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 ]

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 ]


Ego Trip: Trump Steers into Global Economy Collision Course

Ego Trip Trump Steers into Global Economy Collision Course

U.S. President Donald Trump is currently steering his country into economic isolation. Bodies like the IMF, the G-7 and the G-20 fear for the future of the global financial system. They want Germany to take on a stronger role in standing up to the Americans. By Christian Reiermann more... Comment ]

Interview with Poland's Foreign Minister: 'We Want Our Concerns to Be Taken Seriously'

Interview with Poland's Foreign Minister 'We Want Our Concerns to Be Taken Seriously'

Poland's foreign minister complains that his country has been mistreated by the European Union. SPIEGEL spoke with Witold Waszczykowski about what Warsaw wants, what Warsaw gets and his country's troubled relationship with Germany. Interview Conducted by Jan Puhl more... Comment ]


Left Behind Germany's Race to Catch Up in the Startup World

Although it is a business powerhouse, Germany's economy is dominated by pre-internet companies. Now the country is realizing that if it wants to remain strong, it needs to create the next Google -- and reinvent the way its entrepreneurs work. By Martin Hesse, Armin Mahler and Ann-Kathrin Nezik more... Comment ]

Inequality: Are You a Part of the Upper 10 Percent?

Inequality Are You a Part of the Upper 10 Percent?

How much money does a person need to earn to count as rich in Germany? And how does the country compare internationally? Find out in this month's quiz. more...


'Typical Liberal Media Bias': A Father and Daughter Spar over Trump

'Typical Liberal Media Bias' A Father and Daughter Spar over Trump

SPIEGEL staffer Jiffer Bourguignon was disappointed when her father voted for Donald Trump. A little shy of two months after the billionaire real estate tycoon became president, she reached out to her dad in the form of a telephone debate on the new administration's policies. Interview Conducted By Jiffer Bourguignon 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 ]


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 ]