MARY ELLEN SYNON: EU’s vaccine catastrophe lie in Merkel’s shadowy past in Communist East Germany

Just imagine Angela Merkel’s teenage years in the German Democratic Republic. The Berlin Wall was dividing the city, and dozens of her fellow citizens were shot dead when they tried to climb it and escape. Across East Germany, every second German was informing on neighbours and work colleagues to the Stasi secret police. Soviet KGB […]

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Liverpool: Jurgen Klopp insists no manager could do a better job than he is doing

Jurgen Klopp insists NO manager could do a better job than he is doing at Liverpool as defiant German comes out fighting amid his side’s limp defence of Premier League title Jurgen Klopp insists there isn’t a manager who could do better job than him His Liverpool side are on a horrific run of form […]

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Kristen Stewart transforms into Princess Diana on set of movie Spencer in Germany

Kristen Stewart transformed into the late Princess Diana as she was spotted on set of the new movie Spencer in Dülmen, Germany earlier this week.  The actress, 30, bore a striking resemblance to the Princess Of Wales as she walked through the grounds of Schloss Marquardt in Potsdam.  Kristen looked worlds away from her usual edgy style as […]

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Joachim Low ‘begged Jamal Musiala to snub England and represent Germany’

REVEALED: Joachim Low ‘turned up on Jamal Musiala’s doorstep in Munich to beg him to snub England and represent Germany’ before 18-year-old Bayern starlet opted to reject the Three Lions, despite starring in their youth ranks Joachim Low went to Jamal Musiala’s home to convince him to pick Germany  Musiala, 18, declared for Germany last […]

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Matteo Guendouzi ‘has NO future at Arsenal as Mikel Arteta informs him he will be sold this summer’

Matteo Guendouzi ‘has NO future at Arsenal as Mikel Arteta informs Frenchman he will be sold this summer in £25m deal’ after out of favour midfielder fell out with the Gunners boss before being sent on loan to Hertha Berlin Matteo Guendouzi is spending the season on loan at Hertha Berlin from Arsenal The midfielder […]

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Manchester United ‘scouting Bayer Leverkusen centre back Edmond Tapsoba after receiving tip-off’

Manchester United ‘scouting highly-rated Bayer Leverkusen centre back Edmond Tapsoba’ after Red Devils ‘received a tip off’ from a well-respected figure in Germany’ about his impressive displays Manchester United are scouting Bayer Leverkusen defender Edmund Tapsoba   The Red Devils received a tip-off from a well-respected figure in Germany The centre back has impressed with his performances […]

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Arsenal were ‘close’ to Jadon Sancho, Christian Pulisic and Jude Bellingham buys, claims ex-scout

Arsenal missed out on Jadon Sancho BEFORE he went to Manchester City, could have signed a 14-year-old Christian Pulisic and were also in the running for Jude Bellingham, reveals their former head of youth recruitment Ex-Arsenal scout Steve Morrow has revealed even more missed Gunners targets The north Londoners were very close to signing Jadon […]

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UK Covid variant will become dominant strain in Germany ‘soon’

The British variant of coronavirus is set to become the dominant strain in Germany, further adding to the country’s woes on top of its slow vaccine roll-out. Lothar Wieler, head of the Robert Koch Institute which tracks Germany’s outbreak, revealed on Friday that the more-infectious variant now makes up around 40 per cent of new […]

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Mesut Ozil’s Fenerbahce nightmare continues as German star misses sitter and then is STRETCHERED off

Mesut Ozil’s Fenerbahce nightmare continues as former Arsenal star misses sitter, is nutmegged and then is STRETCHERED off in Turkish side’s draw with Antalyaspor Mesut Ozil has yet to provide a goal or assist since joining Fenerbahce He missed a glorious chance against Antalyspor to break his current duck But he fired wide of the […]

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People with higher incomes are 'prouder, more confident and less afraid', study says

People with higher incomes are ‘prouder, more confident and less afraid’, according to ‘the most comprehensive analysis to date’. Researchers in the US and Singapore analysed income data and questionnaire results of 1.6 million people in 162 countries, including the US, the UK, Ireland, Australia, Germany, France and Japan. Higher income predicted whether people felt […]

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Angela Merkel extends German lockdown by three weeks but eases restrictions for non-essential shops

Germany is extending its Covid lockdown by three weeks until March 28 but easing some restrictions to allow non-essential shops and businesses to reopen in areas with low infection rates. After about nine hours of talks on Wednesday, Chancellor Angela Merkel and the governors of the country’s 16 states agreed to the measures amid a […]

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Roman Abramovich’s £430m buoy’s toy! A yacht with eight decks and anti-paparazzi lasers

The city of Bremerhaven on Germany‘s northern coast has a reputation for being a quiet and reserved community. Right now, however, there is a palpable energy about the place. In a dry dock close to the water’s edge, the Lloyd Werft shipyard has been constructing a superyacht for the pathologically secretive Russian billionaire and owner […]

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John Barnes insists Liverpool dodged a bullet by opting against £53m Timo Werner transfer

Liverpool legend John Barnes insists the club dodged a bullet by opting against a £53m deal to sign Timo Werner from RB Leipzig last summer with the striker having struggled since joining Chelsea John Barnes believes Liverpool were right not to sign Timo Werner last summer  Jurgen Klopp’s side were heavily linked with a move […]

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Coronavirus Germany: ‘90% of severely ill patients have migrant background’

More than 90 per cent of severely ill coronavirus patients in Germany have a ‘migrant background’, a leading doctor has said, prompting claims that the government is turning a blind eye to the issue to avoid igniting a race row.  Thomas Voshaar, the head doctor at a German lung hospital, said a survey of leading […]

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Euro 2020: Bild back Boris Johnson’s plans to move tournament entirely to England

