Avicii's Journey: The Untimely Death of a Superstar

Avicii's Journey The Untimely Death of a Superstar

Tim Bergling, alias Avicii, produced hits that became the soundtrack of the Instagram generation. At the age of 28, he took his own life. A year later, his family and friends look back. By Felix Hutt more... Comment ]

Our Lady: The Profound Lesson of the Notre Dame Fire

Our Lady The Profound Lesson of the Notre Dame Fire

As the flames shot out of the roof of Notre Dame de Paris on Monday evening, a global community of concern quickly formed. It shows that the idea of cultural heritage is much more than just a UNESCO list. By Ullrich Fichtner more...


Jordan Bardella's Rise: The Fresh Young Face of France's Populist Right

Jordan Bardella's Rise The Fresh Young Face of France's Populist Right

A 23-year-old politician is leading Marine Le Pen's right-wing populists in May elections for the European Parliament. His name is Jordan Bardella, and he's as eloquent as he is radical. By Britta Sandberg more... Comment ]

Frauenkirche Expert on Devastating Fire: 'Notre Dame Reconstruction Will Take Years'

Frauenkirche Expert on Devastating Fire 'Notre Dame Reconstruction Will Take Years'

The damage to Notre Dame cathedral is massive: The roof was destroyed, a spire collapsed and the stone was exposed to immense heat. What will efforts to rebuild look like? We asked one of the engineers behind the reconstruction of Dresden's Frauenkirche church. Interview Conducted by Julia Merlot more...


Hell on Earth: The Horrors of Child Prostitution in Ghana

Hell on Earth The Horrors of Child Prostitution in Ghana

More than 100,000 children in Ghana work as prostitutes. Melphia, 13, is one of them. She lives in a slum and spends her nights in hotel rooms with businessmen, police officers and, increasingly, tourists. By Sophia Bogner and Paul Hertzberg more...

Our Climate Catastrophe: The Kids Aren't Nearly Angry Enough

Our Climate Catastrophe The Kids Aren't Nearly Angry Enough

The school children who have been protesting to stop climate change every Friday have understood a basic truth: They are being betrayed. By politicians. By business leaders. And by an entire generation of denialists. A Commentary By Christian Stöcker more...


Voluntourism's Dark Side: The Scam of Fake Orphanages in Cambodia

Voluntourism's Dark Side The Scam of Fake Orphanages in Cambodia

Thousands of children in Cambodia live in orphanages even though their parents are still alive. Some of the institutions exist solely to make money from tourists. Now, efforts are being made to reunite the families, but that is easier said than done. By Vanessa Steinmetz and Maria Feck (Photos) more...

Call to Order: The British Parliament in the Age of Brexit

Call to Order The British Parliament in the Age of Brexit

The Brexit spectacle has plunged Britain into a deep crisis and turned the country's political leaders into laughing stocks. Justifiably? A closer look at the House of Commons reveals that it may be too early to pass judgment. By Jörg Schindler and Alexander Smoltczyk more... Comment ]


Brexit Forever: European Leaders Buy Time to Keep Bickering

Brexit Forever European Leaders Buy Time to Keep Bickering

This week's compromise between London and Brussels to delay the UK's exit from the European Union defused a potentially explosive situation. Now everyone can go back to pretending like they have things under control. By Peter Müller and Jörg Schindler more... Comment ]

'Absolutely Controlled MP': Documents Link AfD Parliamentarian To Moscow

'Absolutely Controlled MP' Documents Link AfD Parliamentarian To Moscow

Russian government emails show evidence of how Moscow is seeking to exploit the Alternative for Germany party in its propaganda war. The right-wing populists appear to be voluntary accomplices -- and a member of the federal parliament is at the center of the scandal. By DER SPIEGEL Staff more...