BEESCOOPAngela Merkel looks less than thrilled on holiday with her husband
The German chancellor clearly hasn’t managed to leave her troubles at home, following a series of terror attacks and an impending election that could see her booted out of office.
Mrs Merkel’s decision to go away comes during a tough week for her administration.
The past days have seen an alleged Islamist attack in Hamburg, followed by demands from Poland’s ruling right-wing party that Germany pay reparations over the Second World War.Related articles
The 63-year-old is currently on a hiking holiday in the Italian resort town of Solda, in the Ortles mountains, with her husband Joachim Sauer.
Dressed in her holiday uniform of stone trousers, a red checkered shirt and hiking boots, the chancellor appeared decidedly glum as she sat on a chair lift