Merkel: “I won’t host refugees at my home”

During an interview to Bild, German Chancellor Angela Merkel stated that she would not host any refugees at her place, even if she has great respect for who does it. (Corriere della Sera)

She also ruled out tax increases to help deal with the biggest influx of refugees since World War Two. “We can be glad that our economy has been well managed for years and that our economic situation is currently good,” (Reuters)

For The Economist, Merkel is at her limit. After a historic embrace of refugees, German public opinion is turning. (The Economist)