The unemployment rate in Bremen's Oslebshausen hovers around 80 percent, and those who have work barely make enough to scrape by. Others don't see the point in working for so little money. Has the German economic powerhouse left them behind?
Former Labor Minister Andrea Nahles looks set to be the first woman to head Germany's Social Democrats. SPD members are hoping that she can help reinvent the party within its new grand coalition government.
In an exclusive DW interview, Merkel's challenger criticized her campaign motto and lack of leadership. He was also highly critical of Turkish President Erdogan, saying he would not be blackmailed on refugee policy.
The SPD may be down in the polls, but Martin Schulz hasn't given up the race. Angela Merkel's rivals have spent the weekend crisscrossing the country to pick up last-minute votes. DW's Rebecca Staudenmaier reports.
German Chancellor Merkel stressed that the situation with North Korea must be resolved peacefully. She told DW that Germany could be in a position to mediate in the conflict.
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