Tag: SPD

staffOctober 28, 2018

Blow for Merkel in German regional election

Both the parties in German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s governing coalition have suffered heavy losses in a regional election, early results ...

staffFebruary 11, 2018

Merkel defends painful coalition concessions

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday defended “painful” concessions she has made to the Social Democrats (SPD) to secure a ...

staffJune 27, 2017

Merkel paves way for gay marriage vote

German MPs are pressing Chancellor Angela Merkel for a free vote in parliament soon on legalising same-sex marriage, after she ...