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’

The Bundestag is well known for its lengthy discussions over Germany’s hot topics. But tempers flared up to a higher level on Wednesday during a debate which covered topics including the recent right-wing riots in Germany.

Social Democrats head Schulz quits amid party rift over his successor

Social Democrats head Schulz quits amid party rift over his successor

Newspaper editor sacked for describing Martin Schulz’s ‘perfect murder’

Newspaper editor sacked for describing Martin Schulz’s ‘perfect murder’

Schulz abandons bid for Foreign Ministry as SPD power struggle heats up

Schulz abandons bid for Foreign Ministry as SPD power struggle heats up

Snubbed Foreign Minister lashes out at ‘lack of respect’ in SPD

Snubbed Foreign Minister lashes out at ‘lack of respect’ in SPD

Hero to ‘loser’: the broken promises of SPD leader Schulz

Hero to ‘loser’: the broken promises of SPD leader Schulz

Pressure mounts on Social Democrats to throw Merkel a coalition lifeline

Pressure mounts on Social Democrats to throw Merkel a coalition lifeline

Merkel ‘out of touch’ and ‘aloof’ ahead of election: Schulz

Merkel ‘out of touch’ and ‘aloof’ ahead of election: Schulz

Merkel challenger Schulz calls for guaranteed public investment

Merkel challenger Schulz calls for guaranteed public investment

EU veteran Schulz to lay out plan to take on Merkel

EU veteran Schulz to lay out plan to take on Merkel

‘EU won’t ignore Turkey human rights issues’

‘EU won’t ignore Turkey human rights issues’

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‘Stop bashing Germany,’ Schulz warns Greek PM

Merkel’s fate in SPD hands as members vote on power pact

Merkel’s fate in SPD hands as members vote on power pact

Confidence grows for deal on new government as deadline draws near

Confidence grows for deal on new government as deadline draws near

Social Democrats hit record low in popularity, survey shows

Social Democrats hit record low in popularity, survey shows

Rebellion in SPD grows against proposed coalition with Merkel

Rebellion in SPD grows against proposed coalition with Merkel

Beauty of politicians plays an important role for German voters, study finds

Beauty of politicians plays an important role for German voters, study finds

Could a ‘KoKo’ be key to giving Germany a new government?

Could a ‘KoKo’ be key to giving Germany a new government?

SPD agrees to open government talks with Merkel after Schulz pleads for green light

SPD agrees to open government talks with Merkel after Schulz pleads for green light

SPD leader Schulz calls for ‘United States of Europe’ by 2025

SPD leader Schulz calls for ‘United States of Europe’ by 2025

Social Democrats torn on whether to jump aboard the Merkel express

Social Democrats torn on whether to jump aboard the Merkel express

Schulz says EU allies urged him to join Merkel government and push for reforms

Schulz says EU allies urged him to join Merkel government and push for reforms

Merkel to start coalition talks with reluctant SPD under watchful eye of President Steinmeier

Merkel to start coalition talks with reluctant SPD under watchful eye of President Steinmeier

‘Vote for loyal parties’: Merkel takes on hard-right in final election push

‘Vote for loyal parties’: Merkel takes on hard-right in final election push

As Germany ages, ‘grey vote’ has younger generations worried

As Germany ages, ‘grey vote’ has younger generations worried

Merkel ahead as rival Schulz fails to land sucker punch in TV showdown

Merkel ahead as rival Schulz fails to land sucker punch in TV showdown

Last-chance saloon for Merkel rival Schulz at TV showdown

Last-chance saloon for Merkel rival Schulz at TV showdown

Cool Merkel to go head-to-head with fiery Schulz in TV debate showdown

Cool Merkel to go head-to-head with fiery Schulz in TV debate showdown

Foreign Minister puts foot in it by admitting own party won’t win election

Foreign Minister puts foot in it by admitting own party won’t win election

Merkel embarks on Germany’s ‘strangest’ campaign

Merkel embarks on Germany’s ‘strangest’ campaign

Germany must be legally bound to invest in infrastructure, says Schulz

Germany must be legally bound to invest in infrastructure, says Schulz

Heated spat over ‘anti-democratic’ Merkel fires starting gun on election race

Heated spat over ‘anti-democratic’ Merkel fires starting gun on election race

Battling to save campaign, Schulz hits out at ‘arrogant’ Merkel

Battling to save campaign, Schulz hits out at ‘arrogant’ Merkel

Merkel’s chief rival Martin Schulz fights to save election campaign

Merkel’s chief rival Martin Schulz fights to save election campaign

Meet Mr. Schulz, the ‘left-wing Trump’ who could steal Merkel’s crown

Meet Mr. Schulz, the ‘left-wing Trump’ who could steal Merkel’s crown

EU ‘war’ looms as German leader tries to cling to power

EU ‘war’ looms as German leader tries to cling to power

Merkel to attend Paris mass rally on Sunday

Merkel to attend Paris mass rally on Sunday

Merkel’s party tops vote but loses ground

Merkel’s party tops vote but loses ground

Eurosceptics and SPD celebrate EU vote gains

Eurosceptics and SPD celebrate EU vote gains

Live Blog: EU elections in Germany 2014

Live Blog: EU elections in Germany 2014

EU elections should (but don’t) matter to Germans

EU elections should (but don’t) matter to Germans

QUIZ: Who should you vote for in EU elections?

QUIZ: Who should you vote for in EU elections?

Will anyone vote for these two men?

Will anyone vote for these two men?