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

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

Mainstream parties have ruled out working with the far-right AfD. But now CDU officials in Thuringia say talks with the anti-immigration party shouldn't be ruled out. Is the tide turning?

German left wing ‘Stand up’ movement vows to win back far-right voters

German left wing ‘Stand up’ movement vows to win back far-right voters

East German landlords ‘stop renting to politicians, fearing attacks’

East German landlords ‘stop renting to politicians, fearing attacks’

Merkel’s refugee policy was ‘reckless’: Left Party leader

Merkel’s refugee policy was ‘reckless’: Left Party leader

1 in 3 jobseekers ‘can’t afford enough food’

1 in 3 jobseekers ‘can’t afford enough food’

German town thwarts plans for far-right demo

German town thwarts plans for far-right demo

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

‘Benefits rebel’ makes deal with city of Hamburg

‘Benefits rebel’ makes deal with city of Hamburg

Linke politician takes reins in Thuringia

Linke politician takes reins in Thuringia

‘Carrot and stick’ law toughens asylum rules

‘Carrot and stick’ law toughens asylum rules

World welcomes Merkel’s face-off with Putin

World welcomes Merkel’s face-off with Putin

Left aims for the centre in first government

Left aims for the centre in first government

Gysi: keeping up the family business

Gysi: keeping up the family business

Israel critics chase Gysi into bathroom stall

Israel critics chase Gysi into bathroom stall

Can ‘sorry’ ever be enough for the Linke?

Can ‘sorry’ ever be enough for the Linke?

Thousands march against Left state gov’t

Thousands march against Left state gov’t

Parliament’s Wall debate opens old wounds

Parliament’s Wall debate opens old wounds

Path clear for first far-left leader since 1990

Path clear for first far-left leader since 1990

Gauck questions Left Party’s credentials

Gauck questions Left Party’s credentials

Eurosceptics celebrate huge eastern gains

Eurosceptics celebrate huge eastern gains

‘Give the poor free holiday vouchers’

‘Give the poor free holiday vouchers’

Your Guide – The Left Party (Die Linke)

Your Guide – The Left Party (Die Linke)

Bisky dies: East German defender in tough times

Bisky dies: East German defender in tough times

German parties get record state handouts

German parties get record state handouts

Former Left head Lafontaine admits relationship

Former Left head Lafontaine admits relationship

Linke split by rumours of a Lafontaine return

Linke split by rumours of a Lafontaine return

2,000 protesters expected for Germany’s 60th birthday

2,000 protesters expected for Germany’s 60th birthday

Merkel defends her East German past

Merkel defends her East German past

Berliners vote on religious education

Berliners vote on religious education

Far-left political force tells Germany it is here to stay

Far-left political force tells Germany it is here to stay