german election

German voters set for a tense night

27 September 2021 9:06 am

The German elections have turned out to be an unexpected nail-biter. Since the exit polls were released earlier this evening…

Feted abroad, dismissed at home: will Germans really miss Merkel?

26 September 2021 6:00 am

As Angela Merkel finally steps down, the verdict on her leadership – at least from overseas – appears to be…

Why won't German politicians talk about migration?

23 September 2021 4:15 am

For a country with a reputation for being staid and predictable, the election campaign that closes the Merkel era in…