Macron thanks Merkel as she steps down

Updated December 8 2021 - 9:51pm, first published 9:46pm
Emmanual Macron has paid tribute to "dear Angela" Merkel as she steps down as German chancellor.
Emmanual Macron has paid tribute to "dear Angela" Merkel as she steps down as German chancellor.

French President Emmanual Macron has paid tribute to Angela Merkel in a video message as her successor Olaf Scholz was elected Germany's new chancellor in the Berlin parliament.

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