Talking elephants and grumpy politicians: Four things that will happen after the German elections

Talking elephants and grumpy politicians: Four things that will happen after the German elections

With just three days to go until the German federal election, Brian Melican reads the runes to predict what might happen in the aftermath of that all-important vote.

TIMELINE: How Germany’s ‘Super Election Day’ is set to unfold

TIMELINE: How Germany’s ‘Super Election Day’ is set to unfold

From Kenya to Jamaica: Which coalitions are possible after the German election?

From Kenya to Jamaica: Which coalitions are possible after the German election?

Germany gets ready for election that will mark the start of a new era

Germany gets ready for election that will mark the start of a new era

Why Bavaria does politics differently to the rest of Germany

Why Bavaria does politics differently to the rest of Germany

German election roundup: ‘Hang the greens’ poster ban and politicians are white, male and ‘Michael’

German election roundup: ‘Hang the greens’ poster ban and politicians are white, male and ‘Michael’

Merkel exit deprives German far right of scapegoat

Merkel exit deprives German far right of scapegoat

German election roundup: Facing climate change, coalition trust issues and Merkel bids goodbye to Stralsund

German election roundup: Facing climate change, coalition trust issues and Merkel bids goodbye to Stralsund

‘We want to have a voice’: How Germany’s tough citizenship rules affect foreigners
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‘We want to have a voice’: How Germany’s tough citizenship rules affect foreigners

Angela Merkel: What did Germany’s first female chancellor do for women?

Angela Merkel: What did Germany’s first female chancellor do for women?

Berlin house seizure referendum approaches decision day

Berlin house seizure referendum approaches decision day

German election roundup: A ‘wide-open’ race, a scandalous grilling and a Merkel teddy

German election roundup: A ‘wide-open’ race, a scandalous grilling and a Merkel teddy

The Merkel-Raute: How a hand gesture became a brand

The Merkel-Raute: How a hand gesture became a brand

Election 2021: What a CDU-led coalition could mean for foreigners in Germany
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Election 2021: What a CDU-led coalition could mean for foreigners in Germany

UPDATE: German chancellor candidate Scholz quizzed in fraud probe

UPDATE: German chancellor candidate Scholz quizzed in fraud probe

‘Most Merkel-like candidate’: SPD’s Scholz wins final German election TV debate

‘Most Merkel-like candidate’: SPD’s Scholz wins final German election TV debate

Tried and tested or comeback king? Two men after Merkel’s job

Tried and tested or comeback king? Two men after Merkel’s job

Could Germany change its dual citizenship laws?
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Could Germany change its dual citizenship laws?

Election 2021: What an SPD-led coalition could mean for foreigners in Germany
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Election 2021: What an SPD-led coalition could mean for foreigners in Germany

‘Following Merkel is tough’: On campaign trail with Germany’s struggling CDU candidate

‘Following Merkel is tough’: On campaign trail with Germany’s struggling CDU candidate

German election roundup: Support for Scholz high, Berlin vote and cat fights

German election roundup: Support for Scholz high, Berlin vote and cat fights

What do red socks have to do with Germany’s election?

What do red socks have to do with Germany’s election?

German election roundup: Climate pressure, coalition flirting and the end of ‘Merkron’

German election roundup: Climate pressure, coalition flirting and the end of ‘Merkron’

Four things to know about the German election

Four things to know about the German election

Will debt-shy Germans vote to loosen the purse strings?

Will debt-shy Germans vote to loosen the purse strings?

German election roundup: Immigration, pension reform and tough questions from children

German election roundup: Immigration, pension reform and tough questions from children

ANALYSIS: Will a controversial police raid influence the German election?

ANALYSIS: Will a controversial police raid influence the German election?

OPINION: Germany will have to endure Covid for a while longer, but at least Merkel is going

OPINION: Germany will have to endure Covid for a while longer, but at least Merkel is going

German court overturns ban on ‘hang the Greens’ election posters

German court overturns ban on ‘hang the Greens’ election posters

Can Laschet’s 100-day action plan win over German voters?

Can Laschet’s 100-day action plan win over German voters?

What do Germany’s small parties stand for – and could they form part of the next coalition?

What do Germany’s small parties stand for – and could they form part of the next coalition?

‘Potsdam is a mirror of Germany’: Chancellor candidates go head to head in local battle

‘Potsdam is a mirror of Germany’: Chancellor candidates go head to head in local battle

An era ends: How will Germany and the world remember the Merkel years?

An era ends: How will Germany and the world remember the Merkel years?

Laschet and Scholz trade blows in heated German election debate

Laschet and Scholz trade blows in heated German election debate

Merkel’s candidate seeks to close gap in TV debate

Merkel’s candidate seeks to close gap in TV debate

German finance and justice ministries searched in fraud investigation

German finance and justice ministries searched in fraud investigation

ANALYSIS: Who could be in Germany’s next coalition government?

ANALYSIS: Who could be in Germany’s next coalition government?

Macron stirs German election campaign by hosting two chancellor candidates

Macron stirs German election campaign by hosting two chancellor candidates

‘Housing is a human right’: Rent activists step up pressure ahead of German elections

‘Housing is a human right’: Rent activists step up pressure ahead of German elections

German election 2021: Merkel backs Laschet as CDU lags behind in polls

German election 2021: Merkel backs Laschet as CDU lags behind in polls

Merkel’s climate strategy called into question at last visit to motor show

Merkel’s climate strategy called into question at last visit to motor show

Election 2021: How do Germany’s political parties want to tackle rising rents?
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Election 2021: How do Germany’s political parties want to tackle rising rents?

