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‘We can still tun this around’: Thunberg helms election climate rally in Berlin

‘We can still tun this around’: Thunberg helms election climate rally in Berlin

Climate action is one of the biggest issues in the German election this weekend, as green protests around the world demanded action now.

  • by Karin Laub and Frank Jordans

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Treacherous thoughts about ‘Mummy Merkel’, Germany’s first great female populist

Treacherous thoughts about ‘Mummy Merkel’, Germany’s first great female populist

How will the nation recover from Angela Merkel’s political dominance?

  • by Parnell Palme McGuinness
‘No timeframe, let alone a date’: France has no immediate plans to speak to Canberra

‘No timeframe, let alone a date’: France has no immediate plans to speak to Canberra

Meantime, Emmanuel Macron and Boris Johnson have moved to heal a damaging rift triggered by the Morrison government’s AUKUS pact.

  • by Bevan Shields
‘Australia lied to us’: Anger and sorrow in Cherbourg, port at eye of the storm

‘Australia lied to us’: Anger and sorrow in Cherbourg, port at eye of the storm

If Australia did - as Paris claims - stab France in the back, nowhere is the pain felt more acutely than in Cherbourg.

  • by Bevan Shields
Christo’s final gift to Paris celebrates adored landmark and revived city

Christo’s final gift to Paris celebrates adored landmark and revived city

The wrapping of the Arc de Triomphe is a fitting tribute to the artists who first dreamt of the project in 1961 but concluded the idea was probably too bold.

  • by Bevan Shields
Britain warns MP, activists against travel to 50 countries over China risk

Britain warns MP, activists against travel to 50 countries over China risk

A parliamentarian and three activists were told to avoid countries with China extradition treaties after they were named in a Hong Kong trial.

  • by Latika Bourke
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Who will lead Europe after Merkel? The two rivals jockeying for the role

Who will lead Europe after Merkel? The two rivals jockeying for the role

French President Emmanuel Macron aims to become the next putative leader of Europe. But Italy’s savvy Premier Mario Draghi might be the man for the job.

  • by Reis Thebault, Rick Noack and Stefano Pitrelli
Europe’s gas price shock, and its link to chicken and lager shortages

Europe’s gas price shock, and its link to chicken and lager shortages

The rising price of natural gas used for power generation and heating, low renewable energy output and lack of supply from Russia have led to soaring prices and higher consumer bills. Now even the supply of soft drinks, fast foods and lager are at risk.

  • by Kate Abnett and Isla Binnie
Angela Merkel was the sane one when the lunatics took over the asylum

Angela Merkel was the sane one when the lunatics took over the asylum

In an age of demagogues looking for low-hanging fruit, it’s German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s tenacity that the world will miss.

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‘Hopes and dreams dashed’: No more commercial airline seats home before Christmas

‘Hopes and dreams dashed’: No more commercial airline seats home before Christmas

Samantha Menezes says her fully vaccinated son wanted to return to Australia for his wedding in December but he is now one of thousands whose lives are in limbo.

  • by Latika Bourke
Top adviser to Ukraine president survives assassination bid

Top adviser to Ukraine president survives assassination bid

Serhiy Shefir said the driver saved both their lives by continuing to drive for some distance on a punctured tyre despite being badly wounded in the attack.

  • by Robyn Dixon