Germany edges a step closer to a government led by the Social Democrats
Germany

Germany edges a step closer to a government led by the Social Democrats

The Social Democrats' Olaf Scholz said that his party together with the Greens and the Free Democrats had a "mandate" to form a government in Germany, after the parties agreed to begin coalition talks.

FDP and Greens report record membership
Germany

FDP and Greens report record membership

Twitter entry provokes furious mayhem in Lower Saxon legislature
Germany

Twitter entry provokes furious mayhem in Lower Saxon legislature

Bisky suggests Left and SPD should make up, possibly even fuse
Germany

Bisky suggests Left and SPD should make up, possibly even fuse

Socialist leader Lafontaine has cancer
Germany

Socialist leader Lafontaine has cancer

New SPD leaders flag fresh tax approach
Germany

New SPD leaders flag fresh tax approach

Gabriel urges SPD to avoid lurch to the left
Germany

Gabriel urges SPD to avoid lurch to the left

SPD looks to regroup as Müntefering bows out
Germany

SPD looks to regroup as Müntefering bows out

Hamburg voters punish German right and Merkel’s CDU
Germany

Hamburg voters punish German right and Merkel’s CDU

‘Bullet holes’ found in window of Halle politician’s office
Germany

‘Bullet holes’ found in window of Halle politician’s office

SPD hopes to revamp itself as voting for new leaders begins
Germany

SPD hopes to revamp itself as voting for new leaders begins

Threat of German government collapse looms as chief of Merkel’s junior coalition partner resigns
Germany

Threat of German government collapse looms as chief of Merkel’s junior coalition partner resigns

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

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

German YouTube stars rally behind Rezo’s political rant
Germany

German YouTube stars rally behind Rezo’s political rant

Why can’t Germany’s Social Democrats pull themselves together?
Germany

Why can’t Germany’s Social Democrats pull themselves together?

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

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

Germany’s SPD shifts back to leftist roots, straining ties with Merkel
Germany

Germany’s SPD shifts back to leftist roots, straining ties with Merkel

Meet the Halle politician helping to challenge stereotypes of eastern Germany
Germany

Meet the Halle politician helping to challenge stereotypes of eastern Germany

SPD politician saves life of AfD employee in Düsseldorf
Germany

SPD politician saves life of AfD employee in Düsseldorf

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

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

Hesse follows Bavaria into crucial state election
Germany

Hesse follows Bavaria into crucial state election

CSU and Free Voters begin coalition talks in Bavaria
Germany

CSU and Free Voters begin coalition talks in Bavaria

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘Unacceptable’ for CDU to consider coalition with AfD in Saxony: SPD’s Klingbeil
Germany

‘Unacceptable’ for CDU to consider coalition with AfD in Saxony: SPD’s Klingbeil

Right-wing AfD second most popular party in Germany, poll finds
Germany

Right-wing AfD second most popular party in Germany, poll finds

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

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

Greens will replace SPD long term, says pollster
Germany

Greens will replace SPD long term, says pollster

German Social Democrats elect Andrea Nahles as first female leader
Germany

German Social Democrats elect Andrea Nahles as first female leader

Olaf Scholz, Germany’s pragmatic new finance chief
Germany

Olaf Scholz, Germany’s pragmatic new finance chief

Germany’s biggest newspaper under fire for publishing fake Russian email story
Germany

Germany’s biggest newspaper under fire for publishing fake Russian email story

Crisis-hit Social Democrats start ballot on grand coalition with Merkel
Germany

Crisis-hit Social Democrats start ballot on grand coalition with Merkel

Social Democrats head Schulz quits amid party rift over his successor
Germany

Social Democrats head Schulz quits amid party rift over his successor

Here’s how a woman could be about to lead the SPD for the first time
Germany

Here’s how a woman could be about to lead the SPD for the first time

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Conservatives and Social Democrats agree on a new coalition deal
Germany

Conservatives and Social Democrats agree on a new coalition deal

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

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

Parties in final push to seal coalition deal under new Merkel government
Germany

Parties in final push to seal coalition deal under new Merkel government

How the left-wing of the SPD are still trying to sabotage a new government
Germany

How the left-wing of the SPD are still trying to sabotage a new government

What’s next after Merkel’s coalition breakthrough?
Germany

What’s next after Merkel’s coalition breakthrough?

What we know so far about the proposed new coalition deal
Germany

What we know so far about the proposed new coalition deal

Anger brewing among Social Democrats against Merkel power pact
Germany

Anger brewing among Social Democrats against Merkel power pact

Germany’s SPD says ready for talks to end political crisis
Germany

Germany’s SPD says ready for talks to end political crisis

Pressure mounts on Social Democrats to throw Merkel a coalition lifeline
Germany

Pressure mounts on Social Democrats to throw Merkel a coalition lifeline

German minister sparks uproar with Muslim holiday idea
Germany

German minister sparks uproar with Muslim holiday idea

Ex-Social Democrat politician jailed for almost 4 years for sexual assault
Germany

Ex-Social Democrat politician jailed for almost 4 years for sexual assault

Social Democrats in turmoil after historic election loss
Germany

Social Democrats in turmoil after historic election loss

Martin Schulz, luckless challenger ‘shadow-boxing’ Merkel
Germany

Martin Schulz, luckless challenger ‘shadow-boxing’ Merkel

Major parties face heavy election losses, as Germany shifts to the right
Germany

Major parties face heavy election losses, as Germany shifts to the right

What you need to know to sound smart during German election season
Germany

What you need to know to sound smart during German election season

Arsonists set fire to two cars belonging to centre-left politician
Germany

Arsonists set fire to two cars belonging to centre-left politician

‘Europe must not follow Trump’s military build-up logic’: a chat with Merkel’s main election rival
Germany

‘Europe must not follow Trump’s military build-up logic’: a chat with Merkel’s main election rival

Merkel’s SPD rivals face snap election in Volkswagen home state
Germany

Merkel’s SPD rivals face snap election in Volkswagen home state

Merkel’s SPD rivals suffer fresh blow ahead of September election
Germany

Merkel’s SPD rivals suffer fresh blow ahead of September election

Germany’s Social Democrats call for resistance against Trump’s policies
Germany

Germany’s Social Democrats call for resistance against Trump’s policies

Everything you need to know before the vote in North Rhine-Westphalia
Germany

Everything you need to know before the vote in North Rhine-Westphalia

Can you spot the spelling mistake in this SPD education advert?
Germany

Can you spot the spelling mistake in this SPD education advert?

