Germany election: Further blow for Merkel in Hesse
BBC News --------- Both the parties in German Chancellor Angela Merkel's governing coalition have suffered heavy losses in a regional election, early results show. Her centre-right CDU party and the centre-left SPD were each 10% down on the previous election in Hesse state. SPD leader Andrea Nahles said the federal government's poor performance had "significantly" contributed to the disappointing result. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.