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German chancellor Angela Merkel: will welcome Theresa May with military honours on her inaugural visit as British prime minister to Berlin on Wednesday. Photograph: Kay Nietfeld

British prime minister Theresa May will be welcomed by Chancellor Angela Merkel with military honours on her inaugural visit to Berlin today. In a da(...)

German chancellor Angela Merkel and  the new UK prime minister Theresa May. Photograph: Oli Scarff/Thierry Charlier/AFP/Getty Images

Even before Angela Merkel and Theresa May spoke on Wednesday evening, during the new British prime minister’s first phone call from Downing Street, th(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and German chancellor Angela Merkel at a joint news conference  in Berlin, Germany. Photograph: John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images

German chancellor Angela Merkel was non-committal over the State’s Brexit concerns following talks with Taoiseach Enda Kenny in Berlin, saying that Du(...)

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan said Dublin would remain ‘fully at the heart of Europe’ and that the EU had been the ‘foundation stone’ of Ireland’s recent economic recovery. Photograph:  Brian Lawless/PA

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan has said he is confident Berlin understands the sensitivity of Ireland’s unique relationship with Britai(...)

 AfD  delegate Wolfgang Gedeon, who described the Holocaust as “the West’s civil religion”. Photograph: Daniel Mauerer/EPA

Germany’s far-right populist Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) faces a serious split after a row over anti-Semitism prompted 13 MPs – including one of(...)

 A single Union Jack flag sits on a desk during a debate in the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France. File photograph: Patrick Seeger/EPA

Europe is hurting after Brexit, not only politically and economically, but emotionally too. The World View podcast examines the reaction after one o(...)

German finance minister Wolfgang Schäuble: Like a nun swearing off the pope, he said he would no longer confuse his personal pro-European convictions with the sombre reality of today’s post-Brexit EU. Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images

Wolfgang Schäuble, the 73-year-old elder statesman of German and European politics, has demonstrated time and again that when it comes to putting the (...)

 European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker (left) and European Council President Donald Tusk at a news conference after the European summit in Brussels, Belgium,  June 29th,  2016. Photograph: Julien Warnand/EPA

Brussels has hardened its opposition to granting the UK special treatment when it begins its exit negotiations with the EU, with European Council pres(...)

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker and David Cameron in Brussels. The British prime minister says the UK wants to retain access to the single market.  Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters

British prime minister David Cameron has told EU leaders that immigration was the main reason why voters rejected the European Union. In what is lik(...)

In Berlin, Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel, French president Francois Hollande and Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi set out their positions on how the European Union should proceed.

The Brexit fallout moves to Brussels on Tuesday as European leaders meet to discuss how best to proceed, and what the next steps should be as the UK w(...)

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