Kevin Kuhnert

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Outgoing Social Democratic Party leader Andrea Nahles with German chancellor Angela Merkel: The SPD’s search for its seventh leader in a decade reflects a deep-seated identity crisis in Germany’s oldest party. Photograph: Britta Pedersen

Germany’s grand coalition is scrambling to save itself after Sunday’s resignation of Andrea Nahles, leader of the junior Social Democrat (SPD) coaliti(...)

Austrian chancellor Sebastian Kurz, leader of the Austrian People’s Party (ÖVP): ejected from power after just 18 months. Photograph: Alex Halada/AFP/Getty Images

Germany’s and Austria’s centre-right leaders struggled on Monday after the EU elections, for very different reasons. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Chris(...)

Kevin Kühnert: “Going into another coalition with Merkel is bad for social democracy and bad for democracy.”  Photograph: Axel Schmidt/Reuters

The man who could topple Chancellor Angela Merkel wears hooded sweatshirts, loves amateur soccer and has yet to finish his politics degree. His nickna(...)

Unless something happens soon in Berlin, I’m going to follow Martin McDonagh’s lead and rent three billboards around the corner from Angela Merkel’s a(...)