Merkel challengers fight to hang on in north Germany
Germany

Merkel challengers fight to hang on in north Germany

German centrists cheer on Macron into French election second round
Germany

German centrists cheer on Macron into French election second round

German state votes in election-year test for Merkel
Germany

German state votes in election-year test for Merkel

SPD politician under fire for ‘outing’ bank clerk as AfD voter
Germany

SPD politician under fire for ‘outing’ bank clerk as AfD voter

Who is at fault for Berlin’s poverty, crime and debt?
Germany

Who is at fault for Berlin’s poverty, crime and debt?

MP resigns after getting away with whopper lie for a decade
Germany

MP resigns after getting away with whopper lie for a decade

Two-thirds of Germans want Merkel out at next election
Germany

Two-thirds of Germans want Merkel out at next election

‘Talk of party chief change nonsense’: Germany’s SPD
Germany

‘Talk of party chief change nonsense’: Germany’s SPD

Battle rages over using army to fight terror on German soil
Germany

Battle rages over using army to fight terror on German soil

Social Democrats want right-wingers spied on
Germany

Social Democrats want right-wingers spied on

Germany’s opposition ‘in Merkel’s shadow’
Germany

Germany’s opposition ‘in Merkel’s shadow’

Whiff of foul play in Cologne mayoral election
Germany

Whiff of foul play in Cologne mayoral election

Ex-Chancellor Schmidt rushed to intensive care
Germany

Ex-Chancellor Schmidt rushed to intensive care

MPs plan new close watch on spies
Germany

MPs plan new close watch on spies

Bomb threat tops flood of SPD hate mail
Germany

Bomb threat tops flood of SPD hate mail

Düsseldorf moots cannabis legalization
Germany

Düsseldorf moots cannabis legalization

SPD claims victory in Hamburg elections
Germany

SPD claims victory in Hamburg elections

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Germany

Court decision could prompt migration reform

CDU accused of bribery to block Linke
Germany

CDU accused of bribery to block Linke

Germany tells Greece ‘we can’t be blackmailed’
Germany

Germany tells Greece ‘we can’t be blackmailed’

Ramelow bunks off his first Bundesrat sitting
Germany

Ramelow bunks off his first Bundesrat sitting

Left aims for the centre in first government
Germany

Left aims for the centre in first government

Edathy to stand trial on child porn charges
Germany

Edathy to stand trial on child porn charges

Can ‘sorry’ ever be enough for the Linke?
Germany

Can ‘sorry’ ever be enough for the Linke?

Thousands march against Left state gov’t
Germany

Thousands march against Left state gov’t

Germany to pay €150m to unemployed to work
Germany

Germany to pay €150m to unemployed to work

Path clear for first far-left leader since 1990
Germany

Path clear for first far-left leader since 1990

Gabriel unapologetic over weapons exports
Germany

Gabriel unapologetic over weapons exports

Give foreigners the vote, says SPD chief
Germany

Give foreigners the vote, says SPD chief

Merkel’s party mutinies over tax cuts
Germany

Merkel’s party mutinies over tax cuts

MP: I took crystal meth to improve performance
Germany

MP: I took crystal meth to improve performance

Top MP suspected of buying crystal meth
Germany

Top MP suspected of buying crystal meth

Bavarian health leader seeks e-cigarette ban
Germany

Bavarian health leader seeks e-cigarette ban

SPD: Restore 45-percent investment tax
Germany

SPD: Restore 45-percent investment tax

Merkel’s grand coalition disappoints voters
Germany

Merkel’s grand coalition disappoints voters

Edathy: ‘Probe against me is wrong’
Germany

Edathy: ‘Probe against me is wrong’

SPD leaders knew about child porn allegations
Germany

SPD leaders knew about child porn allegations

Minister: Taxpayers will fund 32-hour week
Germany

Minister: Taxpayers will fund 32-hour week

Meet Merkel’s new ‘super cabinet’
Germany

Meet Merkel’s new ‘super cabinet’

Revolting youth wings slam coalition pact
Germany

Revolting youth wings slam coalition pact

SPD angry over coalition phone call threats
Germany

SPD angry over coalition phone call threats

SPD: half of our ministers will be women
Germany

SPD: half of our ministers will be women

SPD’s Gabriel turns defeat into victory
Germany

SPD’s Gabriel turns defeat into victory

Merkel and SPD hail ‘grand coalition’ deal
Germany

Merkel and SPD hail ‘grand coalition’ deal

SPD chief vows no ‘rotten’ deal with Merkel
Germany

SPD chief vows no ‘rotten’ deal with Merkel

Merkel and SPD struggle over way forward
Germany

Merkel and SPD struggle over way forward

Merkel and SPD agree on coalition talks
Germany

Merkel and SPD agree on coalition talks

Berlin’s mayor to leave party leadership
Germany

Berlin’s mayor to leave party leadership

Social Democrats agree to Merkel talks
Germany

Social Democrats agree to Merkel talks

Social Democrats debate working with Merkel
Germany

Social Democrats debate working with Merkel

CDU softens stance on tax hikes in ally search
Germany

CDU softens stance on tax hikes in ally search

German political parties, explained
Germany

German political parties, explained

SPD supporters wary of Merkel coalition
Germany

SPD supporters wary of Merkel coalition

Merkel to start coalition talks with SPD on Friday
Germany

Merkel to start coalition talks with SPD on Friday

What do the papers make of election drama?
Germany

What do the papers make of election drama?

