Conservative chancellor candidate Armin Laschet has made one his last rolls of the dice: A program for his first 100 days in office if he should win. Laschet trails the center-left candidate Olaf Scholz in the polls.
With less than four weeks to go, a leading opinion poll has seen the downward trend of the ruling CDU continue. The conservatives have been overtaken by the center-left SPD, which has seen its best poll result in years.
8 Jun 2021
In the last vote before Germany's general election, the Christian Democratic Union scored a surprisingly clear victory in the eastern state of Saxony-Anhalt. It was a much-needed boost for Angela Merkel's conservatives.
28 Feb 2021
Muslim students say they became the targets of a vicious online campaign after a digital meeting with the high-ranking Christian Democrat Norbert Röttgen.