Merkel’s favoured successor AKK to become German Defence Minister

Merkel’s favoured successor AKK to become German Defence Minister

Chancellor Angela Merkel's favoured successor and the head of her CDU party will become the country's next Defence Minister in a surprise move.

Merkel successor ‘will not not seek leadership before 2021 poll’

Merkel successor ‘will not not seek leadership before 2021 poll’

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

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

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

Tensions grip Merkel’s CDU ahead of succession vote

Tensions grip Merkel’s CDU ahead of succession vote

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