Dominic Kane

Dominic Kane

Europe

Germany gears up for post-Merkel era

With Chancellor Angela Merkel bowing out of politics at the next federal election, she will need to figure out how to transfer her popularity to the next party leader.

Germany gears up for post-Merkel era

Europe

Germany's Social Democrats seek to regain momentum

2020 set to be year that political parties regroup and look ahead to election for chancellor in 2021.

Germany's Social Democrats seek to regain momentum

Europe

Germany to mark 30 years since fall of Berlin Wall

Its fall on November 9, 1989, reunited city's East and West, and helped bridge its ideological and political divides.

Germany to mark 30 years since fall of Berlin Wall

Business & Economy

European central bank: Draghi hands over to Lagarde

French president and German chancellor on Monday lauded Mario Draghi for defending 'the European dream' in face of opposition as he handed over divided ECB to Christine Lagarde.

European central bank: Draghi hands over to Lagarde

Europe

German far right expected to make gains in regional elections

Right-wing AfD party are expected to make big election gains in the German state of Thuringia on Sunday, in further proof of the party's growing strength.

German far right expected to make gains in regional elections

Europe

Kurz to return to power in Austria

With nearly all the votes counted, 33-year-old Sebastian Kurz's conservative People's Party has taken out a clear election victory.

Kurz to return to power in Austria

Europe

Frankfurt motor show: Companies go big on electric

When motor exports are threatened, so, too, is the country's economic growth.

Frankfurt motor show: Companies go big on electric

Europe

Germany marks 100th anniversary of architectural movement

New museum opens in Dessau where movement called Bauhaus, which inspired modern art, futuristic furniture and glass palaces, began.

Germany marks 100th anniversary of architectural movement

Europe

Germany regional elections: Far-right surge in 2 states

AfD surges in two states but fails to unseat governing parties. But its gains will make coalition-building tricky.

Germany regional elections: Far-right surge in 2 states

Europe

Germany's anti-immigration party aims for election win in Saxony

Opinion polls show the AfD may secure the most ballots, signalling Saxony's shifting further right.

Germany's anti-immigration party aims for election win in Saxony

Europe

Brexit: UK's Boris Johnson in Europe to lobby leaders

Mixed messages from Germany and France as UK Prime Minister Johnson lobbies leaders on no-deal exit from the EU.

Brexit: UK's Boris Johnson in Europe to lobby leaders

Europe

How realistic is it to maintain the charge of electric cars?

German manufacturers say electric power is the future of the car industry, but can the surge of electric vehicles be sustained?

How realistic is it to maintain the charge of electric cars?