A Wounded Metropolis: London in the Age of Terror and Brexit

A Wounded Metropolis London in the Age of Terror and Brexit

London is the epicenter of globalization, a glut of money and creativity -- and the antithesis of Brexit parochialism. It is also the best city in the world. By Christoph Scheuermann more... Comment ]

A Week with the White House Press Corps Inside Trump's War on the Traditional Media

Since his declaration that the media is the "enemy of the people," White House correspondents have been battling to maintain their position in the new America. Trump is giving them competition by filling the press corps with trolls and a new wave of right-wing media. By Markus Feldenkirchen in Washington, D.C. more... Comment ]


Two Years of Uncertainty: Europe Prepares for Tough Brexit Negotiations

Two Years of Uncertainty Europe Prepares for Tough Brexit Negotiations

The official divorce proceedings between Britain and the European Union are expected to begin on Wednesday, when Prime Minister Theresa May triggers Article 50. So far, the UK and the EU haven't even agreed on the first issues they intend to negotiate. By SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]

Targeting Terrorists Germany's Dilemma in Dealing with Islamist Threats

German police believe there are 602 Islamists living in the country who could be capable of perpetrating a terrorist attack. Politicians want to crack down on possible extremists, but many of the measures under consideration are ineffective or legally dubious. By SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]


Interview with German Intelligence Chief: 'Coup in Turkey Was Just a Welcome Pretext'

Interview with German Intelligence Chief 'Coup in Turkey Was Just a Welcome Pretext'

German intelligence doesn't buy Turkish President Erdogan's claims that last year's coup attempt was backed by the Gülen movement. BND chief Bruno Kahl, 54, speaks with SPIEGEL about Turkey, possible Russian interference in German elections and what to expect from Islamic State. Interview Conducted by Martin Knobbe, Fidelius Schmid and Alfred Weinzierl more... Comment ]

Myths of Migration: Much of What We Think We Know Is Wrong

Myths of Migration Much of What We Think We Know Is Wrong

The debate over migration is plagued by a variety of inaccuracies and misunderstandings -- on both the right and the left. Here is what the research really shows. By Hein de Haas more... Comment ]


Resisting the Siren Song: Stopping the Advance of the Right-Wing Populists

Resisting the Siren Song Stopping the Advance of the Right-Wing Populists

The recent election in the Netherlands has sparked hope that the march of the right-wing populists has been halted. But it's important that populism be answered with democratic confidence rather than misguided imitation. A DER SPIEGEL Editorial by Ullrich Fichtner more... Comment ]

PEDs on the Pitch: The Lie of Drug-Free Football

PEDs on the Pitch The Lie of Drug-Free Football

It is often said that taking performance enhancing drugs makes no sense for soccer players. Then why do so many do so? An internal list from the World Anti-Doping Agency reveals the substances players have been caught using. And shows that football officials seek to play down the issue. By Rafael Buschmann, Lukas Eberle, Christoph Henrichs and Gerhard Pfeil more... Comment ]


SPIEGEL Interview with Emmanuel Macron: 'I Am Offering the French Renewal'

SPIEGEL Interview with Emmanuel Macron 'I Am Offering the French Renewal'

In an interview, French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron discusses his surprise political ascent, the desire of many for a new kind of politics and the necessity of widespread reforms in his country. Interview Conducted by Julia Amalia Heyer and Britta Sandberg more... Comment ]