For some reason I was reading press releases from Bundesbank it seems they have a sense of humour.
9 February 2011
Bundesbank denies rumours about Weber statement
The Deutsche Bundesbank denies rumours concerning an impending statement on the professional future of Professor Axel A Weber.
11 Februar 2011
Statement issued by the Deutsche Bundesbank
Bundesbank President Professor Axel Weber notified Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel today that, for personal reasons, he wishes to resign from his post on 30 April 2011 after completing the seventh year of his term.
Until then, President Weber will conduct his official business as usual and will attend all agreed appointments.