FDP is struggling to regain ground with voters and renew their coalition with Angela Merkel's conservatives in September. At a weekend congress the FDP is hashing out its positions on key issues, including no new taxes.
The FDP emerged victorious from the pivotal state election in Germany's most populous state and now have their eyes firmly on Berlin. Here's what you need to know about the small party that could hold the keys to power.
Thirty-eight-year-old Christian Lindner will lead the Free Democrats as they attempt to rejoin the Bundestag. The FDP could well help form the next government, but for now it's going on the attack.
… and looking at the Bundestag. This is how the FDP is portraying itself at its party conference. The image is clearly delineated, but it contains fuzzy areas, too – a risky mixture, says Marcel Fürstenau.
The "Die Linke" party conference has come to an end with the party positioning itself in stark opposition to all other political movements. Leadership elections confirmed incumbent party heads in their current positions.
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