Your guide – the Social Democratic Party (SPD)
Germany

Your guide – the Social Democratic Party (SPD)

Huge Merkel hand poster sparks outcry
Germany

Huge Merkel hand poster sparks outcry

Social Democrats flounder in latest poll
Germany

Social Democrats flounder in latest poll

Social Democrats trail in polls despite anniversary
Germany

Social Democrats trail in polls despite anniversary

Rain ruins 100,000 ‘eco-friendly’ posters
Germany

Rain ruins 100,000 ‘eco-friendly’ posters

Spying fears prompt talk of cabinet phone ban
Germany

Spying fears prompt talk of cabinet phone ban

Spying scandal turns Pirates’ fortunes
Germany

Spying scandal turns Pirates’ fortunes

Crushing Bavaria poll yells danger for SPD
Germany

Crushing Bavaria poll yells danger for SPD

Merkel’s election rivals promise minimum wage
Germany

Merkel’s election rivals promise minimum wage

Merkel’s unemployment drive under fire
Germany

Merkel’s unemployment drive under fire

Merkel’s challenger publishes his Stasi files
Germany

Merkel’s challenger publishes his Stasi files

Centre-left SPD party plummet in polls
Germany

Centre-left SPD party plummet in polls

Struggling Merkel rival Steinbrück fires PR man
Germany

Struggling Merkel rival Steinbrück fires PR man

Hollande praises tough German reforms
Germany

Hollande praises tough German reforms

Social Democrats launch left-wing global network
Germany

Social Democrats launch left-wing global network

Social Democrats seek revival on 150th b-day
Germany

Social Democrats seek revival on 150th b-day

Most Germans optimistic about the future
Germany

Most Germans optimistic about the future

Merkel opens up privately ahead of election
Germany

Merkel opens up privately ahead of election

‘It’s time Germany got over its speed fetish’
Germany

‘It’s time Germany got over its speed fetish’

Steinbrück cries on stage at wife’s sympathy
Germany

Steinbrück cries on stage at wife’s sympathy

German parties get record state handouts
Germany

German parties get record state handouts

Most would increase tax on the wealthy
Germany

Most would increase tax on the wealthy

SPD and Greens unite to battle election
Germany

SPD and Greens unite to battle election

Merkel rival Steinbrück rallies SPD: ‘So to battle!’
Germany

Merkel rival Steinbrück rallies SPD: ‘So to battle!’

Pollster: ‘Cyprus hasn’t hurt the chancellor’
Germany

Pollster: ‘Cyprus hasn’t hurt the chancellor’

Social Democrats fail to increase appeal
Germany

Social Democrats fail to increase appeal

Germany looks back at a decade of reform
Germany

Germany looks back at a decade of reform

Social justice ‘key issue’ for German voters
Germany

Social justice ‘key issue’ for German voters

Opposition up in arms over Saudi weapons deal
Germany

Opposition up in arms over Saudi weapons deal

German voters ‘won’t accept’ Asian politician
Germany

German voters ‘won’t accept’ Asian politician

All eyes on election date set for September
Germany

All eyes on election date set for September

Pro-Steinbrück blog dies after hack attack
Germany

Pro-Steinbrück blog dies after hack attack

Lower Saxony win boosts SPD and Greens
Germany

Lower Saxony win boosts SPD and Greens

Bill Gates: Finance tax should aid world’s poor
Germany

Bill Gates: Finance tax should aid world’s poor

SPD win grants majority to mess with Merkel
Germany

SPD win grants majority to mess with Merkel

SPD aims to topple Merkel with social justice
Germany

SPD aims to topple Merkel with social justice

Steinbrück’s approval ratings collapse
Germany

Steinbrück’s approval ratings collapse

Merkel rides high as partner FDP nose-dives
Germany

Merkel rides high as partner FDP nose-dives

Industry chops big political donations
Germany

Industry chops big political donations

FDP membership in ‘vicious downward spiral’
Germany

FDP membership in ‘vicious downward spiral’

SPD proposes 30-hour workweek for parents
Germany

SPD proposes 30-hour workweek for parents

Bomb scare sparks calls for video surveillance
Germany

Bomb scare sparks calls for video surveillance

Court okays contentious Berlin motorway
Germany

Court okays contentious Berlin motorway

Transparency demands Steinbrück’s income info
Germany

Transparency demands Steinbrück’s income info

Beck’s resignation over health questioned
Germany

Beck’s resignation over health questioned

Steinbrück urges tougher income disclosure rules
Germany

Steinbrück urges tougher income disclosure rules

Social Democrats declare ‘war on the banks’
Germany

Social Democrats declare ‘war on the banks’

SPD turns from idea of working with Merkel
Germany

SPD turns from idea of working with Merkel

Minister wants to ban stolen tax-dodger details
Germany

Minister wants to ban stolen tax-dodger details

US-German relations ailing, says ex-FM
Germany

US-German relations ailing, says ex-FM

Experts: Bavaria is a ‘hotbed’ of Mafia activity
Germany

Experts: Bavaria is a ‘hotbed’ of Mafia activity

Voters favour Merkel but neither major party
Germany

Voters favour Merkel but neither major party

Leadership dilemma dogs centre-left troika
Germany

Leadership dilemma dogs centre-left troika

Government fumes at opposition debate trick
Germany

Government fumes at opposition debate trick

German centre-left joins forces with French
Germany

German centre-left joins forces with French

Judge’s fury at politicians over election law
Germany

Judge’s fury at politicians over election law

Merkel offers ‘trader tax’ for Fiscal Pact support
Germany

Merkel offers ‘trader tax’ for Fiscal Pact support

Merkel’s coalition partner back in business
Germany

Merkel’s coalition partner back in business

Merkel’s partners reach key five percent support
Germany

Merkel’s partners reach key five percent support

Speculation: Merkel set to provoke early election
Germany

Speculation: Merkel set to provoke early election

Women push politician to take parental leave
Germany

Women push politician to take parental leave

Voters deal Merkel surprise victory
Germany

Voters deal Merkel surprise victory

Parties move to muzzle rebel MPs
Germany

Parties move to muzzle rebel MPs

SPD head ‘sorry for Israel apartheid comment’
Germany

SPD head ‘sorry for Israel apartheid comment’

