Mrs Merkel announced last week she would not seek re-election as leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) in December but would stay on as chancellor...

An unprecedented £30billion cash injection is set to overhaul our transport infrastructure and supercharge the economy with an expected £210billion...

The Chancellor made the claim as he told the BBC that the last 10 days had seen “a measurable change in pace” in Brexit negotiations, although...

The German Chancellor, now in her third term, had been urged to step down from her role in the CDU amid plunging approval ratings. The 64-year-old engaged...

Bills for the annual running costs of No 11 Downing Street have almost doubled since the Conservatives entered office in 2010. In the first year of the...

Senior members of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party have stressed they will not be convinced to alter their stance on immigration after the...

Political scientist Wolfgang Merkel said on the talk show Anne Will: “I do not think that she will regain her old power again.” Mr Merkel pointed...

Philip Hammond will be hoping his November 22 address will help his party recover from their election disaster and weeks of scandal. Although his measures...

Senior Government figures are concerned that Mr Hammond has become so toxic that he does not have the authority to get difficult measures through the...

The under-fire Chancellor is reportedly poised to cut pension tax relief while slashing rates for younger people. Mr Hammond is keen to ease back on...

The spending, which comes as rebels warn Mrs May must make progress by Christmas, will be “unlocked” in the new year if breakthrough in talks is...