The anti-immigration AfD party clocked up double-digit results in three German regional elections with a campaign against Chancellor Angela Merkel’s refugee policy. DW correspondent Simon Young spoke to AfD leader Frauke Petry on election night.
The ex-AfD chief has made her first public outing as the leader of a new "movement" - the Blue Party. Frauke Petry's watered-down nationalism seemed to appeal to her audience in the eastern state of Saxony.
The Alternative for Germany (AfD) believes its former head Frauke Petry stole data on party members, and one report claims it intends to sue her. AfD members' data may come in handy if Petry plans a new party of her own.
Frauke Petry was key in pushing the Alternative for Germany (AfD) in a far-right direction and won a direct mandate in the German election. But her future with the party remains unclear after a series of public spats.
The former co-head of the far-right AfD has kicked off her "Blue party" and its corresponding civil forum the "Blue Change." Although Petry's promises an alternative to the AfD, their platforms sing a very similar tune.
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