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The Roundup #3 – 04/10/2021

Election in Germany   Last Sunday, Germany went to the polls for the 2021 federal election that elects their Chancellor. The Social Democratic Party (SPD), led by Olaf Scholtz was the biggest party, winning 25.7% of votes. The Christian Democratic Union (CDU), currently in government, had their worst ever result, receiving 24.1% of the vote. Following the vote CDU Leader …


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The State of the EU On Wednesday, European Commission President Ursula Von Der Leyen gave her annual State of the EU speech to a sparse, socially distanced crowd in Brussels. Her speech was sombre as she discussed Climate Change, migration, defence policy and internal battles within the Union. The President told us that 72% of people were now vaccinated, and …