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German chancellor makes veiled comment that leaving the EU could lead to the UK losing international influence.
Merkel ally Peter Altmaier says ‘it goes without saying’ Brexit extension would be granted.
German chancellor tells EU leaders UK should be offered extension if it is requested.
Her warning marks a significant shift in tone on the EU and UK's relationship once Brexit is delivered since Boris Johnson became PM.
Arron Banks has apologised after Leave.EU tweeted a xenophobic meme of Angela Merkel that invoked Britain’s world war victories to target the German chancellor.
Sources from both sides confirm that no further negotiations are scheduled.
The picture of Ms Merkel carried the caption, 'We didn't win two world wars to be pushed around by a Kraut'.
Donald Tusk responds to claims by No 10 source that EU is willing to ‘torpedo the Good Friday agreement’.
German chancellor warns of economic threat if UK fails to match EU standards.
French president tells Boris Johnson he must present concrete proposals for UK exit.
Boris Johnson greets Angela Merkel as protesters shout from the other side of the fence.
German chancellor puts responsibility for crashing out of EU firmly at UK PM’s door.
British Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt claims German Chancellor Angela Merkel hinted to him that the EU would be willing to renegotiate the Brexit separation deal.
Politicians from mainstream parties across Europe have called on voters to shun the far right in this week’s European elections after Austria’s vice-chancellor resigned over a video sting that showed him offering public contracts in exchange for financial and campaign backing.
German chancellor also shares views on Brexit and climate crisis in interview. / Europe must reposition itself to stand up to the challenges posed by its three big global rivals, China, Russia and the US, Angela Merkel has said before her final European election as German chancellor.
German chancellor warns against return of border and recalls death toll during Troubles. / Angela Merkel has likened the Irish border question to the fall of the Iron Curtain and said Theresa May must bring worked-out proposals to a meeting of EU leaders next week.
Angela Merkel promises to push for orderly Brexit ‘to the last hour’ ahead of EU summit. / With an uncharacteristic flash of Churchillian passion, German chancellor Angela Merkel has promised to push for an orderly UK departure from the EU “to the last day, to the last hour”.
Macron says withdrawal agreement can not be renegotiated, seeks ‘clear vision’ from UK.
Angela Merkel's protégé Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, who now leads the chancellor's CDU party, signed a joint letter calling on the UK to reconsider.
This week: Did Chancellor Merkel wobble on the backstop? A longer transition period possible; Dominic Raab's dash to Brussels, and work continues in the Brexit 'tunnel'.
German chancellor says UK cannot have same rights as member states nor negotiate trade relations before agreeing to pay its bill. Angela Merkel has said British politicians are still living under the “illusion” that the UK will retain most of its rights and privileges once it leaves the European Union.
The German government is encouraging Britain to agree a mathematical formula for calculating its European divorce settlement rather than settling on a precise figure in an attempt to avoid a looming clash that risks derailing Brexit talks.