Biggest German state heads for early election
Germany

Biggest German state heads for early election

Merkel helps boost conservatives’ popularity
Germany

Merkel helps boost conservatives’ popularity

Pirates say ‘Arrgh’ as support dwindles
Germany

Pirates say ‘Arrgh’ as support dwindles

SPD puts off picking chancellor candidate
Germany

SPD puts off picking chancellor candidate

City of Berlin gets ‘grand coalition’ government
Germany

City of Berlin gets ‘grand coalition’ government

Gabriel demands G20 set new economic course
Germany

Gabriel demands G20 set new economic course

SPD calls for bank split
Germany

SPD calls for bank split

Greens plan to raise taxes for top earners
Germany

Greens plan to raise taxes for top earners

SPD and Greens drop Berlin government talks
Germany

SPD and Greens drop Berlin government talks

Özdemir says Greens must not rule out governing with conservatives
Germany

Özdemir says Greens must not rule out governing with conservatives

SPD and Greens see coalition hope in Berlin
Germany

SPD and Greens see coalition hope in Berlin

Pirates shake up German political landscape
Germany

Pirates shake up German political landscape

SPD wins Berlin vote as Pirates celebrate
Germany

SPD wins Berlin vote as Pirates celebrate

Berliners look leftwards as Pirates set sail
Germany

Berliners look leftwards as Pirates set sail

Social Democrats gain support amid euro crisis
Germany

Social Democrats gain support amid euro crisis

‘Berlin is change, Berlin is the place to be’
Germany

‘Berlin is change, Berlin is the place to be’

‘Something is deeply wrong when the NPD is more successful than the FDP’
Germany

‘Something is deeply wrong when the NPD is more successful than the FDP’

SPD wins Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania vote
Germany

SPD wins Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania vote

Northeastern state election gets underway
Germany

Northeastern state election gets underway

Leadership troika helps SPD recover support
Germany

Leadership troika helps SPD recover support

Social Democratic leader pushes for far-right party ban
Germany

Social Democratic leader pushes for far-right party ban

FDP wallows at record low despite shakeup
Germany

FDP wallows at record low despite shakeup

SPD politician calls for ‘no politics’ day
Germany

SPD politician calls for ‘no politics’ day

Politicians plan boycott of pope’s Bundestag speech
Germany

Politicians plan boycott of pope’s Bundestag speech

Greens’ rise muddies political landscape
Germany

Greens’ rise muddies political landscape

SPD calls for more education spending
Germany

SPD calls for more education spending

Steinbrück signals chancellorship ambitions
Germany

Steinbrück signals chancellorship ambitions

Activist couple rewarded for sole resistance to neo-Nazis
Germany

Activist couple rewarded for sole resistance to neo-Nazis

Sarrazin blasts SPD immigrant quota plan
Germany

Sarrazin blasts SPD immigrant quota plan

Greens gaining on Merkel’s conservatives
Germany

Greens gaining on Merkel’s conservatives

Sarrazin remains SPD member
Germany

Sarrazin remains SPD member

Boring Steinmeier charms his way back into Germany’s heart
Germany

Boring Steinmeier charms his way back into Germany’s heart

Stuttgart 21 exit strategies canvassed
Germany

Stuttgart 21 exit strategies canvassed

Deutsche Bahn halts Stuttgart 21 construction
Germany

Deutsche Bahn halts Stuttgart 21 construction

German media roundup: A seismic shift for Merkel’s coalition?
Germany

German media roundup: A seismic shift for Merkel’s coalition?

