Theresa May's Brexit Plan: I Want, I Want, I Want

Theresa May's Brexit Plan I Want, I Want, I Want

Theresa May wanted to show a friendly yet tough face to her country's European allies. But her Brexit speech showed one thing above all: The British prime minister is blind to reality. A Commentary by Christoph Scheuermann more... Comment ]

Web of Dependencies: A Whiff of Corruption in Orbán's Hungary

Web of Dependencies A Whiff of Corruption in Orbán's Hungary

In order to consolidate his power, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán is creating a corrupt oligarchy in Hungary. He's also letting his family and friends in on the lucrative action. By Jan Puhl more... Comment ]


Brexit Confusion: A Riddle Wrapped in a Mystery Inside an Enigma

Brexit Confusion A Riddle Wrapped in a Mystery Inside an Enigma

Six months after the EU referendum, the government in Britain still has no plan for leaving the bloc. What does Brexit really mean? By Christoph Scheuermann more... Comment ]

Juncker's Right-Hand Man: The Most Powerful Bureaucrat in EU History?

Juncker's Right-Hand Man The Most Powerful Bureaucrat in EU History?

Martin Selmayr, cabinet chief for EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, wields tremendous power in Brussels. That is not to everyone's liking. By Peter Müller more... Comment ]


Terrorist Hunt: Berlin Suspect Killed in Italy

Terrorist Hunt Berlin Suspect Killed in Italy

Berlin terror suspect Anis Amri has been shot and killed in Milan, Italy's interior minister has confirmed. Police discovered the man during a routine check only hours after he had entered the country. more... Comment ]

Money, Money, Money: Football Leaks Shows Us that Football Is Sick

Money, Money, Money Football Leaks Shows Us that Football Is Sick

The Football Leaks revelations provide evidence of a professional sport that has grown rotten to the core. The system puts money first and players and fans second. It's time for those who love the game to fight back. An Editorial by Klaus Brinkbäumer more... Comment ]


Fillon for President: France Returns to Its Conservative Roots

Fillon for President France Returns to Its Conservative Roots

François Fillon has emerged as the center-right candidate for the French presidency. His choice is symptomatic of a country that has never left its conservative, Catholic roots behind. By Ullrich Fichtner and Simone Salden more... Comment ]

Angry Majority: Poland after a Year of Populist Rule

Angry Majority Poland after a Year of Populist Rule

The national-conservative Law and Justice party has been in power in Poland for a year. Its anti-EU message has resonated in the country even though leaving the bloc isn't really an option. State control, meanwhile, is expanding. By Ralf Hoppe and Jan Puhl more... Comment ]


Italian Leader Steps Down: Day of Reckoning for Renzi

Italian Leader Steps Down Day of Reckoning for Renzi

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi failed to get the result he wanted in a critical referendum on Sunday. With the announcement of his intention to resign, Italy and Europe face storms ahead. By Hans-Jürgen Schlamp in Rome more... Comment ]