What Britons in Europe need to know about the UK government’s ‘votes for life’ pledge

What Britons in Europe need to know about the UK government’s ‘votes for life’ pledge

It's been promised before, but now the UK government says it will act to ensure that British citizens living abroad do not lose their right to vote in the UK even if they have been abroad for over 15 years. Here's what we know about the proposals.

German Greens’ chancellor candidate Baerbock targeted by fake news

German Greens’ chancellor candidate Baerbock targeted by fake news

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

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

Germany after Merkel: This is the duo vying for a spot as the first ever Green chancellor candidate

Germany after Merkel: This is the duo vying for a spot as the first ever Green chancellor candidate

‘Yes to Dexit’: Germany’s far-right AfD firms up election strategy

‘Yes to Dexit’: Germany’s far-right AfD firms up election strategy

Germany’s Greens to put forward first chancellor candidate

Germany’s Greens to put forward first chancellor candidate

Germany warns Russia it will ‘defend itself’ against targeted disinformation in election year

Germany warns Russia it will ‘defend itself’ against targeted disinformation in election year

Merkel’s conservatives suffer heavy losses in two German state elections

Merkel’s conservatives suffer heavy losses in two German state elections

Social Democrats sink to all-time low in poll

Social Democrats sink to all-time low in poll

OPINION: ‘Nothing can stop Brexit now, we will all feel foreign on February 1st’

OPINION: ‘Nothing can stop Brexit now, we will all feel foreign on February 1st’

Merkel pledges ‘close partnership’ with Boris Johnson

Merkel pledges ‘close partnership’ with Boris Johnson

‘Brexit is happening… I feel surprisingly calm’: Brits in Germany react to UK election result

‘Brexit is happening… I feel surprisingly calm’: Brits in Germany react to UK election result

Chemnitz: Portrait of a city shaken by anti-foreigner riots
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Chemnitz: Portrait of a city shaken by anti-foreigner riots

Dane becomes first foreigner elected mayor of major German city

Dane becomes first foreigner elected mayor of major German city

The Dane who wants to be mayor of a German city – and how he plans to modernize it

The Dane who wants to be mayor of a German city – and how he plans to modernize it

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

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

AfD support falls to lowest level in a year, poll finds

AfD support falls to lowest level in a year, poll finds

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

German prosecutors seek to lift AfD MP Alice Weidel’s immunity over suspicious donations probe

German prosecutors seek to lift AfD MP Alice Weidel’s immunity over suspicious donations probe

German prosecutors probing ‘illegal’ donations to AfD: report

German prosecutors probing ‘illegal’ donations to AfD: report

‘Divided into two opposing camps’: A Democrat and Republican in Germany on the U.S. midterms

‘Divided into two opposing camps’: A Democrat and Republican in Germany on the U.S. midterms

What you need to know about Bavaria’s upcoming election
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What you need to know about Bavaria’s upcoming election

Social Democrats clear path for Merkel fourth term

Social Democrats clear path for Merkel fourth term

Your vote matters: get your US election ballot in today
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Your vote matters: get your US election ballot in today

Schulz says EU allies urged him to join Merkel government and push for reforms

Schulz says EU allies urged him to join Merkel government and push for reforms

Lübeck elects youngest mayor of all time in narrow vote

Lübeck elects youngest mayor of all time in narrow vote

Merkel denies being weakened by Lower Saxony election defeat

Merkel denies being weakened by Lower Saxony election defeat

Merkel’s CDU party suffers election defeat in Lower Saxony

Merkel’s CDU party suffers election defeat in Lower Saxony

How a knife-edge state election could help Merkel build her fourth-term government

How a knife-edge state election could help Merkel build her fourth-term government

Erdogan warns German foreign minister to ‘know your limits’

Erdogan warns German foreign minister to ‘know your limits’

