Four things to know about the German election

Four things to know about the German election

After 16 years in power, Angela Merkel is set to retire as chancellor following a general election on September 26th, leaving a gaping hole in German politics. Here's what you need to know about this game-changing election.

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

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

‘Last resort’: Berlin activists go on hunger strike for climate

‘Last resort’: Berlin activists go on hunger strike for climate

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

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

Merkel’s candidate seeks to close gap in TV debate

Merkel’s candidate seeks to close gap in TV debate

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

‘I’m a feminist’, says Germany’s Merkel

‘I’m a feminist’, says Germany’s Merkel

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

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

Five factors that will shape your life in Europe in the 2020s
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Five factors that will shape your life in Europe in the 2020s

Merkel defends would-be successor on German flood zone tour

Merkel defends would-be successor on German flood zone tour

Germany’s Merkel says talks with Taliban must continue to evacuate more people

Germany’s Merkel says talks with Taliban must continue to evacuate more people

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?

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                     

Candidate barred from standing in German local election challenges removal of Brits’ EU rights

Candidate barred from standing in German local election challenges removal of Brits’ EU rights

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

Russian gas must not be ‘weapon’ against Ukraine: German Chancellor Merkel

Russian gas must not be ‘weapon’ against Ukraine: German Chancellor Merkel

German Chancellor Merkel visits Ukraine before leaving office

German Chancellor Merkel visits Ukraine before leaving office

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

UPDATE: Why a German military plane rescued just seven people from Kabul

UPDATE: Why a German military plane rescued just seven people from Kabul

Merkel urges coordinated Afghan refugee response from EU

Merkel urges coordinated Afghan refugee response from EU

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

Conservative’s missteps leave race for Merkel job open in Germany

Conservative’s missteps leave race for Merkel job open in Germany

UPDATE: Briton accused of spying on Germany for Russia remanded in custody

UPDATE: Briton accused of spying on Germany for Russia remanded in custody

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

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

Should German public continue to pay for Covid-19 tests?

Should German public continue to pay for Covid-19 tests?

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

POLITICS: Frontrunner to succeed Merkel as chancellor on back foot after flood disaster

POLITICS: Frontrunner to succeed Merkel as chancellor on back foot after flood disaster

German floods push climate change to front of election campaign

German floods push climate change to front of election campaign

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

UPDATE: Germany’s Greens eye comeback as they launch election campaign

UPDATE: Germany’s Greens eye comeback as they launch election campaign

Autobahn speed limits becoming a ‘fetish’, says German Transport Minister

Autobahn speed limits becoming a ‘fetish’, says German Transport Minister

How big is the divide between eastern and western German states?

How big is the divide between eastern and western German states?

‘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

Should Germany impose an Autobahn speed limit to fight climate change?

Should Germany impose an Autobahn speed limit to fight climate change?

German Greens’ candidate defends herself against plagiarism claim

German Greens’ candidate defends herself against plagiarism claim

Hamas flag banned in Germany under new terror rules

Hamas flag banned in Germany under new terror rules

German interest in climate change drops amid worries over Covid

German interest in climate change drops amid worries over Covid

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

Defenders vs. explorers: Germany ‘divided into two bitterly opposed ideological camps’

Defenders vs. explorers: Germany ‘divided into two bitterly opposed ideological camps’

Berlin mayor hopeful and ex-cabinet minister stripped of doctorate title in uni scandal

Berlin mayor hopeful and ex-cabinet minister stripped of doctorate title in uni scandal

Can Germany’s Greens win over voters in eastern states ahead of election?

Can Germany’s Greens win over voters in eastern states ahead of election?

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

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

Merkel’s conservatives win last state vote before general election

Merkel’s conservatives win last state vote before general election

Merkel’s CDU faces final test as Germans vote in regional elections

Merkel’s CDU faces final test as Germans vote in regional elections

 ‘CDU in weak position’: Merkel’s conservatives face crucial test in Germany’s regional elections

 ‘CDU in weak position’: Merkel’s conservatives face crucial test in Germany’s regional elections

German President Steinmeier to run for second term

German President Steinmeier to run for second term

Germany officially recognises it committed genocide in Namibia during colonial rule

Germany officially recognises it committed genocide in Namibia during colonial rule

What Britons in Europe need to know about the UK government’s ‘votes for life’ pledge

What Britons in Europe need to know about the UK government’s ‘votes for life’ pledge

Germany’s far-right AfD chooses hardline team ahead of national elections

Germany’s far-right AfD chooses hardline team ahead of national elections

‘Stupid oversight’: German Green chancellor candidate stumbles after failing to declare bonus

‘Stupid oversight’: German Green chancellor candidate stumbles after failing to declare bonus

Merkel hopes history won’t brand her ‘lazy’

Merkel hopes history won’t brand her ‘lazy’

German minister resigns over plagiarism claims

German minister resigns over plagiarism claims

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’

Merkel party pick to lead Germany ‘not convincing’: Bavarian rival

Merkel party pick to lead Germany ‘not convincing’: Bavarian rival

German actors launch controversial campaign against Covid measures

German actors launch controversial campaign against Covid measures

Merkel’s conservatives back Laschet as chancellor candidate

Merkel’s conservatives back Laschet as chancellor candidate

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

German conservatives fear ‘polarisation’ over Merkel succession

German conservatives fear ‘polarisation’ over Merkel succession

Merkel’s conservatives fail to reach deal on who will be chancellor candidate

Merkel’s conservatives fail to reach deal on who will be chancellor candidate

Who will Germany’s Greens name as candidate for Merkel’s crown?

Who will Germany’s Greens name as candidate for Merkel’s crown?

Merkel set to take control as German states dither over Covid spread

Merkel set to take control as German states dither over Covid spread

‘Yes to Dexit’: Germany’s far-right AfD firms up election strategy

‘Yes to Dexit’: Germany’s far-right AfD firms up election strategy

Germany’s Greens to put forward first chancellor candidate

Germany’s Greens to put forward first chancellor candidate

Calls grow in Germany for uniform coronavirus rules

Calls grow in Germany for uniform coronavirus rules

France takes aim at Germany and other EU states for not ratifying Covid fund

France takes aim at Germany and other EU states for not ratifying Covid fund

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?

