After two terms in office, Angela Merkel has won another four-year term as chancellor. There's no sign voters are getting tired of her. So what's the secret to her success? What makes Angela Merkel a habit German voters just don't want to break?
Angela Merkel has presided over a time of great influence and economic success. Germany has assumed a more prominent role in the world - and its unassuming chancellor has become a political heavyweight.
Jean-Claude Juncker has won the backing of the European Parliament to become the new head of the EU Commission. He's promising a lot to various people, but has to deal with the recalcitrant Brits - and find more women.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has spoken to reporters in her annual summer press conference. The session was dominated by the Malaysia Airlines crash in Ukraine and Israel's ground offensive in the Gaza Strip.
Criticism of Germany is growing in Ukraine. Berlin's efforts to end the conflict in the country's east with Russian help have stirred anger - and Chancellor Angela Merkel has become the target.
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