The clinch with the Greens continues: Lindner: Diesel drivers don’t have to worry

For days, a dispute between the FDP and the Greens has been smoldering within the traffic light that will soon rule. It is about a formulation in the coalition agreement on the taxation of diesel and vehicle tax. Now the designated Federal Minister of Finance, Lindner, speaks up. FDP leader Christian Lindner has spoken out […]

Losers and winners: Habeck: Who is good and why as a minister

Five ministries are to lead the Greens in the new federal government. The chairman of the Greens, Habeck, explains who is allowed to run why, who is not allowed to do it, and why Cem Özdemir will head the “most German department of all”. The Greens federal chairman and vice-chancellor-designate Robert Habeck has defended the […]

"The Union has to learn again": Laschet congratulates Ampel on style and form

Armin Laschet is long-suffering when it comes to indiscretions and punctures in what are actually secret meetings. On Twitter, he pays tribute to the traffic light parties for the way they conducted their coalition negotiations. The failed Union Chancellor candidate Armin Laschet has the SPD, Greens and FDP Conclusion of their coalition talks congratulates. “Congratulations […]

Five traffic light knockers: That’s surprising

One could expect a lot in the coalition agreement. It was also an open secret that FDP boss Lindner should become finance minister. Other things, however, did not have so many on the bill. There are a few surprises below. More than 170 pages of coalition agreement, a proud and somewhat moved top staff and […]

Ambitious coalition agreement: That’s what the traffic light has set out to do

When the coalition agreement was presented in Berlin in the afternoon, Scholz, Habeck and Lindner themselves spoke of an ambitious program. Not the lowest common denominator should be found – instead, a new start is called for. It is already clear that it will not be easy. The mood is solemn when Olaf Scholz and […]

Traffic light wants "Dare to advance": SPD, Greens and FDP terminate "Coalition at eye level" at

The presentation of the coalition agreement between the SPD, Greens and FDP is eagerly awaited. The future Ampel coalitionists are not stingy with big words. There is talk of progress, courage, confidence and a change of course. The parties to the planned traffic light government made up of the SPD, the Greens and the FDP […]

Traffic light wants "Dare to advance": SPD, Greens and FDP terminate "Coalition at eye level" at

The presentation of the coalition agreement between the SPD, Greens and FDP is eagerly awaited. The future Ampel coalitionists are not stingy with big words. There is talk of progress, courage, confidence and a change of course. The parties to the planned traffic light government, made up of the SPD, the Greens and the FDP, […]

Eight weeks after the election agreed: traffic light parties present coalition agreement

In the afternoon the time has come: the SPD, Greens and FDP want to present their coalition agreement. This means that the three parties have reached a milestone: the first traffic light coalition should be in place at the federal level by Christmas. The distribution of the ministerial posts will also be announced. The SPD, […]

Negotiations on the home stretch: Greens praise "new dynamism" in climate protection

The future traffic light government must deliver on climate protection, the Greens have made this a condition for their participation. Obviously, one can live well with what has now been agreed with the SPD and FDP. Will the coalition agreement be presented on Wednesday? The Greens are satisfied with the agreements made by the future […]