As populism replaces pragmatism, Angela Merkel exits the political stage

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Angela Merkel’s departure means the EU’s future is up for grabs. Angela Merkel has been German Chancellor since 2005 (Source: Getty) While others in Europe were losing their heads, it seemed Merkel was just about keeping hold of hers. Brexit, … Read More

Angela Merkel has two weeks to keep Germany’s centre-right together

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The chancellor wins time to find a European solution to the immigration dispute rending her political alliance. LAST week a dispute over immigration policy took Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU) and the Christian Social Union (CSU), their conservative Bavarian partners, … Read More

GERMANY’S CRISIS: Now anti-migrant AfD become second largest party in shock poll

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GERMANY’S anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany (AfD) has overtaken the centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) for the first time in a national poll to become the second-strongest party, an Insa survey. Chancellor Angela Merkel‘s Christian Democrats (CDU) gained 2.5 percentage points to reach … Read More