Germany is ‘in the most dangerous phase of the pandemic’, says Merkel aide

Germany is ‘in the most dangerous phase of the pandemic’, says Merkel aide

Suspect arrested in Germany’s ‘face mask scandal’

Suspect arrested in Germany’s ‘face mask scandal’

Prosecutors investigate sudden death of German politician on flight from Cuba

Prosecutors investigate sudden death of German politician on flight from Cuba

ANALYSIS: Germany’s rising Covid cases and state elections mean Merkel’s CDU could be in for a shock

ANALYSIS: Germany’s rising Covid cases and state elections mean Merkel’s CDU could be in for a shock

Merkel’s party braced for ‘slap in the face’ as polls take place in German states

Merkel’s party braced for ‘slap in the face’ as polls take place in German states

‘Corona bonus is melting away’: Merkel’s party in turmoil ahead of key German vote

‘Corona bonus is melting away’: Merkel’s party in turmoil ahead of key German vote

ANALYSIS: How (and why) Germany tightened its target for lifting lockdown restrictions
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ANALYSIS: How (and why) Germany tightened its target for lifting lockdown restrictions

New head of Merkel’s CDU under fire for pandemic comments

New head of Merkel’s CDU under fire for pandemic comments

Macron and Merkel in talks over European defence and US relations

Macron and Merkel in talks over European defence and US relations

Germany’s far-right AfD investigated over extremist ties

Germany’s far-right AfD investigated over extremist ties

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?

Merkel sees ‘much broader scope’ for cooperation with Biden

Merkel sees ‘much broader scope’ for cooperation with Biden

Who is the new head of Germany’s conservative CDU party?

Who is the new head of Germany’s conservative CDU party?

Succeeding Merkel: Chancellor’s ally Armin Laschet elected CDU party chief

Succeeding Merkel: Chancellor’s ally Armin Laschet elected CDU party chief

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

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

CDU leader vote: Who are the three men vying to succeed Merkel?

CDU leader vote: Who are the three men vying to succeed Merkel?

OPINION: My experiences of everyday racism in Germany

OPINION: My experiences of everyday racism in Germany

Merkel’s CDU party to choose new leader at January online congress

Merkel’s CDU party to choose new leader at January online congress

‘Better working and living conditions’: Germany agrees law to improve meat industry

‘Better working and living conditions’: Germany agrees law to improve meat industry

Germans set to choose Merkel successor next September 26th

Germans set to choose Merkel successor next September 26th

Man held after car driven into German chancellery gates

Man held after car driven into German chancellery gates

15 years in power: A look back at Merkel’s long career

15 years in power: A look back at Merkel’s long career

What Germany is saying about the US elections

What Germany is saying about the US elections

Merkel’s CDU and Greens big winners in North Rhine-Westphalia local elections

Merkel’s CDU and Greens big winners in North Rhine-Westphalia local elections

Merkel named world’s ‘second most eloquent leader’

Merkel named world’s ‘second most eloquent leader’

‘I fired the shot’: German neo-Nazi on trial over politician murder admits to killing

‘I fired the shot’: German neo-Nazi on trial over politician murder admits to killing

Trump nominates new ambassador to Germany

Trump nominates new ambassador to Germany

Germany rated world’s most admired country

Germany rated world’s most admired country

Is Bavaria’s leader on course to become Germany’s next chancellor?

Is Bavaria’s leader on course to become Germany’s next chancellor?

How Merkel’s CDU plans for half of key party posts to be filled by women

How Merkel’s CDU plans for half of key party posts to be filled by women

Climate activists rage as Germany opts for drawn-out coal exit

Climate activists rage as Germany opts for drawn-out coal exit

Merkel’s legacy at stake as Germany takes EU reins

Merkel’s legacy at stake as Germany takes EU reins

Merkel still ‘most popular politician’ in Germany

Merkel still ‘most popular politician’ in Germany

Court halts AfD attempt to throw out far-right figurehead

Court halts AfD attempt to throw out far-right figurehead

‘Hatred can’t have a place in our society’: German neo-Nazi on trial for politician’s murder

‘Hatred can’t have a place in our society’: German neo-Nazi on trial for politician’s murder

‘It’s a tremendous cost’: Trump to halve US troops in key NATO ally Germany

‘It’s a tremendous cost’: Trump to halve US troops in key NATO ally Germany

Thousands of Berliners form socially-distanced human chain against racism

Thousands of Berliners form socially-distanced human chain against racism

Renewable energy: Germany aims for ‘world number one’ spot in green hydrogen

Renewable energy: Germany aims for ‘world number one’ spot in green hydrogen

US ambassador to Germany set to leave post

US ambassador to Germany set to leave post

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Europe’s Franco-German ‘motor’ sputters back to life

Naser steps down over BayernLB fiasco

Naser steps down over BayernLB fiasco

Germans lose faith in politics

Germans lose faith in politics

Merkel’s CDU sidelined as Left party wins closely watched east German vote

Merkel’s CDU sidelined as Left party wins closely watched east German vote

Thuringia set to elect new state leader after far-right vote debacle

Thuringia set to elect new state leader after far-right vote debacle

Germany’s conservatives launch race to replace Merkel

Germany’s conservatives launch race to replace Merkel

Head of Merkel’s CDU in Thuringia steps down over far-right crisis

Head of Merkel’s CDU in Thuringia steps down over far-right crisis

Merkel rival Merz in bid to succeed her as German chancellor

Merkel rival Merz in bid to succeed her as German chancellor

‘Trouble and turmoil’: What the CDU crisis means for the future of Merkel and Germany

‘Trouble and turmoil’: What the CDU crisis means for the future of Merkel and Germany

Update: Merkel ‘heir’ AKK will not run for German chancellor

Update: Merkel ‘heir’ AKK will not run for German chancellor

Merkel’s conservatives in turmoil after far-right vote debacle in eastern German state

Merkel’s conservatives in turmoil after far-right vote debacle in eastern German state

Thuringia state premier calls for new polls to undo ‘stain’ of far-right AfD vote

Thuringia state premier calls for new polls to undo ‘stain’ of far-right AfD vote

‘It’s unforgivable’: Why Merkel and Germany are up in arms after shock far-right AfD vote

‘It’s unforgivable’: Why Merkel and Germany are up in arms after shock far-right AfD vote

‘First time in history’: Far-right AfD backing for regional politician shocks Germany

‘First time in history’: Far-right AfD backing for regional politician shocks Germany

