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Germany’s Social Democrats set to approve government deal

The Social Democratic Party of German Chancellor-designate Olaf Scholz is meeting on Saturday to decide whether to approve a coalition…

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Six key takeaways from Germany’s new coalition deal

Germany”s prospective new coalition wants to legalise cannabis and phase out coal earlier than planned. Three parties — the Social…

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Bongs for beer steins? Why Germany might move to legalise cannabis

When you think of Germany, big steins of beer are probably among the images most synonymous with the country. With…

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Germany’s newly elected Bundestag meets for first time since election

Germany”s newly elected parliament has held its first meeting at the Bundestag following September’s election. The lower house of the…

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Germany’s would-be coalition planning to form government in December

Germany”s Social Democrats (SPD), Greens and Liberals (FDP) announced on Thursday that they aim to finish coalition negotiations by the…

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Germany’s SPD, Greens and FDP to start coalition talks on Thursday

Germany”s Green and Free Democratic (FDP) parties will start coalition talks with the Social Democrats (SPD) on Thursday. “I have…

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‘Political speed dating’ as coalition talks intensify in Germany

Germany”s four biggest parties have held a series of bilateral meetings on Sunday to communicate their positions before deciding on…

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Bridging divides as German coalition kingmakers hold positive talks

The likely kingmakers in Germany”s next coalition government have begun talks and claimed they have found some common ground. The…

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How will post-Merkel Germany tackle the climate crisis? | View

Last Sunday Germans voted in a historic election, deciding who will replace Chancellor Angela Merkel after her 16-year tenure. Ultimately…

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German election: Parties under pressure to kick start coalition talks

Pressure grew for a quick start to talks on Germany”s next government as newly-elected lawmakers held their first meetings on…

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