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Angela Merkel

German chancellor Angela Merkel and Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attend a G7 and Africa partnership session during the G7 summit in Biarritz, France. - Credit: PA

Angela Merkel

Angela Merkel’s CDU given ‘wake-up call’ following disastrous state election results

Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party has suffered a historic defeat in state elections – with one senior member describing it as a “wake-up call”. Final results streaming in early Monday confirmed the centre-right CDU lost out in two elections to popular incumbent state governors – the Greens’ Winfried Kretschmann in Baden-Wuerttemberg and the centre-left […]