Swipe left or right? Germany’s election dating game, explained


The leaders of Germany’s two biggest parties are each claiming the right to try to form a government.

They now both need to convince other parties to join them in a coalition. Whoever is successful will become Germany’s new chancellor.

The race to seduce potential partners has started…

The BBC’s Berlin correspondent Damien McGuinness explains how it works.

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