Bundestag Vice President Thomas Oppermann Thomas Oppermann, vice-president of the Bundestag collapsed while filming at public broadcaster ZDF and expired after being taken to a hospital. This article is archived. Subscribe or log in to the Daily Newsbrief and gain access. Premium Access Unlimited access is just $1 /week You can cancel anytime. Unlimited articles with no ads Access with any of your devices Access to archived articles The Daily News Brief newsletter Special offers Early access to new features SUBSCRIBE NOW Not ready for a subscription? Simply sign up here (no credit card required) to get 5 free articles each month.