17, 21:26

Macron, Merkel seek common ground on EU Commission president pick: official French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel don't want to show disagreement over the picking of the next president of the European Union Commission, an official from Macron's office said on Monday....
2019-05-27, 21:13

Merkel heir faces widespread criticism after proposal to regulate online opinion Chancellor Angela Merkel's heir apparent faced criticism from across Germany's political spectrum on Tuesday after she called for rules about expressing online opinions before elections in response to a YouTube video that criticised her party....
2019-05-28, 17:39

Germany: Merkel commemorates Hitler assassination plot 75 years after 'Operation Valkyrie' On July 20, 1944, Claus von Stauffenberg tried to kill Adolf Hitler by placing a suitcase bomb next to him during a meeting of senior Nazi officials. Merkel said he and his co-conspirators were "true patriots."...
2019-07-20, 16:52

Rising Intolerance, Hate Crimes Can "Seriously Damage" Growth: Adi Godrej Noted industrialist Adi Godrej Saturday warned that the rising intolerance, hate crimes and moral policing can "seriously damage" economic growth of the nation....
2019-07-13, 17:13

Group Seeks Hate Crime Probe Of Ali Mural Vandalism LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Muslim advocacy group wants Kentucky authorities to investigate vandalism on a mural of boxing champ Muhammad Ali as a possible hate crime. The Kentucky chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations made the request in a news release Monday. CAIR-Kentucky chair Waheed...
2019-06-18, 14:52

Cloudflare terminates 8chan account over ‘hate-filled’ content Cloudflare will terminate online message board 8chan as its customer after a shooter used the messaging forum before killing 20 people at a Walmart store.Read More...
2019-08-06, 00:52

| WATCH | Trump calls for death penalty for hate crimes US President Donald Trump is asking the Justice Department to propose legislation so that those who commit hate crimes and mass murders face the death penalty....
2019-08-06, 07:52

Polish mayor's widow fights hate that killed her husband Her husband was assassinated as mayor of Gdansk. Now Magdalena Adamowicz, a newly elected member of the European Parliament, has taken up the fight against hate speech that threatens both public discourse and lives....
2019-07-15, 17:26

Outdoor Voices Made a Dress for Working Out, And I Actually Didn't Hate It Hello, I’m Ana and I (now) test out clothing for The Inventory. Maybe you remember me from the Thanos swimsuit adventure? This time, I wore a dress to work out. And I actually didn’t hate it....
2019-08-27, 21:13

All States have ‘primary responsibility’ to protect against hate attacks: UN’s Bachelet The UN’s top rights official has added her voice to condemnation of the weekend mass-shootings in the cities of El Paso and Dayton, insisting on Tuesday that “not just the US, but all States” should do more to stop discrimination....
2019-08-06, 20:39

'This guy doesn’t get to change our DNA in one day': defiant El Paso chooses love over hate The majority Latino city in Texas was shaken to its core – but El Pasoans say a strong sense of family and community will help them healIt’s a white guy who says it first.It’s Saturday evening at the high school stadium, hours after a terrorist gunman killed 22 people and left dozens wounded at the ...
2019-08-07, 16:13

People hate my video about vegans... is this what it feels like to be Piers Morgan? I’ll never post anything provocative online again. Oh, who am I kidding?I was recently asked to do two promo videos for the BBC – one was a simple video of me trying to smile for five minutes straight and the other was of me doing a rant about Avengers spoilers. So far, so social media. I finished t...
2019-06-08, 08:39

Homeless man suspected in Manhattan ‘hate spree’ smiles in court A homeless man smiled during his arraignment Sunday morning on a series of “hate crime” attacks this month on random Manhattan pedestrians. Todd Lyons, 33, had been free on two previous assaults in The Bronx and Manhattan when cops suspect he committed as many as seven new attacks; all t...
2019-08-25, 10:39

YouTube’s cesspool of anger and hate faces growing scrutiny Facebook and Twitter have drawn the lion's share of scrutiny for hosting objectionable content. But YouTube now occupies its own circle of internet hell.Read More...
2019-06-10, 16:39

Woman yells ‘go back to your country’ in subway hate attack A woman riding a subway in the Bronx early Tuesday spewed anti-Hispanic rhetoric at another woman after snatching her construction helmet and beating her with it, police said. “Go back to your country,” the attacker yelled after taking the Hispanic woman’s helmet from her head and ...
2019-07-11, 02:13

"President Who Spreads Hate": US Sportsman Kneels During National Anthem A member of the US fencing team knelt on the podium during the national anthem and medal ceremony Friday at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, later saying on Twitter: "We must call for change."...
2019-08-11, 09:52

Germany fines Facebook for underreporting hate speech complaints The US social media giant has been found guilty of failing to fully report the number of complaints it received, in clear violation of German transparency laws. Facebook may appeal the ruling, saying the law is unclear....
2019-07-02, 20:13

Missouri man says Walmart weapons incident was 'not a hate-inspired act': report The self-described Second Amendment advocate who authorities say walked into a Walmart store in Missouri last week, wearing body armor and carrying loaded weapons, reportedly admits his timing was bad given the recent mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio....
2019-08-16, 13:13

New hate crimes chief breaks with de Blasio on anti-Semitism The director of the mayor’s new Office for the Prevention of Hate Crimes is already disagreeing with her new boss — who claimed in June that anti-Semitism is a right-wing movement. “He’s correct to say there are threats that come from the right wing. There are also threats th...
2019-09-04, 01:00

The First Native American U.S. Poet Laureate on How Poetry Can Counter Hate Joy Harjo, the first Native American U.S. poet laureate, tells TIME about her new book, ‘An American Sunrise,’ and the state of poetry. You found your voice as a poet in 1973, a time when a lot of Americans found theirs. How much was that a factor? I didn’t set out to be a writer. ...
2019-08-22, 17:13

Twitter revises rules on hate speech targeting religions Twitter has technically banned hate speech based on religion before, but it should now be easier for the company to clamp down on that behavior. The social site has updated its rules to require the deletion of any tweet that "dehumanizes" others bas......
2019-07-09, 19:00

Homophobic and transphobic hate crimes surge in England and Wales Offences double since 2014 against gay and lesbian people and treble against trans people, Guardian analysis revealsYou saw me covered in blood on a bus. But do you get outraged about all homophobia?Homophobic and transphobic hate crimes, including stalking, harassment and violent assault, have more...
2019-06-14, 20:39