Conservatives lose ground after nuclear energy reversal
Germany

Conservatives lose ground after nuclear energy reversal

Greens flying high in opinion surveys
Germany

Greens flying high in opinion surveys

Budget row could prompt new North Rhine-Westphalia vote
Germany

Budget row could prompt new North Rhine-Westphalia vote

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

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

Greens slump again in opinion poll
Germany

Greens slump again in opinion poll

German media roundup: Hamburg’s bellwether vote
Germany

German media roundup: Hamburg’s bellwether vote

Fischer describes row with Schröder over Iraq
Germany

Fischer describes row with Schröder over Iraq

New round of Hartz IV reform talks fails
Germany

New round of Hartz IV reform talks fails

SPD calls for 2011 Afghanistan withdrawal
Germany

SPD calls for 2011 Afghanistan withdrawal

Nearly half of Germans want Westerwelle out
Germany

Nearly half of Germans want Westerwelle out

FDP ‘mole’ had access to classified files
Germany

FDP ‘mole’ had access to classified files

Bundeswehr to attract volunteer troops with better pay, bonuses
Germany

Bundeswehr to attract volunteer troops with better pay, bonuses

Schäuble regretful over press conference outburst
Germany

Schäuble regretful over press conference outburst

Künast to run for Berlin mayor in 2011
Germany

Künast to run for Berlin mayor in 2011

Most Germans don’t credit politicians for recovery
Germany

Most Germans don’t credit politicians for recovery

Poll shows Merkel’s coalition at all-time low
Germany

Poll shows Merkel’s coalition at all-time low

German business eyes friendlier future with the Green Party
Germany

German business eyes friendlier future with the Green Party

Greens hit major league with record support
Germany

Greens hit major league with record support

Sarrazin refuses to leave SPD despite pressure
Germany

Sarrazin refuses to leave SPD despite pressure

Reports of Sarrazin’s pay-off provoke fury
Germany

Reports of Sarrazin’s pay-off provoke fury

Poll places Steinbrück as possible Chancellor
Germany

Poll places Steinbrück as possible Chancellor

Sarrazin under fire for anti-Muslim views
Germany

Sarrazin under fire for anti-Muslim views

Gabriel signals Sarrazin should leave SPD over xenophobic views
Germany

Gabriel signals Sarrazin should leave SPD over xenophobic views

Steinmeier’s kidney donation successful
Germany

Steinmeier’s kidney donation successful

SPD buries hatchet over pension age hike policy
Germany

SPD buries hatchet over pension age hike policy

Steinmeier takes leave to donate kidney to wife
Germany

Steinmeier takes leave to donate kidney to wife

SPD and Greens approve coalition pact in NRW
Germany

SPD and Greens approve coalition pact in NRW

Social Democrats push for national smoking ban
Germany

Social Democrats push for national smoking ban

Parties prepare for NRW minority red-green rule
Germany

Parties prepare for NRW minority red-green rule

SPD to form minority government in Rhineland
Germany

SPD to form minority government in Rhineland

‘Traffic light’ coalition talks fail in Rhineland
Germany

‘Traffic light’ coalition talks fail in Rhineland

‘Grand coalition’ talks break down in Rhineland
Germany

‘Grand coalition’ talks break down in Rhineland

FDP open to Rhineland ‘traffic light’ coalition
Germany

FDP open to Rhineland ‘traffic light’ coalition

SPD grassroots condemn party leadership
Germany

SPD grassroots condemn party leadership

Former MP Tauss sentenced for child porn
Germany

Former MP Tauss sentenced for child porn

Left-wing coalition talks fail in the Rhineland
Germany

Left-wing coalition talks fail in the Rhineland

Tauss leaves Pirate Party after child pornography conviction
Germany

Tauss leaves Pirate Party after child pornography conviction

Former MP Tauss faces court on child porn charges
Germany

Former MP Tauss faces court on child porn charges

Lafontaine steps aside for new Left party leaders
Germany

Lafontaine steps aside for new Left party leaders

SPD faces difficult path to power in NRW
Germany

SPD faces difficult path to power in NRW

Neo-Nazi clothing label Thor Steinar sues satirical copycat
Germany

Neo-Nazi clothing label Thor Steinar sues satirical copycat

The Left presents blueprint for party platform
Germany

The Left presents blueprint for party platform

SPD attacked over Hartz IV proposals
Germany

SPD attacked over Hartz IV proposals

MPs earning thousands from moonlighting
Germany

MPs earning thousands from moonlighting

SPD launches NRW election campaign with optimism
Germany

SPD launches NRW election campaign with optimism

Politicians renew calls for NPD ban
Germany

Politicians renew calls for NPD ban

SPD: No additional troops for Afghanistan
Germany

SPD: No additional troops for Afghanistan

FDP dismisses donation accusations
Germany

FDP dismisses donation accusations

Coalition loses majority support from public
Germany

Coalition loses majority support from public

CSU and SPD ridicule Westerwelle
Germany

CSU and SPD ridicule Westerwelle

Platzeck calls for reconciliation with former Eastern communists
Germany

Platzeck calls for reconciliation with former Eastern communists

Kaiser falls on sword over Stasi past to smooth red-red coalition
Germany

Kaiser falls on sword over Stasi past to smooth red-red coalition

Bundesbank boss hints Sarrazin should quit
Germany

Bundesbank boss hints Sarrazin should quit

Making the SPD relevant through redundancy
Germany

Making the SPD relevant through redundancy

CDU to lead Schleswig-Holstein, SPD in Brandenburg
Germany

CDU to lead Schleswig-Holstein, SPD in Brandenburg

Thuringia state premier vote turns into three-round fiasco
Germany

Thuringia state premier vote turns into three-round fiasco

Greens hand power to the right in Saarland
Germany

Greens hand power to the right in Saarland

SPD’s Gabriel open to coalition with leftists
Germany

SPD’s Gabriel open to coalition with leftists

SPD chooses coalition with CDU in Thuringia
Germany

SPD chooses coalition with CDU in Thuringia

SPD makes Steinmeier parliamentary leader
Germany

SPD makes Steinmeier parliamentary leader

Bundeswehr sees need for more troops in Afghanistan
Germany

Bundeswehr sees need for more troops in Afghanistan

German parties present miniature political utopia in Hamburg
Germany

German parties present miniature political utopia in Hamburg

Opposition rails against grand coalition but blocks alternatives
Germany

Opposition rails against grand coalition but blocks alternatives

Prosecutors charge MP Tauss in child porn case
Germany

Prosecutors charge MP Tauss in child porn case

Althaus resigns as premier of Thuringia
Germany

Althaus resigns as premier of Thuringia

State elections may shock CDU
Germany

State elections may shock CDU

Ulla Schmidt won’t be audited in car scandal
Germany

Ulla Schmidt won’t be audited in car scandal

Germany’s election campaign to nowhere
Germany

Germany’s election campaign to nowhere

Schmidt suggests official car rules be changed for politicians
Germany

Schmidt suggests official car rules be changed for politicians

Politicians call for SPD to remove Schmidt
Germany

Politicians call for SPD to remove Schmidt

Germany can create four million new jobs
Germany

Germany can create four million new jobs

Schmidt takes place in SPD campaign team
Germany

Schmidt takes place in SPD campaign team

Ulla Schmidt cleared of official car misuse, SPD split on her future
Germany

Ulla Schmidt cleared of official car misuse, SPD split on her future

Berlin to quash noise complaints caused by children
Germany

Berlin to quash noise complaints caused by children

Steinmeier promises full employment within 11 years
Germany

Steinmeier promises full employment within 11 years

Merkel and CDU reach popularity high
Germany

Merkel and CDU reach popularity high

Schmidt’s stolen car found in Spain
Germany

Schmidt’s stolen car found in Spain

SPD meets as Schmidt storm rumbles
Germany

SPD meets as Schmidt storm rumbles

Canada extradites German arms dealer
Germany

Canada extradites German arms dealer

Bundeswehr shooting restrictions eased
Germany

Bundeswehr shooting restrictions eased

Schmidt slammed for stolen limo
Germany

Schmidt slammed for stolen limo

Scholz to raise permitted personal savings for Hartz IV
Germany

Scholz to raise permitted personal savings for Hartz IV

Schleswig-Holstein triggers early election
Germany

Schleswig-Holstein triggers early election

State of Schleswig-Holstein is ‘broke’
Germany

State of Schleswig-Holstein is ‘broke’

