The end of the Merkel era is nearby. In a few weeks’ time, we will know who will be the new CDU party leader and therefore also who has the best chance of succeeding Merkel as chancellor in the German elections next year.

With Margriet Brandsma, Germany journalist and former correspondent in Berlin, and Han Dirk Hekking, general reporter Europe at the FD, Annette goes through the main contenders. How are they different from Merkel? And how do these crown princes view Europe?

Please note that this podcast is in Dutch.

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