Merkel’s conservatives win last state vote before general election

Merkel’s conservatives win last state vote before general election

Angela Merkel's conservatives scored a convincing win at state elections in Saxony-Anhalt on Sunday, seeing off a threat from the far-right AfD in the final regional poll before the first election in 16 years not to feature the veteran chancellor.

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

Germany’s far-right AfD ahead in regional poll with anti-shutdown stance

Germany’s far-right AfD ahead in regional poll with anti-shutdown stance

Another tiger attack as woman mauled at zoo

Another tiger attack as woman mauled at zoo

Nebra Sky Disk: Germany’s ‘greatest archeological treasure’ goes on tour

Nebra Sky Disk: Germany’s ‘greatest archeological treasure’ goes on tour

What the mysterious ‘Nebra Sky Disk’ tells us about ancient German history

What the mysterious ‘Nebra Sky Disk’ tells us about ancient German history

‘Right-wing extremism not an East German issue’: Saxony-Anhalt minister president

‘Right-wing extremism not an East German issue’: Saxony-Anhalt minister president

Köthen’s mayor pleads for peace amid far-right push to protest in city

Köthen’s mayor pleads for peace amid far-right push to protest in city

Two ‘racist’ men jailed for leaving beaten Pakistani on train tracks

Two ‘racist’ men jailed for leaving beaten Pakistani on train tracks

Far-right radicals try to storm east German police station

Far-right radicals try to storm east German police station

Seven police cars set on fire at Magdeburg train station

Seven police cars set on fire at Magdeburg train station

Why refugee crisis could hurt Merkel in state elections

Why refugee crisis could hurt Merkel in state elections

Local politicians feel far-right pressure

Local politicians feel far-right pressure

Woodcarving champions – in pictures

Woodcarving champions – in pictures

Double murderer ‘lured third victim with texts’

Double murderer ‘lured third victim with texts’

