German conservatives to unveil manifesto for post-Merkel world

German conservatives to unveil manifesto for post-Merkel world

German conservatives will unveil Monday a plan to win voters in a future without Angela Merkel, as chancellor candidate Armin Laschet looks to extend his lead ahead of September's election.

Merkel’s conservatives win last state vote before general election

Merkel’s conservatives win last state vote before general election

Merkel’s CDU faces final test as Germans vote in regional elections

Merkel’s CDU faces final test as Germans vote in regional elections

 ‘CDU in weak position’: Merkel’s conservatives face crucial test in Germany’s regional elections

 ‘CDU in weak position’: Merkel’s conservatives face crucial test in Germany’s regional elections

Merkel party pick to lead Germany ‘not convincing’: Bavarian rival

Merkel party pick to lead Germany ‘not convincing’: Bavarian rival

Post-Merkel: Who stands the best chance of becoming Germany’s next chancellor?

Post-Merkel: Who stands the best chance of becoming Germany’s next chancellor?

Merkel’s conservatives confirm Laschet for chancellor candidate as Söder concedes

Merkel’s conservatives confirm Laschet for chancellor candidate as Söder concedes

Merkel’s conservatives back Laschet as chancellor candidate

Merkel’s conservatives back Laschet as chancellor candidate

German conservatives fear ‘polarisation’ over Merkel succession

German conservatives fear ‘polarisation’ over Merkel succession

Merkel’s conservatives fail to reach deal on who will be chancellor candidate

Merkel’s conservatives fail to reach deal on who will be chancellor candidate

Germany’s conservatives in disarray as scrum for Merkel job opens wounds

Germany’s conservatives in disarray as scrum for Merkel job opens wounds

Bavaria’s Söder ‘ready’ to stand for German chancellorship

Bavaria’s Söder ‘ready’ to stand for German chancellorship

German conservatives mull Merkel succession amid slumping poll ratings

German conservatives mull Merkel succession amid slumping poll ratings

Should Germany have greater power to enforce Covid-19 rules at a federal level?

Should Germany have greater power to enforce Covid-19 rules at a federal level?

‘Allow more freedom and flexibility’: Merkel party chief defiant in row over Covid-19 measures

‘Allow more freedom and flexibility’: Merkel party chief defiant in row over Covid-19 measures

Germany toughens transparency rules for MPs in wake of ‘face mask scandal’

Germany toughens transparency rules for MPs in wake of ‘face mask scandal’

Suspect arrested in Germany’s ‘face mask scandal’

Suspect arrested in Germany’s ‘face mask scandal’

Prosecutors investigate sudden death of German politician on flight from Cuba

Prosecutors investigate sudden death of German politician on flight from Cuba

German Health Minister in spotlight over mask contract with husband’s firm

German Health Minister in spotlight over mask contract with husband’s firm

Support for Merkel’s CDU party sinks amid more resignations

Support for Merkel’s CDU party sinks amid more resignations

ANALYSIS: Germany’s rising Covid cases and state elections mean Merkel’s CDU could be in for a shock

ANALYSIS: Germany’s rising Covid cases and state elections mean Merkel’s CDU could be in for a shock

Three-quarters of Germans think new CDU leader Laschet ‘not suitable choice for Chancellor’

Three-quarters of Germans think new CDU leader Laschet ‘not suitable choice for Chancellor’

Merkel’s CDU party admits Covid failings after defeat in regional polls

Merkel’s CDU party admits Covid failings after defeat in regional polls

‘Wake-up call’: Merkel’s CDU party in crisis after defeat in regional polls

‘Wake-up call’: Merkel’s CDU party in crisis after defeat in regional polls

Merkel’s party braced for ‘slap in the face’ as polls take place in German states

Merkel’s party braced for ‘slap in the face’ as polls take place in German states

‘Corona bonus is melting away’: Merkel’s party in turmoil ahead of key German vote

‘Corona bonus is melting away’: Merkel’s party in turmoil ahead of key German vote

How elections in one state could reveal what’s to come in post-Merkel Germany

How elections in one state could reveal what’s to come in post-Merkel Germany

What you need to know about Germany’s face mask scandal

What you need to know about Germany’s face mask scandal

New head of Merkel’s CDU under fire for pandemic comments

New head of Merkel’s CDU under fire for pandemic comments

Germany after Merkel: Does the new CDU leader have what it takes to be a future chancellor?

Germany after Merkel: Does the new CDU leader have what it takes to be a future chancellor?

Succeeding Merkel: Chancellor’s ally Armin Laschet elected CDU party chief

Succeeding Merkel: Chancellor’s ally Armin Laschet elected CDU party chief

Who is the new head of Germany’s conservative CDU party?

Who is the new head of Germany’s conservative CDU party?

Life after Merkel: Is Germany ready to think about what’s next?

Life after Merkel: Is Germany ready to think about what’s next?

CDU leader vote: Who are the three men vying to succeed Merkel?

CDU leader vote: Who are the three men vying to succeed Merkel?

Life after Merkel: CDU to pick new leader in key vote for chancellor’s successor

Life after Merkel: CDU to pick new leader in key vote for chancellor’s successor

Merkel’s CDU party to choose new leader at January online congress

Merkel’s CDU party to choose new leader at January online congress

Germans set to choose Merkel successor next September 26th

Germans set to choose Merkel successor next September 26th

15 years in power: A look back at Merkel’s long career

15 years in power: A look back at Merkel’s long career

Merkel’s CDU and Greens big winners in North Rhine-Westphalia local elections

Merkel’s CDU and Greens big winners in North Rhine-Westphalia local elections

Is Bavaria’s leader on course to become Germany’s next chancellor?

Is Bavaria’s leader on course to become Germany’s next chancellor?

