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December 05, 2016

Photo Gallery: Renzi's Defeat

Italians on Sunday voted against a complicated constitutional reform on Sunday. In response, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has announced his plan to step down as the country's leader. more...

November 30, 2016

Dayan Kodua: Black, Successful, German

Originally from Ghana, Dayan Kodua was the first black Miss Schleswig-Holstein and has become a successful actress in Germany. But she still finds herself frequently confronted by stereotypes. How does she fight back? more...


Lore Marie Peschel-Gutzeit: A Life Dedicated to Success

Lore Marie Peschel-Gutzeit is one of Germany's best known female lawyers. At 84, she still works six days a week. She managed to break through just about every glass ceiling there was in law and politics on her way to the top. But at what cost? more...

Photo Gallery: From Banker to Taxi Driver

After a long illness, Christian Brüggmann, 56, sent out 150 applications in an attempt to return to his previous career in banking. He received 150 rejections. "Then I'll just drive a cab," he told himself -- and started down the road to happiness. more...


Photo Gallery: An Unnecessary Act

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi may be facing defeat in a game of high-stakes poker with the electorate. If the Dec. 4 constitutional referendum fails, there are dark clouds on the horizon for Europe's future. The country is in poor economic shape and financial markets are alarmed. more...

November 25, 2016

Photo Gallery: The New Face of the SPD

European Parliament President Martin Schulz announced this week he would move to Berlin and a role on the national political stage. He's a dynamic politician who many believe would make a strong contender for chancellor for the center-left Social Democrats. But one man stands in his way. more...


November 23, 2016

Photo Gallery: Growing Cracks in German Democracy

Postwar German democracy has been a success story. But the election victory of Donald Trump in the US has also highlighted growing fractures between voters and political leaders in Germany. Many fear that democracy is eroding. more...

November 21, 2016

Photo Gallery: From the Margins to the Mainstream?

Donald Trump's election has blown wind into the sails of both right-wing and left-wing populist parties in Europe. What bridges their ideological differences is their rejection of the establishment and the liberal order. more...


November 18, 2016

Photo Gallery: A Rare Interview

In an exclusive interview with German public broadcaster ARD and DER SPIEGEL, outgoing US President Barack Obama discusses the legacy he has built and his worries about the future of democracy, as well as Donald Trump, the man who will succeed him in office. more...

November 17, 2016

Photo Gallery: Freefall for Free Trade?

Resistance is growing in industrialized countries to the problems caused by globalization and free trade. Populists like Donald Trump have promised relief by erecting new barriers to unhindered trade. But it is a dangerous path. more...

Photo Gallery: Social Design Award Presentation

The winner of of the Social Design Awards, sponsored by SPIEGEL ONLINE and SPIEGEL WISSEN, has been chosen. First place went to an app designed in Kiel to bring people together on the playing fields and sporting sites in our cities. The Audience Prize went to a tree-planting project from Berlin. more...