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Friday, November 22, 2019

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...

New edition of “grand coalition” looming as talks draw to a...

In the afternoon things were still looking promising for the new, old grand coalition, as development minister Müller announced a breakthrough in negotiations for...

Cataluña: A constitutional crisis and no end in sight

After half a year of full-on constitutional crisis in Spain, the results are sobering and give little hope for constructive progress, let alone a...

CDU and SPD to meet as preliminary coalition talks begin

Chancellor Merkel will return to the negotiating table on Sunday with leaders from the Social Democrats (SPD) and representatives of her Bavarian sister party,...