German far-right AfD leader faces tax evasion probe

German far-right AfD leader faces tax evasion probe

Environmental groups launch suit against Merkel’s ‘weak’ climate laws

Environmental groups launch suit against Merkel’s ‘weak’ climate laws

Germany expects US sanctions to slightly delay Russian pipeline

Germany expects US sanctions to slightly delay Russian pipeline

Germany signs off on multi-billion climate reform package

Germany signs off on multi-billion climate reform package

CDU politician with neo-Nazi links quits party

CDU politician with neo-Nazi links quits party

Germany to issue first ‘green’ bonds to support climate action

Germany to issue first ‘green’ bonds to support climate action

Germany strikes controversial CO2 pricing deal after gruelling debate

Germany strikes controversial CO2 pricing deal after gruelling debate

Merkel pledges ‘close partnership’ with Boris Johnson

Merkel pledges ‘close partnership’ with Boris Johnson

Merkel’s coalition faces ‘stress test’ as SPD conference gets underway

Merkel’s coalition faces ‘stress test’ as SPD conference gets underway

Bumps ahead for Merkel after ally loses shock vote

Bumps ahead for Merkel after ally loses shock vote

From ‘Scholzomat’ to ‘Robin Hood’: Who wants to lead Germany’s SPD?

From ‘Scholzomat’ to ‘Robin Hood’: Who wants to lead Germany’s SPD?

Will Germany’s far-right AfD become more radical after upcoming leadership vote?

Will Germany’s far-right AfD become more radical after upcoming leadership vote?

Merkel’s future hangs in balance as Social Democrats pick new leaders

Merkel’s future hangs in balance as Social Democrats pick new leaders

Outrage in Germany over neo-Nazis’ political ‘kill list’

Outrage in Germany over neo-Nazis’ political ‘kill list’

‘Lack of leadership’: Merkel under fire after far-right gains in regional German election

‘Lack of leadership’: Merkel under fire after far-right gains in regional German election

From sick notes to taxes: Germany votes to digitalize its paper trail

From sick notes to taxes: Germany votes to digitalize its paper trail

Far-right AfD under pressure after German anti-Semitic attack

Far-right AfD under pressure after German anti-Semitic attack

‘We didn’t win two world wars to be pushed around’: How Germany reacted to THAT ‘racist’ Brexit tweet

‘We didn’t win two world wars to be pushed around’: How Germany reacted to THAT ‘racist’ Brexit tweet

German government to unveil multi-billion-euro climate strategy

German government to unveil multi-billion-euro climate strategy

What we learned from Angela Merkel’s Bundestag debate speech

What we learned from Angela Merkel’s Bundestag debate speech

Germans more optimistic – and a bit less worried about Trump

Germans more optimistic – and a bit less worried about Trump

Turbulent politics: How wind energy became a divisive issue in Germany

Turbulent politics: How wind energy became a divisive issue in Germany

Five things to know about the AfD surge in German regional elections
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Five things to know about the AfD surge in German regional elections

Far-right AfD second strongest force in Brandenburg and Saxony

Far-right AfD second strongest force in Brandenburg and Saxony

‘We are heading up’: Why the Green party is gaining support in eastern Germany

‘We are heading up’: Why the Green party is gaining support in eastern Germany

Race heats up in eastern German states as parties bid for votes in final election rallies

Race heats up in eastern German states as parties bid for votes in final election rallies

‘Anxious and enraged’: Brits in Germany speak out as Brexit chaos continues
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‘Anxious and enraged’: Brits in Germany speak out as Brexit chaos continues

Germany’s far-right AfD hopes for first state election wins

Germany’s far-right AfD hopes for first state election wins

‘Winds of change’: EU’s von der Leyen bids Germany goodbye with Scorpions hit

‘Winds of change’: EU’s von der Leyen bids Germany goodbye with Scorpions hit

From climate action to ‘Soli tax’: What you need to know about Germany’s planned changes
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From climate action to ‘Soli tax’: What you need to know about Germany’s planned changes

Meet the medieval German warlord with a message for modern politicians

Meet the medieval German warlord with a message for modern politicians

Human rights battle: German Bundestag calls on China to allow MPs visit

Human rights battle: German Bundestag calls on China to allow MPs visit

‘Cocky troublemaker’: What the German media makes of ‘Brexit Boris’

‘Cocky troublemaker’: What the German media makes of ‘Brexit Boris’

Merkel: Trump tweets ‘go against what makes America great’

Merkel: Trump tweets ‘go against what makes America great’

No room in Germany? Far-right AfD politicians to meet in Poland

No room in Germany? Far-right AfD politicians to meet in Poland

Update: Two more arrested in Germany over far-right murder of pro-migrant politician

Update: Two more arrested in Germany over far-right murder of pro-migrant politician

Far-right motive suspected in German pro-migrant politician’s murder

Far-right motive suspected in German pro-migrant politician’s murder

Update: Political link suspected in German pro-migrant politician’s murder

Update: Political link suspected in German pro-migrant politician’s murder

Mourners gather in Hesse for funeral of murdered CDU politician

Mourners gather in Hesse for funeral of murdered CDU politician

A portrait of Görlitz, the city that could elect Germany’s first AfD mayor

A portrait of Görlitz, the city that could elect Germany’s first AfD mayor

‘Homosexuality is not an illness’: Germany plans to ban conversion therapy

‘Homosexuality is not an illness’: Germany plans to ban conversion therapy

Germany slams online hate posts about murdered pro-migrant politician

Germany slams online hate posts about murdered pro-migrant politician

German stars call on voters to shun far-right AfD in ‘Görliwood’

German stars call on voters to shun far-right AfD in ‘Görliwood’

Will Germany soon have its first Green chancellor?
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Will Germany soon have its first Green chancellor?

Update: Germany rejects new Greek demand for war payments

Update: Germany rejects new Greek demand for war payments

‘Gambled away trust’: German industry blasts Merkel coalition

‘Gambled away trust’: German industry blasts Merkel coalition

Where does Germany’s crisis-hit coalition go from here?

Where does Germany’s crisis-hit coalition go from here?