Political prodigy’s career hangs in balance after lobbying scandal

Political prodigy’s career hangs in balance after lobbying scandal

FDP and Greens report record membership

FDP and Greens report record membership

Twitter entry provokes furious mayhem in Lower Saxon legislature

Twitter entry provokes furious mayhem in Lower Saxon legislature

Westerwelle promises more domestic time

Westerwelle promises more domestic time

Deutsche Bahn faces long-distance bus rivals

Deutsche Bahn faces long-distance bus rivals

Critics say Merkel’s tax cuts for hotels could stimulate sex trade

Critics say Merkel’s tax cuts for hotels could stimulate sex trade

Economists slam Merkel’s tax relief plans

Economists slam Merkel’s tax relief plans

Merkel’s CDU sidelined as Left party wins closely watched east German vote

Merkel’s CDU sidelined as Left party wins closely watched east German vote

Thuringia set to elect new state leader after far-right vote debacle

Thuringia set to elect new state leader after far-right vote debacle

‘Space to build bridges’: Thuringia to vote again after far-right scandal

‘Space to build bridges’: Thuringia to vote again after far-right scandal

SPD hopes to revamp itself as voting for new leaders begins

SPD hopes to revamp itself as voting for new leaders begins

Could Merkel’s Christian Democrats really work with the far-right AfD?

Could Merkel’s Christian Democrats really work with the far-right AfD?

Number of flight passengers in Germany increases despite ‘Fridays for Future’

Number of flight passengers in Germany increases despite ‘Fridays for Future’

Outrage as neo-Nazi elected town council leader in Germany

Outrage as neo-Nazi elected town council leader in Germany

‘Seniors rescue the established parties’: German grey vote fights far-right

‘Seniors rescue the established parties’: German grey vote fights far-right

Merkel’s CDU warns against alliance with far-right AfD

Merkel’s CDU warns against alliance with far-right AfD

Could Germany’s CDU enter a tie-up with the populist AfD?

Could Germany’s CDU enter a tie-up with the populist AfD?

Germany’s Social Democrats set for historic losses in Bremen state election

Germany’s Social Democrats set for historic losses in Bremen state election

German YouTube stars rally behind Rezo’s political rant

German YouTube stars rally behind Rezo’s political rant

Merkel’s CDU party postpone conference to elect leader over pandemic

Merkel’s CDU party postpone conference to elect leader over pandemic

‘Most uptight people in the world’: Merkel successor defends controversial joke

‘Most uptight people in the world’: Merkel successor defends controversial joke

Merkel successor slammed over intersex toilet joke

Merkel successor slammed over intersex toilet joke

How the unlikely team of CDU and Greens have reunited in Hesse

How the unlikely team of CDU and Greens have reunited in Hesse

Favoured Merkel successor ‘AKK’ vows to pursue chancellor’s path

Favoured Merkel successor ‘AKK’ vows to pursue chancellor’s path

A new chapter begins in Bavaria after historic CSU losses. Can the party stay afloat?

A new chapter begins in Bavaria after historic CSU losses. Can the party stay afloat?

As Merkel travels abroad, can she still hold power as a world leader?

As Merkel travels abroad, can she still hold power as a world leader?

Germany’s ruling coalition parties hit all-time low, Greens on the up

Germany’s ruling coalition parties hit all-time low, Greens on the up

Hesse follows Bavaria into crucial state election

Hesse follows Bavaria into crucial state election

CSU and Free Voters begin coalition talks in Bavaria

CSU and Free Voters begin coalition talks in Bavaria

‘I’m not a racist’: The word on the street about Bavaria’s elections

‘I’m not a racist’: The word on the street about Bavaria’s elections

Green Party has highest number of members in its history

Green Party has highest number of members in its history

Rising populism in Germany: What should mainstream parties do about it?

Rising populism in Germany: What should mainstream parties do about it?

Interior Minister Seehofer: ‘I also would have been going into the streets’ in Chemnitz

Interior Minister Seehofer: ‘I also would have been going into the streets’ in Chemnitz

Far-right AfD says German churches politicized like ‘in Nazi era’

Far-right AfD says German churches politicized like ‘in Nazi era’

Merkel ally sees repeat coalition with SPD as ‘best option’

Merkel ally sees repeat coalition with SPD as ‘best option’

Merkel hopes to form government ‘very soon’

Merkel hopes to form government ‘very soon’

Germany’s SPD says ready for talks to end political crisis

Germany’s SPD says ready for talks to end political crisis

The three top hurdles in German coalition talks

The three top hurdles in German coalition talks

Crunch time for Merkel to build coalition or face new polls

Crunch time for Merkel to build coalition or face new polls

Merkel faces test in state vote before tough coalition talks

Merkel faces test in state vote before tough coalition talks

Germany’s experienced but hardline finance minister moved into new role: sources

Germany’s experienced but hardline finance minister moved into new role: sources

Major parties face heavy election losses, as Germany shifts to the right

Major parties face heavy election losses, as Germany shifts to the right

‘Stay at home instead of voting for the AfD’: Merkel advisor provokes far right

‘Stay at home instead of voting for the AfD’: Merkel advisor provokes far right

What you need to know to sound smart during German election season

What you need to know to sound smart during German election season

This is how much you get paid for having kids in Germany

This is how much you get paid for having kids in Germany

Merkel party vows to control migration more strongly if re-elected

Merkel party vows to control migration more strongly if re-elected

Ugly family feud tarnishes mourning for ex-Chancellor Helmut Kohl

Ugly family feud tarnishes mourning for ex-Chancellor Helmut Kohl

Everything you need to know before the vote in North Rhine-Westphalia

Everything you need to know before the vote in North Rhine-Westphalia

Strong win in state poll boosts Merkel’s party ahead of national vote

Strong win in state poll boosts Merkel’s party ahead of national vote

Merkel challengers fight to hang on in north Germany

Merkel challengers fight to hang on in north Germany

Merkel’s party wants to stop migrant kids from keeping two passports

Merkel’s party wants to stop migrant kids from keeping two passports

Merkel re-elected as CDU party leader with big majority

Merkel re-elected as CDU party leader with big majority

CDU politician’s office attacked after her ‘Nazi tweet’

CDU politician’s office attacked after her ‘Nazi tweet’

Merkel party MP under fire for using Nazi propaganda term

Merkel party MP under fire for using Nazi propaganda term

Merkel party leader admits sexism is a problem

Merkel party leader admits sexism is a problem

Accusation of sexism within Merkel’s party creates uproar

Accusation of sexism within Merkel’s party creates uproar

Far-right AfD comes in fourth place in Lower Saxony vote

Far-right AfD comes in fourth place in Lower Saxony vote

Poll shows far-right AfD could win 15 percent in Berlin vote

Poll shows far-right AfD could win 15 percent in Berlin vote

Does the AfD’s success really mean ‘the end of Merkel’?

Does the AfD’s success really mean ‘the end of Merkel’?

