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

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The leaders of the two biggest parties are now in a race to convince potential partners to join a coalition.

BBC | Europe

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.

Video Journalist: Bruno Boelpaep

Read more: German centre-left narrowly wins election

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