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Angela Merkel must be exhausted from playing hardball on the future of Greece. She today showed a never-before-seen sensitive side while visiting a school in Rostock. Despite the crises going on in Europe, at least Germany’s doing well. A banner behind Merkel read, “Living well in Germany. What’s important to us.” The chancellor started talking… » read more

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Following her less than successful endorsement of Finland’s former Prime Minister Alexander Stubb in his bid for re-election –as Heard in Europe recently reported, Angela Merkel visited Helsinki on 19 April – the German chancellor is heading to Copenhagen next week (28 April) to support Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt’s general election campaign. Although Thorning-Schmidt… » read more

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Heard in Europe’s spies at today’s European Council have heard that Chancellor Angela Merkel has agreed to fly to Finland on an official visit. Mutti’s timing couldn’t be better. Finnish Prime Minister Alexander Stubb is hot on the campaign trail for reelection. The vote will be held on 19 April, and most polls suggest Stubb’s… » read more

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