An audio version of the best of the Financial Times's Big Reads — in-depth reporting from FT correspondents around the world. Listen to longform stories that explore and explain key themes in world news, science and business. Produced by Anna Dedhar.
Angela Merkel's asylum policy allowed more than 1m refugees into the country but trying to absorb so many has caused friction and immigration has been a big issue in the poll campaign, says Guy Chazan. Image: Christof Stache/AFP/Getty Images