German Chancellor and chairwoman of the Christian Democratic party, CDU, Angela Merkel,
Media playback is unsupported on your device

Angela Merkel to start talks on new German coalition

23 September 2013 Last updated at 22:58 BST

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's is considering who to team up with to form a new coalition after her party's election victory.

Her Christian Democrats got 41.5% - their best result since 1994, but just short of a clear majority.

Gavin Hewitt reports.