Merkel rated top leader in EU, her fans want more

Merkel rated top leader in EU, her fans want more


Twenty-eight percent of the electorate in Europe believes German Chancellor Angela Merkel should assume a strong leadership role in the European Union, a survey showed. This puts her quite a long way ahead of other European politicians, according the survey conducted by Germany’s Bertelsmann Foundation in 14 of the EU’s 27 members states. Some 47 percent of the 13,840 persons questioned felt the EU needs politicians capable of providing greater political leadership, while 32 percent said they di...


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