European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström: 'We Won't Allow Ourselves to Be Blackmailed'

European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström 'We Won't Allow Ourselves to Be Blackmailed'

In an interview with DER SPIEGEL, European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström, 50, says the EU won't negotiate "until Trump stops pointing the gun at our chest." But, she adds, Europe would much prefer compromise over aggression. Interview Conducted by Christian Reiermann and Peter Müller more... Comment ]

Nobel Ignominy: Literature, Lust and Lies at the Swedish Academy

Nobel Ignominy Literature, Lust and Lies at the Swedish Academy

The Swedish Academy will not be awarding a Nobel prize in literature this year. And a closer look at the swamp of scandal in Stockholm raises doubts as to whether it can ever be rehabilitated. By Georg Diez more... Comment ]


'He Calls Me Arthur and I Call Him Sir': Forty Years with Britain's Royals

'He Calls Me Arthur and I Call Him Sir' Forty Years with Britain's Royals

Arthur Edwards has spent over 40 years photographing the royal family for Britain's Sun newspaper. In an interview, he talks about his experiences and Prince Harry's wedding this weekend. Interview Conducted by Hauke Goos and Jörg Schindler more... Comment ]

PEDs Scandal: Romanian Doping Lab Covered Up Positive Tests

PEDs Scandal Romanian Doping Lab Covered Up Positive Tests

A sports doping laboratory in Romania has been suspended for months. An internal report from the World Anti-Doping Agency indicates the penalty came in response to intentional manipulation by an "external entity." By Rafael Buschmann, Thilo Neumann and Christoph Winterbach more... Comment ]


Chasing Paradise: A Palestinian Clan Dreams of Going Home

Chasing Paradise A Palestinian Clan Dreams of Going Home

The members of a large Palestinian clan dream of escaping Gaza and going back to their homeland, the village of Ni'ilya. For 70 years, they've been imagining this return to a place that no longer exists, except in their collective memories. By Alexander Osang more... Comment ]

Future Train: How Light Rail Has Transformed Addis Ababa

Future Train How Light Rail Has Transformed Addis Ababa

The economies of major African cities are hampered due to the lack of public transportation, according to the World Bank. The Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa has now installed a light rail system. And the transformation has been profound. By Bernhard Riedmann and Stefan Schultz in Addis Ababa more...


Exit from Iran Deal: Trump Strikes a Deep Blow to Trans-Atlantic Ties

Exit from Iran Deal Trump Strikes a Deep Blow to Trans-Atlantic Ties

With his decision to blow up the Iran deal, U.S. President Donald Trump has thrown Europe into uncertainty and anxiety -- and raised the specter of a new war in the Middle East. One thing is certain: the trans-Atlantic relationship has been seriously damaged. By DER SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]

Trump and Iran: Time for Europe to Join the Resistance

Trump and Iran Time for Europe to Join the Resistance

U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal marks the temporary suspension of the trans-Atlantic alliance. What now? A DER SPIEGEL Editorial by Klaus Brinkbäumer more... Comment ]


Mobility Quiz: Do You Know the Longest Road in the World?

Mobility Quiz Do You Know the Longest Road in the World?

Whether by car, train or plane, traveling these days is simpler than it has ever been. But some places are still easier than others. Test your knowledge! By Nicolas Krönert more... Comment ]