Meet the Bavarian politician fighting for trans rights in the German election

Meet the Bavarian politician fighting for trans rights in the German election

Merkel defends would-be successor on German flood zone tour

Merkel defends would-be successor on German flood zone tour

Germany’s SPD extends lead over CDU/CSU as Greens lose ground: poll

Germany’s SPD extends lead over CDU/CSU as Greens lose ground: poll

EXPLAINED: Where do Germany’s political parties stand on dual nationalities and citizenship?
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EXPLAINED: Where do Germany’s political parties stand on dual nationalities and citizenship?

Who will replace Angela Merkel as German chancellor?
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Who will replace Angela Merkel as German chancellor?

Merkel tours German flood zone to drum up party support

Merkel tours German flood zone to drum up party support

Plan for tax fraud denunciation website in Germany causes uproar

Plan for tax fraud denunciation website in Germany causes uproar

EXPLAINED: What the German parties’ tax pledges mean for you
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EXPLAINED: What the German parties’ tax pledges mean for you

Merkel says ‘huge difference’ between her and vice-Chancellor Scholz

Merkel says ‘huge difference’ between her and vice-Chancellor Scholz

Olaf Scholz: A safe pair of hands who wants Merkel’s job

Olaf Scholz: A safe pair of hands who wants Merkel’s job

EXPLAINED: When exactly will Merkel leave office?

EXPLAINED: When exactly will Merkel leave office?

Conservative contender to succeed Merkel goes on attack in TV debate

Conservative contender to succeed Merkel goes on attack in TV debate

Armin Laschet: Gaffe-prone Merkel heir with big shoes to fill                     

Armin Laschet: Gaffe-prone Merkel heir with big shoes to fill                     

New political era: Post-Merkel German election reaches final stretch

New political era: Post-Merkel German election reaches final stretch

Germany’s Social Democrats take surprise lead in election poll

Germany’s Social Democrats take surprise lead in election poll

After Merkel: What do the polls tell us about Germany’s next leader?

After Merkel: What do the polls tell us about Germany’s next leader?

Merkel rides to the rescue as conservatives plunge ahead of German election

Merkel rides to the rescue as conservatives plunge ahead of German election

 As Germany’s conservatives’ fortunes plunge, Merkel hopes to ride to rescue

 As Germany’s conservatives’ fortunes plunge, Merkel hopes to ride to rescue

Everything you need to know about Berlin’s ‘Super Election Day’

Everything you need to know about Berlin’s ‘Super Election Day’

EXPLAINED: How to cast a postal vote in the German elections

EXPLAINED: How to cast a postal vote in the German elections

‘My vote counts’: How Germany’s new legion of foreign voters see the election
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‘My vote counts’: How Germany’s new legion of foreign voters see the election

Election 2021: Germany’s Greens holding onto hope for change after Merkel

Election 2021: Germany’s Greens holding onto hope for change after Merkel

German chancellor candidate Laschet loses favour with voters: poll

German chancellor candidate Laschet loses favour with voters: poll

Germany’s Greens propose new climate protection ministry with veto power

Germany’s Greens propose new climate protection ministry with veto power

EXPLAINED: Who can vote in German elections
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EXPLAINED: Who can vote in German elections

Frontrunner to succeed Merkel admits plagiarism ‘mistakes’ in book

Frontrunner to succeed Merkel admits plagiarism ‘mistakes’ in book

More trains and energy grants: What a Green election win could mean for Germany

More trains and energy grants: What a Green election win could mean for Germany

‘Make Germany together’? How Merkel’s CDU missed the mark on election campaign launch

‘Make Germany together’? How Merkel’s CDU missed the mark on election campaign launch

No tax hikes, climate action: Here’s what’s in the election manifesto of Germany’s CDU

No tax hikes, climate action: Here’s what’s in the election manifesto of Germany’s CDU

ANALYSIS: Merkel’s CDU gains momentum after victory in key state election

ANALYSIS: Merkel’s CDU gains momentum after victory in key state election

How the leading German candidates for Merkel’s crown differ on big foreign policy issues

How the leading German candidates for Merkel’s crown differ on big foreign policy issues

Majority of Germans ‘in favour of a new government’

Majority of Germans ‘in favour of a new government’

Greens become ‘most popular political party’ in Germany

Greens become ‘most popular political party’ in Germany

Meet Armin Laschet, the king of comebacks grasping for Merkel’s throne

Meet Armin Laschet, the king of comebacks grasping for Merkel’s throne

Germany’s Greens name co-leader Annalena Baerbock as candidate to succeed Merkel

Germany’s Greens name co-leader Annalena Baerbock as candidate to succeed Merkel

Who is Annalena Baerbock, the ex-trampolinist aiming high in German politics?

Who is Annalena Baerbock, the ex-trampolinist aiming high in German politics?

Merkel vs German states: Who really holds the power to fight the pandemic?
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Merkel vs German states: Who really holds the power to fight the pandemic?

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

Is Merkel’s legacy in danger as Germany grapples with slow Covid-19 vaccine rollout?
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Is Merkel’s legacy in danger as Germany grapples with slow Covid-19 vaccine rollout?

VIDEO: Watch Merkel’s funniest moments

VIDEO: Watch Merkel’s funniest moments

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?

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

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

Merkel: 10 photos that tell the story of Germany’s ‘eternal’ chancellor
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Merkel: 10 photos that tell the story of Germany’s ‘eternal’ chancellor

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

Five key moments that shaped Angela Merkel’s remarkable career

Five key moments that shaped Angela Merkel’s remarkable career