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#german elections

# german-elections - Last year 2021

Social Democrats likely contenders to lead German coalition government as exploratory talks begin
# Goodbye Merkel
# Goodbye Merkel

Social Democrats likely contenders to lead German coalition government as exploratory talks begin

Oct 6th 2021, 4:55 PM 6,148 Views 4 Comments

Outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel will remain in office until a new government is in place.

Merkel makes final push for successor in Germany's knife-edge polls
# Germany Votes
# Germany Votes

Merkel makes final push for successor in Germany's knife-edge polls

Sep 25th 2021, 1:59 PM 17,123 Views 7 Comments

Merkel had planned to keep a low profile but has been dragged into the frantic campaign.

Six months before a general election, Angela Merkel's party reels after heavy losses in German regional polls
# CDU-CSU
# CDU-CSU

Six months before a general election, Angela Merkel's party reels after heavy losses in German regional polls

Mar 15th 2021, 1:04 PM 10,166 Views 21 Comments

The governing party’s mismanagement of the pandemic is being blamed for the poor showing.

# german-elections - All time

A debate today is Merkel's opponent's 'last chance' to attract voters in German elections
# German Elections
# German Elections

A debate today is Merkel's opponent's 'last chance' to attract voters in German elections

Sep 3rd 2017, 8:45 AM 6,327 Views 29 Comments

While Merkel is ahead in polls, the debate is expected to draw almost half of the electorate, where many are still undecided.

Three months after election, 'grand coalition' elects Angela Merkel as chancellor
# Chancellor Merkel
# Chancellor Merkel

Three months after election, 'grand coalition' elects Angela Merkel as chancellor

Dec 17th 2013, 9:47 AM 3,266 Views 20 Comments

Merkel becomes only Germany’s third post-war chancellor to win a third mandate and is now “at the peak of her power” writes a German online news magazine.

After 'super-result' Merkel begins search for German coalition partner
# Germany
# Germany

After 'super-result' Merkel begins search for German coalition partner

Sep 23rd 2013, 7:01 AM 4,082 Views 16 Comments

“The Merkel Republic,” ran the headline for a commentary on news site Spiegel Online as the German chancellor saw off the challenge of the Social Democrats but did not win an outright majority.

How Angela Merkel rose to the top job in Germany
# Angela Merkel
# Angela Merkel

How Angela Merkel rose to the top job in Germany

Sep 21st 2013, 5:30 PM 6,621 Views 38 Comments

Maternal to many Germans, symbol of austerity to others, the former pastor’s daughter has come far from an East German childhood to Chancellor.

Column: Germany – the big kid who won’t play by the same rules
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Germany – the big kid who won’t play by the same rules

Sep 20th 2013, 7:00 AM 31 Views 63 Comments

Germany is the EU’s largest economy yet it has no national minimum wage; and its policy of maintaining low wages and subsidising exports into EU member States is destabilising to the EU economy, writes Tiernan Brady.

Anglo tapes 'have not damaged our EU reputation'
# Anglo Tapes
# Anglo Tapes

Anglo tapes 'have not damaged our EU reputation'

Jul 4th 2013, 2:15 PM 4,075 Views 27 Comments

The Anglo Tapes have been reported throughout Europe with Angela Merkel’s tough words pleasing German voters.

Kenny to address meeting of Merkel's Bavarian sister party
# Next Stop Munich
# Next Stop Munich

Kenny to address meeting of Merkel's Bavarian sister party

Jan 8th 2013, 7:59 AM 3,564 Views 57 Comments

The Taoiseach is in Munich to address a meeting of the Christian Social Union, the regional sister party of the CDU.

Germany's Merkel starts re-election campaign for 2013
# German Elections
# German Elections

Germany's Merkel starts re-election campaign for 2013

Dec 4th 2012, 5:37 PM 2,835 Views 36 Comments

Party members re-elected Merkel as the CDU leader with a landslide majority of 98 per cent of the vote.