Two-thirds of Germans want Merkel out at next election

Two-thirds of Germans want Merkel out at next election

Battle rages over using army to fight terror on German soil

Battle rages over using army to fight terror on German soil

Hamburg left rejects call for German flags outside schools

Hamburg left rejects call for German flags outside schools

Whiff of foul play in Cologne mayoral election

Whiff of foul play in Cologne mayoral election

MPs plan new close watch on spies

MPs plan new close watch on spies

Düsseldorf moots cannabis legalization

Düsseldorf moots cannabis legalization

Berlin to have position on bailout by week’s end

Berlin to have position on bailout by week’s end

Top CDU MP resigns over Greece policy

Top CDU MP resigns over Greece policy

Helmut Kohl ‘in intensive care for three weeks’

Helmut Kohl ‘in intensive care for three weeks’

Greens, conservatives want weed legalized

Greens, conservatives want weed legalized

Schäuble starts selling Greek deal to MPs

Schäuble starts selling Greek deal to MPs

MPs want free therapy for paedophiles

MPs want free therapy for paedophiles

SPD claims victory in Hamburg elections

SPD claims victory in Hamburg elections

CDU angers Muslims with opposition to Koran

CDU angers Muslims with opposition to Koran

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Court decision could prompt migration reform

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‘No more Middle Eastern immigrants’: AfD

CDU accused of bribery to block Linke

CDU accused of bribery to block Linke

Ramelow bunks off his first Bundesrat sitting

Ramelow bunks off his first Bundesrat sitting

Germany backs calls for trade deal transparency

Germany backs calls for trade deal transparency

Can ‘sorry’ ever be enough for the Linke?

Can ‘sorry’ ever be enough for the Linke?

Conservatives agree on foreigner road toll

Conservatives agree on foreigner road toll

Kohl rushes to block embarrassing book

Kohl rushes to block embarrassing book

Police suspect neo-Nazis of Reichstag attack

Police suspect neo-Nazis of Reichstag attack

Oettinger: From laughing stock to digital boss

Oettinger: From laughing stock to digital boss

Coalition horsetrading starts after Saxony vote

Coalition horsetrading starts after Saxony vote

Merkel’s party mutinies over tax cuts

Merkel’s party mutinies over tax cuts

VIDEO: Politicians turn to cow to get out the vote

VIDEO: Politicians turn to cow to get out the vote

CDU candidate forced to remove Turkish logo

CDU candidate forced to remove Turkish logo

Merkel’s Christian Democrats to elect new leader in December

Merkel’s Christian Democrats to elect new leader in December

Merkel’s grand coalition disappoints voters

Merkel’s grand coalition disappoints voters

Meet Merkel’s new ‘super cabinet’

Meet Merkel’s new ‘super cabinet’

Revolting youth wings slam coalition pact

Revolting youth wings slam coalition pact

Merkel and SPD hail ‘grand coalition’ deal

Merkel and SPD hail ‘grand coalition’ deal

Merkel and SPD struggle over way forward

Merkel and SPD struggle over way forward

Merkel and SPD agree on coalition talks

Merkel and SPD agree on coalition talks

Merkel’s German-Scot ‘to reach out to UK’

Merkel’s German-Scot ‘to reach out to UK’

CDU softens stance on tax hikes in ally search

CDU softens stance on tax hikes in ally search

German political parties, explained

German political parties, explained

Merkel to start coalition talks with SPD on Friday

Merkel to start coalition talks with SPD on Friday

What do the papers make of election drama?

What do the papers make of election drama?

Merkel’s CDU jubilant but coalition-cautious

Merkel’s CDU jubilant but coalition-cautious

Huge Merkel hand poster sparks outcry

Huge Merkel hand poster sparks outcry

Social Democrats flounder in latest poll

Social Democrats flounder in latest poll

Merkel launches election campaign in tiny town

Merkel launches election campaign in tiny town

Spying scandal turns Pirates’ fortunes

Spying scandal turns Pirates’ fortunes

Crushing Bavaria poll yells danger for SPD

Crushing Bavaria poll yells danger for SPD

Sibling spat causes red faces and anger in CDU

Sibling spat causes red faces and anger in CDU

Merkel’s election rivals promise minimum wage

Merkel’s election rivals promise minimum wage

Fire for Merkel’s ‘feel-good’ election plan

Fire for Merkel’s ‘feel-good’ election plan

CDU to ‘spend more money on roads’

CDU to ‘spend more money on roads’

Most Germans optimistic about the future

Most Germans optimistic about the future

Christian Democrats set up political donation ATM

Christian Democrats set up political donation ATM

Merkel opens up privately ahead of election

Merkel opens up privately ahead of election

Schäuble: Greens’ tax plan is ‘nonsense’

Schäuble: Greens’ tax plan is ‘nonsense’

CDU: Zero tolerance for terrorism sympathizers

CDU: Zero tolerance for terrorism sympathizers

German parties get record state handouts

German parties get record state handouts

Pride parade shuns CDU over gay marriage

Pride parade shuns CDU over gay marriage

Merkel ‘hangs out’ online to discuss integration

Merkel ‘hangs out’ online to discuss integration

Family minister wants more time with her family

Family minister wants more time with her family

Anti-euro party aims to tip German election

Anti-euro party aims to tip German election

Pollster: ‘Cyprus hasn’t hurt the chancellor’

Pollster: ‘Cyprus hasn’t hurt the chancellor’

Conservatives: We’ll lower taxes too

Conservatives: We’ll lower taxes too

Merkel: fat cat packages must slim down

Merkel: fat cat packages must slim down

Social justice ‘key issue’ for German voters

Social justice ‘key issue’ for German voters

Tatters of Kohl family life return to public spotlight

Tatters of Kohl family life return to public spotlight

Conservatives reverse on gay marriage equality

Conservatives reverse on gay marriage equality

CDU MP calls France Europe’s ‘problem child’

CDU MP calls France Europe’s ‘problem child’

All eyes on election date set for September

All eyes on election date set for September

Lower Saxony win boosts SPD and Greens

Lower Saxony win boosts SPD and Greens

Many Germans could back anti-euro party

Many Germans could back anti-euro party

Lower Saxony poll turns into cliffhanger

Lower Saxony poll turns into cliffhanger

SPD aims to topple Merkel with social justice

SPD aims to topple Merkel with social justice

Steinbrück’s approval ratings collapse

Steinbrück’s approval ratings collapse

Merkel rides high as partner FDP nose-dives

Merkel rides high as partner FDP nose-dives

Industry chops big political donations

Industry chops big political donations

FDP membership in ‘vicious downward spiral’

