Horst Seehofer been a constant headache for Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition government - often trying to push for harder migation policies.
Germany’s Social Democratic party has agreed to another "grand coalition" with Merkel's conservative CDU.
Chancellor Angela Merkel says her conservative bloc and the Social Democrats still had difficult obstacles to clear before they could agree to enter coalition talks
Key ally of Chancellor Merkel urges SPD to change mind to ensure stable government after collapse of coalition talks
Germany's Angela Merkel says she is prepared to call a snap election after coalition talks fail
The party has lost two senior figures just days after its success in Germany's federal election
CDU supporters celebrate win in German election but do some soul searching amid far-right surge
Polling stations have opened this morning to the 60 million people registered to vote in the German elections.
The AfD looks set to become the third party in the Bundestag after the forthcoming German federal elections: but why is it doing so well?
Green energy is creating jobs in rural areas, but voters say the government should do more to help
Inequality is one of the issues dividing voters in one Germany's poorest states
Germany goes to the polls for the federal elections on September 24 where the country elects deputies in the lower house.
In the first of nine profiles in the run up to Germany's election in September, we talked with an Afghan migrant.
The Turkish President describes Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats party as an "enemy of Turkey"
Sunday's triumph in North Rhine-Westphalia marked the third regional victory this year for Merkel's Christian Democrats, a strong sign that she has regained her popularity.
The nationalist, anti-immigration Alternative for Germany party has voted for a new campaign leadership ahead of elections in September.
By Sylvester Eijffinger, Professor of Financial Economics at Tilburg University, Netherlands
Last week, Dutch voters dealt a blow to far-right
Germany’s centre-left SPD has confirmed Martin Schulz as the party’s new leader and candidate to take on Chancellor Angela Merkel in upcoming elections.
Germany's centre-right political parties have agreed to nominate Angela Merkel as their candidate to run for chancellor in the country's election in September.
The former president of the European Parliament has been nominated to lead Germany's centre-left Social Democrats into the country's upcoming election.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for a ban on the burka in public life “wherever possible.”
Angela Merkel has thrown her hat in the ring, announcing she will stand for re-election, ending months of speculation.
Berlin is set to vote on Sunday in Germany’s second regional elections in as many weeks and all signs are pointing to another blow for Chancellor Angela Merkel.
For insight into the rise of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party in Germany, euronews spoke to Jean-Michel De Waele, Professor of Political Science at the Free University of…
The German chancellor admits she is unhappy about the results of Sunday's regional election. But which way now for the CDU?
Moldova goes to the polls on Sunday in what is being seen as a broad choice between closer ties with the EU or with Russia.
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