Crisis talks as Merkel’s coalition suffers new blow

Crisis talks as Merkel’s coalition suffers new blow

Germany’s Social Democrats set for historic losses in Bremen state election

Germany’s Social Democrats set for historic losses in Bremen state election

German YouTuber shakes up mainstream politics with viral video

German YouTuber shakes up mainstream politics with viral video

Angela Merkel on Macron: ‘We wrestle with each other’

Angela Merkel on Macron: ‘We wrestle with each other’

Why so many trains in Germany are late

Why so many trains in Germany are late

How rumours of Merkel’s demise have been greatly exaggerated
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How rumours of Merkel’s demise have been greatly exaggerated

Social Democrats in uproar as youth leader calls for BMW to be nationalized

Social Democrats in uproar as youth leader calls for BMW to be nationalized

AfD support falls to lowest level in a year, poll finds

AfD support falls to lowest level in a year, poll finds

German AfD MP could be ‘absolutely controlled’ by Russia

German AfD MP could be ‘absolutely controlled’ by Russia

‘It became a political rally’: Catalonia documentary directors return German award

‘It became a political rally’: Catalonia documentary directors return German award

Germany recognizes Venezuela opposition chief as acting president

Germany recognizes Venezuela opposition chief as acting president

Merkel bids farewall to Facebook ahead of planned exit from politics

Merkel bids farewall to Facebook ahead of planned exit from politics

Brandenburg approves landmark law to boost number of women in parliament

Brandenburg approves landmark law to boost number of women in parliament

Merkel warns against nationalism in Fulbright Prize acceptance speech

Merkel warns against nationalism in Fulbright Prize acceptance speech

AfD drops in popularity, Greens and Christian Democrats on the up: Poll

AfD drops in popularity, Greens and Christian Democrats on the up: Poll

AfD provides list of names behind ‘illegal’ campaign finance scandal

AfD provides list of names behind ‘illegal’ campaign finance scandal

How the unlikely team of CDU and Greens have reunited in Hesse

How the unlikely team of CDU and Greens have reunited in Hesse

Merkel’s whip urges action to rein in ‘fake news’ bots on social media sites

Merkel’s whip urges action to rein in ‘fake news’ bots on social media sites

Can Merkel hold on as chancellor after stepping down as CDU chief?

Can Merkel hold on as chancellor after stepping down as CDU chief?

Quiz: How well do you know these German political figures?
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Quiz: How well do you know these German political figures?

German prosecutors seek to lift AfD MP Alice Weidel’s immunity over suspicious donations probe

German prosecutors seek to lift AfD MP Alice Weidel’s immunity over suspicious donations probe

Another shake-up for German politics as CSU’s Horst Seehofer set to quit

Another shake-up for German politics as CSU’s Horst Seehofer set to quit

‘They’re fleeing Brexit’: More Brits moving to Germany despite uncertainty

‘They’re fleeing Brexit’: More Brits moving to Germany despite uncertainty

As Merkel travels abroad, can she still hold power as a world leader?

As Merkel travels abroad, can she still hold power as a world leader?

From Kohl’s ‘girl’ to ‘Mutti’: Germany’s ‘eternal’ chancellor embarks on last lap

From Kohl’s ‘girl’ to ‘Mutti’: Germany’s ‘eternal’ chancellor embarks on last lap

Why Brexit is a double-edged sword for Germany: Special report

Why Brexit is a double-edged sword for Germany: Special report

The son of a Yemeni diplomat leading a Green surge in central Germany

The son of a Yemeni diplomat leading a Green surge in central Germany

German government moves to head off city diesel bans

German government moves to head off city diesel bans

Merkel: People’s parties are ‘in danger’

Merkel: People’s parties are ‘in danger’

Germany’s ruling coalition parties hit all-time low, Greens on the up

Germany’s ruling coalition parties hit all-time low, Greens on the up

Hesse follows Bavaria into crucial state election

Hesse follows Bavaria into crucial state election

CSU and Free Voters begin coalition talks in Bavaria

CSU and Free Voters begin coalition talks in Bavaria

Merkel vows to ‘win back trust’ after Bavaria poll debacle

Merkel vows to ‘win back trust’ after Bavaria poll debacle

‘I’m not a racist’: The word on the street about Bavaria’s elections

‘I’m not a racist’: The word on the street about Bavaria’s elections

Germany extends Austria border controls over migrants

Germany extends Austria border controls over migrants

Bavarian election: Embattled CSU and SPD in last minute push to win back voters

Bavarian election: Embattled CSU and SPD in last minute push to win back voters

‘We must keep extreme and populist voices at bay’: German President

‘We must keep extreme and populist voices at bay’: German President

Brexit: Angela Merkel warns ‘devil is in detail’ ahead of crunch meeting

Brexit: Angela Merkel warns ‘devil is in detail’ ahead of crunch meeting

Germany steps up migrant deportations to North Africa

Germany steps up migrant deportations to North Africa

Backlash from Germany’s Jewish community over new AfD group

Backlash from Germany’s Jewish community over new AfD group

Germany to ease immigration rules to fight worker shortage

Germany to ease immigration rules to fight worker shortage

Honeckers: the most powerful family in communist East Germany. What happened to them?
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Honeckers: the most powerful family in communist East Germany. What happened to them?

Rising populism in Germany: What should mainstream parties do about it?

Rising populism in Germany: What should mainstream parties do about it?

‘Chaos’ in Berlin as Merkel and Erdogan try to repair ties

‘Chaos’ in Berlin as Merkel and Erdogan try to repair ties

Why German media is saying the Chancellor is on a ‘sinking ship’

Why German media is saying the Chancellor is on a ‘sinking ship’

Merkel admits mistakes made over German spy boss promotion

Merkel admits mistakes made over German spy boss promotion

Update: ‘We were wrong’ about German spy chief’s promotion: SPD boss Nahles

Update: ‘We were wrong’ about German spy chief’s promotion: SPD boss Nahles

Maaßen profile: The curious case of the spy who gave too much away

Maaßen profile: The curious case of the spy who gave too much away

Former SPD chief Schulz to AfD’s Gauland: ‘You belong in the dung heap of German history’

Former SPD chief Schulz to AfD’s Gauland: ‘You belong in the dung heap of German history’

Should the AfD be spied on? What you need to know

Should the AfD be spied on? What you need to know

Merkel: ‘Far-right protestors and neo-Nazis do not stand for Chemnitz or Saxony’

Merkel: ‘Far-right protestors and neo-Nazis do not stand for Chemnitz or Saxony’

Former AfD activist to face legal action over exposé book

Former AfD activist to face legal action over exposé book

Controversial Erdogan state visit to Berlin is confirmed

Controversial Erdogan state visit to Berlin is confirmed

Clear majority of Germans think country has big problem with racism: poll

Clear majority of Germans think country has big problem with racism: poll

Nearly two thirds of voters think Seehofer ‘intolerable’

Nearly two thirds of voters think Seehofer ‘intolerable’

75 percent of Germans support Merkel’s European approach to refugee crisis

75 percent of Germans support Merkel’s European approach to refugee crisis

Is a pessimistic political mood affecting the German national team?