Turkey slams ‘arrogant’ German reaction to Erdogan poll call

Turkey slams ‘arrogant’ German reaction to Erdogan poll call

Merkel embarks on Germany’s ‘strangest’ campaign

Merkel embarks on Germany’s ‘strangest’ campaign

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

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

Candidate wins mayoral election by one vote, after voter falls for prank

Candidate wins mayoral election by one vote, after voter falls for prank

Battling to save campaign, Schulz hits out at ‘arrogant’ Merkel

Battling to save campaign, Schulz hits out at ‘arrogant’ Merkel

Here’s how Merkel’s party won a shock victory in North Rhine-Westphalia

Here’s how Merkel’s party won a shock victory in North Rhine-Westphalia

Merkel’s party faces election dry run in bellwether state

Merkel’s party faces election dry run in bellwether state

How Saarland could show that the far-right AfD are finished

How Saarland could show that the far-right AfD are finished

Schulz sets out his plan to challenge Merkel

Schulz sets out his plan to challenge Merkel

Austrian vote a ‘good omen for Europe’: German minister

Austrian vote a ‘good omen for Europe’: German minister

German hosemaker to France: stop misusing our name

German hosemaker to France: stop misusing our name

Video: Trump vs. Clinton – what do Germans think?

Video: Trump vs. Clinton – what do Germans think?

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

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

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

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

German minister: Donald Trump is a ‘hate preacher’

German minister: Donald Trump is a ‘hate preacher’

German political candidate campaigns on Tinder

German political candidate campaigns on Tinder

Five things Americans should know about voting abroad
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Five things Americans should know about voting abroad

Who will be Germany’s next President?

Who will be Germany’s next President?

President calls time despite ‘touching’ urges to stay

President calls time despite ‘touching’ urges to stay

Merkel to stick to refugee policy despite election defeat

Merkel to stick to refugee policy despite election defeat

Pro-refugee candidate wins after knife attack

Pro-refugee candidate wins after knife attack

Mayoral candidate stabbed in west Germany

Mayoral candidate stabbed in west Germany

Erdogan pleads for German Turks’ votes

Erdogan pleads for German Turks’ votes

Anti-Euro AfD grab seats in Bremen chamber

Anti-Euro AfD grab seats in Bremen chamber

Hamburg police take on AfD poster vandals

Hamburg police take on AfD poster vandals

‘Stick to the plan’: Germany to Greece

‘Stick to the plan’: Germany to Greece

Expat denied vote in EU elections

Expat denied vote in EU elections

‘EU elections? No thanks’

‘EU elections? No thanks’

What does the Left Party want for Europe?

What does the Left Party want for Europe?

US election countdown: six reasons to get your absentee ballot now
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US election countdown: six reasons to get your absentee ballot now

Germany agrees to expand dual citizenship

Germany agrees to expand dual citizenship

Revolting youth wings slam coalition pact

Revolting youth wings slam coalition pact

German Turks: dual nationality deal a shame

German Turks: dual nationality deal a shame

Merkel and SPD hail ‘grand coalition’ deal

Merkel and SPD hail ‘grand coalition’ deal

Merkel and rivals upbeat after coalition talks

Merkel and rivals upbeat after coalition talks

Eurosceptics could enter parliament – poll

Eurosceptics could enter parliament – poll

Rivals dodge each other in final campaign spurt

Rivals dodge each other in final campaign spurt

German political parties, explained

German political parties, explained

Merkel launches election campaign in tiny town

Merkel launches election campaign in tiny town

Rain ruins 100,000 ‘eco-friendly’ posters

Rain ruins 100,000 ‘eco-friendly’ posters

Opposition mocks Merkel in campaign posters

Opposition mocks Merkel in campaign posters

Mayor ditches election posters for music video

Mayor ditches election posters for music video

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

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

CDU: Zero tolerance for terrorism sympathizers

CDU: Zero tolerance for terrorism sympathizers

Merkel rival tries to kick-start campaign

Merkel rival tries to kick-start campaign

Germany calls on Italy’s ‘sense of responsibility’

Germany calls on Italy’s ‘sense of responsibility’

