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German Unity Day: Merkel calls on Germans to work together

Chancellor Merkel praised the achievements since the reunification on the Day of German Unity. However, Merkel stressed that the German Unification was...

Grand coalition presents new plan to meet 2030 climate goals

The CDU/CSU and SPD have put together a climate protection package in order to align Germany with the 2030 emission targets of...

State elections in East Germany: a pyrrhic victory over the far...

State elections in the East German states of Saxonia and Brandenburg this Sunday yielded what can only be described as a new...

CDU party leader AKK to replace von der Leyen as defense...

Shortly after Ursula von der Leyen's election as the new head of the EU Commission an unexpected successor has already been found...

State elections in Hesse: black-green coalition maintains slim majority

According to the preliminary results, the black-green coalition in Hesse still has a majority in the new state parliament - but only...

State elections in Bavaria: A debacle for CSU and SPD, Green...

The CSU crashes and needs coaltion partners to govern in the future. The SPD falls to a new low. The winners of...

The Spahn controversy: Can the CDU’s ‘brand essence’ be saved?

The CDU is currently neither conservative nor pragmatic - this is a problem, not only for itself, but for society as a whole. Jens...

SPD members give go ahead for grand coalition

The base of the SPD has decided: it voted by a large majority for the coalition agreement with the CDU/CSU. This clears the way...

Grand coalition 2018: What’s in the new coalition agreement?

No time to read 177 pages? Here's a short version of what's in the coalition agreement   More money for education, digitalisation and families: SPD and...

SPD to head finance ministry in new government

Chancellor Angela Merkel can continue governing in a grand coalition with the SPD - but her party is paying a high price. Because the...