FDP membership in ‘vicious downward spiral’

Bomb scare sparks calls for video surveillance

Bomb scare sparks calls for video surveillance

Neo-Nazi ban compared to persecution of Jews

Neo-Nazi ban compared to persecution of Jews

MPs stall on German attack drones

MPs stall on German attack drones

Conservatives reject tax equality for gay couples

Conservatives reject tax equality for gay couples

Details emerge of CDU’s private spy service

Details emerge of CDU’s private spy service

Bavarian conservatives: Cameron is right on vote

Bavarian conservatives: Cameron is right on vote

Minister ‘puts brakes’ on German energy switch

Minister ‘puts brakes’ on German energy switch

Kohl pays historic visit to conservative MPs

Kohl pays historic visit to conservative MPs

Coalition split on equal rights for gay couples

Coalition split on equal rights for gay couples

‘Mafia boss Merkel’ book makes waves

‘Mafia boss Merkel’ book makes waves

Politician: gays biggest threat after euro crisis

Politician: gays biggest threat after euro crisis

Voters favour Merkel but neither major party

Voters favour Merkel but neither major party

Ex-state premier slammed by own party

Ex-state premier slammed by own party

Judge’s fury at politicians over election law

Judge’s fury at politicians over election law

Merkel offers ‘trader tax’ for Fiscal Pact support

Merkel offers ‘trader tax’ for Fiscal Pact support

Merkel’s coalition partner back in business

Merkel’s coalition partner back in business

Merkel loses power in state election

Merkel loses power in state election

Unemployment steady as Sundays are sacrificed

Unemployment steady as Sundays are sacrificed

Merkel’s partners reach key five percent support

Merkel’s partners reach key five percent support

Speculation: Merkel set to provoke early election

Speculation: Merkel set to provoke early election

Driving age could be lowered to 16

Driving age could be lowered to 16

‘A Koran in every home’ project makes waves

‘A Koran in every home’ project makes waves

Government tackles holiday petrol price hikes

Government tackles holiday petrol price hikes

Pirate Party hacks Merkel’s website

Pirate Party hacks Merkel’s website

Voters deal Merkel surprise victory

Voters deal Merkel surprise victory

Parties move to muzzle rebel MPs

Parties move to muzzle rebel MPs

Biggest state election ‘critical for Merkel’

Biggest state election ‘critical for Merkel’

Merkel helps boost conservatives’ popularity

Merkel helps boost conservatives’ popularity

Pressure on Wulff now from own party

Pressure on Wulff now from own party

Pirates say ‘Arrgh’ as support dwindles

Pirates say ‘Arrgh’ as support dwindles

City of Berlin gets ‘grand coalition’ government

City of Berlin gets ‘grand coalition’ government

Coalition agrees to tax cuts in 2013

Coalition agrees to tax cuts in 2013

SPD and Greens drop Berlin government talks

SPD and Greens drop Berlin government talks

Özdemir says Greens must not rule out governing with conservatives

Özdemir says Greens must not rule out governing with conservatives

Survey shows Pirates sailing full speed ahead

Survey shows Pirates sailing full speed ahead

Most Germans unhappy with squabbling government coalition

Most Germans unhappy with squabbling government coalition

Pirates shake up German political landscape

Pirates shake up German political landscape

No let-up in coalition infighting over euro

No let-up in coalition infighting over euro

Merkel lacks majority for euro bailout fund

Merkel lacks majority for euro bailout fund

‘Something is deeply wrong when the NPD is more successful than the FDP’

‘Something is deeply wrong when the NPD is more successful than the FDP’

SPD wins Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania vote

SPD wins Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania vote

Northeastern state election gets underway

Northeastern state election gets underway

Merkel campaigns to the last in north-east

Merkel campaigns to the last in north-east

Kids call Boetticher on voting age hypocrisy

Kids call Boetticher on voting age hypocrisy

Schleswig-Holstein CDU unveils new leadership

Schleswig-Holstein CDU unveils new leadership

Top CDU man resigns over love affair with teen

Top CDU man resigns over love affair with teen

Leadership troika helps SPD recover support

Leadership troika helps SPD recover support

C as in cocked-up campaign poster

C as in cocked-up campaign poster

FDP wallows at record low despite shakeup

FDP wallows at record low despite shakeup

CDU in teen-style Facebook party blunder

CDU in teen-style Facebook party blunder

Conservative MP admits alcohol problem after car accident

Conservative MP admits alcohol problem after car accident

Saudi tank deal may be dirty, Greens MP says

Saudi tank deal may be dirty, Greens MP says

Politicians plan boycott of pope’s Bundestag speech

Politicians plan boycott of pope’s Bundestag speech

Conservatives divided over tax cuts

Conservatives divided over tax cuts

Coalition MPs back Gazprom stake in EON

Coalition MPs back Gazprom stake in EON

Greens’ rise muddies political landscape

Greens’ rise muddies political landscape

Greens gaining on Merkel’s conservatives

Greens gaining on Merkel’s conservatives

Cabinet moves to erase child porn sites

Cabinet moves to erase child porn sites

Greens flying high with record voter approval

Greens flying high with record voter approval

Blown out in Baden-Württemberg

Blown out in Baden-Württemberg

German media roundup: A seismic shift for Merkel’s coalition?

German media roundup: A seismic shift for Merkel’s coalition?

