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Germany's farewell parade for Merkel involved a military band playing punk music at her request

German Chancellor Angela Merkel at ceremony in Berlin.ODD ANDERSEN/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Germany held a farewell parade for outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday. Merkel requested a 1974 punk-rock song for the federal military band to cover. Merkel has served as chancellor since 2005. Her successor is her finance minister, Olaf Scholz.  Germany put on a parade for departing Chancellor Angela Merkel, and she picked a punk-rock song for the military band to cover.Merkel announced in...
Tags: Politics, Germany, Angela Merkel, Berlin, Trends, News UK, Merkel, East Germany, Deutsche Welle, Rosen, Scholz, Olaf Scholz, Hildegard Knef, Nina Hagen, Bill Bostock, Olaf Scholz Germany


Germany's farewell parade for Merkel involved the military band playing punk music at her request

German Chancellor Angela Merkel at ceremony in Berlin.ODD ANDERSEN/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Germany held a farewell parade for outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday. Merkel requested a 1974 punk-rock song for the federal military band to cover. Merkel has served as chancellor since 2005. Her successor is her finance minister, Olaf Scholz.  Germany put on a parade for departing Chancellor Angela Merkel, and she picked a punk-rock song for the military band to cover.Merkel announced in...
Tags: Politics, Germany, Angela Merkel, Berlin, Trends, News UK, Merkel, East Germany, Deutsche Welle, Rosen, Scholz, Olaf Scholz, Hildegard Knef, Nina Hagen, Bill Bostock, Olaf Scholz Germany


Germany Considers a Full Covid Lockdown and Mandatory Vaccines

Germany is set to decide on tougher Covid-19 restrictions and could even opt for a full lockdown amid record daily infections and mounting pressure on hospitals. From a report: Olaf Scholz, Germany's chancellor-designate, said Wednesday that the Covid situation was serious and that the country would massively push its vaccination campaign, noting that "vaccination is the way out of this pandemic." Scholz said Germany "should make vaccination compulsory for certain groups," without stating which ...
Tags: Germany, Angela Merkel, Tech, Jens Spahn, Scholz, Spahn, Christian Lindner, COVID, Olaf Scholz Germany


Germany announced its new coalition government, heralding the end of Angela Merkel's 16 years as chancellor

German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany.REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke Germany's incoming government announced a new coalition and Angela Merkel's successor. The Social Democrat Olaf Scholz will take over after three parties agreed a coalition government. Merkel helped direct Europe and was known as the world's most powerful woman. German Chancellor Angela Merkel's successor has been announced, as Germany nears a future without its leader of 16 years.T...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Germany, Angela Merkel, Trends, Eu, European Union, News UK, Merkel, Associated Press, Free Democratic Party, Christian Democratic Union, Markus Schreiber, Scholz, Olaf Scholz, Social Democrat


Olaf Scholz - the German Finance Minister is delusional

Wirecard - a major German fraud - is unwinding as I write this. They have withdrawn several years of accounts and they wonder whether the business (their main profit generator) was conducted at all. Over 2 billion euro is missing. This fraud has been well telegraphed for a long time, with several short cases and some excellent articles by the Financial Times providing a rare glimpse into a major fraud real time. The financial regulator did no investigation of the fraud. But they investigated...
Tags: Business, Germany, Financial Times, Scholz, Olaf Scholz, John Hempton, Wirecard, Olaf Scholz Germany