So what does Angela Merkel think? Germany’s reactions towards the new British government

Nina Trentmann, UK Business Correspondent at Die Welt, takes a look at the recent appointment of Boris Johnson as UK Foreign Secretary and the reactions of politicians in Germany to this news, particularly in the context of future negotiation tactis between the UK and the EU. It was a shock. German politicians, their French counterparts, EU representatives – they all shook their head in disbelief when … Continue reading So what does Angela Merkel think? Germany’s reactions towards the new British government

The EU debate: a gift to cartoonists

For Kipper Williams, cartoonist, whichever side you happen to be on in the EU debate, it’s a universal truth that straight banana directives have considerable comedy potential – particularly if you happen to be a cartoonist. So my book ‘In or Out? Europe in Cartoons‘ shamelessly draws on topics like this, even though it’s never been my intention to use cartoons as a vehicle for … Continue reading The EU debate: a gift to cartoonists

What now for the Eurozone? A look at Germany, Grexit and Cameron’s pursuit of EU reform

Nina Trentmann, UK Business Correspondent at Die Welt, takes a look at the EU and the Eurozone in the wake of the most recent Greek bailout. With key German political figures in disagreement about in which direction to move, what might this mean for David Cameron’s chances of successfully negotiating EU reform?  During the last couple of months, I have been asked quite frequently: what … Continue reading What now for the Eurozone? A look at Germany, Grexit and Cameron’s pursuit of EU reform