There is no uniform opening plan

AIn the past few weeks, many people have got used to the automatism: From a seven-day incidence of more than 100, the nationwide Corona emergency brake applies with far-reaching contact bans, curfews and access restrictions for shops. In the meantime, however, the incidences are falling significantly, in six federal states they are even below the […]

This is what a lockdown light could look like

Dhe Chancellery is apparently promoting a “lockdown light” to the prime ministers of the federal states, which could noticeably restrict public life in Germany. Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU), who did not go far enough with the previous measures against the spread of the pandemic, could reach an agreement with the country leaders on Wednesday, the […]

Friedrich Merz with Thomas Jarzombek and Sylvia Pantel

Düsseldorf The CDU constituency candidates had invited the 65-year-old to the Eller shooting club. He spoke about climate protection and the role of industry. Two months before the federal election, the CDU politician Friedrich Merz emphasized the importance of a responsible climate policy during a visit to Düsseldorf. The 65-year-old spoke at an election campaign […]

Laschet brings in former Bild editor-in-chief Tanit Koch

DIf it is a “bang”, Tanit Koch Armin Laschet would probably be the first to delete from the speech manuscript. In any case, the Union Chancellor candidate and CDU chairman managed to surprise with a person in his previously sluggish Bundestag election campaign. Laschet brings the former editor-in-chief of Bild and the RTL central editorial […]

“There are other crisis managers”: AKK rules out further Merkel candidacy

Friday October 30th 2020 From the point of view of CDU boss Kramp-Karrenbauer, it is “very lucky” to have a Chancellor like Angela Merkel in the current crisis. Nevertheless, with a view to the federal election in autumn 2021, it says that there are also other crisis managers in Germany. The CDU chairwoman Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer […]

That’s why Merz reacts so frustrated – an intrigue?

He only has this one chance to become CDU boss and chancellor. That is why Friedrich Merz reacts so frustrated to the postponement of the party congress. Because he suspects an intrigue, he now wants to fight harder. Friedrich Merz looks aggressive when he turns the corner. It is 12 noon this Tuesday and he […]

Stop the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline due to the Navalny case? Germany is divided

German Social Democrat Vice-Chancellor and Finance Minister Olaf Scholz (SPD) do not agree that the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline should be stopped due to a case of poisoning by Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny. In an interview with foreign correspondents on Monday in Berlin, he justified this by saying that the […]

Friedrich Merz has started campaigning again

Friedrich Merz easily fills every ballroom in Germany. But the fact that an entire football stadium is needed for him on Monday evening does not have to do with his speaking skills, but with Corona. The candidate for the CDU federal chairmanship was invited once again to the Düsseldorf “Ständehaustreff” some time ago. The talk […]

Friedrich Merz calls basic pension “serious mistake”

Friedrich Merz stays with it: The basic pension is not a good idea. He worries about the consequences for the entire pension system. In addition, he is not convinced of a possible quota for women in his party. CDU candidate Friedrich Merz has renewed his criticism of the basic pension enforced by the black-red coalition. […]