Prosecutors planning child porn charges against Tauss
Germany

Prosecutors planning child porn charges against Tauss

Schleswig-Holstein premier Carstensen calls confidence vote
Germany

Schleswig-Holstein premier Carstensen calls confidence vote

Twenty-nine parties set for upcoming national ballot
Germany

Twenty-nine parties set for upcoming national ballot

Schleswig-Holstein coalition crumbles
Germany

Schleswig-Holstein coalition crumbles

The super nanny state
Germany

The super nanny state

Tauss becomes first ‘Pirate’ in parliament after leaving SPD
Germany

Tauss becomes first ‘Pirate’ in parliament after leaving SPD

Müntefering’s love life irritates fellow Social Democrats
Germany

Müntefering’s love life irritates fellow Social Democrats

Child porn law sparks web censorship debate
Germany

Child porn law sparks web censorship debate

Arcandor bailout debate intensifies
Germany

Arcandor bailout debate intensifies

SPD claws to highest poll rating this year
Germany

SPD claws to highest poll rating this year

Small parties rule out three-way coalitions after election
Germany

Small parties rule out three-way coalitions after election

Steinbrück warns of massive debt
Germany

Steinbrück warns of massive debt

Berliners vote on religious education
Germany

Berliners vote on religious education

SPD agrees on election tax plan
Germany

SPD agrees on election tax plan

500 protest neo-Nazi NPD party conference in Berlin
Germany

500 protest neo-Nazi NPD party conference in Berlin

Steinbrück says crisis will take years to overcome
Germany

Steinbrück says crisis will take years to overcome

Controversial German polar experiment fails
Germany

Controversial German polar experiment fails

CDU attacks new proposal to ban children from tanning beds
Germany

CDU attacks new proposal to ban children from tanning beds

Merkel defends Berlin’s crisis management
Germany

Merkel defends Berlin’s crisis management

Künast wants Greens to commit to ‘traffic-light’ coalition
Germany

Künast wants Greens to commit to ‘traffic-light’ coalition

SPD’s Tauss steps down after child porn probe
Germany

SPD’s Tauss steps down after child porn probe

SPD politician’s office searched for child porn
Germany

SPD politician’s office searched for child porn

SPD to target wealthy as report says middle classes pay more tax
Germany

SPD to target wealthy as report says middle classes pay more tax

SPD pushes for synthetic heroin to be rated medicine for addicts
Germany

SPD pushes for synthetic heroin to be rated medicine for addicts

Gabriel blames conservatives for failure of environmental rulebook
Germany

Gabriel blames conservatives for failure of environmental rulebook

Global warming test splits grand coalition
Germany

Global warming test splits grand coalition

German Media Roundup: Hesse’s odd election
Germany

German Media Roundup: Hesse’s odd election

CDU trounces SPD in Hesse state poll
Germany

CDU trounces SPD in Hesse state poll

Merkel facing new election year against limping SPD
Germany

Merkel facing new election year against limping SPD

Lafontaine balks at working with SPD
Germany

Lafontaine balks at working with SPD

SPD backs state-level deals with leftists
Germany

SPD backs state-level deals with leftists

Hesse SPD candidate calls for forced loans from the rich
Germany

Hesse SPD candidate calls for forced loans from the rich

Merkel seeks unity in CDU on economic stimulus plans
Germany

Merkel seeks unity in CDU on economic stimulus plans

Police beat SPD politician in alleged racist attack
Germany

Police beat SPD politician in alleged racist attack

Former economics minister turns his back on his party
Germany

Former economics minister turns his back on his party

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Germany

Hesse dissolves parliament for early election after SPD rebellion

Party politics threaten German crisis response
Germany

Party politics threaten German crisis response

Hesse rival parties agree to vote again in election crisis
Germany

Hesse rival parties agree to vote again in election crisis

Hesse girds for new state elections
Germany

Hesse girds for new state elections

SPD rebels block Hesse left-wing coalition
Germany

SPD rebels block Hesse left-wing coalition

Transport Minister Tiefensee under fire for Bahn bonuses
Germany

Transport Minister Tiefensee under fire for Bahn bonuses

Gabriel warns anti-nuclear waste activists against violence
Germany

Gabriel warns anti-nuclear waste activists against violence

Steinmeier promises tough finance rules
Germany

Steinmeier promises tough finance rules

SPD meets to crown new leadership duo
Germany

SPD meets to crown new leadership duo

Socialists nominate TV cop Sodann for German presidency
Germany

Socialists nominate TV cop Sodann for German presidency

An end to Bavarian exceptionalism
Germany

An end to Bavarian exceptionalism

Opposition claims German intelligence aided US war in Iraq
Germany

Opposition claims German intelligence aided US war in Iraq

Coalition agrees on domestic deployment of Bundeswehr
Germany

Coalition agrees on domestic deployment of Bundeswehr

Beckstein hammered for drink driving comments
Germany

Beckstein hammered for drink driving comments

Leftists outraged by Schmidt’s comparison of Lafontaine to Hitler
Germany

Leftists outraged by Schmidt’s comparison of Lafontaine to Hitler

Steinmeier takes crown, ousts Beck to lead SPD
Germany

Steinmeier takes crown, ousts Beck to lead SPD

Steinmeier takes position to lead SPD
Germany

Steinmeier takes position to lead SPD

Far-left overtakes SPD in west German state
Germany

Far-left overtakes SPD in west German state

Social Democrats demand leftward lurch
Germany

Social Democrats demand leftward lurch

Leftists promise long-term support for Ypsilanti in Hesse
Germany

Leftists promise long-term support for Ypsilanti in Hesse

Müntefering returns to save Social Democrat election hopes
Germany

Müntefering returns to save Social Democrat election hopes

Business warns against Left in Hesse state government
Germany

Business warns against Left in Hesse state government

SPD in Hesse pushes ahead with leftist alliance
Germany

SPD in Hesse pushes ahead with leftist alliance

Ypsilanti reportedly planning new attempt to lead Hesse
Germany

Ypsilanti reportedly planning new attempt to lead Hesse

Ex-minister Clement regrets sparking SPD row
Germany

Ex-minister Clement regrets sparking SPD row

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Germany

Coalition wants an executive salary cap in Germany

Former Economy Minister Clement booted out of the SPD
Germany

Former Economy Minister Clement booted out of the SPD

Germany needs a comprehensive smoking ban
Germany

Germany needs a comprehensive smoking ban

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Germany

Big German parties bleeding members, expert says

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Germany

CDU wants to redouble efforts in eastern Germany

Berlin aims to fight piracy on the high seas
Germany

Berlin aims to fight piracy on the high seas

A third of SPD members mulling leaving the party
Germany

A third of SPD members mulling leaving the party

Neo-Nazi NPD party takes hold in municipal vote in Saxony
Germany

Neo-Nazi NPD party takes hold in municipal vote in Saxony

Schily will not fight next election
Germany

Schily will not fight next election

Hamburg on verge of ‘black-green’ coalition
Germany

Hamburg on verge of ‘black-green’ coalition

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Berlin squabbles over East German POW compensation