Is a pessimistic political mood affecting the German national team?

Open borders for all? The debate dividing Germany’s Die Linke

Open borders for all? The debate dividing Germany’s Die Linke

AfD complain of ‘Gestapo methods’ after hotels ban their leaders

AfD complain of ‘Gestapo methods’ after hotels ban their leaders

This is how much politicians earn in Germany’s various parliaments

This is how much politicians earn in Germany’s various parliaments

Merkel slams AfD leader’s ‘shameful’ comparison of Nazis with bird shit

Merkel slams AfD leader’s ‘shameful’ comparison of Nazis with bird shit

Migrant deportations often hit the wrong people, Merkel ally warns

Migrant deportations often hit the wrong people, Merkel ally warns

Germany’s new government already bogged down in spat over refugee reunions

Germany’s new government already bogged down in spat over refugee reunions

Do you know Merkel’s cabinet better than the Germans?

Do you know Merkel’s cabinet better than the Germans?

‘Russia will remain difficult partner for Europe,’ says German foreign minister

‘Russia will remain difficult partner for Europe,’ says German foreign minister

Merkel contradicts interior minister, saying ‘Islam belongs to Germany’

Merkel contradicts interior minister, saying ‘Islam belongs to Germany’

These are the top priorities of Merkel’s fourth government

These are the top priorities of Merkel’s fourth government

‘No one in Germany would go hungry if food banks didn’t exist’

‘No one in Germany would go hungry if food banks didn’t exist’

How a six-letter word has opened a debate about lederhosen and Nazis in German politics

How a six-letter word has opened a debate about lederhosen and Nazis in German politics

AfD politician steps down after his party criticizes him for racist comments

AfD politician steps down after his party criticizes him for racist comments

The AfD: Germany’s new opposition hampered by sloppy research and poor German

The AfD: Germany’s new opposition hampered by sloppy research and poor German

SPD leaders expect to clear coalition deal hurdle with Merkel’s conservatives

SPD leaders expect to clear coalition deal hurdle with Merkel’s conservatives

How a food charity has sparked a furious debate about refugees, poverty and racism

How a food charity has sparked a furious debate about refugees, poverty and racism

Merkel’s Christian Democrats approve coalition deal with Social Democrats

Merkel’s Christian Democrats approve coalition deal with Social Democrats

Far-right AfD now the second most popular party in Germany: poll

Far-right AfD now the second most popular party in Germany: poll

Hurdles remain to rebuild damaged relations with Turkey, says Merkel

Hurdles remain to rebuild damaged relations with Turkey, says Merkel

From a freak Brexit baby to dancing little rocket man: Karneval in pics

From a freak Brexit baby to dancing little rocket man: Karneval in pics

Far-right AfD to launch own ‘newsroom’ in order to bypass German media’s ‘fake news’

Far-right AfD to launch own ‘newsroom’ in order to bypass German media’s ‘fake news’

Here’s why it is becoming ever harder to create stable German governments

Here’s why it is becoming ever harder to create stable German governments

Merkel, the eternal Chancellor now past her zenith

Merkel, the eternal Chancellor now past her zenith

Far-right AfD almost as popular as Social Democrats: poll

Far-right AfD almost as popular as Social Democrats: poll

Merkel warns ‘protectionism not the answer’ to world problems at Davos summit

Merkel warns ‘protectionism not the answer’ to world problems at Davos summit

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

Leading member of far-right AfD in Brandenburg converts to Islam

Leading member of far-right AfD in Brandenburg converts to Islam

MPs exclude far-right lawmaker from Bundestag football team over hooligan past

MPs exclude far-right lawmaker from Bundestag football team over hooligan past

Germany’s SPD at odds over coalition plan

Germany’s SPD at odds over coalition plan

Merkel risks leading weak ‘losers’ coalition for Germany: analysts

Merkel risks leading weak ‘losers’ coalition for Germany: analysts

Euro scales three-year dollar pinnacle on German deal hopes

Euro scales three-year dollar pinnacle on German deal hopes

What’s next after Merkel’s coalition breakthrough?

What’s next after Merkel’s coalition breakthrough?

What we know so far about the proposed new coalition deal

What we know so far about the proposed new coalition deal

Christian Union and Social Democrats reach breakthrough in coalition talks

Christian Union and Social Democrats reach breakthrough in coalition talks

Merkel warns of ‘big obstacles’ as coalition talks come down to crunch

Merkel warns of ‘big obstacles’ as coalition talks come down to crunch

These are the thorniest issues in Germany’s coalition talks

These are the thorniest issues in Germany’s coalition talks

Six reasons why Germany really needs a new government

Six reasons why Germany really needs a new government

Far-right AfD warns MP over racial slur on Boris Becker’s son

Far-right AfD warns MP over racial slur on Boris Becker’s son

Boris Becker’s son to press charges over MP’s ‘racist’ tweet: report

Boris Becker’s son to press charges over MP’s ‘racist’ tweet: report

Here is what 2018 has in store for Germany

Here is what 2018 has in store for Germany

A very lonely Chancellor to ‘green’ energy: how we’ll remember 2017

A very lonely Chancellor to ‘green’ energy: how we’ll remember 2017

Every second German wants Merkel to step down early: survey

Every second German wants Merkel to step down early: survey

Germans must not fear political uncertainty: president

Germans must not fear political uncertainty: president

Man rams car into German party HQ in ‘suicide attempt’

Man rams car into German party HQ in ‘suicide attempt’

Small town mayor stabbed at kebab shop over pro-refugee stance

Small town mayor stabbed at kebab shop over pro-refugee stance

Here’s how Germany could end up having a snap election next year

Here’s how Germany could end up having a snap election next year

Merkel ally warns of collapse of coalition talks, as climate comes up for debate

Merkel ally warns of collapse of coalition talks, as climate comes up for debate

‘Younger, fewer women’: 10 things to know about the new German Bundestag

‘Younger, fewer women’: 10 things to know about the new German Bundestag

Wounded and weakened, Merkel starts coalition talks with awkward partners

Wounded and weakened, Merkel starts coalition talks with awkward partners

Deadlock over Bundestag seating, as liberals refuse place next to AfD

Deadlock over Bundestag seating, as liberals refuse place next to AfD

Former AfD leader Petry charged on suspicion of perjury

Former AfD leader Petry charged on suspicion of perjury

Are drawn-out Dutch coalition talks a harbinger of tough days ahead for Germany?

