Merkel given reprieve as coalition partner votes not to split

Merkel given reprieve as coalition partner votes not to split

The new, leftist leaders of Germany's Social Democrats offered Angela Merkel's struggling coalition a lifeline at a key congress on Friday but vowed to push for more action on climate protection and public investments.

Crisis-hit Social Democrats start ballot on grand coalition with Merkel

Crisis-hit Social Democrats start ballot on grand coalition with Merkel

Merkel picks ‘mini Merkel’ and heir apparent for top party role

Merkel picks ‘mini Merkel’ and heir apparent for top party role

Merkel defies critics, vows to govern for full four-year term

Merkel defies critics, vows to govern for full four-year term

Hero to ‘loser’: the broken promises of SPD leader Schulz

Hero to ‘loser’: the broken promises of SPD leader Schulz

Conservatives and Social Democrats agree on a new coalition deal

Conservatives and Social Democrats agree on a new coalition deal

Parties in final push to seal coalition deal under new Merkel government

Parties in final push to seal coalition deal under new Merkel government

Confidence grows for deal on new government as deadline draws near

Confidence grows for deal on new government as deadline draws near

Social Democrats hit record low in popularity, survey shows

Social Democrats hit record low in popularity, survey shows

Bundestag votes to sharply cap refugee family reunions

Bundestag votes to sharply cap refugee family reunions

Merkel’s Union reaches agreement with SPD on refugee family reunions

Merkel’s Union reaches agreement with SPD on refugee family reunions

How the left-wing of the SPD are still trying to sabotage a new government

How the left-wing of the SPD are still trying to sabotage a new government

Rebellion in SPD grows against proposed coalition with Merkel

Rebellion in SPD grows against proposed coalition with Merkel

Could a ‘KoKo’ be key to giving Germany a new government?

Could a ‘KoKo’ be key to giving Germany a new government?

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

Support for Merkel govt dips below 50 percent

Support for Merkel govt dips below 50 percent

Merkel’s grand coalition disappoints voters

Merkel’s grand coalition disappoints voters

Social Democrats ‘have more weight’ in coalition

Social Democrats ‘have more weight’ in coalition

The pain of Merkel’s S&M government

The pain of Merkel’s S&M government

MPs elect Merkel to third term as chancellor

MPs elect Merkel to third term as chancellor

‘There is nothing grand about this coalition’

‘There is nothing grand about this coalition’

Merkel’s ex-foreign minister returns to role

Merkel’s ex-foreign minister returns to role

Merkel rival gets ‘super ministry’ in new cabinet

Merkel rival gets ‘super ministry’ in new cabinet

SPD members approve Merkel coalition deal

SPD members approve Merkel coalition deal

Vote set to end three months of political limbo

Vote set to end three months of political limbo

Gabriel charms party to approve coalition deal

Gabriel charms party to approve coalition deal

SPD turns from idea of working with Merkel

SPD turns from idea of working with Merkel

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

Schleswig-Holstein coalition crumbles

Schleswig-Holstein coalition crumbles