Germany groans at Italian ‘anti-Merkel’ vote

Germany groans at Italian ‘anti-Merkel’ vote

SPD/Greens win Lower Saxony by one seat

SPD/Greens win Lower Saxony by one seat

Social Democrats declare ‘war on the banks’

Social Democrats declare ‘war on the banks’

Opposition: Banks blackmail and dictate

Opposition: Banks blackmail and dictate

Merkel losing domestic political oxygen

Merkel losing domestic political oxygen

‘European axis has to be readjusted’

‘European axis has to be readjusted’

Merkel sends stern warning to Hollande

Merkel sends stern warning to Hollande

Merkel hails ‘democratic election’ in Burma

Merkel hails ‘democratic election’ in Burma

Klaus Wowereit: the mayor Berliners deserve?

Klaus Wowereit: the mayor Berliners deserve?

Northeastern state election gets underway

Northeastern state election gets underway

Bremen’s 16-year-olds vote in state election

Bremen’s 16-year-olds vote in state election

Greens overtake SPD as strongest opposition

Greens overtake SPD as strongest opposition

‘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

Polls open in crucial state election

Polls open in crucial state election

Candidates tame in key state election debate

Candidates tame in key state election debate

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

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

CDU defeat a ‘double debacle,’ press says

CDU defeat a ‘double debacle,’ press says

Crucial NRW election on knife edge

Crucial NRW election on knife edge

SPD launches NRW election campaign with optimism

SPD launches NRW election campaign with optimism

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The colourful coalitions possible from Germany’s vote

CDU and SPD form Thuringia state coalition

CDU and SPD form Thuringia state coalition

FDP’s joker Westerwelle shapes up for coalition with Merkel

FDP’s joker Westerwelle shapes up for coalition with Merkel

NPD letter to immigrant politicians tells them to ‘go home’

NPD letter to immigrant politicians tells them to ‘go home’

Battered SPD limps into national election

Battered SPD limps into national election

The war in Afghanistan comes to Berlin

The war in Afghanistan comes to Berlin

UN probes fiery German battle with Taliban

UN probes fiery German battle with Taliban

Merkel ahead in polls as election battle heats up

Merkel ahead in polls as election battle heats up

Ulla Schmidt won’t be audited in car scandal

Ulla Schmidt won’t be audited in car scandal

Prisoners to vote by post in federal election

Prisoners to vote by post in federal election

Comedian brightens dull election campaign

Comedian brightens dull election campaign

Germany lacks election day volunteers

Germany lacks election day volunteers

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

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

Steinmeier promises full employment within 11 years

Steinmeier promises full employment within 11 years

Nuclear reactor shuts down after malfunction

Nuclear reactor shuts down after malfunction

Press: Steinmeier’s better in debate but not good enough

Press: Steinmeier’s better in debate but not good enough

Obama betting on Merkel election win

Obama betting on Merkel election win

Steinmeier says coalition cramping election campaign

Steinmeier says coalition cramping election campaign

Troops in Afghanistan get heavy weaponry

Troops in Afghanistan get heavy weaponry

Two German soldiers shot in Taliban attack

Two German soldiers shot in Taliban attack

Small parties rule out three-way coalitions after election

Small parties rule out three-way coalitions after election

Berlin girds for conflict in Afghanistan

Berlin girds for conflict in Afghanistan

CSU pushes for more tax reductions to spur growth

CSU pushes for more tax reductions to spur growth

Althaus set to lead CDU in Thuringia election this summer

Althaus set to lead CDU in Thuringia election this summer

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

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

Westerwelle says he is ready to take on foreign minister role

Westerwelle says he is ready to take on foreign minister role

‘Don’t ask, don’t tell’ voting for US soldiers in Germany

‘Don’t ask, don’t tell’ voting for US soldiers in Germany

Every fifth Frau would bed Barack

Every fifth Frau would bed Barack

Steinmeier takes crown, ousts Beck to lead SPD

Steinmeier takes crown, ousts Beck to lead SPD

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Hamburg vote could forge ‘black-green’ alliance

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Obama wins Berlin on Super Tuesday