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Germany: Clean conscience?

Clean conscience? – Bojesen
Jyllands-Posten (Aarhus)

A day after the EU's environment ministers' postponed a vote on implementing stricter measures on CO2 emissions for cars – following particular pressure from the German government – the German press has revealed that the Quandt family, the main shareholder of carmaker BMW, contributed €690,000 to the CDU on October 9.

According to the Quandt family, the donation, which is largest received this year by Angela Merkel's party, is a reward for the successful work achieved by the Chancellor.