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Half time for the Grand Coalition: a brief assessment of two...

The Grand Coalition mid-term results are due after about a year and a half of 'GroKo' government, and according to some, the...

Highest court rules benefit sanctions unconstitutional

Going forward, the government will no longer be allowed to apply sanctions to job seekers and cut unemployment benefits as quickly and...

Grand Coalition quarrels continue over dissent on ‘basic pension’

It's half time for the Grand Coalition, and two years into this not-so-easy 4-year term, its achievements so far are neither overwhelming...

Conservative ‘troublemaker’ Merz attacks Merkel after state elections

In view of the massive losses of votes in the state elections in Thuringia, criticism within the CDU is becoming louder. Former...

Die Linke and AfD win state elections in Thuringia

In the state elections in Thuringia, the far-right AfD under its controversial regional leader Björn Höcke is the second strongest party behind...

AKK suggests involvement in Syrian security mission – and sparks...

Defence Minister Kramp-Karrenbauer wants an internationally controlled security zone in Northern Syria. In view of the crisis in the region, Europe could...

Berlin Senate decides to freeze rent prices for five years

After months of discussions, the Senate of Berlin has introduced a law to cap rent prices in the capital. The sharp rise...

Shell Youth Study reveals young Germans are more worried and yet...

The majority of the young generation is tolerant, environmentally conscious and has a positive outlook on the future. On the other hand,...

Less Islamist extremists posing threat to national security, Home Office says

Police classify less Islamist extremists as a potential threat to public safety. In concrete terms, the number fell from 748 nationwide to...

Climate deal: Grand Coalition to fast-track relevant laws before year end

The cabinet has decided on the first laws for the implementation of the government's climate deal - including cheaper train tickets. Plans...