German parties ready to announce coalition agreement, Merkel bids farewell

Social Democrat Olaf Scholz moved closer to becoming German chancellor on Wednesday after agreeing a coalition deal that aims to modernize Europe’s largest economy, accelerate its green transition and unveil the Angela Merkel era. The centre-left Social Democrats (SPDR) said they would present their three-way agreement with the ecologists Greens and the Libertarian Free Democrats … Read more