Conservatives lose ground after nuclear energy reversal

Conservatives lose ground after nuclear energy reversal

Schäuble says Islam is part of Germany

Schäuble says Islam is part of Germany

Greens surge in state election in Saxony-Anhalt

Greens surge in state election in Saxony-Anhalt

Saxony-Anhalt goes to the polls

Saxony-Anhalt goes to the polls

Greens jump in the polls

Greens jump in the polls

Poll points to possible left-wing coalition in Saxony-Anhalt

Poll points to possible left-wing coalition in Saxony-Anhalt

SPD flying high after Guttenberg scandal and Hamburg victory

SPD flying high after Guttenberg scandal and Hamburg victory

Schavan ’embarrassed’ by Guttenberg

Schavan ’embarrassed’ by Guttenberg

Pilots and politicians call for laser ban

Pilots and politicians call for laser ban

Academics attack Guttenberg over plagiarized thesis

Academics attack Guttenberg over plagiarized thesis

Greens slump again in opinion poll

Greens slump again in opinion poll

German media roundup: Hamburg’s bellwether vote

German media roundup: Hamburg’s bellwether vote

Merkel’s coalition closes poll gap with opposition

Merkel’s coalition closes poll gap with opposition

New round of Hartz IV reform talks fails

New round of Hartz IV reform talks fails

Helmut Kohl’s son tells of failed relationship

Helmut Kohl’s son tells of failed relationship

Politicians call on unemployed not to buy fireworks

Politicians call on unemployed not to buy fireworks

Nearly half of Germans want Westerwelle out

Nearly half of Germans want Westerwelle out

CDU fined €1.2 mln for illegal party funding

CDU fined €1.2 mln for illegal party funding

FDP ‘mole’ had access to classified files

FDP ‘mole’ had access to classified files

Bundeswehr to attract volunteer troops with better pay, bonuses

Bundeswehr to attract volunteer troops with better pay, bonuses

Germany’s only CDU-Green coalition falls

Germany’s only CDU-Green coalition falls

Left accuses government of hiding security gaps

Left accuses government of hiding security gaps

Schäuble regretful over press conference outburst

Schäuble regretful over press conference outburst

Neo-Nazi NPD votes to join forces with smaller right-wing party

Neo-Nazi NPD votes to join forces with smaller right-wing party

Berlin mulls security ‘black list’ for airports

Berlin mulls security ‘black list’ for airports

Merkel says full employment in Germany is possible

Merkel says full employment in Germany is possible

Künast to run for Berlin mayor in 2011

Künast to run for Berlin mayor in 2011

CDU hints at future income tax cuts

CDU hints at future income tax cuts

Most Germans don’t credit politicians for recovery

Most Germans don’t credit politicians for recovery

Röttgen to lead North Rhine-Westphalia CDU

Röttgen to lead North Rhine-Westphalia CDU

Hamburg vote set for February after coalition collapses

Hamburg vote set for February after coalition collapses

Turkish hackers attack CDU websites

Turkish hackers attack CDU websites

Schavan pledges foreign credentials review

Schavan pledges foreign credentials review

German business eyes friendlier future with the Green Party

German business eyes friendlier future with the Green Party

Dutch politician Wilders draws protests in Berlin

Dutch politician Wilders draws protests in Berlin

‘Unity Chancellor’ Kohl makes rare speech

‘Unity Chancellor’ Kohl makes rare speech

Greens hit major league with record support

Greens hit major league with record support

President Wulff investigated for financial irregularities

President Wulff investigated for financial irregularities

Growth forecast up to 3 percent with unemployment to shrink

Growth forecast up to 3 percent with unemployment to shrink

Conservatives demand sanctions against problem immigrants

Conservatives demand sanctions against problem immigrants

Doctors reject call for relaxed organ donor rules

Doctors reject call for relaxed organ donor rules

Conservatives suggest mandatory public service for young adults

Conservatives suggest mandatory public service for young adults

CDU plans minor tax reform as growth surges

CDU plans minor tax reform as growth surges

CSU demands rightward shift to lift government

CSU demands rightward shift to lift government

Germans undecided about military service

Germans undecided about military service

Conservatives resume infighting over military service

Conservatives resume infighting over military service

SPD and Greens approve coalition pact in NRW

SPD and Greens approve coalition pact in NRW

Government split over nuclear power extension

Government split over nuclear power extension

Opposition demands overhauled citizenship laws as naturalisations drop

Opposition demands overhauled citizenship laws as naturalisations drop

Referendum voters reject Hamburg school reforms

Referendum voters reject Hamburg school reforms

Scotsman to make history as state premier

Scotsman to make history as state premier

Ukraine detains top German political observer

Ukraine detains top German political observer

Conservatives suggest intelligence tests for immigrants

Conservatives suggest intelligence tests for immigrants

‘Traffic light’ coalition talks fail in Rhineland

‘Traffic light’ coalition talks fail in Rhineland

‘Grand coalition’ talks break down in Rhineland

‘Grand coalition’ talks break down in Rhineland

FDP open to Rhineland ‘traffic light’ coalition

FDP open to Rhineland ‘traffic light’ coalition

Coalition considers retracting tax break for hotels

Coalition considers retracting tax break for hotels

Volker Bouffier to replace Roland Koch as Hessian state premier

Volker Bouffier to replace Roland Koch as Hessian state premier

Hessian premier Roland Koch to resign

Hessian premier Roland Koch to resign

Left-wing coalition talks fail in the Rhineland

Left-wing coalition talks fail in the Rhineland

Government to sidestep Bundesrat on nuclear power plant extension

Government to sidestep Bundesrat on nuclear power plant extension

Free Democrats plumb new poll depths

Free Democrats plumb new poll depths

SPD faces difficult path to power in NRW

SPD faces difficult path to power in NRW

Arms dealer Schreiber jailed for eight years

Arms dealer Schreiber jailed for eight years

A Muslim Christian Democrat’s crucifixion

A Muslim Christian Democrat’s crucifixion

CDU chastens new Muslim minister for mooting school crucifix ban

CDU chastens new Muslim minister for mooting school crucifix ban

NRW coalition shaky as parties turn on each other ahead of poll

NRW coalition shaky as parties turn on each other ahead of poll

Muslim minister-designate calls for state school crucifix ban

Muslim minister-designate calls for state school crucifix ban

FDP gears up for fresh tax cut battle

FDP gears up for fresh tax cut battle

Conservatives plan to rein in pharmaceutical prices

Conservatives plan to rein in pharmaceutical prices

MP faces investigation over use of dodgy ‘Dr’ title

MP faces investigation over use of dodgy ‘Dr’ title

Business groups blast sluggish pace of reform

Business groups blast sluggish pace of reform

MPs earning thousands from moonlighting

MPs earning thousands from moonlighting

SPD launches NRW election campaign with optimism

SPD launches NRW election campaign with optimism

Rhineland CDU official resigns over influence peddling affair

Rhineland CDU official resigns over influence peddling affair

Hamburg politician resigns for de-icing affair

Hamburg politician resigns for de-icing affair

Ramsauer rules out Deutsche Bahn privatisation

Ramsauer rules out Deutsche Bahn privatisation

CDU and FDP consider U-turn on hotel tax

CDU and FDP consider U-turn on hotel tax

Politicians renew calls for NPD ban

Politicians renew calls for NPD ban

Fake bomb sent to Hesse state premier Koch

Fake bomb sent to Hesse state premier Koch

FDP dismisses donation accusations

FDP dismisses donation accusations

Trial of CDU slush fund figure Schreiber begins

Trial of CDU slush fund figure Schreiber begins

FDP to speed reform pace to combat falling opinion polls

FDP to speed reform pace to combat falling opinion polls

Coalition loses majority support from public

Coalition loses majority support from public

Government moots delaying tax cuts

Government moots delaying tax cuts

CSU and SPD ridicule Westerwelle

CSU and SPD ridicule Westerwelle

Bavarian interior minister wants Left party watched

Bavarian interior minister wants Left party watched

Geldof slams German foreign aid as ‘not enough’

