German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble is working on a proposal that would allow southern eurozone countries to tap into the single currency bloc's bailout fund to boost investments during recessions, a newspaper reported on Wednesday (23 August).
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's chief challenger in a September election, Martin Schulz, launched a stinging attack on the country's dieselgate-tainted car industry on Sunday (13 August) as he sought to turn around a flagging campaign.
Social Democrat chief Martin Schulz lashed out yesterday (25 June) at Chancellor Angela Merkel, accusing her of "arrogance" as he sought to reverse his party's plunging popularity three months before general elections.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel Monday (27 March) welcomed a surprise state poll triumph by her party as "encouraging" for a September general election, as hype around her main rival fizzled in its first test.
Britain’s exit from the EU could slow down Europe’s economic growth. However, unemployment forecasts remain positive. The latest Eurostat figures show that the number of jobless has been steadily declining. Aktuálně reports.
The EU's trade agreement with Canada cleared a crucial hurdle today (24 January) when it was approved by the European Parliament's International Trade Committee, making way for the deal to be sent to a vote in the entire 751-seat chamber next month.
Insisting "this is serious", the leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel's Bavarian sister party stood by his demand for a refugee cap and said the conservative allies still have differences to resolve before campaigning for September's election.
Chancellor Angela Merkel Tuesday (6 December) lashed out at populists trying to exploit fears over Germany's refugee influx, but set out a tough line on integration, including a ban on the veil, as she launched into election campaign mode.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said last night (20 November) she would seek a fourth term in a general election next year to defend democratic principles in the face of looming threats at home and abroad.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's veteran Minister of Finance, Wolfgang Schäuble, jumped to the defence of her conservatives' Bavarian sister party in the latest twist in a row over migrants that is damaging her re-election prospects.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU party suffered its second electoral blow in two weeks yesterday (18 September), slumping to its lowest level since 1990 in a Berlin state vote that rejected her open-door refugee policy.
The centre-right European Peoples’ Party (EPP), the largest group in the European Parliament, has taken a strong position against Nord Stream 2, a Gazprom-favoured project to bring additional Russian gas from Russia to Germany under the Baltic Sea.
Chancellor Angela Merkel's party risks a drubbing at key state elections Sunday (9 March) as voters are expected to punish the German leader for her liberal refugee policy, while the nationalist Alternative für Deutschland eyes major gains as it scoops up the protest vote.
The leader of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) accused Chancellor Angela Merkel today (11 December) of fuelling support for France's far-right National Front by insisting on tighter budgets during the eurozone crisis.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel faced pressure from her own conservatives yesterday (23 November) to change course on her open-door refugee policy after an affront by the leader of her Bavarian allies drove up tensions in her ruling coalition.
Bavaria's state premier criticised Austria yesterday (27 October) for failing to coordinate the flow of migrants into southern Germany, renewing a challenge to Chancellor Angela Merkel over her management of the refugee crisis.
Chancellor Angela Merkel and her Bavarian allies have agreed on a plan to set up "transit zones" at the border, to identify migrants who are ineligible for asylum, Bavarian Premier Horst Seehofer said on Monday (12 October).
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