Germany's Scholz hopes for a three-way coalition government by Christmas

Olaf Scholz, the German Social Democrat (SPD) candidate looks set to succeed Chancellor Angela Merkel. Germany faces months of tough negotiations to form a coalition government after the federal election, with three parties needing to team up to clear the threshold of 50 per cent of seats in the Bundestag, or German Parliament.

Published 28 September 2021 at 3:36pm