Merkel and Allies Hammered in German Regional Election

Exit polls for regional elections in Hesse, Germany, suggest Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and her Social Democratic Party (SPD) partners have been hammered at the ballot box.


Germany: Top Politician Wants Second Brexit Referendum

The General Secretary of the German Social Democrats, led by former European Parliament president Martin Schulz, has said she wants Britain to hold a second referendum on EU membership now that it knows “what a Brexit would mean”.

Former European parliament president and candidate for Chancellor of Germany's social democratic (SPD) party Martin Schulz (R) and Secretary General of the SPD Katarina Barley tour the Arena Berlin, one day ahead of the party congress on March 18, 2017 in Berlin.

Germany Election Frontrunner Schulz Accused in EU Fake Job Scandal

Social Democrat (SPD) leader Martin Schulz could be facing a possible scandal as details have emerged regarding unusual contracts he made for friends when European Union President. The allegations of potential misconduct by the former European Union president revolve mostly

Outgoing European Parliament president Martin Schulz, of Germany, looks up before the vote for the presidency of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. The European Parliament picks a success to its outgoing socialist President Martin Schulz. Unlike previous occasions the race is still open as …

EU Threatens to Punish Britain for Getting Close to Trump

European Union policy spokesman and Berlin Brexit negotiator Axel Schäfer has said that Britain was “delusional” if it opted to prioritise deeper trade relations with the U.S. over remaining in the Single Market.

Axel Schaefer, deputy chairman of the Social Democrats (SPD) parliamentary group, speaks during a meeting of the Bundestag, the German federal parliament, on June 4, 2014 in Berlin, Germany.