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Unflappable, assured Merkel is going to be missed

Gerard O'Regan


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Outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Photo: Reuters

Outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Photo: Reuters

Outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Photo: Reuters

Soon she will be off to indulge her low-level passion for making potato soup – but will she hang on to those 300-plus jackets she amassed over the past 16 years?

During all this time, Angela Merkel has been a kind of Empress of Europe, an extraordinary winner of four elections.


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