German Chancellor Merkel and French President Hollande gesture after a news conference after their talks in the Chancellery in Berlin

 
German Chancellor Merkel and French President Hollande gesture after a news conference after their talks in the Chancellery in Berlin
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande gesture after a news conference after their talks in the Chancellery in Berlin, May 15, 2012. Hollande was greeted by a thunderstorm in Paris and storm clouds gathering over the euro zone as France's first Socialist president in 17 years was sworn in on Tuesday before flying to Berlin to plead his case for less austerity in Europe. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS)