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Following electoral disaster, Merkel fires federal Environment minister

Wednesday, May 16th 2012 - 22:15 UTC
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel fired Norbert Roettgen, the federal Environment minister who led her Christian Democratic Union to its worst-ever result in an election in Germany’s most populous state. Read full article


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  • ChrisR

    Sounds like he did the right thing with the useless voltaic cell fiasco. They, like the windmils, do not offer a sensible ratio of cost to output.

    Sitting on the fence cost him his job by the looks of it.

    May 17th, 2012 - 02:37 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • briton

    the first of many .

    May 17th, 2012 - 07:07 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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