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Merkel stands by her man

Despite concerns about alienating Britain, the German chancellor will continue to back Jean-Claude Juncker for Europe's top job, writes Shona Murray.

15th June, 2014

Senior “voices” from within the European People’s Party (EPP) are trying to “force” Jean-Claude Juncker to “resign, on his own” as candidate for presidency of the European Commission, a source close to Angela Merkel has told The Sunday Business Post. But publicly she will continue to support him.

In the last few days, tensions have escalated between German chancellor Merkel and British Prime Minister, David Cameron over...

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