'He Calls Me Arthur and I Call Him Sir': Forty Years with Britain's Royals

'He Calls Me Arthur and I Call Him Sir': Forty Years with Britain's Royals

SPIEGEL ONLINE - May 17, 2018

Arthur Edwards has spent over 40 years photographing the royal family for Britain's Sun newspaper. In an interview, he talks about his experiences and Prince Harry's wedding this weekend. Interview Conducted by Hauke Goos and Jörg Schindler more... Comment ]

Poisoned Dialogue: Skripal Case Descends into a Propaganda War

Poisoned Dialogue: Skripal Case Descends into a Propaganda War

SPIEGEL ONLINE - April 07, 2018

In its rush to assign guilt to Moscow for the nerve agent attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter, the British government now finds itself on the defensive. Some German politicians have their doubts. By DER SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]


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 ]

From Russia with Death: A Soviet Nerve Agent Triggers a New Cold War

From Russia with Death: A Soviet Nerve Agent Triggers a New Cold War

SPIEGEL ONLINE - March 16, 2018

The poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter earlier this month has significantly worsened already tense relations between Moscow and the West. The crime marks the first chemical weapons attack on Western Europe since the end of World War II. By DER SPIEGEL Staff 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 ]

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 ]

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 ]