Angela Merkel is the powerful Chancellor of Germany, who led a coalition opposition to win the election in late 2009.
Not only is Merkel the first ever female Chancellor, or indeed the first from the former communist east, of the country, she has also led it to be one of the most influential economies in the world today. Always popular amongst German people, she has become a lady that others aspire to be.
Tools designed to ensure computer code in smart cars does not crash has been inspired by hungry penguins.
The rounded sleeping capsules send guests drifting into ocean before arriving on desert island by morning.
Sitting on the saddle activates the part of the brain responsible for learning, a study has claimed.
Scientists are appealing for more people to donate their brains for research after they die.
Life on Earth may have arrived from Mars on an asteroid, scientists have claimed.
Lunar mission scheduled at the end of 2017 could find out if beer can be brewed on the moon.
A bottle used to teach children how far litter can travel ended up on Scottish beach after 8,700-mile journey.