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How the German elections could change the course of Brexit

Whoever wins in Britain, Berlin will seal our deal. Regime change there will spell trouble

By Paul Lever   June 2017

All smiles: Angela Merkel speaks to Martin Schulz and Theresa May. Schulz, the "euro-fundamentalist" who will challenge Merkel in elections later this year "would certainly want to punish the UK" for leaving the European Union ©Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images

Early in the morning after his dinner with Theresa May on 26th April, an account of which was subsequently leaked to a German newspaper by his chief of staff, Jean-Claude Juncker made a telephone call to complain that the British Prime Minister was living on another galaxy. The call was…

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