Are drawn-out Dutch coalition talks a harbinger of tough days ahead for Germany?

Seven quotes that perfectly sum up the German election

Seven quotes that perfectly sum up the German election

Germany’s experienced but hardline finance minister moved into new role: sources

Germany’s experienced but hardline finance minister moved into new role: sources

‘The AfD have taken the place of Merkel’s CDU on the right of German politics’

‘The AfD have taken the place of Merkel’s CDU on the right of German politics’

The Merkel model – or how to keep succeeding in German politics

The Merkel model – or how to keep succeeding in German politics

What we learned from the German national election

What we learned from the German national election

AS IT HAPPENED: Merkel wins fourth election, as far-right enter German parliament

AS IT HAPPENED: Merkel wins fourth election, as far-right enter German parliament

AfD breaks new taboo, claiming Germany should be proud of WWII achievements

AfD breaks new taboo, claiming Germany should be proud of WWII achievements

How the real race in election 2017 is a viciously tight battle for third

How the real race in election 2017 is a viciously tight battle for third

Find out which German party you would vote for in election 2017

Find out which German party you would vote for in election 2017

Bavarian leader criticized after dropping demand for maximum number of refugees

Bavarian leader criticized after dropping demand for maximum number of refugees

Far-right leader Petry set to lose immunity as perjury probe looms

Far-right leader Petry set to lose immunity as perjury probe looms

Trump versus the rest as violent G20 wraps up

Trump versus the rest as violent G20 wraps up

Merkel hopes to deal Schulz a crushing blow in bellwether state vote

Merkel hopes to deal Schulz a crushing blow in bellwether state vote

Brits in Germany fear snap UK election will only make things worse

Brits in Germany fear snap UK election will only make things worse

AfD leader Petry considers walking away from politics

AfD leader Petry considers walking away from politics

Trump ‘did not refuse to shake Merkel’s hand’, says spokesperson

Trump ‘did not refuse to shake Merkel’s hand’, says spokesperson

Schulz sets out his plan to challenge Merkel

Schulz sets out his plan to challenge Merkel

German politics – 10 things you need to know

German politics – 10 things you need to know

Green MP: German state should provide prostitutes for the disabled

Green MP: German state should provide prostitutes for the disabled

Poll shows majority of Germans feel safe despite Berlin attack

Poll shows majority of Germans feel safe despite Berlin attack

Pegida take to Dresden streets – to march against Pegida

Pegida take to Dresden streets – to march against Pegida

Anti-migrant AfD eyes big gains even in hip Berlin

Anti-migrant AfD eyes big gains even in hip Berlin

Far right in uproar after police break up ‘political’ BBQ

Far right in uproar after police break up ‘political’ BBQ

MP resigns after getting away with whopper lie for a decade

MP resigns after getting away with whopper lie for a decade

German political candidate campaigns on Tinder

German political candidate campaigns on Tinder

Far-right AfD support sinks to year-low after Brexit vote

Far-right AfD support sinks to year-low after Brexit vote

German row with Turkey over military base escalates

German row with Turkey over military base escalates

How a Holocaust row threatens to split the AfD apart

How a Holocaust row threatens to split the AfD apart

AfD leader ‘the biggest liar’ on television

AfD leader ‘the biggest liar’ on television

Right-wing populists can use Hitler beer hall: court

Right-wing populists can use Hitler beer hall: court

‘Nationalism will rise unless EU borders protected’: Merkel

‘Nationalism will rise unless EU borders protected’: Merkel

5 practical things Brits abroad can do to keep UK in the EU

5 practical things Brits abroad can do to keep UK in the EU

Why German politics as we know it is crumbling

Why German politics as we know it is crumbling

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Germany has thousands of uni spots open

‘Francogeddon’ sends city debts soaring

‘Francogeddon’ sends city debts soaring

‘And that’s a good thing’: goodbye Wowereit!

‘And that’s a good thing’: goodbye Wowereit!

Bundestag passes debt-free budget for 2015

Bundestag passes debt-free budget for 2015

Edathy to stand trial on child porn charges

Edathy to stand trial on child porn charges

Gysi: keeping up the family business

Gysi: keeping up the family business

Could 1 and 2 cent euro coins soon be scrapped?

Could 1 and 2 cent euro coins soon be scrapped?

Coalition horsetrading starts after Saxony vote

Coalition horsetrading starts after Saxony vote

‘Erdogan’s Turkey has no place in Europe’

‘Erdogan’s Turkey has no place in Europe’

Merkel government enjoys mass popularity

Merkel government enjoys mass popularity

Berlin could block French bid for top EU job

Berlin could block French bid for top EU job

Merkel denies resignation rumours

Merkel denies resignation rumours

MPs plan pause for run-in with USA

MPs plan pause for run-in with USA

Homosexual couples win limited adoption rights

Homosexual couples win limited adoption rights

Germany’s most bizarre EU election posters

Germany’s most bizarre EU election posters

‘Doing nothing would be more expensive’: Germany to take on debt again in 2021

‘Doing nothing would be more expensive’: Germany to take on debt again in 2021

‘We must help people in their grief’: Germany calls for memorial service to honour coronavirus victims

‘We must help people in their grief’: Germany calls for memorial service to honour coronavirus victims

Merkel’s grand coalition disappoints voters

Merkel’s grand coalition disappoints voters

The Local’s top ten politics stories of 2013

The Local’s top ten politics stories of 2013

Zoo changes crocodile’s name in political row

Zoo changes crocodile’s name in political row

Merkel and SPD agree on coalition talks

Merkel and SPD agree on coalition talks

Punks and pirates: the oddest political parties

Punks and pirates: the oddest political parties

‘Don’t let your lack of language skills stop you’

‘Don’t let your lack of language skills stop you’

What do the papers make of election drama?

What do the papers make of election drama?

