OLAF SCHOLZ REPLACES ANGELA MERKEL AS GERMAN CHANCELLOR

© FABRIZIO BENSCH Olaf Scholz receives flowers after being elected Germany's new chancellor. Reuters Olaf Scholz was sworn in as Chancellor of Germany on Wednesday, bringing the curtain down on Angela Merkel's 16-year term at the helm of Europe's biggest economy.Watching from the public gallery in parliament, Mrs Merkel was given a standing ovation by MPs before they voted to con...

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