Tag: CDU

Merkel’s successor at CDU confirms she won’t run for chancellor

The leader of the Christian Democrats (CDU) would not run for chancellor.

Merkel allies weather far-right surge in German regional elections

Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and her Social Democrat (SPD) coalition partners held off a surge in far right support in two state elections in...

German regional politician found shot dead in garden

German police are investigating how a regional politician was found shot dead in his garden.Walter Lübcke was discovered at 00.30 on Sunday morning at...

‘Important and refreshing’ – Metsola on new CDU leader

MEP Roberta Metsola has described her impression of Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer as someone with an ‘important and refreshing’ outlook on Europe.She explained that during her...

Merkel’s would-be successor questions Germany’s sacrosanct asylum pledge

A conservative running to succeed Chancellor Angela Merkel as head of their party has raised an outcry by questioning Germany's constitutional guarantee of asylum...

Merkel’s conservatives quarrel over party’s course

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU) argued on Sunday over whether they should return to a more conservative agenda once she steps down...

Pro-business conservative Merz is most popular candidate for Merkel’s party post...

The pro-business economic liberal Friedrich Merz is the most popular among voters of the three candidates vying to succeed Chancellor Angela Merkel as leader...

Merkel’s Bavarian allies brace for bruising in state election

Chancellor Angela Merkel's Bavarian allies are heading for their worst state election result in more than 60 years in a regional vote on Sunday...

German coalition’s future at stake as parties again try to resolve...

The fate of Chancellor Angela Merkel's unwieldy six-month-old government is hanging in the balance as the three coalition parties seek again this weekend to...