Angela Merkel

Coming to terms with Merkel’s toxic legacy

Berlin’s Russian blunders

The decline of Angela Merkel’s party may return Germany to a Weimar-style splintered parliament

Are “progressive” leaders just canny politicians?

Woke leaders are able to disguise their more cynical realpolitik

The key to Europe’s future lies with Mario Draghi, the technocrat who sidelined politicians and saved the Euro, but who now needs them to succeed as Italy’s PM

VDL’s hapless performance must be delighting Brexiteers