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Britain's Trump Card: Brexit Negotiations Just Got More Complicated

Britain's Trump Card: Brexit Negotiations Just Got More Complicated

SPIEGEL ONLINE - November 21, 2016

Donald Trump's election in the US has made negotiations over Britain's departure from the EU even more complicated -- and could create added difficulties for German businesses. The prospect of a "hard Brexit" is becoming ever more likely. By Martin Hesse, Peter Müller, Christoph Pauly and Christian Reiermann more... Comment ]

Ms. Brexit: Theresa May Seeks to Reinvent Britain

Ms. Brexit: Theresa May Seeks to Reinvent Britain

SPIEGEL ONLINE - November 01, 2016

British Prime Minister Theresa May is seeking to make a clean break with the leadership of her predecessor, David Cameron. Even as difficult Brexit negotiations loom, she hopes to draw on her past to reunite the United Kingdom. By Christoph Scheuermann more... Comment ]


Cold Britannia: Searching for the True Britain

Cold Britannia: Searching for the True Britain

SPIEGEL ONLINE - October 13, 2016

What happened to Britain? It's a question many Europeans are currently asking. I traveled through the country on the search for answers -- and found a deeply divided land. An Essay by Christoph Scheuermann more... Comment ]

Financial Expert on Brexit: 'The British Always Want Special Treatment'

Financial Expert on Brexit: 'The British Always Want Special Treatment'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - August 02, 2016

What direction will Britain take as it prepares for Brexit? British financial industry expert David Marsh says he believes Britain's withdrawal from the EU will do less damage to Brits than to the rest of Europe. Interview Conducted By Alexander Jung more... Comment ]


A New Beginning: Theresa May's Opportunity to Reinvent Britain

A New Beginning: Theresa May's Opportunity to Reinvent Britain

SPIEGEL ONLINE - July 15, 2016

Britain's new prime minister, Theresa May, faces a difficult task. She must reconcile the country and improve the lives of those who feel left behind. A SPIEGEL Editorial by Christoph Scheuermann more... Comment ]

The Waiting Game: Playing for Time After Brexit

The Waiting Game: Playing for Time After Brexit

SPIEGEL ONLINE - July 08, 2016

Two weeks after the EU referendum, Britain's political elite is crumbling and the country still has no plan for Brexit. The next government -- and also the Europeans -- will have to pick up the pieces. By Christoph Scheuermann in London more... Comment ]


Interview with Juncker and Schulz: 'Deadly for Europe'

Interview with Juncker and Schulz: 'Deadly for Europe'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - July 08, 2016

The presidents of the European Parliament and the European Commission, Martin Schulz, 60, and Jean-Claude Juncker, 61, talk about the consequences of the Brexit vote, the failures of EU leaders and their early morning phone calls. Interview Conducted by Klaus Brinkbäumer, Horand Knaup and Michael Sauga more... Comment ]

Perilous Plebiscites: Brexit Vote Underscores Limits of Direct Democracy

Perilous Plebiscites: Brexit Vote Underscores Limits of Direct Democracy

SPIEGEL ONLINE - July 05, 2016

Brexit sheds light on the problems created when the idea of direct democracy is abused. In our complex 21st century world, we have no choice but to delegate authority for most decision-making to our elected representatives. A SPIEGEL Editorial by Michael Sauga more... Comment ]


Merkel's Chief of Staff on Brexit: 'Advice from Outside Out of Place'

Merkel's Chief of Staff on Brexit: 'Advice from Outside Out of Place'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - July 04, 2016

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's chief of staff, Peter Altmaier, discusses the consequences of Brexit for Europe and why he believes the British should be given the time they need to contemplate the consequences of their vote to leave the EU. Interview Conducted by Ralf Neukirch and René Pfister more... Comment ]

Brexit Aftershocks: An Inside Look at the EU's Raging Power Struggle

Brexit Aftershocks: An Inside Look at the EU's Raging Power Struggle

SPIEGEL ONLINE - July 01, 2016

In response to Brexit, European Commission President Juncker wants deeper EU integration. German Chancellor Merkel does not. SPIEGEL takes you inside the vast EU power struggle triggered by the UK referendum. By SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]