German Chancellor Angela Merkel's centre-left rivals, the Social Democrats, have announced that their members have overwhelmingly voted to approve a new, grand coalition with her conservatives. It is a result which ends months of political uncertainty in Europe's economic powerhouse and gives a fourth term to its longtime leader.

Al Jazeera's Dominic Kane reports from Berlin.

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