Former Sinn Féin Leader Gerry Adams: 'It's Still My View That the Use of Armed Actions Is Legitimate'

Former Sinn Féin Leader Gerry Adams: 'It's Still My View That the Use of Armed Actions Is Legitimate'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - April 06, 2018

April 10 marks the 20th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement that brought tentative peace to Northern Ireland. In an interview, Gerry Adams, the deal's co-architect, discusses the ongoing conflict and why Brexit could become a curse -- or a blessing -- for the region. Interview Conducted by Jörg Schindler more... Comment ]

Out, Out, Out! Brexiteers Are Driving Britain into a Wall

Out, Out, Out! Brexiteers Are Driving Britain into a Wall

SPIEGEL ONLINE - February 09, 2018

Unrepentant pro-Brexit politicians like Boris Johnson are pushing the UK government to take a hardline approach to the country's divorce from the European Union. Their tactics reveal their deep-seated cynicism -- and the extent to which they are harming the country. By Jörg Schindler in London more... Comment ]


Frankfurt's Uncertain Future: Brexit Winner, Brexit Loser

Frankfurt's Uncertain Future: Brexit Winner, Brexit Loser

SPIEGEL ONLINE - January 30, 2018

Frankfurt is booming and thousands of investment bankers are heading for the German financial capital as a result of Brexit. But can the city handle the influx? Its already fragile social structures are being stretched to the breaking point. By Tim Bartz and Martin Hesse more... Comment ]

Brexit Masochism: The Blood Feud Among British Conservatives

Brexit Masochism: The Blood Feud Among British Conservatives

SPIEGEL ONLINE - January 24, 2018

The sparring over Britain's relationship with Europe didn't just escalate with 2016's Brexit vote: The Conservatives have been bickering over the EU for 30 years with nary a care about the consequences of leaving. Why? By Jörg Schindler in London more... Comment ]


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 ]