Police foil far-right ‘model plane bomb plot’

Police foil far-right ‘model plane bomb plot’

Politicians abandon election fight for holidays

Politicians abandon election fight for holidays

Controversial child care cash falters at launch

Controversial child care cash falters at launch

Merkel’s election rivals promise minimum wage

Merkel’s election rivals promise minimum wage

Conservative politician in hot water on fiancé’s job

Conservative politician in hot water on fiancé’s job

EU socialists unite to fight ‘selfish’ austerity

EU socialists unite to fight ‘selfish’ austerity

EU: German fracking fears unwise

EU: German fracking fears unwise

Report: Expensive family policies don’t work

Report: Expensive family policies don’t work

Polls, pets, plagiarism, and prejudiced prefixes

Polls, pets, plagiarism, and prejudiced prefixes

Twitter bullies push deaf politician to resign

Twitter bullies push deaf politician to resign

Minister ‘puts brakes’ on German energy switch

Minister ‘puts brakes’ on German energy switch

Scary photos on tobacco ‘should be copied’ here

Scary photos on tobacco ‘should be copied’ here

Ex-Chancellor’s wife’s office attacked

Ex-Chancellor’s wife’s office attacked

Half of Germans approve of euthanasia businesses

Half of Germans approve of euthanasia businesses

Germany considers using armed combat drones

Germany considers using armed combat drones

Most see MPs in grip of lobbyists

Most see MPs in grip of lobbyists

‘Horror Landlord’ politician could face jail

‘Horror Landlord’ politician could face jail

Merkel will see Germany take on Greece

Merkel will see Germany take on Greece

Merkel: Do not overestimate Germany

Merkel: Do not overestimate Germany

Go-ahead for €1.6 billion particle accelerator

Go-ahead for €1.6 billion particle accelerator

Ex-Schlecker staff to be offered care training

Ex-Schlecker staff to be offered care training

Socialist Left party finally elects leadership

Socialist Left party finally elects leadership

Merkel’s coalition partner back in business

Merkel’s coalition partner back in business

Merkel gives self and ministers pay rise

Merkel gives self and ministers pay rise

Red-faced politician stuck in ceremony digger

Red-faced politician stuck in ceremony digger

Foreign students ‘should learn German’

Foreign students ‘should learn German’

Merkel: Last-minute decision on Euro 2012

Merkel: Last-minute decision on Euro 2012

Salafist Muslims arrested as protest turns ugly

Salafist Muslims arrested as protest turns ugly

‘European axis has to be readjusted’

‘European axis has to be readjusted’

Merkel’s partners reach key five percent support

Merkel’s partners reach key five percent support

Pirates face 200 motions at party conference

Pirates face 200 motions at party conference

Germans ‘stealing our jobs’: Swiss politician

Germans ‘stealing our jobs’: Swiss politician

Germany tells Syria game over

Germany tells Syria game over

Criticism for border shake-up proposal

Criticism for border shake-up proposal

Germany, France begin fight to close borders

Germany, France begin fight to close borders

Teen boob job wannabes ‘will have to wait’

Teen boob job wannabes ‘will have to wait’

Merkel, Obama: more UN action needed in Syria

Merkel, Obama: more UN action needed in Syria

Doctor ‘yoga-bonus’ leaves coalition tense

Doctor ‘yoga-bonus’ leaves coalition tense

New president: dare to have more Europe

New president: dare to have more Europe

Discount giant Aldi ‘took government subsidies’

Discount giant Aldi ‘took government subsidies’

Merkel hails ‘democratic election’ in Burma

Merkel hails ‘democratic election’ in Burma

Helmut Schmidt voted ‘best role model’

Helmut Schmidt voted ‘best role model’

Smoking ban ‘has cut heart attacks’

Smoking ban ‘has cut heart attacks’

Germans refuse to discuss Syria mission

Germans refuse to discuss Syria mission

‘Brevik’ shop renamed following protests

‘Brevik’ shop renamed following protests

Neo-Nazi clothes brand opens ‘Brevik’ shop

Neo-Nazi clothes brand opens ‘Brevik’ shop

Kidnapped German tourists could be free

Kidnapped German tourists could be free

Ties with Russia ‘more necessary than ever’

Ties with Russia ‘more necessary than ever’

