Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer is one vote away from reaching the top of German politics. She is one of the favourites to take over as the leader of the Christian Democratic Union, putting her on track to become the next chancellor when Angela Merkel retires.
The German Chancellor Angela Merkel is in Poland today to meet her Polish Counterpart Mateusz Morawiecki. They're expected to discuss the controversial Nord Stream II gas pipeline. It's an issue that has heightened already tense relations between the two countries.