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Poll: Steinmeier best SPD candidate for 2009 chancellor

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Social Democrats reach all-time low

Nude photos torpedo local SPD candidate
Germany

Nude photos torpedo local SPD candidate

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Germany

German Social Democrats try to quell leadership doubts

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Germany

Schäuble says SPD ‘damaged’ German government

SPD’s Ypsilanti abandons bid to become premier in Hesse
Germany

SPD’s Ypsilanti abandons bid to become premier in Hesse

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Social Democratic MP balks at leftist coalition in Hesse

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Survey shows Social Democrats in free fall

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Germany

SPD’s Ypsilanti seeks leftist support in Hesse

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Struck backs Beck as next SPD chancellor

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SPD rules out deal with Left

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Support for Germany’s hard left surges

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Germany

SPD heavyweights reportedly plotting to sideline Beck

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Germany

A new basic right for IT privacy

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Conservatives hold Hamburg despite leftward lurch

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Shorten child allowances, plan to stop poverty

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Merkel wants to stop Left Party

UPDATE: Germany’s CDU to decide on Merkel successor in April
Germany

UPDATE: Germany’s CDU to decide on Merkel successor in April

‘A leftist course’: Merkel’s CDU wary as coalition partner seeks concessions
Germany

‘A leftist course’: Merkel’s CDU wary as coalition partner seeks concessions

Merkel given reprieve as coalition partner votes not to split
Germany

Merkel given reprieve as coalition partner votes not to split

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

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

SPD shakeup: What does the future hold for Merkel’s coalition government?
Germany

SPD shakeup: What does the future hold for Merkel’s coalition government?

Bumps ahead for Merkel after ally loses shock vote
Germany

Bumps ahead for Merkel after ally loses shock vote

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

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

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

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

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

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

Crisis talks as Merkel’s coalition suffers new blow
Germany

Crisis talks as Merkel’s coalition suffers new blow

Merkel’s staying power: Two-thirds of Germans want Chancellor to serve final term
Germany

Merkel’s staying power: Two-thirds of Germans want Chancellor to serve final term

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

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

Why the Social Democrats might still scupper Merkel’s migration deal
Germany

Why the Social Democrats might still scupper Merkel’s migration deal

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

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

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

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

Merkel pledges ‘strong voice for Germany’ after SPD commits to new coalition deal
Germany

Merkel pledges ‘strong voice for Germany’ after SPD commits to new coalition deal

Merkel vows to work with SPD for ‘good of Germany’
Germany

Merkel vows to work with SPD for ‘good of Germany’

Social Democrats clear path for Merkel fourth term
Germany

Social Democrats clear path for Merkel fourth term

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

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

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

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

‘Serious differences’ still blocking government deal, says Merkel
Germany

‘Serious differences’ still blocking government deal, says Merkel

Social Democrats hit record low in popularity, survey shows
Germany

Social Democrats hit record low in popularity, survey shows

Germany’s SPD backs formal coalition talks with Merkel
Germany

Germany’s SPD backs formal coalition talks with Merkel

Germany’s SPD in all-or-nothing vote on Merkel alliance
Germany

Germany’s SPD in all-or-nothing vote on Merkel alliance

Rebellion in SPD grows against proposed coalition with Merkel
Germany

Rebellion in SPD grows against proposed coalition with Merkel

Germany’s SPD at odds over coalition plan
Germany

Germany’s SPD at odds over coalition plan

These are the thorniest issues in Germany’s coalition talks
Germany

These are the thorniest issues in Germany’s coalition talks

Merkel resumes talks with SPD in hopes of ending political stalemate
Germany

Merkel resumes talks with SPD in hopes of ending political stalemate

Merkel, SPD set January deadline for next phase of government talks
Germany

Merkel, SPD set January deadline for next phase of government talks

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

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
Germany

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

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

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

The SPD in a Grand Coalition? What you need to know
Germany

The SPD in a Grand Coalition? What you need to know

Social Democrats signal openness to new coalition with Merkel
Germany

Social Democrats signal openness to new coalition with Merkel

How a knife-edge state election could help Merkel build her fourth-term government
Germany

How a knife-edge state election could help Merkel build her fourth-term government

Social Democrats would consider rejoining coalition, but ‘only if Merkel goes’
Germany

Social Democrats would consider rejoining coalition, but ‘only if Merkel goes’

Merkel embarks on Germany’s ‘strangest’ campaign
Germany

Merkel embarks on Germany’s ‘strangest’ campaign

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

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

Social Democrats draft new ‘Canadian’ immigration law
Germany

Social Democrats draft new ‘Canadian’ immigration law

Merkel party routed in Berlin polls as right-wing AfD gains
Germany

Merkel party routed in Berlin polls as right-wing AfD gains

Support for Merkel govt dips below 50 percent
Germany

Support for Merkel govt dips below 50 percent

Merkel party at weakest point since 2011
Germany

Merkel party at weakest point since 2011

Why German politics as we know it is crumbling
Germany

Why German politics as we know it is crumbling

Voters set to punish Merkel at key ‘Super Sunday’ election
Germany

Voters set to punish Merkel at key ‘Super Sunday’ election

Party colleagues ‘stabbing Merkel in back’ over refugees
Germany

Party colleagues ‘stabbing Merkel in back’ over refugees

Work hard and learn German or lose benefits, refugees told
Germany

Work hard and learn German or lose benefits, refugees told

Bavaria knocked back on 200,000 refugee cap
Germany

Bavaria knocked back on 200,000 refugee cap

Social Democrats ‘won’t give up’ says Steinmeier
Germany

Social Democrats ‘won’t give up’ says Steinmeier

Voters back Schäuble’s hard line on Greece
Germany

Voters back Schäuble’s hard line on Greece

Cabinet agrees road toll for foreigners from 2016
Germany

Cabinet agrees road toll for foreigners from 2016

SPD leaders hit back at Merkel’s record
Germany

SPD leaders hit back at Merkel’s record

CSU retracts foot from mouth over immigrants
Germany

CSU retracts foot from mouth over immigrants

What does the SPD want for Europe?
Germany

What does the SPD want for Europe?

