Merkel says US must work to rebuild trust after NSA spying. Opposition calls for suspension of EU-US free trade talks during Bundestag debate on Snowden revelations.
Former German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder is unlikely to be punished for his Russian dealings, as Ukraine would like. But he's still coming under fire across the political spectrum in Germany.
The EU will stand with the UK in any action against Russia over a nerve agent attack on British soil, a senior official has said. Russia says there's no connection and has summoned the British ambassador.
Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron have said the reform plan must confront the challenges posed by Brexit and rising populism in the EU. The two leaders also commented on Russia's alleged nerve agent attack in Salisbury.
The EU has recalled its ambassador to Russia in response to a poisoning, but Paris and Berlin want further action. Emmanuel Macron and Angela Merkel stood side by side as they went on to condemn US tariffs.
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