Alternative fur Deutschland

Is there an alternative to the AfD?

6 October 2017 16:08

The German Embassy threw a lavish party in London’s Belgrave Square last night to toast the Bundesrepublik’s Day of German…

Alternative für Deutschland’s success tells the tale of Germany’s forgotten East

27 September 2017 16:22

Back in the early 1990s, a few years after the Berlin Wall came down, I went back to the house…

Germany’s shy AfD voters hand the Bundesrepublik a seismic shock

25 September 2017 7:37

The German Embassy in London threw an election party yesterday, but as the guests gathered round the big screens to…

How Angela Merkel divided Germany

19 December 2016 8:30

Crisis? What crisis? Here in prosperous Munich, it’s hard to believe the EU has taken such a battering this year…

Angela Merkel wants to be liberal Europe’s answer to Donald Trump

21 November 2016 14:50

So, Angela Merkel has ignored the Spectator’s advice and has decided to run for a fourth term as German Chancellor…

Is more multiculturalism really the cure for the EU’s problems?

15 March 2016 15:10

Germany is on its feet again; the country’s answer to Ukip, Alternative Für Deutschland, made huge gains at the polls,…

Even the Germans are starting to despair of their country’s migrant policy

14 March 2016 16:59

A rather impressive performance by Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) in Germany’s regional elections. Second in Saxony-Anhalt and double digit percentages in Baden-Württemberg and…

A Syriza majority will put Athens and Berlin on a collision course

25 January 2015 18:53

The next set of exit polls are now out from Greece and they, again, show Syriza pulling off a spectacular…

The Conservatives may have damaged their chances of reforming Europe

13 June 2014 11:04

Although many MEPs believe that the European Parliament is the centre of the known political universe, in truth the goings…