27 Sep 2021

‘World needs strong, stable and forward-looking Germany’, says author John Kampfner

Europe Editor and Presenter

If you’re looking for a sign of the new Germany, then how about this? A seat held by Angela Merkel’s party for 30 years has just been won by a candidate from the Social Democrats, who’s just 27 years old herself.

But if the country was hoping for a fresh start after these elections, it hasn’t quite got one yet.

We talk to the journalist and writer John Kampfner, author of ‘Why the Germans do it better’.