Christian Wulff
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German president quits over 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.

The BBC's Steve Evans reports on the German president's resignation.

  • 17 Feb 2012
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