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...


Brexit Delay: 'Why Would We Extend These Discussions?'

Brexit Delay: 'Why Would We Extend These Discussions?'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - March 18, 2019

Any Article 50 extension delaying Britain's withdrawal from the EU would come with its own set of problems. There is plenty of disagreement among the remaining 27 EU member states on how long the delay should be. By Peter Müller and Jörg Schindler more...

Theresa May's Brexit Disaster: The Prime Minister of Humiliation

Theresa May's Brexit Disaster: The Prime Minister of Humiliation

SPIEGEL ONLINE - March 15, 2019

Despite facing one embarrassment after the other, British Prime Minister Theresa May continues to plow ahead, seemingly undeterred. It's becoming increasingly clear that she is the main impediment to solving the Brexit mess. By Peter Müller and Jörg Schindler more...


Brexit: Britisches Parlament stimmt über mögliches zweites Referendum ab

Brexit: Britisches Parlament stimmt über mögliches zweites Referendum ab

SPIEGEL ONLINE - March 14, 2019

In London steht noch eine Abstimmung mehr zum Brexit auf dem Plan: Die Abgeordneten sollen am Donnerstag unter anderem entscheiden, ob der EU-Ausstieg grundsätzlich noch mal zur Disposition gestellt werden kann. mehr... Forum ]

EU-Ratspräsident: Tusk wirbt bei EU-Spitzen für längere Brexit-Verschiebung

EU-Ratspräsident: Tusk wirbt bei EU-Spitzen für längere Brexit-Verschiebung

SPIEGEL ONLINE - March 14, 2019

Wird Großbritannien noch vor dem 30. Juni aus der EU austreten oder erst danach? Ratspräsident Tusk will in der Europäischen Union für einen längeren Aufschub werben - und den Briten Zeit zum Nachdenken geben. mehr... Forum ]

Brexit-Drama bei "Maischberger": Komplizierter als Shakespeare

Brexit-Drama bei "Maischberger": Komplizierter als Shakespeare

SPIEGEL ONLINE - March 14, 2019

"Kann das Chaos noch verhindert werden?" Das wollte Sandra Maischberger von ihren Gästen wissen. Vor allem Jörg Meuthen und Jean Asselborn gerieten aneinander. Von Peter Luley mehr... Video | Forum ]