It was a typical overcast/rainy London day, so we visited all the iconic London spots! We saw Westminster Abby, Big Ben, Parliament and of course, Buckingham Palace! The selfie is actually of us in the garden behind the Palace because we went on a tour of it! And then we went to high yea! Unfortunately the Queen was not in attendance. But we saw her guards in practice and we heard the church bells ringing and finished the day with an iconic city scape photo. #London#BigBen#buckinghampalace#wesminsterabbey#Parliament#SoManyStepstoday
Angela Merkel and her election challenger Martin Schulz are seen on a placard drinking water with a straw out of the Spree river is pictured in front of the German parliament.
It's election week in Germany, and Merkel is so far ahead in German opinion polls that the most pressing question is no longer who will win Sunday’s election but who will join her in power.
While the chancellor’s conservative bloc is set to dominate government, it will need at least one coalition partner to guarantee a parliamentary majority. That partner could significantly influence policies on everything from electric cars to French president Emmanuel Macron’s eurozone reform plan.
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