Not So Great: Britain Grows Increasingly Hostile to EU Citizens

Not So Great: Britain Grows Increasingly Hostile to EU Citizens

SPIEGEL ONLINE - December 07, 2017

Ever since the Brexit referendum in June 2016, European Union citizens in the UK have felt increasingly unwelcome. Harrassment is on the rise and the government itself has fed the hate. By Jörg Schindler more... Comment ]

Potential Catastrophe: How the Irish Border Became Brexit's Biggest Hurdle

Potential Catastrophe: How the Irish Border Became Brexit's Biggest Hurdle

SPIEGEL ONLINE - November 30, 2017

A new "hard" border between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland could have dire economic consequences for both sides -- and reignite old feuds. Now Dublin is playing hardball with British negotiators. By Markus Becker more... Comment ]


The Dreamers: Doubts about Brexit on the Rise in Britain

The Dreamers: Doubts about Brexit on the Rise in Britain

SPIEGEL ONLINE - November 21, 2017

It has often been said that Brexit means Brexit. But does it? With Prime Minister Theresa May showing weakness and the negotiations dragging, some are hoping that Britain's departure from the EU can be warded off. By Jörg Schindler more... Comment ]

Joschka Fischer on Rise of the AfD: 'We Know How This Movie Ends'

Joschka Fischer on Rise of the AfD: 'We Know How This Movie Ends'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - October 25, 2017

Former German foreign minister and Green Party veteran Joschka Fischer speaks to DER SPIEGEL about the threat posed by the right-wing populist party AfD and the prospects of the country's next government. Interview Conducted by Ann-Katrin Müller and Ralf Neukirch more... Comment ]


Shadow Brexit Minister Starmer: 'Theresa May Engages in Doublespeak on Brexit'

Shadow Brexit Minister Starmer: 'Theresa May Engages in Doublespeak on Brexit'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - October 17, 2017

On the issue of Brexit, the Labour Party finds itself in an advantageous position as Prime Minister Theresa May's government struggles to find unity. In an interview, Keir Starmer, Brexit minister in the shadow cabinet, speaks of the possibility that Brexit talks might fail as well as his pity for the prime minister. Interview Conducted by Jörg Schindler more... Comment ]

'Neither a Plan A or a Plan B': What Strategy is London Pursuing with Brexit Talks?

'Neither a Plan A or a Plan B': What Strategy is London Pursuing with Brexit Talks?

SPIEGEL ONLINE - September 28, 2017

For weeks, the Brits and the Europeans have been talking at cross purposes in the Brexit negotiations. Prime Minister Theresa May gave a major speech in Florence last week, but the mistrust is still deep. By Peter Müller and Jörg Schindler more... Comment ]


Borderline Insanity: What Does Brexit Mean for Northern Ireland?

Borderline Insanity: What Does Brexit Mean for Northern Ireland?

SPIEGEL ONLINE - August 24, 2017

For almost 20 years, Northern Ireland has largely been at peace. Brexit now threatens to tear the scabs off of old wounds. London recently presented a plan for the country, but it is vague and lacks detail. By Jörg Schindler more... Comment ]

Stumbling to the Starting Line: Brexit Talks Set to Begin amid Chaos in London

Stumbling to the Starting Line: Brexit Talks Set to Begin amid Chaos in London

SPIEGEL ONLINE - June 16, 2017

Britain's crippled Prime Minister Theresa May is stumbling into Brexit negotiations, which are set to finally begin next week. She is doing all she can to cling to power, but recent elections mean it isn't even clear what kind of Brexit Britain wants. By Peter Müller and Jörg Schindler more... Comment ]


Brexit Is Dead: A Wave of Anger Crashes over Britain

Brexit Is Dead: A Wave of Anger Crashes over Britain

SPIEGEL ONLINE - June 15, 2017

Europe used to have a fearful respect of the Tories. But those days have long since passed. Now, the weakened party may have accidentally killed off Brexit -- a pet project that most party leaders didn't want in the first place. An Editorial by Thomas Hüetlin more... Comment ]

Interview with Jean-Claude Juncker: Europeans 'Must Learn World Affairs'

Interview with Jean-Claude Juncker: Europeans 'Must Learn World Affairs'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - June 09, 2017

In an interview with DER SPIEGEL, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, 62, discusses the EU's growing self-confidence, its differences with President Trump and Brexit negotiations in the wake of an unclear election outcome in Britain. Interview Conducted by Peter Müller and Dirk Kurbjuweit in Brussels more...