Former Laurentian professor Nadia Verrelli to run for the Sudbury NDP in next federal election

Former Laurentian University professor Nadia Verelli will be acclaimed Tuesday evening as the federal NDP candidate to run in the riding of Sudbury. The news comes as the only other candidate, Beth Mairs, had to back out. (Supplied) Former Laurentian University professor Nadia Verelli will be acclaimed Tuesday evening as the federal NDP candidate to run in the riding of Sudbury. The news comes as the only other candidate, Beth Mairs, had to back out. (Supplied)

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Social Democrats narrowly beat Merkel's bloc in German vote

Germany's centre-left Social Democrats won the biggest share of the vote in a national election Sunday, narrowly beating outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel's centre-right Union bloc in a closely fought race that will determine who succeeds the long-time leader at the helm of Europe's biggest economy.