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Monday, 20 March, 2000, 11:09 GMT
Germany's funding scandal: Special report

News and background on the crisis which has left former Chancellor Helmut Kohl and his CDU party in disgrace.

Party in crisis


Fistful of dollars
Nobody expected Helmut Kohl's glorious political career to come to such an ignominious end: BBC Newsnight's Jeremy Vine reports.
  • The rise of Angela Merkel
  • Who can save the CDU?
  • Q & A: Germany's party funding scandal
  • Schaeuble: Tainted successor



    Kohl: Fallen colossus



    Kohl's mark on history
    Helmut Kohl's reputation may have been hit hard by his party's funding scandal, but he will still always be the chancellor who reunited Germany.


  • Kohl resigns party post (18 Jan)
  • Kohl's statement: 'I reject all allegations'



    The background


    The story so far
    Investigations into CDU funding date back to 1995: Party leader Wolfgang Schaeuble promised to get to the bottom of the allegations, but was instead forced to resign himself.


  • Political scandal threatens German business
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