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.
Germany’s pro-business Free Democrats have overwhelmingly reconfirmed Christian Lindner as party leader in Berlin. After achieving victories in northern German states, Lindner is looking forward to a better future.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been reelected as head of Germany's ruling party. The results show just how confident the Christian Democrats are in their powerful leader.
Angela Merkel has been re-elected as party chief of the CDU with 97 percent of delegates’ votes. And there’s no sign of Merkel fatigue. The chancellor has her sights set on the 2017 parliamentary elections.
Germany's business-oriented Free Democratic Party (FDP) is technically still in government, but to all intents and purposes the party is dead. The question now is whether its new leader, Christian Lindner, can revive it.