Geldof slams German foreign aid as ‘not enough’

Bad economy spurs jobs agency deficit

Bad economy spurs jobs agency deficit

Making the SPD relevant through redundancy

Making the SPD relevant through redundancy

Greens vow to oppose U-turn on German nuclear phaseout

Greens vow to oppose U-turn on German nuclear phaseout

Thuringia state premier vote turns into three-round fiasco

Thuringia state premier vote turns into three-round fiasco

CDU and FDP form coalition in Schleswig-Holstein

CDU and FDP form coalition in Schleswig-Holstein

Greens hand power to the right in Saarland

Greens hand power to the right in Saarland

Child benefit hikes in doubt as budget tightens

Child benefit hikes in doubt as budget tightens

CDU and FDP agree to boost child benefits

CDU and FDP agree to boost child benefits

Experts recommend ‘turbo’ naturalisation for immigrants

Experts recommend ‘turbo’ naturalisation for immigrants

Central bank sees little room for tax cuts

Central bank sees little room for tax cuts

Conservatives lay out road map for tax cuts

Conservatives lay out road map for tax cuts

SPD chooses coalition with CDU in Thuringia

SPD chooses coalition with CDU in Thuringia

Schavan withholds nuclear energy study

Schavan withholds nuclear energy study

German parties present miniature political utopia in Hamburg

German parties present miniature political utopia in Hamburg

Opposition rails against grand coalition but blocks alternatives

Opposition rails against grand coalition but blocks alternatives

State elections may shock CDU

State elections may shock CDU

Ulla Schmidt won’t be audited in car scandal

Ulla Schmidt won’t be audited in car scandal

Christian Democrats pledge to triple funding for electric cars

Christian Democrats pledge to triple funding for electric cars

Germany’s election campaign to nowhere

Germany’s election campaign to nowhere

Schmidt suggests official car rules be changed for politicians

Schmidt suggests official car rules be changed for politicians

Politicians call for SPD to remove Schmidt

Politicians call for SPD to remove Schmidt

Greens remove campaign poster featuring bare buttocks

Greens remove campaign poster featuring bare buttocks

Busty poster kicks off campaign controversy

Busty poster kicks off campaign controversy

Ulla Schmidt cleared of official car misuse, SPD split on her future

Ulla Schmidt cleared of official car misuse, SPD split on her future

Intelligence agency director fined for causing bomb scare

Intelligence agency director fined for causing bomb scare

CDU slush-fund scandal figure Schreiber denies charges

CDU slush-fund scandal figure Schreiber denies charges

Karlheinz Schreiber: the man with the suitcase full of cash

Karlheinz Schreiber: the man with the suitcase full of cash

Steinmeier promises full employment within 11 years

Steinmeier promises full employment within 11 years

Merkel and CDU reach popularity high

Merkel and CDU reach popularity high

SPD meets as Schmidt storm rumbles

SPD meets as Schmidt storm rumbles

Canada extradites German arms dealer

Canada extradites German arms dealer

Bundeswehr shooting restrictions eased

Bundeswehr shooting restrictions eased

Schmidt slammed for stolen limo

Schmidt slammed for stolen limo

Scholz to raise permitted personal savings for Hartz IV

Scholz to raise permitted personal savings for Hartz IV

Schleswig-Holstein triggers early election

Schleswig-Holstein triggers early election

State of Schleswig-Holstein is ‘broke’

State of Schleswig-Holstein is ‘broke’

Schleswig-Holstein premier Carstensen calls confidence vote

Schleswig-Holstein premier Carstensen calls confidence vote

Twenty-nine parties set for upcoming national ballot

Twenty-nine parties set for upcoming national ballot

Schleswig-Holstein coalition crumbles

Schleswig-Holstein coalition crumbles

The super nanny state

The super nanny state

Key CDU scandal figure Schreiber likely to return to Germany

Key CDU scandal figure Schreiber likely to return to Germany

Insurers deny dead soldier payouts with ‘war clause’

Insurers deny dead soldier payouts with ‘war clause’

Child porn law sparks web censorship debate

Child porn law sparks web censorship debate

More parents lose custody rights

More parents lose custody rights

Can the SPD bounce back from its EU disaster?

Can the SPD bounce back from its EU disaster?

