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Source: DW

How long will Angela Merkel's chancellorship last?

Tuesday 22:44 GMT

They want to prevent Merkel stepping down prematurely and being replaced by Kramp-Karrenbauer, who could benefit tremendously from taking the chancellorship ahead of the 2021 general elections.

Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer has taken over as head of the conservative party, and it is an open secret that Merkel would love to see her become the next German chancellor, too. She has already stood down as the leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU).

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Source: BBC

Donald Trump 'set for state visit to UK'

Wednesday 06:04 GMT

Buckingham Palace is expected to announce on Tuesday that US President Donald Trump will make a state visit to the UK in early June.

A state visit is a formal visit by a head of state and is normally at the invitation of the Queen, who acts on advice from the government. It said 10,000 officers from across the country were needed to cover the occasion.

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