Olaf Scholz, Germany’s pragmatic new finance chief

Olaf Scholz, Germany’s pragmatic new finance chief

As mayor of Hamburg, he gambled big on a wildly expensive concert hall that has since become the port city's crown jewel. But as Germany's new finance minister, the pragmatic Olaf Scholz is expected to make far fewer waves.

Wolfgang Schäuble: Merkel’s Euro bad cop

Wolfgang Schäuble: Merkel’s Euro bad cop

Merkel, the eternal Chancellor now past her zenith

Merkel, the eternal Chancellor now past her zenith