Intense, exhausting, difficult: parties prepare for tough negotiations

So far everything has been a preliminary skirmish. Now it’s time to get down to business. The SPD, Greens and FDP have never held coalition talks about the formation of a federal government. The challenge they face is all the greater. After the approval of their party committees, the SPD, Greens and FDP are preparing […]

From now on there is silence again: Lindner declares debates over

Who would be the better finance minister, will there be a reform of the inheritance tax, will there be a climate ministry? The SPD, Greens and FDP have argued unusually openly in recent days. FDP boss Lindner makes it clear: This is over now. After a few days of unusually open and public debates, in […]

Trio of traffic lights haggling for positions: Why Lindner announces a climate ministry

With the new style, characterized by confidentiality, between the budding government partners SPD, Greens and FDP, it is probably not that far: Liberals and Greens are arguing publicly over the Federal Ministry of Finance and FDP boss Lindner is pushing ahead with the division. And that is just the beginning. Who would have thought so […]

Disagreement among traffic light parties: FDP is against strictly equal cabinet

It is an election campaign promise made by SPD Chancellor candidate Scholz: The next federal cabinet should be filled with women and men alike. Leading FDP politicians consider a strict quota system to be the wrong idea. The idea of ​​a strictly equal representation of the new federal cabinet meets with rejection from leading representatives […]

Liberals advise on traffic lights: Greens and FDP continue to squabble over finance

After the SPD and the Greens, the FDP is now deciding whether to enter into coalition negotiations with the other two parties. But a dispute between the possible traffic light partners is developing in advance. Both green politicians and liberals claim the powerful finance ministry. Three weeks after the federal election, the SPD, Greens and […]

Liberals advise on traffic lights: Greens and FDP continue to squabble over finance

After the SPD and the Greens, the FDP is now deciding whether to enter into coalition negotiations with the other two parties. But a dispute between the possible traffic light partners is developing in advance. Both green politicians and liberals claim the powerful finance ministry. Three weeks after the federal election, the SPD, Greens and […]

At the traffic light coalition: Lindner announces a new climate ministry

A department that is specifically dedicated to climate protection is to be found. The Greens have been insisting on this for a long time. It should become a reality when it comes to a red-green-yellow alliance. At least that’s what FDP boss Lindner says. Has it already given some initial indications as to the possible […]

Conclusion of the traffic light explorations: Scholz: We are united by the desire to set off

The SPD, the Greens and the FDP are taking a big step on the way to a traffic light coalition. All three would have the idea that there must be a new departure in Germany, says SPD Chancellor candidate Scholz in an interview with ntv. He also gives an outlook on the financing of major […]

Large corporations pay 15 percent: G20 approve reform for global minimum tax

The G20 finance ministers have decided to gradually dry up tax havens. At a meeting they pass a corresponding reform for 136 countries. Finance Minister Scholz celebrates the declaration as a success. New rules will apply as early as 2023. At the meeting of the 20 leading industrialized and emerging countries (G20), the finance ministers […]