Germany's grand coalition is facing a crisis because of Sebastian Edathy's suspected possession of child pornography. DW takes an in-depth look.
Angela Merkel's conservatives and her SPD allies were understandably upbeat during the signing of Germany's grand coalition agreement in Berlin. For the opposition parties, however, plenty of skepticism remains.
Germany's Social Democrats and Angela Merkel's conservatives have signed a coalition agreement. DW examines their plans for the country's future.
It has been the longest period in modern German history between a national vote and the election of a chancellor. The country's president has seen off the new government with words of caution, says DW's Christoph Strack.
The chancellor's conservative party has given a green light to forming a new government with the Social Democrats. But despite the harmonious front, the internal tensions in the party are impossible to ignore.
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