Thomas Sigmund has been Berlin bureau chief since September 2013.
After nearly bringing down the German government in 2018, the Christian Social Union is changing leaders and pledging loyalty to the CDU.
Volkswagen says it’s on board, but BMW and Daimler have remained silent. The reticence indicates German automakers are accepting this new reality.
The prime minister of Germany’s most populous state is not running for Angela Merkel’s job as head of her party. But that doesn’t mean the popular and powerful politician doesn’t have designs on running Germany eventually.
Merz, Kramp-Karrenbauer and Spahn are using tax reform as a sign of how they plan to revitalize the Christian Democratic Union, as they race to succeed Merkel as the party's chairperson.
Ousted from his senior CDU role by Angela Merkel over a decade ago, Friedrich Merz has networked, schemed, and quietly waited for the moment that came this week.
The former parliamentary leader could return the Christian Democrats to their conservative roots — and settle some old scores with Angela Merkel while he’s at it.
The CEO's last-minute decision shows the dilemma facing German companies, bidding for billions in contracts while disturbed by Jamal Khashoggi’s death.
Two Handelsblatt writers debate the merits of an EU fund to support the jobless during a crisis, a proposal put forward by Germany’s Social Democrat finance minister but rejected by the ruling conservatives.
Economics Minister Peter Altmaier and Finance Minister Olaf Scholz personify the different objectives of the two parties in Germany’s fraying grand coalition.
A new plan to shave tax expenses stops short of lowering the corporate rate, but may be the best Berlin can do.