Angela Merkel

Angela Dorothea Merkel (; née Kasner; born 17 July 1954) is a German politician and a former research scientist, who has been the Chancellor of Germany since 2005 and the leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) since 2000. She is the first woman to hold either office.

Europe faces many challenges, but that of migration could become the make-or-break one for the EU, now as then, I think that was the right thing to do.