About: Peer Steinbrück

Digital 25-08-2015

Twitter shuts down transparency tracker

Twitter has stopped a website tracking politicians’ deleted tweets by shutting down its access to the social media giant's data.
Elections 09-09-2013

The German election: What’s in it for Europe?

As German election day approaches, the outcome and coalition formed in its aftermath will have an impact on the country's positions on European issues. Roland Freudenstein ponders which are the likely post-election scenarios and what they mean for Europe.
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Elections 02-09-2013

German elections TV duel produces no winner

Only three weeks before the biggest economy in Europe goes to the polls, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her Social Democrat rival Peer Steinbrück held on Sunday the only TV debate of the campaign, which according to analysts, produced no real winner. Watched by over 15 million viewers, both candidates clashed over tax policies, the euro crisis and the US spying scandal.
Elections 02-09-2013

German elections TV duel produces no winner

Chancellor Angela Merkel and her Social Democrat challenger in this month's German election clashed over the euro, tax policy and US spying in a television debate yesterday (1 September) that produced no clear winner.
Elections 05-08-2013

Opposition leader seeks left-left alliance against Merkel in German elections

The leader of Germany's Left party urged the Social Democrats (SPD) on Sunday (4 August) to rethink their ban on a left-wing alliance as an opinion poll showed the three opposition parties could narrowly beat Chancellor Angela Merkel in the 22 Septebmer election.
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