You are here


A bittersweet victory for Angela Merkel after a bruising election

GERMAN Chancellor Angela Merkel secured a fourth consecutive term after Sunday's heated federal election. That was perhaps the most unsurprising outcome, for no one - least of all the 63-year-old leader herself - would have expected any other result.

But rather than celebrating, Mrs...

BT is now on Telegram!

For daily updates on weekdays and specially selected content for the weekend. Subscribe to