Over 1,100 companies apply for state aid

Over 1,100 companies apply for state aid

Russian role in Opel rescue could be politically risky for Merkel

Russian role in Opel rescue could be politically risky for Merkel

Arcandor bailout debate intensifies

Arcandor bailout debate intensifies

SPD claws to highest poll rating this year

SPD claws to highest poll rating this year

Small parties rule out three-way coalitions after election

Small parties rule out three-way coalitions after election

Berliners vote on religious education

Berliners vote on religious education

Back at work Althaus admits ski death guilt

Back at work Althaus admits ski death guilt

SPD agrees on election tax plan

SPD agrees on election tax plan

Hamburg Jewish Community leader fired over vague heritage

Hamburg Jewish Community leader fired over vague heritage

CSU pushes for more tax reductions to spur growth

CSU pushes for more tax reductions to spur growth

Controversial German polar experiment fails

Controversial German polar experiment fails

CDU attacks new proposal to ban children from tanning beds

CDU attacks new proposal to ban children from tanning beds

Merkel defends Berlin’s crisis management

Merkel defends Berlin’s crisis management

Premier Althaus faces manslaughter charge

Premier Althaus faces manslaughter charge

CDU politician arrested for alleged heroin smuggling

CDU politician arrested for alleged heroin smuggling

SPD to target wealthy as report says middle classes pay more tax

SPD to target wealthy as report says middle classes pay more tax

SPD pushes for synthetic heroin to be rated medicine for addicts

SPD pushes for synthetic heroin to be rated medicine for addicts

Althaus was not drunk or speeding in ski accident

Althaus was not drunk or speeding in ski accident

Guttenberg named new economy minister

Guttenberg named new economy minister

State transport minister under fire for putting pedal to metal

State transport minister under fire for putting pedal to metal

Gabriel blames conservatives for failure of environmental rulebook

Gabriel blames conservatives for failure of environmental rulebook

Koch sees Hesse coalition as blueprint for Germany

Koch sees Hesse coalition as blueprint for Germany

Global warming test splits grand coalition

Global warming test splits grand coalition

German Media Roundup: Hesse’s odd election

German Media Roundup: Hesse’s odd election

CDU trounces SPD in Hesse state poll

CDU trounces SPD in Hesse state poll

Merkel facing new election year against limping SPD

Merkel facing new election year against limping SPD

CDU man slams Merkel’s handling of financial crisis

CDU man slams Merkel’s handling of financial crisis

Merkel seeks unity in CDU on economic stimulus plans

Merkel seeks unity in CDU on economic stimulus plans

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Politician in child porn investigation suspended

Westerwelle aims to cut aid to anti-gay nations

Westerwelle aims to cut aid to anti-gay nations

Berlin pushes revamped anti-terror law

Berlin pushes revamped anti-terror law

Former economics minister turns his back on his party

Former economics minister turns his back on his party

Merkel pressured by party on climate change measures

Merkel pressured by party on climate change measures

LBBW piles up loss of €2 billion

LBBW piles up loss of €2 billion

Party politics threaten German crisis response

Party politics threaten German crisis response

Hesse rival parties agree to vote again in election crisis

Hesse rival parties agree to vote again in election crisis

Transport Minister Tiefensee under fire for Bahn bonuses

Transport Minister Tiefensee under fire for Bahn bonuses

Gabriel warns anti-nuclear waste activists against violence

Gabriel warns anti-nuclear waste activists against violence

Socialists nominate TV cop Sodann for German presidency

Socialists nominate TV cop Sodann for German presidency

German conservatives under pressure after CSU poll debacle

German conservatives under pressure after CSU poll debacle

Opposition claims German intelligence aided US war in Iraq

Opposition claims German intelligence aided US war in Iraq

Coalition agrees on domestic deployment of Bundeswehr

Coalition agrees on domestic deployment of Bundeswehr

CDU plans campaign to fight communist nostalgia

CDU plans campaign to fight communist nostalgia

Steinmeier takes crown, ousts Beck to lead SPD

Steinmeier takes crown, ousts Beck to lead SPD

Steinmeier takes position to lead SPD

Steinmeier takes position to lead SPD

Schavan’s exorbitant chopper flight causes outrage

Schavan’s exorbitant chopper flight causes outrage

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Coalition wants an executive salary cap in Germany

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Big German parties bleeding members, expert says

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CDU wants to redouble efforts in eastern Germany

Künast: CDU nuking chances for alliance with Greens

Künast: CDU nuking chances for alliance with Greens

Berlin aims to fight piracy on the high seas

Berlin aims to fight piracy on the high seas

Economic official sees no ‘real poverty’ in Germany

Economic official sees no ‘real poverty’ in Germany

Neo-Nazi NPD party takes hold in municipal vote in Saxony

Neo-Nazi NPD party takes hold in municipal vote in Saxony

Köhler to stand for second term as German president

Köhler to stand for second term as German president

Russian interest in Deutsche Bahn raises concerns

Russian interest in Deutsche Bahn raises concerns

Burma’s regime must postpone its referendum

Burma’s regime must postpone its referendum

Hamburg’s dose of ‘black-green’ Realpolitik

Hamburg’s dose of ‘black-green’ Realpolitik

Hamburg on verge of ‘black-green’ coalition

Hamburg on verge of ‘black-green’ coalition

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Berlin squabbles over East German POW compensation

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Schäuble says SPD ‘damaged’ German government

Hamburg sets sights on new ‘black-green’ alliance

Hamburg sets sights on new ‘black-green’ alliance

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Canada delays Schreiber’s extradition to Germany

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Support for Germany’s hard left surges

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Hamburg vote could forge ‘black-green’ alliance

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Conservatives hold Hamburg despite leftward lurch

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Hamburg Greens open to coalition with CDU

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Merkel wants to stop Left Party

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Jamaican government popular with youth in CDU and FDP

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Xenophobic words harm CDU in Hesse

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No money for families of delinquents

How Merkel’s CDU plans for half of key party posts to be filled by women

How Merkel’s CDU plans for half of key party posts to be filled by women

CDU crisis: Merkel’s would-be successors announce bids for party leader

CDU crisis: Merkel’s would-be successors announce bids for party leader

UPDATE: Germany’s CDU to decide on Merkel successor in April

UPDATE: Germany’s CDU to decide on Merkel successor in April

From ‘avenger’ to ‘anti-Merkel’: Who could be Germany’s next chancellor?

From ‘avenger’ to ‘anti-Merkel’: Who could be Germany’s next chancellor?

Germany’s conservatives launch race to replace Merkel

Germany’s conservatives launch race to replace Merkel

Head of Merkel’s CDU in Thuringia steps down over far-right crisis

Head of Merkel’s CDU in Thuringia steps down over far-right crisis

Merkel rival Merz in bid to succeed her as German chancellor

Merkel rival Merz in bid to succeed her as German chancellor

‘Trouble and turmoil’: What the CDU crisis means for the future of Merkel and Germany

‘Trouble and turmoil’: What the CDU crisis means for the future of Merkel and Germany

Update: Merkel ‘heir’ AKK will not run for German chancellor

Update: Merkel ‘heir’ AKK will not run for German chancellor

AKK: What caused the rise and fall of Merkel’s heir apparent?

AKK: What caused the rise and fall of Merkel’s heir apparent?