Foreign minister hits out at immigration critics
Germany

Foreign minister hits out at immigration critics

Merkel’s ex-foreign minister returns to role
Germany

Merkel’s ex-foreign minister returns to role

Merkel rival gets ‘super ministry’ in new cabinet
Germany

Merkel rival gets ‘super ministry’ in new cabinet

SPD members approve Merkel coalition deal
Germany

SPD members approve Merkel coalition deal

Gabriel charms party to approve coalition deal
Germany

Gabriel charms party to approve coalition deal

Coalition’s €23 billion plans ‘not affordable’
Germany

Coalition’s €23 billion plans ‘not affordable’

Why the coalition deal matters to non-Germans
Germany

Why the coalition deal matters to non-Germans

How is Germany faring in political limbo?
Germany

How is Germany faring in political limbo?

Merkel and SPD agree on women’s quota
Germany

Merkel and SPD agree on women’s quota

Parliament opens with record number of women
Germany

Parliament opens with record number of women

SPD leaders agree to Merkel coalition talks
Germany

SPD leaders agree to Merkel coalition talks

Again? Third of Germans want fresh elections
Germany

Again? Third of Germans want fresh elections

Opposition drags heels over Merkel coalition
Germany

Opposition drags heels over Merkel coalition

Merkel ‘open’ to grand coalition with SPD
Germany

Merkel ‘open’ to grand coalition with SPD

LIVE BLOG: German election night 2013
Germany

LIVE BLOG: German election night 2013

Merkel’s rival gives voters the middle finger
Germany

Merkel’s rival gives voters the middle finger

Should Germany have a minimum wage?
Germany

Should Germany have a minimum wage?

Merkel’s man: pledge will prevent future spying
Germany

Merkel’s man: pledge will prevent future spying

Merkel’s coalition seems set for election victory
Germany

Merkel’s coalition seems set for election victory

Opposition mocks Merkel in campaign posters
Germany

Opposition mocks Merkel in campaign posters

Opposition gun for Merkel on spying claims
Germany

Opposition gun for Merkel on spying claims

German managers back a minimum wage law
Germany

German managers back a minimum wage law

Gunman kills Hamelin politician then himself
Germany

Gunman kills Hamelin politician then himself

Merkel rival tries to kick-start campaign
Germany

Merkel rival tries to kick-start campaign

SPD call for ‘Eurofood’ police force
Germany

SPD call for ‘Eurofood’ police force

Merkel’s coalition hits winning poll position
Germany

Merkel’s coalition hits winning poll position

Italy’s president snubs Steinbrück over ‘clowns’
Germany

Italy’s president snubs Steinbrück over ‘clowns’

‘I’m a wealthy man in the eyes of many citizens’
Germany

‘I’m a wealthy man in the eyes of many citizens’

Steinbrück rallies SPD with justice speech
Germany

Steinbrück rallies SPD with justice speech

Coalition strikes election benefits deal
Germany

Coalition strikes election benefits deal

Steinbrück promises ‘fun election with jokes’
Germany

Steinbrück promises ‘fun election with jokes’

Steinbrück: We want to remove this government
Germany

Steinbrück: We want to remove this government

Merkel’s conservatives hit four-year poll high
Germany

Merkel’s conservatives hit four-year poll high

Pirates set sail for national election treasure
Germany

Pirates set sail for national election treasure

Unions call nationwide strikes on Monday
Germany

Unions call nationwide strikes on Monday

Steinbrück rules out new grand coalition
Germany

Steinbrück rules out new grand coalition

Berlin goes to the polls
Germany

Berlin goes to the polls

Speculation mounts for Steinbrück comeback
Germany

Speculation mounts for Steinbrück comeback

SPD’s Steinmeier won’t rule out early elections
Germany

SPD’s Steinmeier won’t rule out early elections

Guttenberg affair hits Merkel’s conservatives
Germany

Guttenberg affair hits Merkel’s conservatives

SPD wins Hamburg vote in landslide
Germany

SPD wins Hamburg vote in landslide

SPD accuses coalition of fiddling with Hartz IV reform numbers
Germany

SPD accuses coalition of fiddling with Hartz IV reform numbers

Germans consider Merkel’s conservatives too conservative
Germany

Germans consider Merkel’s conservatives too conservative

Doubts emerge within SPD as decision on Sarrazin expulsion looms
Germany

Doubts emerge within SPD as decision on Sarrazin expulsion looms

Merkel’s conservatives slip behind Social Democrats for the first time
Germany

Merkel’s conservatives slip behind Social Democrats for the first time

SPD and Greens have majority, poll finds
Germany

SPD and Greens have majority, poll finds

Merkel’s coalition plagued by dismal polls
Germany

Merkel’s coalition plagued by dismal polls

Merkel’s coalition hits all-time low in poll
Germany

Merkel’s coalition hits all-time low in poll

One-fifth of Germans want Merkel to resign
Germany

One-fifth of Germans want Merkel to resign

SPD refuses support for Greece package
Germany

SPD refuses support for Greece package

Gabriel: Chancellor must retract Afghan ‘war’ acknowledgement
Germany

Gabriel: Chancellor must retract Afghan ‘war’ acknowledgement

Von der Leyen tops poll for favourite politician
Germany

Von der Leyen tops poll for favourite politician

SPD criticises Merkel’s new welfare plan
Germany

SPD criticises Merkel’s new welfare plan

FDP loses popular support in poll
Germany

FDP loses popular support in poll

Social Democrats sink to all-time low in poll
Germany

Social Democrats sink to all-time low in poll

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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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