- April 17, 2019
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. more...
- March 29, 2019
When faced with the anger of the yellow-vests movement, French President Emmanuel Macron was almost taken down by his own hubris. Now he has emerged from the crisis with a new fighting spirit, marking a turning point for him -- and for the country. more...
- February 26, 2019
Amid a stunning increase in anti-Semitic violence in the past year, France is debating whether the yellow vest protests are to blame. President Emmanuel Macron is trying to tackle the problem, but hatred and indignation are rampant in the country. more... [ Comment ]
- February 21, 2019
France and Germany have officially put aside their differences and renewed their landmark friendship accord, the Élysée Treaty. But their convergence only came after much bickering -- and a secret supplementary agreement. By DER SPIEGEL Staff
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- February 13, 2019
A battle is brewing in Vittel over Nestlé. The groundwater is running low in the French spa town and the multinational conglomerate is fighting for its rights to the commodity -- and for its reputation. more...
- December 17, 2018
French President Emmanuel Macron has tried to calm protesters by raising the minimum wage, among other concessions. But if the yellow vests continue eroding his authority, it's not just France that will suffer. And Germany is partly at fault. more... [ Comment ]
- December 10, 2018
The protests by the yellow vests against French President Emmanuel Macron aren't showing any signs of letting up despite concessions made by the government. Where is this anger coming from? more... [ Comment ]
- June 15, 2018
In an interview with DER SPIEGEL, French Finance Minister Bruno La Maire, 49, demands that eurozone reform be pushed forward quickly. Otherwise, he fears, Europe won't be able to stand up to U.S. President Donald Trump. more... [ Comment ]
- April 27, 2018
French President Emmanuel Macron's visit to the U.S. put his affection for President Donald Trump on full display. The trip was good for the Macron brand and it didn't hurt Trump either. But are there any benefits for the rest of the world? more... [ Comment ]
- April 16, 2018
Nearly one year ago, Emmanuel Macron became the president of France. Since then, members of his En Marche movement have begun reimagining the world of French politics while governing the country at the same time. Can it work? more... [ Comment ]