German President Christian Wulff
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German President Wulff quits amid home loan scandal

German President Christian Wulff has announced his resignation, after prosecutors called for his immunity to be lifted.

An ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel, Mr Wulff is embroiled in a scandal over a home loan that he accepted when he was premier of Lower Saxony.

Mr Wulff said: "I have acted without fault and always been honest"

  • 17 Feb
  • From the section Europe
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