Making the SPD relevant through redundancy
Germany

Making the SPD relevant through redundancy

The Social Democrats suffered a resounding defeat in Sunday’s election. Lorenz Maroldt, editor-in-chief of Berlin daily Der Tagesspiegel, believes the beleaguered centre-left party can now deal with the issues it has neglected for too long.

Half of Germans back compulsory vote amid falling turnout
Germany

Half of Germans back compulsory vote amid falling turnout

SPD’s Gabriel open to coalition with leftists
Germany

SPD’s Gabriel open to coalition with leftists

Conservatives lay out road map for tax cuts
Germany

Conservatives lay out road map for tax cuts

Future foreign minister Westerwelle refuses to answer English question
Germany

Future foreign minister Westerwelle refuses to answer English question

The FDP’s Serkan Tören: ‘I didn’t want to leave the choices to others’
Germany

The FDP’s Serkan Tören: ‘I didn’t want to leave the choices to others’

The Greens’ Omid Nouripour: ‘You have to fight for democracy’
Germany

The Greens’ Omid Nouripour: ‘You have to fight for democracy’

Germany’s election campaign to nowhere
Germany

Germany’s election campaign to nowhere

Germany can create four million new jobs
Germany

Germany can create four million new jobs

Merkel starts contentious coalition talks with FDP
Germany

Merkel starts contentious coalition talks with FDP

Germany mulls realities of first openly gay foreign minister
Germany

Germany mulls realities of first openly gay foreign minister

Merkel warns Germans of challenges ahead
Germany

Merkel warns Germans of challenges ahead

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Germany

World leaders congratulate Merkel on election win

The Local’s live coverage of the 2009 election
Germany

The Local’s live coverage of the 2009 election

Merkel’s conservatives win with FDP: exit polls
Germany

Merkel’s conservatives win with FDP: exit polls

Is Germany ready for a reforming Merkel?
Germany

Is Germany ready for a reforming Merkel?

Turnout low as German voters head to the polls
Germany

Turnout low as German voters head to the polls

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Germany

The colourful coalitions possible from Germany’s vote

Parties make final push before election
Germany

Parties make final push before election

Steinmeier warns of social unrest with Merkel
Germany

Steinmeier warns of social unrest with Merkel

Merkel faces ‘hanging chad’ election victory
Germany

Merkel faces ‘hanging chad’ election victory

A nation of 80 million Merkels
Germany

A nation of 80 million Merkels

State polls muddle German general election
Germany

State polls muddle German general election

A political primer for Germany’s election on September 27
Germany

A political primer for Germany’s election on September 27