25 Sep 2021

Angela Merkel backs her centre-right party candidate Laschet amid tight election

Europe Editor and Presenter

Germany’s outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel has backed her centre-right party’s candidate Armin Laschet to succeed her, as Germans head to the polls tomorrow.

A coalition appears almost inevitable with the latest predictions showing their CDU party almost neck and neck with the centre-left Social Democrats.

Our Europe Editor Matt Frei is in Berlin.