#German elections

Martin Schulz, chairman of Germany's Social Democratic Party (SPD) and SPD chancellor candidate, delivers a speech at the conference of the SPD youth organization, the Young Socialists, and the Socialist Youth of Germany _ Falcons entitled 'europe - turn left', in Duisburg, Germany, 07 April 2017. Photo: Guido Kirchner/dpa/archive
Martin Schulz, chairman of Germany's Soc... […]

As Schulz struggles, are the lights going out for Europe’s left?

Social Democrat leader Martin Schulz is struggling to challenge Angela Merkel in the German elections. Why does the centre-left appear to be on the decline across so much of Europe?