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What does another Merkel win mean for Europe?

A projection of German Chancellor and leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) Angela Merkel being congratulated by a party member, is beamed onto the side of the Marie-Elisabeth-Lüders-Haus, the German parliamentary library, in Berlin on Sunday…  …

German Pirate Party wins seats in regional vote as Merkel allies slide

By Kate Millar BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party received an electoral boost Sunday in a regional vote which also handed her coalition allies a big defeat ahead of national elections in 2013. In the first of three quick-fire votes in eight weeks, the pro-business Free Democratic Party (FDP)…