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

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

Often characterised as dry and unemotional, Olaf Scholz (SPD) is nonetheless seen as a capable pair of hands - and has emerged as a dark horse in the upcoming German elections.

Germany to borrow €218.5 billion to fund coronavirus stimulus

Germany to borrow €218.5 billion to fund coronavirus stimulus

‘We can deploy this money sensibly for the future’: Germany pockets billions in surpluses

‘We can deploy this money sensibly for the future’: Germany pockets billions in surpluses

Olaf Scholz, Germany’s pragmatic new finance chief

Olaf Scholz, Germany’s pragmatic new finance chief

New finance minister Scholz: Germany won’t lecture EU economies

New finance minister Scholz: Germany won’t lecture EU economies

Scholz to raise permitted personal savings for Hartz IV

Scholz to raise permitted personal savings for Hartz IV

Germany urges France to turn UN seat into EU one

Germany urges France to turn UN seat into EU one

SPD wins Hamburg vote in landslide

SPD wins Hamburg vote in landslide