For Macron, the G7 summit held on his home turf, appeared to be the latest, well-calculated move to position himself as the European leader.
The German Chancellor wants to her Britain's proposals for an alternative to the backstop in a possible sign of compromise with Boris Johnson.
Boris Johnson is to visit Berlin and Paris this week on his first foreign trips as the UK's new prime minister.
The meeting comes after environmentalists in Iceland laid a commemorative plaque on the site of a Glacier on Sunday that had been declared dead. The Okjökull glacier had existed for 700 years and was Iceland's first glacier to disappear.
Formed out of the bloodshed of World War One, Germany's first democratic experiment was overcome by Adolf Hitler's Nazis.
Angela Merkel paid tribute to Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg who was executed for his part in the plot to assassinate the Nazi leader and end the war in 1944
Von der Leyen finished her meetings with political groups in Brussels, but it's unclear if she will win the absolute majority of votes in Strasbourg. In other news, Angela Merkel decided to change protocol to prevent her from shaking. All this and more in the State of the Union.
Three shaking bouts in under a month have sparked concerns for the health and well-being of German Chancellor Angela Merkel. But has the subsequent media coverage really been necessary?
The German chancellor has rekindled concerns for her health after she was seen shaking during her meeting with Finnish Prime Minister Antti Rinne.
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A German far-right suspect confessed to killing a pro-immigration politician, Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said on Wednesday.
No deal could be found on the race for EU top jobs. The leaders will meet again on June the 30th to continue the negotiations.
More than one month after the European Parliamentary elections, there seems little sign of agreement between parliamentary groups or between member states' leaders on who should replace Jean-Claude Juncker as the president of the European Commission.
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A swing to the left could trigger a snap election and hasten Merkel's exit
Andrea Nahles has quit as leader of the SPD, Angela Merkel's coalition parter, amid a slump in popularity.
Pompeo began a five-day European trip on Friday with a delayed visit to Berlin, where he was expected to press Germany to boost its military spending, avoid dealings with China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and reconsider a pipeline project with Russia.
The German Chancellor launched a staunch defence of Europe.
France and Germany have clashed over who should become the next President of the European Commission.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel favours centre-right candidate Manfred Weber for the role, whereas French President Emmanuel Macron pointedly didn't mention Weber amongst the contenders he listed.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel addressed the 10th Petersburg Climate Dialogue on Tuesday. During her speech Merkel vowed to create a plan to make Germany CO2 neutral by 2050.
In reaction to the vow, environmental NGOs have made it clear that they want action, not promises.
Leaders of Serbia and Kosovo held their first talks in several months — part of a Western Balkan summit aimed at ending the deadlock in the region.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been breaking the EU summit ice with under-fire UK PM Theresa May.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May made a last-ditch tour to garner support for another Brexit extension ahead of Wednesday's European summit.
British MPs have this afternoon endorsed Prime Minister Theresa May's request to the European Union to delay Brexit until June 30, adding weight to the pitch she will make to EU leaders in Brussels on Wednesday.
Leaders from the other 27 EU countries meet on Wednesday to decide on the UK’s request for a Brexit delay until June 30.
The UK Prime Minister will hold face-to-face meetings with the German and French leaders in advance of the emergency Brexit summit on Wednesday. Theresa May is continuing to face strong resistance from within her cabinet to a long Brexit delay,