Teflon chancellor no more: Who will replace Angela Merkel in 2021?
IN THE PAPERS - Tuesday, October 30: The end of an era: we look at reactions to Angela Merkel's decision to step down as chairwoman of her party and eventually as German chancellor. Her absence leaves a political vacuum that the populists are hoping to fill. Meanwhile, Brazil elects its first populist leader, Jair Bolsonaro, in what is being called a “populist contagion”. Finally, a spooky optical illusion grips the internet ahead of Halloween!