Germany’s liberals sign off on European election programme

By |januar 29th, 2019|2019 European elections, Christian Lindner, FDP, Junge Liberale (JuLis), Margrethe Vestager, News, Nicola Beer, Wolfgang Kubicki, young liberals|

At its European party congress on Sunday (27 January), the liberal FDP party elected Nicola Beer as its Spitzenkandidat and also adopted its election programme. EURACTIV Germany reports.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Germany’s liberals sign off on European election programme

Donations to German parties soar during elections, raising concerns

By |januar 25th, 2019|Abgeordnetenwatch, Bavarian Employers' Associations for the Metalworking and Electrical Industries (vbm), CDU/CSU, Christian Lindner, FDP, German elections 2017, Léa Briand, LobbyControl, News, party donations|

The financial statements of German political parties for 2017 once again demonstrated that business is particularly generous during elections, with the Union of CDU and CSU benefitting in particular. Critics argue that these donations distort democracy...

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German coalition: Wolfgang Kubicki and the U-turn à la FDP

By |december 7th, 2017|Angela Merkel, Christian Lindner, free democrats, German coalition talks, German elections 2017, News, Wolfgang Kubicki|

Wolfgang Kubicki has known the political business for more than 30 years. Such an experienced man, one could assume, makes no rookie mistakes. If someone like him wants to spread a message, he exactly knows what he is doing. EURACTIV Germany's media partner "Der Tagesspiegel" reports.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za German coalition: Wolfgang Kubicki and the U-turn à la FDP

Merkel suffers local election setback as Schulz survives to fight another day

By |oktober 16th, 2017|Angela Merkel, Christian Lindner, Martin Schulz, News|

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives lost a closely-watched regional vote on Sunday (15 October), weakening her hand as she embarks on complex coalition talks following a disappointing showing at last month's general election.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Merkel suffers local election setback as Schulz survives to fight another day

European Parliament VP: ‘We must use the window of opportunity’ to deepen EU integration

By |oktober 5th, 2017|Angela Merkel, Christian Lindner, Germany, News, Rainer Wieland|

Current conditions are ideal to push the EU towards becoming a European federal state, according to one of the vice-presidents of the European Parliament, Rainer Wieland. EURACTIV Germany reports.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za European Parliament VP: ‘We must use the window of opportunity’ to deepen EU integration

Merkel’s EU-policies: Paris can wait

By |september 20th, 2017|Angela Merkel, CDU, Christian Lindner, Emmanuel Macron, Eurozone, eurozone budget, future of the EU, News|

Merkel keeps a low profile in the election campaign regarding European issues, trying not to alienate voters as well as potential coalition partners.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Merkel’s EU-policies: Paris can wait

Post-election Germany: An iron chancellor with a liberal sidekick?

By |september 19th, 2017|Angela Merkel, Christian Lindner, ESM, european stability mechanism, eurozone budget, FDP, Greek crisis, News, Udo Bullmann|

If the liberal FDP enters a coalition with the conservative CDU in Berlin, Merkel and Schäuble will have to adapt their plans for the future of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM). EURACTIV Germany's partner Der Tagesspiegel reports.

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Germany’s Free Democrats may stall EU reform hopes

By |september 18th, 2017|AfD, Christian Lindner, Die Linke, EU sanctions, FDP, Gerhard Schröder, News, Rosneft, Russia, Ukraine|

A week before German elections, the storied Free Democratic Party looks set to recover from a historic 2013 defeat and return to parliament - where it could make Berlin a much more awkward partner for its European neighbours.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Germany’s Free Democrats may stall EU reform hopes