Archive Document: Queen Outed Herself as a Fan of the EU

Archive Document: Queen Outed Herself as a Fan of the EU

SPIEGEL ONLINE - May 17, 2019

Does Britain's future lie in Europe? In 1988, long before the prospect of Brexit, the queen spoke about the issue with a German diplomat. A document viewed by DER SPIEGEL shows that she held a very clear view. By Klaus Wiegrefe more...

Brexit Party Leader Nigel Farage: 'We Want Fundamental Political Change'

Brexit Party Leader Nigel Farage: 'We Want Fundamental Political Change'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - May 16, 2019

Nigel Farage's Brexit Party is leading in the British polls ahead of the European Parliament elections. In an interview, the former UKIP front man talks about upending the UK political system and how he plans to do it. Interview Conducted by Jörg Schindler more...


Brief an Corbyn: May will sich jetzt sogar auf Zollunion einlassen

Brief an Corbyn: May will sich jetzt sogar auf Zollunion einlassen

SPIEGEL ONLINE - May 05, 2019

Es sieht so aus, als hätte Premierministerin Theresa May die Nachricht der britischen Wähler verstanden. In einem offenen Brief bietet sie Oppositionschef Jeremy Corbyn einen Kompromiss beim Brexit an. mehr... Forum ]

Kommunalwahlen in Großbritannien: Tories verlieren fast 38 Prozent ihrer Sitze

Kommunalwahlen in Großbritannien: Tories verlieren fast 38 Prozent ihrer Sitze

SPIEGEL ONLINE - May 03, 2019

Die britischen Wähler strafen die regierenden Konservativen für das Brexit-Chaos ab. Doch auch Labour verlor bei den Kommunalwahlen. Gewinner ist eine EU-freundliche Partei. mehr...


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

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

SPIEGEL ONLINE - April 12, 2019

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

SPIEGEL ONLINE - April 12, 2019

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 ]


EU's Chief Brexit Negotiator: The Political Ambitions of Michel Barnier

EU's Chief Brexit Negotiator: The Political Ambitions of Michel Barnier

SPIEGEL ONLINE - April 05, 2019

One of the worst kept secrets in Brussels is that Michel Barnier's political star is rising. The EU's chief Brexit negotiator seems interested should higher office become available. By Peter Müller more... Comment ]

UK in Disarray : Amid Brexit Chaos, Theresa May's Conservative Party Implodes

UK in Disarray : Amid Brexit Chaos, Theresa May's Conservative Party Implodes

SPIEGEL ONLINE - April 05, 2019

The Conservative Party was once seen as Europe's best-oiled political machine. But Brexit and Theresa May have turned it into a smoldering wreck. Now, the party faces the dire prospect of EU elections. By Jörg Schindler more...


'I'm Just Being Me': British House Speaker Bercow on His Brexit Role

'I'm Just Being Me': British House Speaker Bercow on His Brexit Role

SPIEGEL ONLINE - April 01, 2019

He has become legendary with his calls for "order! orderrr!" In an interview, John Bercow, the speaker of Britain's House of Commons, discusses the never-ending Brexit drama and his good luck that people holding his position are no longer subjected to beheadings. Interview Conducted By Jörg Schindler more... Comment ]

Brexit Chaos: Theresa May's Days Are Numbered. Now What?

Brexit Chaos: Theresa May's Days Are Numbered. Now What?

SPIEGEL ONLINE - March 22, 2019

Even if British Prime Minister Theresa May's last attempt to get her much-maligned withdrawal agreement through parliament succeeds, she is unlikely to keep her job. But whoever comes next probably won't manage to defuse the crisis. By Jörg Schindler more...