German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrive for a press conference at the chancellery in Berlin on Wednesday. Photo: AFP

Angela Merkel gives Boris Johnson 30 days to find solution to avoid no-deal Brexit

  • German chancellor has face-to-face meeting with British PM as he makes first overseas visit to Berlin and Paris
  • Ultimatum made against backdrop of pessimism in EU as French and Irish officials see no-deal to be increasingly likely outcome
Topic |   Brexit

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrive for a press conference at the chancellery in Berlin on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
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US President Donald Trump said he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel were waiting for a final draft of a joint statement by G7 leaders when this iconic photograph was taken showing the two leaders in what appeared to be a confrontation. File photo: Jesco Denzel

G7 club braces for Donald Trump and big-time debut of ‘Britain’s Trump’ Boris Johnson

  • G7 unity to be put to the test at weekend summit with Donald Trump against multilateralism
  • UK PM Boris Johnson makes his debut on the global stage at summit in France
Topic |   G7

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US President Donald Trump said he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel were waiting for a final draft of a joint statement by G7 leaders when this iconic photograph was taken showing the two leaders in what appeared to be a confrontation. File photo: Jesco Denzel
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