‘You get the tournament, we get the trophy!’: Germany’s biggest newspaper backs Boris Johnson’s plans to move Euro 2020 entirely to England to avoid ‘ghost games’ in Munich… but cheekily suggest they’ll be winning it like in 1996! Boris Johnson has offered UEFA the chance to host all of Euro 2020 in England Bild have […]

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‘Finally on the same team’: Paul Pogba sparks transfer speculation over Jadon Sancho

‘Finally on the same team as Sancho’: Paul Pogba teases Manchester United fans and sparks transfer speculation as he stars in Pepsi advert alongside Dortmund and England winger, who came close to Old Trafford move last summer Jadon Sancho has been a long-standing transfer target for Manchester United United were unable to agree a deal […]

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Manchester City’s Champions League second leg vs Borussia Monchengladbach remains at the Etihad

Manchester City given huge travel boost ahead of Champions League second leg against Borussia Monchengladbach… with home fixture remaining at the Etihad despite restrictions between Germany and UK Manchester City are in the midst of a hectic schedule domestically and in Europe But they have been given a boost ahead of second leg of Champions […]

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England confident of pipping the United States to Valencia’s teenage star Yunus Musah

England confident of pipping the United States to Valencia’s teenage star Yunus Musah… just a week after Bayern Munich’s Jamal Musiala snubbed Three Lions for Germany Jamal Musiala last week pledged his international allegiance to Germany But England have received more encouraging news about Yunus Musah’s future It is understood his preference is to pursue […]

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Great Pacific Garbage Patch has 'connecting pathway with East Asia' that may feed it debris

The North Pacific is home to an enormous swirl of plastic waste twice the size of Texas known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, but how the trash made its way to the region has been a mystery among scientists – until now. Researchers from the US and Germany set out to uncover pathways that […]

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Liverpool and RB Leipzig ‘likely to return to Budapest’ for Champions League last-16 second leg

Back to Budapest! Liverpool and RB Leipzig ‘likely to return to Hungarian capital for Champions League last-16 second leg’ with German side unable to play at Anfield because they would have to quarantine upon their return Liverpool and RB Leipzig are likely to meet again in Hungarian capital Budapest The two teams played the first […]

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In the run-up to war, ‘Chips’ Channon was royally entertained by the Nazis as revealed in diaries

Like many others in 1930s Britain, Henry Channon was terrified of communism and thought Hitler was the one man who could save Europe from Stalin. At the time, Winston Churchill was one of only a few British politicians who thought Hitler posed a threat. Channon, in common with many other MPs, felt Churchill was dangerous […]

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Euro 2020: Joachim Low opens the door for Thomas Muller and Mats Hummels to earn Germany recalls

Joachim Low opens the door for Thomas Muller and Mats Hummels to earn Germany recalls for Euro 2020 after pair were exiled following disastrous World Cup in Russia… but Jerome Boateng is STILL frozen out Thomas Muller and Mats Hummels have not played since the 2018 World Cup The pair, along with Jerome Boateng, were […]

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Top German doctor urges Chancellor Angela Merkel, 66, to have Oxford’s vaccine live on television

A senior German immunologist has urged Angela Merkel to be vaccinated with the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine live on television.   Carsten Watzl, secretary general of the German Society for Immunology, said the Chancellor of Germany should allow over-65’s to receive the AstraZeneca vaccine and suggested she lead by example.  Officials fed doubts over the Oxford University researched jab’s effectiveness amid reports […]

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Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder says Covid-19 pandemic has led to plenty of personal reflection

Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder says Covid-19 pandemic has led to plenty of personal reflection as he comes to terms with ‘something pretty awful’ in his own life ahead of Blades’ meeting with Liverpool Sheffield United host Liverpool in the Premier League on Sunday evening Rock bottom Blades are fast running out of survival hope, […]

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How Brussels has launched a spiteful war on our glorious snowdrops and rhododendrons

This should be peak season for Joe Sharman, a man known as ‘Mr Snowdrop’ and one of the biggest growers in the country. Woodlands and front gardens are now dotted with the shimmering white flowers that the poet Wordsworth called the ‘venturous harbinger of spring’. Mr Sharman, whose customers include the Queen, sells thousands of […]

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Liverpool ‘lining up Steven Gerrard as their next manager with club fearing Jurgen Klopp will leave’

Liverpool ‘are already lining up club legend Steven Gerrard as their next boss amid growing fears Jurgen Klopp will succeed Joachim Low as Germany manager’… and he could even leave as soon as this summer Steven Gerrard is being lined up to replace manager Jurgen Klopp at Liverpool  There is a fear that Klopp will succeed […]

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Exclusive for Mail on Sunday readers: Meet top British authors as you cruise the Danube 

Exclusive for Mail on Sunday readers: Meet top British authors as you cruise the Danube By Mail on Sunday Reporter Published: 17:01 EST, 27 February 2021 | Updated: 17:01 EST, 27 February 2021 Imagine mingling with some of your favourite authors while enjoying wonderful food and drink, and beautiful landscapes along the way!  Now you […]

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Germany and France ‘WILL give AstraZeneca jab to over-65s’ in major U-turn

Germany and France look set to approve the AstraZeneca Covid jab for the over 65s in a major U-turn aimed at speeding up their stuttering vaccine drives. In an ignominious climb-down, health chiefs in both countries have now suggested they could update their policies for the Oxford University researched jab – after initially refusing to […]

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Biden administration drops Trump’s objections to a global digital tax on US tech giants

Biden administration drops Trump’s objections to a ‘global digital tax’ on US tech giants, paving the way for a deal by summer Treasury Secretary Yellen told G20 on Friday that a global tax can go forward Plan would set a global minimum corporate tax rate and rules for multinationals Trump’s objections would have let Google, […]

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