Merkel's Bavarian allies brace for bruising in state election

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Sunday’s poll likely to increase tensions within Germany’s fragile coalition government

Angela Merkel’s Bavarian allies are heading for their worst state election result in more than 60 years in a regional vote on Sunday that is likely to increase tensions within Germany’s fragile coalition government.

According to the latest polls, the Christian Social Union (CSU) should win around 34% of the vote, losing the absolute majority with which the centre-right party has controlled its south-eastern heartland for most of the post-war period.

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