Manfred Güllner, the well-known opinion researcher, explains how the “electoral successes” of the right-wing populist AfD should really be assessed.
How do Germans feel about the fall of the Berlin wall today?
Taking stock: many things have normalised in the last 30 years, but differences still remain.
Populists are also making their voices heard in Germany. How do they operate and what do they mean for democracy? A political scientist provides answers.
Christine Lagarde becomes President of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt. Maybe a stroke of luck, as she has key qualities.
Ursula von der Leyen becomes president of the European Commission and the most powerful woman in Europe. Who is she? Where does she come from? What’s her way of thinking? Her biographer tells us.
One day after the attack on a synagogue in Halle, Federal President Steinmeier spoke of a "day of shame and disgrace". He called for the fight against right-wing extremism and racial hatred.
Stefan was born two years before the fall of the Berlin Wall. Although he grew up in united Germany, he can still see traces of the old division today.