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FDP Head Christian Lindner on Germany's New Coalition: "People Don't Want to Be Dragged Down Any Longer by Quarreling"

Christian Lindner is set to become Germany's next finance minister. In an interview with DER SPIEGEL, he talks about his plans for his portfolio, how he intends to pay for them and the new government's strategy for the ongoing pandemic.
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Germany's Incoming Finance Minister Rings Alarm Bell on Inflation

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's incoming Finance Minister Christian Lindner on Tuesday vowed to champion solid public finances and a reduction of debt...
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Germany Considers a Full Covid Lockdown and Mandatory Vaccines

Germany is set to decide on tougher Covid-19 restrictions and could even opt for a full lockdown amid record daily infections and mounting pressure on hospitals. From a report: Olaf Scholz, Germany's chancellor-designate, said Wednesday that the Covid situation was serious and that the country would massively push its vaccination campaign, noting that "vaccination is the way out of this pandemic." Scholz said Germany "should make vaccination compulsory for certain groups," without stating which ...
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Germany's Would-Be Finance Chief Says Fears That He's a Hawk Are Overblown

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Free Democrats (FDP) leader Christian Lindner, who is pushing to become finance minister in the next government of...
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Germany Should Not Take on More Debt Than Planned Next Year - FDP Leader

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's FDP leader Christian Lindner, who is pushing to become finance minister in a three-way coalition government, has...
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Hope and fear in the EU as Germany chooses a new government

Tipped as the next finance minister, the FDP’s Christian Lindner has a reputation for upsetting the neighboursGermany’s biggest neighbours are watching the formation of the country’s new government with a mixture of hope and fear, amid concerns that a fiscal hardliner hotly tipped to become the next finance minister could drag the continent back to the frosty standoffs of the eurozone crisis.The Social Democratic party (SPD), the German Greens and the Free Democratic party (FDP) are expected to ...
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Hope and fear in EU as hardliner tipped to be German finance minister

Prospect of the FDP’s Christian Lindner taking charge has ‘half of Europe quaking in its boots’Germany’s biggest neighbours are watching the formation of the country’s new government with a mixture of hope and fear, amid concerns that a fiscal hardliner hotly tipped to become the next finance minister could drag the continent back to the frosty standoffs of the eurozone crisis.The Social Democratic party (SPD), the German Greens and the Free Democratic party (FDP) were expected to inch further t...
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German election: Greens poised to join government of Europe's biggest economy after voters reject Merkel's party

Olaf Scholz, chancellor candidate for the SPD, September 27 in Berlin, Germany. Florian Gaertner/Photothek/Getty Images Germany's green party is likely to be a part of the next coalition leading the country. Preliminary results put them in a strong position to push its anti-climate-change policies. Either the leading SPD or the incumbent CDU could seek a coalition with the Greens. See more stories on Insider's business page. Germany's green party could soon be part of the gov...
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German election: Social Democrats edge ahead in chancellor race as CDU plunges to historic low

Latest updates as SPD and CDU battle it out to become largest party in the BundestagGerman election results: exit polls and possible coalitions 7.47pm BST The leading candidates are now in what’s charmingly known as the “Elephant round” - a round-table, televised debate broadcast live on public networks ARD and ZDF. The centre-left SPD’s Olaf Scholz Olaf Scholz said voters had given his party a “very clear mandate” to to lead the next government, adding that he thought there was “good overla...
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Explainer: What Germany's political parties believe

Explainer: What Germany's political parties believe From the foundation of the Federal Republic of Germany in 1949, Christian Democracy has served as something near the permanent majority political movement, and the Christian Democratic Union (Christlich Demokratische Union, CDU) something near the permanent majority party (47 out of 69 years). Conceived by the devout Catholic lawyer and first postwar chancellor Dr. Konrad Adenauer, its purpose was to unite...
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German Economy Seeks a Tech Upgrade

German politician Christian Lindner said he broke off coalition talks because of a lack of consensus on how to modernize Germany, highlighting concerns that analog bureaucracy and inadequate infrastructure are impeding the growth of a competitive technology sector.
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What next for Germany as myth implodes?

It was just before midnight on Sunday when Christian Lindner, leader of Germany's Free Democrats (FDP), made the stunning announcement that his party was pulling out of coalition talks.
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What next as myth implodes?

It was just before midnight on Sunday when Christian Lindner, leader of Germany's Free Democrats (FDP), made the stunning announcement that his party was pulling out of coalition talks.
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Angela Merkel meets German president as coalition talks fail

German chancellor has meeting with Frank-Walter Steinmeier as country faces worst political crisis in decadesAngela Merkel is in talks with the German president after the collapse of coalition talks pushed the country into its worst political crisis in decades.The pro-business Free Democratic party (FDP) walked out of marathon negotiations shortly before midnight on Sunday, with its leader, Christian Lindner, saying there was no “common basis of trust” between the FDP, Merkel’s centre-right bloc...
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German coalition talks hit by FDP walkout

Negotiations between four parties fail to reach agreement on immigration and energy, leaving Angela Merkel facing possibility of minority governmentExploratory talks to form Germany’s next coalition government appeared to have collapsed shortly before midnight on Sunday when the pro-business Free Democratic Party (FDP) walked out of marathon negotiations.“The four discussion partners have no common vision for modernisation of the country or common basis of trust,” the FDP leader, Christian Lindn...
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German coalition talks collapse after deadlock on migration and energy

Chancellor Angela Merkel left facing prospect of forming minority government – or fresh elections – after FDP quits negotiationsExploratory talks to form Germany’s next coalition government collapsed shortly before midnight on Sunday when the pro-business Free Democratic Party (FDP) walked out of marathon negotiations.“The four discussion partners have no common vision for modernisation of the country or common basis of trust,” the FDP leader, Christian Lindner, announced after the four parties ...
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Macron's Europe: Et le service après-vente?

President Macron chose the Sorbonne to give his big speech on Europe yesterday, following by a quarter century the great pre-Maastricht debate on the future of Europe at the same venue between François Mitterrand and Philippe Séguin. Coming only two days after the German vote cast a new shadow over Europe's future, Macron's words put a brave face on inner anxiety. He took care to avoid irritating German sensibilities, although there was a passing dig at the red line that FDP leader Christian Lin...
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A Faint Glimmer of Hope

Is it possible that my initial reaction was too pessimistic? Might the German election results actually facilitate rather than hinder EU reform? Not if you believe that Christian Lindner of the FDP will be a strong voice in the "Jamaica coalition":The party’s leader, Christian Lindner, was blunt on Sunday night, repeating his opposition to Mr. Macron’s ideas. Without ruling out all reform, he said that a eurozone budget that could be used to send money to France and Italy “would be unthinkable a...
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