German Green Party leader Jürgen Trittin has conceded he once signed off on a pamphlet demanding the decriminalisation of paedophilia

German Green Party leader Jürgen Trittin has conceded he once signed off on a pamphlet demanding the decriminalisation of paedophilia.The revelation d(...)

Like many in Germany’s business community, Eric Schweitzer thinks Chancellor Angela Merkel’s outgoing government has performed well in these uncertain times for the euro zone and supports her policy of making EU solidarity through bailout loans conditional on solid state finances and reforms.

When German voters go to the polls on Sunday week, their neighbours’ economic problems will not be foremost in their minds. For Eric Schweitzer, the f(...)

 A worker pastes up an election poster of German chancellor Angela Merkel, who is leading her CDU party into a general election on September 22nd.  photograph: Thomas Peter/Reuters

Two women have given Germany’s wan election campaign an emotional punch, attacking chancellor Angela Merkel at her most vulnerable point: the rise of (...)

A candidate in the upcoming German general election, the Green Party’s (Die Gruenen) Juergen Trittin, sits in his van before the official start of his campaign tour in Berlin. Photograph: Thomas Peter/Reuters

Germany’s opposition Green Party has said it was a mistake not to force Ireland to raise its corporate tax rate as part of its EU/IMF programme.Jürgen(...)