Merkel’s conservatives in turmoil after far-right vote debacle in eastern German state

Merkel’s conservatives in turmoil after far-right vote debacle in eastern German state

CDU politician with neo-Nazi links quits party

CDU politician with neo-Nazi links quits party

‘A leftist course’: Merkel’s CDU wary as coalition partner seeks concessions

‘A leftist course’: Merkel’s CDU wary as coalition partner seeks concessions

AKK offers to quit Merkel’s CDU if party fails to back her

AKK offers to quit Merkel’s CDU if party fails to back her

Merkel’s CDU gathers for ‘controversial’ conference in Leipzig

Merkel’s CDU gathers for ‘controversial’ conference in Leipzig

Merkel’s ‘floundering’ CDU braces for stormy party congress

Merkel’s ‘floundering’ CDU braces for stormy party congress

Merkel stays seated for second time after shaking spells

Merkel stays seated for second time after shaking spells

Germany’s von der Leyen steps down as defence minister to run for EU’s top job

Germany’s von der Leyen steps down as defence minister to run for EU’s top job

Update: Two more arrested in Germany over far-right murder of pro-migrant politician

Update: Two more arrested in Germany over far-right murder of pro-migrant politician

Far-right motive suspected in German pro-migrant politician’s murder

Far-right motive suspected in German pro-migrant politician’s murder

Update: Political link suspected in German pro-migrant politician’s murder

Update: Political link suspected in German pro-migrant politician’s murder

Mourners gather in Hesse for funeral of murdered CDU politician

Mourners gather in Hesse for funeral of murdered CDU politician

Germany slams online hate posts about murdered pro-migrant politician

Germany slams online hate posts about murdered pro-migrant politician

Update: Merkel ‘climate cabinet’ pledges to act fast

Update: Merkel ‘climate cabinet’ pledges to act fast

AKK under fire over election campaign ‘censorship’ comments

AKK under fire over election campaign ‘censorship’ comments

German YouTuber shakes up mainstream politics with viral video

German YouTuber shakes up mainstream politics with viral video

AKK calls unscheduled CDU summit, stoking talk of imminent Merkel exit

AKK calls unscheduled CDU summit, stoking talk of imminent Merkel exit

Merkel’s staying power: Two-thirds of Germans want Chancellor to serve final term

Merkel’s staying power: Two-thirds of Germans want Chancellor to serve final term

Merkel’s ‘crown princess’ seeks to chart own path

Merkel’s ‘crown princess’ seeks to chart own path

Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer: The woman behind the ‘mini-Merkel’ headlines

Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer: The woman behind the ‘mini-Merkel’ headlines

Merkel loyalist wins CDU party vote to succeed her

Merkel loyalist wins CDU party vote to succeed her

Merkel stresses ‘Christian, democratic values’ as she quits party leadership

Merkel stresses ‘Christian, democratic values’ as she quits party leadership

‘Merkel appreciates Feierabend’: CDU Scot gives the inside scoop

‘Merkel appreciates Feierabend’: CDU Scot gives the inside scoop

Did welcoming refugees usher in Merkel’s final act?

Did welcoming refugees usher in Merkel’s final act?

Tensions grip Merkel’s CDU ahead of succession vote

Tensions grip Merkel’s CDU ahead of succession vote

What you need to know about Merkel’s possible successors

What you need to know about Merkel’s possible successors

Can Merkel hold on as chancellor after stepping down as CDU chief?

Can Merkel hold on as chancellor after stepping down as CDU chief?

Germany looks beyond Merkel as party prepares to elect successor

Germany looks beyond Merkel as party prepares to elect successor

‘I can win back AfD voters’: CDU candidate hoping for Merkel’s job

‘I can win back AfD voters’: CDU candidate hoping for Merkel’s job

‘Anti-Merkel’ convinced he can take top spot as CDU leadership race heats up

‘Anti-Merkel’ convinced he can take top spot as CDU leadership race heats up

Merkel successor hopefuls bid to bury her migration legacy

Merkel successor hopefuls bid to bury her migration legacy

Survey: Kramp-Karrenbauer top choice to replace Merkel as CDU leader

Survey: Kramp-Karrenbauer top choice to replace Merkel as CDU leader

CDU candidate Merz calls German asylum law into question

CDU candidate Merz calls German asylum law into question

Brexit and budget top lively Bundestag debate led by Merkel

Brexit and budget top lively Bundestag debate led by Merkel

Merkel’s CDU and Greens can breathe sigh of relief after Hesse vote recount

Merkel’s CDU and Greens can breathe sigh of relief after Hesse vote recount

End of an era in Bavaria as Seehofer sets date to step down as CSU  leader

End of an era in Bavaria as Seehofer sets date to step down as CSU leader

Q&A: How the race to replace Merkel is breathing life into the CDU

Q&A: How the race to replace Merkel is breathing life into the CDU

Friedrich Merz: The ‘anti-Merkel is reaching out’ to be CDU chief

Friedrich Merz: The ‘anti-Merkel is reaching out’ to be CDU chief

Who is leading the race against Merkel?

Who is leading the race against Merkel?

End of an era: What you need to know about Merkel’s planned departure

End of an era: What you need to know about Merkel’s planned departure

From Kohl’s ‘girl’ to ‘Mutti’: Germany’s ‘eternal’ chancellor embarks on last lap

From Kohl’s ‘girl’ to ‘Mutti’: Germany’s ‘eternal’ chancellor embarks on last lap

New threat to Merkel as Hessians go to polls

New threat to Merkel as Hessians go to polls

Why German media is saying the Chancellor is on a ‘sinking ship’

Why German media is saying the Chancellor is on a ‘sinking ship’

Update: ‘We were wrong’ about German spy chief’s promotion: SPD boss Nahles

Update: ‘We were wrong’ about German spy chief’s promotion: SPD boss Nahles

What you need to know about the conflict paralyzing German politics

What you need to know about the conflict paralyzing German politics

75 percent of Germans support Merkel’s European approach to refugee crisis

75 percent of Germans support Merkel’s European approach to refugee crisis

Merkel gets ultimatum from ally over asylum seekers

Merkel gets ultimatum from ally over asylum seekers

Merkel party slumps in polls as dispute on refugees threatens split

Merkel party slumps in polls as dispute on refugees threatens split

Migrant deportations often hit the wrong people, Merkel ally warns

Migrant deportations often hit the wrong people, Merkel ally warns

Merkel pledges ‘strong voice for Germany’ after SPD commits to new coalition deal

Merkel pledges ‘strong voice for Germany’ after SPD commits to new coalition deal

Merkel’s Christian Democrats approve coalition deal with Social Democrats

Merkel’s Christian Democrats approve coalition deal with Social Democrats

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