Support for German coalition parties hits record lows -poll

Thu, 11 Oct 2018 - 10:10 GMT

Support for Angela Merkel's conservatives and their Social Democrat (SPD) coalition partner hit record lows, a survey showed on Thursday.

Support for Merkel's bloc hits record low, AfD at new high -poll

Thu, 02 Aug 2018 - 11:00 GMT

Support for Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc has slumped to a record low after a bruising internal row over migration policy.

German coalition reaches deal on migration, no transit centres

Thu, 05 Jul 2018 - 11:10 GMT

The parties in Germany's ruling coalition reached agreement on a package of measures to deal with asylum-seekers.

Bavarian conservatives not seeking to break up German 'grand coalition' -Seehofer

Wed, 27 Jun 2018 - 10:14 GMT

Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said his Bavarian conservatives were not seeking to break up Germany's "grand coalition" or oust Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Merkel plays down chances of breakthrough in EU migration talks

Sat, 23 Jun 2018 - 01:20 GMT

German Chancellor Angela Merkel played down expectations of any major breakthrough at hastily-arranged talks among European Union leaders on Sunday.

Merkel claims strong negotiating mandate from her party, Bavarian allies

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 - 01:01 GMT

Merkel said an agreement her Christian Democrats reached with Bavaria’s Christian Social Union (CSU) on tightening immigration controls gave her the support.

Merkel warns US, Britain no longer reliable partners

Sun, 28 May 2017 - 03:14 GMT

Europe "must take its fate into its own hands" faced with a western alliance divided by Brexit and Donald Trump's presidency.