Dubbed ‘World’s most powerful women’, is Angela Merkel a role model for German women?

Issued on: 18/09/2021 – 18:30 Angela Merkel may be Germany’s first female chancellor, but her gender is not something she has ever put forward, in either fashion or policy: the pantsuit-wearing leader has avoided describing herself as a feminist throughout most of her public life. As she prepares to leave…

Health plans, climate set to top agenda at State of the European Union speech

Issued on: 15/09/2021 – 08:29 European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen is set to outline goals for the EU in her annual State of the Union address Wednesday. The speech is likely to acknowledge the bloc’s public health achievements during the 2020 pandemic and address future concerns such as…