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Opinion The Brits Have Chosen Out and Must Face the Consequences

Opinion: The Brits Have Chosen Out and Must Face the Consequences

The economic consequences of a Britain's departure from the European Union are manageable - but only if Europe's leaders handle Brexit properly. A SPIEGEL Editorial By Armin Mahler more... Comment ]


Brexit in Berlin Merkel Sizes Up the Next EU Crisis

Brexit in Berlin: Merkel Sizes Up the Next EU Crisis

Closed-door meetings, crisis talks, hastily arranged diplomatic consultations: Since the British voted to leave the EU, officials in Berlin have been rushing to figure out how to respond. What happens next? By Sebastian Fischer, Florian Gathmann, Matthias Gebauer, Annett Meiritz and Severin Weiland more... Comment ]


A Pact Against Brecession How We Can Prevent Contagion

A Pact Against Brecession: How We Can Prevent Contagion

The British vote has shocked the financial markets, and it also threatens to cripple the German and European economies. What Europeans need now is an emergency stimulus package to fight potential contagion. The clock is ticking. By Thomas Fricke more... Comment ]

The Brexit Shock If We Don't Love Europe, We Will Lose It

The Brexit Shock: If We Don't Love Europe, We Will Lose It

The Brits have voted to leave the EU. It was a democratic decision and we have no choice but to come to terms with the loss. But it's lso time for a reckoning: If we don't become more passionate about the European Union, we will lose it. A Commentary by Stefan Kuzmany more... Comment ]

Black Thursday Europe in Shock over Brexit

Black Thursday: Europe in Shock over Brexit

The unbelievable has happened: The British have voted to leave the EU, with Brexiteers scoring a narrow victory. The only certainty at the moment is that Europe and Britain now face great uncertainty. By Christian Teevs in London more... Comment ]

America's Last Hope Can Clinton's Reason Defeat Trump's Rage?

America's Last Hope: Can Clinton's Reason Defeat Trump's Rage? Photos

The bloody attack in Orlando has fueled Donald Trump's campaign of fear and exclusion. Hillary Clinton is the only one left who can stop him, but she is deeply unpopular and many Americans don't trust her. Is she electable? By Holger Stark more... Comment ]

'We'll Be Back' Islamic State Losses Could Fuel Sectarian Warfare

'We'll Be Back': Islamic State Losses Could Fuel Sectarian Warfare Photos

Islamic State has been losing significant swathes of territory in Iraq and Syria in recent months. When it goes, though, the group leaves behind deadly booby traps -- and the makings of sectarian warfare. By Christoph Reuter more... Comment ]

The Psychology of Mortality 'Death Anxiety Makes Us Hate People Who Are Different'

The Psychology of Mortality: 'Death Anxiety Makes Us Hate People Who Are Different'

The fear of death is our constant companion. Psychologist Sheldon Solomon has researched how that anxiety affects our lives -- and found that being reminded of death can bring out our worst. Interview Conducted by Rafaela von Bredow and Johann Grolle more... Comment ]

Taking On Corruption Inside Ukraine's War on Graft

Taking On Corruption: Inside Ukraine's War on Graft

Ukraine is the most corrupt country in Europe, but the country has launched efforts to do something about it. SPIEGEL ONLINE travelled to Ukraine to investigate the challenges facing the UN sustainability goal of eliminating graft. By Annette Langer (Text) and Misha Friedman (Photos) more...