Engineers sink barges to plug bust dyke

Engineers sink barges to plug bust dyke

Woman set on fire fighting for life

Woman set on fire fighting for life

At least 20 hurt in 100-car autobahn pile-up

At least 20 hurt in 100-car autobahn pile-up

Nostalgia stokes demand for East German brands

Nostalgia stokes demand for East German brands

State police gain power to cut mobile network

State police gain power to cut mobile network

State considers forced HIV and hepatitis tests

State considers forced HIV and hepatitis tests

Court: okay to sweep neo-Nazi from public job

Court: okay to sweep neo-Nazi from public job

John sues after painful male dominatrix mix-up

John sues after painful male dominatrix mix-up

Eastern Germany gets new wall to hide drinkers

Eastern Germany gets new wall to hide drinkers

Escaped rapist found with woman and children

Escaped rapist found with woman and children

Squirrel dies despite police olive oil rescue

Squirrel dies despite police olive oil rescue

Man presumed dead after house explodes

Man presumed dead after house explodes

Mass grave from Thirty Years’ War opened

Mass grave from Thirty Years’ War opened

McDonald’s drops German chicken provider

McDonald’s drops German chicken provider

Compassion needed for homeless out in cold

Compassion needed for homeless out in cold

Cop patrolled 22 years without driver’s license

Cop patrolled 22 years without driver’s license

Search is on for baby rhino name

Search is on for baby rhino name

Protesters say police used excessive force

Protesters say police used excessive force

Fox carcass discovery closes restaurant

Fox carcass discovery closes restaurant

Welfare couple fight to keep €83,000 in dole benefits

Welfare couple fight to keep €83,000 in dole benefits

World’s slowest concert crawls to 10th anniversary

World’s slowest concert crawls to 10th anniversary

Power cut leaves 117,000 chickens to suffocate in factory farm

Power cut leaves 117,000 chickens to suffocate in factory farm

Iron Age people gave interiors of dwellings a decorative streak

Iron Age people gave interiors of dwellings a decorative streak

Saxony-Anhalt premier under fire for comparing police IDs to Jewish stars

Saxony-Anhalt premier under fire for comparing police IDs to Jewish stars

Ancient ‘debit card’ discovered in Saxony-Anhalt

Ancient ‘debit card’ discovered in Saxony-Anhalt

Greens surge in state election in Saxony-Anhalt

Greens surge in state election in Saxony-Anhalt

Saxony-Anhalt goes to the polls

Saxony-Anhalt goes to the polls

Neo-Nazi candidate probed for web bomb tips

Neo-Nazi candidate probed for web bomb tips

Poll points to possible left-wing coalition in Saxony-Anhalt

Poll points to possible left-wing coalition in Saxony-Anhalt

Suspect in triple murder found dead

Suspect in triple murder found dead

Lame tiger cub learning to walk with water therapy

Lame tiger cub learning to walk with water therapy

Train driver ignored two stop warnings before deadly crash

Train driver ignored two stop warnings before deadly crash

Freight train driver investigated over crash

Freight train driver investigated over crash

Ten killed, dozens injured in train crash

Ten killed, dozens injured in train crash

Wahl-O-Mat blackout in Saxony-Anhalt ahead of March election

Wahl-O-Mat blackout in Saxony-Anhalt ahead of March election

Neo-Nazi NPD votes to join forces with smaller right-wing party

Neo-Nazi NPD votes to join forces with smaller right-wing party

Saxony-Anhalt officials warn of sinkhole plague

Saxony-Anhalt officials warn of sinkhole plague

Neo-Nazi caught coaching youth football despite club ban

Neo-Nazi caught coaching youth football despite club ban

Eastern floodwaters ease but alert remains high

Eastern floodwaters ease but alert remains high

CDU’s Böhmer warns of danger of populist far-right party

CDU’s Böhmer warns of danger of populist far-right party

Three-year-old bitten to death by Rottweiler

Three-year-old bitten to death by Rottweiler

Behemoth wine barrel to be tapped after 400 years

Behemoth wine barrel to be tapped after 400 years

Combing through Quedlinburg’s charms

Combing through Quedlinburg’s charms

Corpse in crashed car boot was married to policeman driver

Corpse in crashed car boot was married to policeman driver

Bundeswehr protects soldiers from harassment with anonymity

Bundeswehr protects soldiers from harassment with anonymity

Court convicts Magdeburg Zoo workers for killing tiger cubs

Court convicts Magdeburg Zoo workers for killing tiger cubs

New monument to honour Russia’s Catherine the Great

New monument to honour Russia’s Catherine the Great

Massive cave-in stokes familiar fears in Saxony-Anhalt

Massive cave-in stokes familiar fears in Saxony-Anhalt

Crane accident traps six near Halle

Crane accident traps six near Halle

Three dead in Danish tour bus crash

Three dead in Danish tour bus crash

Train work uncovers Bronze Age bounty

Train work uncovers Bronze Age bounty

Ikea shutting down ‘Billy’ factory in Saxony-Anhalt

Ikea shutting down ‘Billy’ factory in Saxony-Anhalt

CDU’s Kees de Vries: ‘Integration is not only a problem for immigrants’

CDU’s Kees de Vries: ‘Integration is not only a problem for immigrants’

Clues emerge on cause of Nachterstedt landslide

Clues emerge on cause of Nachterstedt landslide

Clues to unstable ground near landslide were ignored

Clues to unstable ground near landslide were ignored

Former mines to be inspected after landslide kills three

Former mines to be inspected after landslide kills three

Officials warn of more landslides around lake

Officials warn of more landslides around lake

Landslide tips house into lake

Landslide tips house into lake

Parade in SS uniforms sparks outrage

Parade in SS uniforms sparks outrage

Haas downs Djokovic to claim victory in Halle

Haas downs Djokovic to claim victory in Halle

German stars ruling the home court at Halle

German stars ruling the home court at Halle

Archaeologists unearth 800-year-old shoe

Archaeologists unearth 800-year-old shoe

Hunter faces charges for shooting wolf

Hunter faces charges for shooting wolf

Germany confirms tenth swine flu case

Germany confirms tenth swine flu case

Merkel ‘ignored’ Morsleben nuclear waste dump warnings

Merkel ‘ignored’ Morsleben nuclear waste dump warnings

German police bust human trafficking ring

German police bust human trafficking ring

German man arrested for gas explosion murder attempt

German man arrested for gas explosion murder attempt

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Five dead in Autobahn 2 collision

Germany’s 639-year concert to celebrate 6th chord change

Germany’s 639-year concert to celebrate 6th chord change

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German hiker finds dead baby near Zeitz

Nazi chimney sweep gets the brush-off

Nazi chimney sweep gets the brush-off

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German soda tips off police to suspected child molester

Rescuers search for German boy after boat accident

Rescuers search for German boy after boat accident

Dessau’s gigantic burial pyramid

Dessau’s gigantic burial pyramid

Town hopes Nietzsche’s grave can halt coal mine

Town hopes Nietzsche’s grave can halt coal mine

Saxony-Anhalt bans neo-Nazi football hooligans

Saxony-Anhalt bans neo-Nazi football hooligans

Road signs to mark Iron Curtain path in Germany

Road signs to mark Iron Curtain path in Germany