Berlin confident of pushing through EU budget pact

Berlin confident of pushing through EU budget pact

Belarusian leader scorns German FM for being gay

Belarusian leader scorns German FM for being gay

Pirate leader says Twitter bitching divisive

Pirate leader says Twitter bitching divisive

Merkel answers public’s questions on YouTube

Merkel answers public’s questions on YouTube

Government throws spanner in SPD/Green Berlin coalition talks

Government throws spanner in SPD/Green Berlin coalition talks

Activist couple rewarded for sole resistance to neo-Nazis

Activist couple rewarded for sole resistance to neo-Nazis

Guttenberg and the price of decency

Guttenberg and the price of decency

Feisty Merkel fires up conservatives

Feisty Merkel fires up conservatives

Greens overtake SPD as strongest opposition

Greens overtake SPD as strongest opposition

Criticism of controversial essay on anti-Semitism ruled unconstitutional

Criticism of controversial essay on anti-Semitism ruled unconstitutional

Germany touts lower deficit as an example to Europe

Germany touts lower deficit as an example to Europe

A crisis of presidential proportions

A crisis of presidential proportions

Westerwelle’s taboo travels

Westerwelle’s taboo travels

Extremist Swede gives anti-Islam party millions

Extremist Swede gives anti-Islam party millions

Bad economy spurs jobs agency deficit

Bad economy spurs jobs agency deficit

One in six German voters regrets voting decision

One in six German voters regrets voting decision

Major budget cuts coming

Major budget cuts coming

Germans against offering aid to GM-owned Opel

Germans against offering aid to GM-owned Opel

Death of leading neo-Nazi set to cripple far-right

Death of leading neo-Nazi set to cripple far-right

Germans celebrate reunification 19 years on

Germans celebrate reunification 19 years on

Central bank sees little room for tax cuts

Central bank sees little room for tax cuts

A nation of 80 million Merkels

A nation of 80 million Merkels

Joschka Fischer working with BMW

Joschka Fischer working with BMW

German TV gets president’s name wrong

German TV gets president’s name wrong

Squabbling neo-Nazis set for election drubbing

Squabbling neo-Nazis set for election drubbing

SPD meets as Schmidt storm rumbles

SPD meets as Schmidt storm rumbles

Politicians criticise EU-US bank data talks

Politicians criticise EU-US bank data talks

Schmidt slammed for stolen limo

Schmidt slammed for stolen limo

Hamburg street festival ends with riot

Hamburg street festival ends with riot

Germany prepares for possible terror attacks

Germany prepares for possible terror attacks

Germans sceptical of tax cuts

Germans sceptical of tax cuts

Porsche loan request denied as Qatar offers to invest

Porsche loan request denied as Qatar offers to invest

Parade in SS uniforms sparks outrage

Parade in SS uniforms sparks outrage

Chinese could spoil Magna-Opel deal

Chinese could spoil Magna-Opel deal

SPD’s Müntefering sharpens attacks on Merkel

SPD’s Müntefering sharpens attacks on Merkel

More parents lose custody rights

More parents lose custody rights

Hamburg politican wants to ban ‘spontaneous’ parties

Hamburg politican wants to ban ‘spontaneous’ parties

Steinmeier launches bid to unseat Merkel

Steinmeier launches bid to unseat Merkel

Steinmeier plummets in polls

Steinmeier plummets in polls

Over 1,100 companies apply for state aid

Over 1,100 companies apply for state aid

New Bahn head doesn’t rule out more price hikes

New Bahn head doesn’t rule out more price hikes

Russian role in Opel rescue could be politically risky for Merkel

Russian role in Opel rescue could be politically risky for Merkel

Dutschke family wants case reopened after Stasi discovery

Dutschke family wants case reopened after Stasi discovery

Milk maids end hunger strike outside Merkel’s office

Milk maids end hunger strike outside Merkel’s office

NPD fine cut in half

NPD fine cut in half

Berlin votes to keep religion classes voluntary in schools

Berlin votes to keep religion classes voluntary in schools

Berliners vote on religious education

Berliners vote on religious education

Free EU ring tone to entice young voters for European elections

Free EU ring tone to entice young voters for European elections

German diplomat censured for graveside eulogy in Sri Lanka

German diplomat censured for graveside eulogy in Sri Lanka

Merkel against withdrawing troops from Afghanistan

Merkel against withdrawing troops from Afghanistan

Economic stimulus plan ‘ineffective populism’

Economic stimulus plan ‘ineffective populism’

Former economics minister turns his back on his party

Former economics minister turns his back on his party

Find Germany’s Obama? Yes we Cem!

Find Germany’s Obama? Yes we Cem!

Every fifth Frau would bed Barack

Every fifth Frau would bed Barack

Former Chancellor Helmut Schmidt to release Bach CD

Former Chancellor Helmut Schmidt to release Bach CD

Transport Minister Tiefensee under fire for Bahn bonuses

Transport Minister Tiefensee under fire for Bahn bonuses

Merkel warns of hard economic times ahead

Merkel warns of hard economic times ahead

Deutsche Bahn privatization seen netting €4.5 billion

Deutsche Bahn privatization seen netting €4.5 billion

Deutsche Bahn scraps service charge plan

Deutsche Bahn scraps service charge plan

The Left closing in on the SPD

The Left closing in on the SPD

German fertility rate inches upward

German fertility rate inches upward

Business warns against Left in Hesse state government

Business warns against Left in Hesse state government

Ex-minister Clement regrets sparking SPD row

Ex-minister Clement regrets sparking SPD row

State premier Ringstorff to step down

State premier Ringstorff to step down

McCain attacks Obama over Berlin visit

McCain attacks Obama over Berlin visit

Genealogist finds Obama’s German roots

Genealogist finds Obama’s German roots

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Big German parties bleeding members, expert says

Can Germany’s Obamania last?

Can Germany’s Obamania last?

Merkel calls for slower nuclear phase-out

Merkel calls for slower nuclear phase-out

Roth: Merkel is “chancellor of heteros”

Roth: Merkel is “chancellor of heteros”

German campaigners castigate G8 climate deal

German campaigners castigate G8 climate deal

Obama team mulling speech at Brandenburg Gate

Obama team mulling speech at Brandenburg Gate

Merkel reportedly breaks her foreign aid promise

Merkel reportedly breaks her foreign aid promise

Köhler calls for a new German reform push

Köhler calls for a new German reform push

Fear and loathing in Brandenburg

Fear and loathing in Brandenburg

Merkel failing to lead, Social Democrats say

Merkel failing to lead, Social Democrats say

Child poverty gap growing in Germany

Child poverty gap growing in Germany

German coalition squabbles over SPD presidential pick

German coalition squabbles over SPD presidential pick

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

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

EU treaty approval shows Berlin schism

EU treaty approval shows Berlin schism

Merkel wraps up Latin America tour with Mexico visit

Merkel wraps up Latin America tour with Mexico visit

Moving beyond Bush

Moving beyond Bush

SPD calls for higher taxes on the rich

SPD calls for higher taxes on the rich

Prize honours survivor of Ludwigshafen blaze

Prize honours survivor of Ludwigshafen blaze

Merkel awarded Peruvian gold medal at Lima Summit

Merkel awarded Peruvian gold medal at Lima Summit

Schäuble: Islamists top threat to Germany

Schäuble: Islamists top threat to Germany

Chavez launches new attack on Merkel

Chavez launches new attack on Merkel

Merkel double seeks own office

Merkel double seeks own office

Merkel to talk energy and trade in Brazil

Merkel to talk energy and trade in Brazil

Former German chancellor Kohl marries partner

Former German chancellor Kohl marries partner

Business puts high hopes on Merkel trip to Latin America

Business puts high hopes on Merkel trip to Latin America

German government backs off unpopular teen sex law: report

German government backs off unpopular teen sex law: report

Germans back leftists amid growing working-class worries

Germans back leftists amid growing working-class worries

Chavez calls Merkel a political descendent of Hitler

Chavez calls Merkel a political descendent of Hitler

Germany urges Lebanon to halt violence

Germany urges Lebanon to halt violence

Germany: species extinction is a global economic threat

Germany: species extinction is a global economic threat

‘Good luck,’ Merkel wishes new Russian president

‘Good luck,’ Merkel wishes new Russian president

German deployment during Iraq war illegal: top court

German deployment during Iraq war illegal: top court

Critics slam German MP pay raise

Critics slam German MP pay raise

Germany offers €500,000 to aid storm victims in Burma

Germany offers €500,000 to aid storm victims in Burma

Luftwaffe lacking plans for move to new Berlin airport

Luftwaffe lacking plans for move to new Berlin airport

German MPs may get new pay raise

German MPs may get new pay raise

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Deutsche Bahn shares reportedly to cost €20-€24

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