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Ben Knight
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is a freelance British-German journalist, podcaster, and filmmaker in Berlin.

New CDU leader Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer has often been called an “Angela Merkel 2.0”. In fact, AKK is likely to steer Germany’s conservatives back to …


Friedrich Merz, out of politics for almost a decade, could become Germany’s new strong man—so who is he, and what does he want?


The far-right AfD has gained ever more popularity since its breakthrough in 2017. The party’s rise has been aided by German media and politics, …