LATEST FROM CONSERVATIVE HOME
10pm Update : MERKEL WINS THIRD TERM: "Whether it’s a CDU government or a grand coalition, Merkel’s success probably gives her government more wiggle room in terms of any renegotiation with the UK...But there’s a huge gap between CDU and Conservative positions on much of the EU issue."
9pm Update German Elections: Andrew Marshall's Live Blog: MERKEL RULES OUT MINORITY GOVERNMENT: "The CDU is very, very close to an overall majority – but might still be a seat or so short. Merkel has ruled out a minority government, even if she’s only one seat short.
7.30pm Update German Elections: Andrew Marshall's Live Blog: MERKEL MAY WIN OUTRIGHT: "In federal election, CDU/CSU is a seat or so in range of an absolute majority - but its spokespeople being very careful what they say."
1pm International: Andrew Marshall offers some facts and figures from Germany while we wait for the results...
ToryDiary: Watch Sajid Javid
- Dominic Raab MP on Comment: This week's fire brigade union action shows why we need strike law reform
- Kathy Gyngell on Comment: Conservatives have capitulated to the feminist lie on families and marriage
International: Andrew Marshall previews his live blog on ConservativeHome this evening of Germany's election results - Bundestagswahlen for beginners