Merkel to stand for fourth term as German chancellor

Merkel to stand for fourth term as German chancellor

Angela Merkel confirmed Sunday she wants to run for a fourth term as German chancellor in next year’s election, a move likely to be welcomed in many capitals around the globe. After months of feverish speculation, Merkel told reporters Sunday night that “I literally thought about this decision endlessly … but I am ready to […]

Imran Khan resigns as University of Bradford chancellor

Imran Khan resigns as University of Bradford chancellor

Former cricketer Imran Khan has resigned as chancellor of the University of Bradford, citing his “increasing political commitments”. He will step down on 30 November after nine years in the role. The university’s vice-chancellor Brian Cantor said Mr Khan had been “a wonderful role model for our students”. Mr Khan, who is a leader of […]

UK, France seek to block Juncker from top EU job

UK, France seek to block Juncker from top EU job

France and Britain are both strongly opposed to Jean-Claude Juncker becoming the next president of the European Commission, according to media reports Sunday, with the UK even threatening to quit the EU if he gets the job. Juncker, Luxembourg’s former prime minister, is a favourite to take charge of the EU’s executive arm after being […]