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#Christian Democratic Union

# christian-democratic-union - Sunday 13 March, 2016

Angela Merkel's party faces hammering at polls over refugee policy

The right-wing populist Alternative for Germany is prepared to scoop up the protest vote.

# christian-democratic-union - Monday 23 September, 2013

Bruton: At critical moments Angela Merkel has been a very important ally

The Jobs Minister was speaking after the German chancellor’s election win yesterday.

# christian-democratic-union - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

Kenny to address meeting of Merkel's Bavarian sister party

The Taoiseach is in Munich to address a meeting of the Christian Social Union, the regional sister party of the CDU.

# christian-democratic-union - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Organ transplant scandal erupts in Germany, prompts calls for reforms

Two senior doctors have been suspended from the Leipzig University Clinic’s organ transplant centre as part of an investigation into alleged manipulation of the waiting list.

# christian-democratic-union - Sunday 13 May, 2012

Merkel's party set for election defeat in Germany's most populous state

There are 13.2 million voters in North Rhine-Westphalia – and most of them are set to back the Social Democrats and Greens.

# christian-democratic-union - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

Merkel backs Sarkozy for second-term as French president

Although Sarkozy is yet to officially declare himself a candidate in the upcoming election, the German chancellor has given her support to the incumbent.

# christian-democratic-union - Thursday 29 September, 2011

Major win for Merkel as German parliament passes bailout vote

Only 15 of Angela Merkel’s MPs vote against a bill expanding Germany’s bailout liabilities – meaning she retains her majority.

# christian-democratic-union - Monday 19 September, 2011

Merkel faces new struggle after defeat in Berlin polls

Merkel’s CDU gains votes, but loses out to the opposition Social Democrats – while her junior coalition partner loses all seats in Berlin.

# christian-democratic-union - Monday 18 July, 2011

Former German chancellor denies he said Merkel is 'ruining my European dream'

Helmut Kohl was reported to have been sharply critical of the current German chancellor.

# christian-democratic-union - Saturday 20 November, 2010

Charlotte Roche offers German president sex for nuclear veto

The ‘Wetlands’ author said that she will sleep with Christian Wulff if he does not sign legislation that would extend the life span of Germany’s nuclear reactors.