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Chancellor Angela Merkel and the British Prime Minister Theresa May walk into the Federal Chancellery, framed by the British and EU flags.

Theresa May at the Federal Chancellery Finding a fair balance with the United Kingdom

At a joint press conference with British Prime Minister Theresa May in Berlin, the Chancellor expressed her optimism with regard to the Brexit negotiations. It is possible to find a fair balance, she said, between the negotiating position of the EU27 and the United Kingdom. more

Ursula von der Leyen's opening speech at the Munich Security Conference

Munich Security Conference We must shape the future – not endure it

"We have accepted responsibility," declared Ursula von der Leyen with respect to security-policy developments over the last four years in Germany. On the second day of the conference, Sigmar Gabriel made an urgent appeal for a stronger Europe that is better able to take action. more

Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 - the Official Mascots for PyeongChang 2018

Olympic Winter Games 2018 Peace and prosperity – the Pyeongchang Olympic Winter Games

In addition to sport, political rapprochement between North and South Korea is in the spotlight at the XXIII Olympic Winter Games. more

Poland's Prime Minister in Berlin "We must strengthen common ground"

In the fields of economic and defence policy, Germany and Poland intend to cooperate closely. The two countries also intend to work together to address the root causes of displacement, stressed the Chancellor, when the Polish Prime Minister visited Berlin. more

Paolo Gentiloni in Berlin Working together for Europe

Germany and Italy intend to continue cooperating closely within the framework of Europe. In future the focus must be on addressing the challenges facing us, including migration, defence and innovation, declared Chancellor Angela Merkel, following her meeting with Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni in Berlin. more

68th Berlin International Film Festival Countdown runs for the fight for the Bears

385 films in ten days and half a million film fans – Thursday will see the start of the Berlinale. The 19 films in the competition include four German productions. This year’s Berlin International Film Festival is taking place under the influence of the 'MeToo' debate. more