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How the German press became Merkel’s mouthpiece

During the refugee crisis, the media threw their principles out the window.

Germany has declared war on internet freedom

Watch what you say online, or the police will come knocking.

Helmut Kohl and the lost promise of reunification

Germany is yet to realise the democratic potential of 1989.

Is there no end to Merkel’s rule?

Her party has won another state election, but she’s not invincible.

15 May 2017

Populism on the ropes? Don’t be so sure

Macron's win is a small victory for a Euro-establishment in crisis.

The rise and fall of the AfD

German politicians’ complacency fuelled the rise of the right-wing party.

Blaming Turkey for Germany’s problems

The bans on Turkish politicians reveal the illiberalism of the German state.