French Protests: Macron's Ghosts Return To Haunt Him

French Protests Macron's Ghosts Return To Haunt Him

The protests by the yellow vests against French President Emmanuel Macron aren't showing any signs of letting up despite concessions made by the government. Where is this anger coming from? By Julia Amalia Heyer and Katrin Kuntz more... Comment ]

'It Was Rough': New Documents Emerge in Ronaldo Rape Allegations

'It Was Rough' New Documents Emerge in Ronaldo Rape Allegations

Cristiano Ronaldo continues to make his fans happy on the field. Off of it, however, things aren't looking so bright: A woman has accused him of raping her in 2009, and there is an extremely sensitive document that supports her story. His lawyers say it is a fabrication. Is it? By DER SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]


Isle of Madness: A Series of Miscalculations Has Brought Britain to the Brink

Isle of Madness A Series of Miscalculations Has Brought Britain to the Brink

Brexit was to allow the United Kingdom to reclaim its former glory. Instead, the country's leaders have bumbled their way into catastrophe. Built on a false premise from the start, the UK's move away from the EU has been dominated by mistakes and miscalculations. By Peter Müller and Jörg Schindler more... Comment ]

Distressed: Are Ships in the Med Ignoring Refugees in Distress?

Distressed Are Ships in the Med Ignoring Refugees in Distress?

Migrants are still trying to reach Europe across the Mediterranean. But ever since Italy has closed its ports to ships that have saved refugees from the waves, there are indications that some captains have grown more willing to sail on by without helping. By Raphael Thelen more... Comment ]


The Brewing Storm: Chaos Erupts in London Over Brexit Deal

The Brewing Storm Chaos Erupts in London Over Brexit Deal

Some 874 days after the Brexit referendum, Theresa May has reached a deal with the European Union to prevent a hard exit from the bloc. But events of recent days make clear that months of drama in Brussels pales in comparison to the one unfolding in London now. By Peter Müller and Jörg Schindler more... Comment ]

Moscow Meddling: The Forgotten War in Eastern Ukraine

Moscow Meddling The Forgotten War in Eastern Ukraine

Russia is making little effort to disguise its leadership role in the self-proclaimed people's republics in eastern Ukraine. Putin needs the regions to blackmail Kiev. An Essay by Christian Neef more... Comment ]


Interview with Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn: 'We Can't Stop Brexit'

Interview with Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn 'We Can't Stop Brexit'

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn believes that politics have left young people behind. In an interview with DER SPIEGEL, he speaks about Brexit, the crisis of social democracy in Europe and the uphill battle to unite his party. Interview Conducted by Jörg Schindler more... Comment ]

Weaponized Debt: Italy Doubles Down on Threat to Euro Stability

Weaponized Debt Italy Doubles Down on Threat to Euro Stability

Fears are growing that the euro crisis may soon return. Italy could spark a chain reaction if it doesn't yield to the European Union's demand that it rein in its planned deficit spending. Concern is rising in Brussels and on the financial markets. By DER SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]


Brexit Talks: It's Time to Make Concessions to Britain

Brexit Talks It's Time to Make Concessions to Britain

In the Brexit negotiations, Britain has been forced to make concessions on almost every issue. Now, though, it is time for the EU to soften its stance. An orderly withdrawal is paramount for good future relations. A Commentary by Peter Müller more... Comment ]