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The Same, But Different: Eastern Europeans Tire of Being Sold Inferior Products
The Same, But Different: Eastern Europeans Tire of Being Sold Inferior Products

The Same, But Different: Eastern Europeans Tire of Being Sold Inferior Products

Why does Nutella in Hungary contain less cocoa than the same chocolate spread in Germany? Why do fish sticks in Prague have less fish? Eastern European are tired of being served inferior p...
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 15:54:09
From the Editors: The Audio of DER SPIEGEL's Interview with Morrissey
From the Editors: The Audio of DER SPIEGEL's Interview with Morrissey

From the Editors: The Audio of DER SPIEGEL's Interview with Morrissey

British pop singer Morrissey has accused DER SPIEGEL of falsely quoting him in a recently published interview. The magazine stands behind its reporting and has made the decision to post th...
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 12:12:37
Patchwork Solution: An End to Berlin's Neverending Airport Fiasco?
Patchwork Solution: An End to Berlin's Neverending Airport Fiasco?

Patchwork Solution: An End to Berlin's Neverending Airport Fiasco?

The idea of a soft launch for Berlin's long-delayed new international airport is gaining traction. It would mean opening its doors in 2020, but without its main terminal....
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:08:56
The Search for Justice in Tunisia: 'We Know Everything, But We Have No Proof'
The Search for Justice in Tunisia: 'We Know Everything, But We Have No Proof'

The Search for Justice in Tunisia: 'We Know Everything, But We Have No Proof'

A truth commission is trying to help Tunisia work through its recent past, televising testimonies from both the victims and perpetrators of state violence. Yet it's serving to divide rathe...
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 11:43:00

Trump's Jerusalem Folly: Time for Europe to Take the Lead on Peace

U.S. President Donald Trump prides himself on being a deal-maker. But his decision to relocate the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem will produce only losers. It is time for Europe to ta...
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 18:04:20
U.S. Economy: Trump Tax Plan Worries Europe
U.S. Economy: Trump Tax Plan Worries Europe

U.S. Economy: Trump Tax Plan Worries Europe

Trump is hoping that his tax reform will make the United States a more attractive place to do business. Germany and the rest of Europe, though, could emerge as the losers....
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 18:03:03

Alleged INF Treaty Violation: U.S. Demands NATO Action on Russian Missiles

The U.S. believes Russia is secretly developing nuclear-capable, medium-range missiles in violation of the INF Treaty. Washington has now upped the pressure on NATO to formulate a response...
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 18:01:00
Donald Trump and Jerusalem: 'I Don't See Potential Upsides'
Donald Trump and Jerusalem: 'I Don't See Potential Upsides'

Donald Trump and Jerusalem: 'I Don't See Potential Upsides'

Richard Haass, 66, is a former U.S. diplomat and current director of the Council on Foreign Relations. He says that the timing of President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the t...
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 18:00:21

Liberated Raqqa: The Stench of Death amid Hopes for Life

The former Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa has been liberated, yet the city remains largely uninhabitable, criss-crossed with mines and strewn with rotting corpses. One man has made it h...
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 13:45:00

Not So Great: Britain Grows Increasingly Hostile to EU Citizens

Ever since the Brexit referendum in June 2016, European Union citizens in the UK have felt increasingly unwelcome. Harrassment is on the rise and the government itself has fed the hate....
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 15:28:56
Ego Trip in Brussels: Juncker Seeks Greater Commission Control over Eurozone
Ego Trip in Brussels: Juncker Seeks Greater Commission Control over Eurozone

Ego Trip in Brussels: Juncker Seeks Greater Commission Control over Eurozone

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker would like the EU executive to have more control over the Eurozone in the future. But member states aren't eager to give up control....
Tue, 05 Dec 2017 14:26:47
SPIEGEL Interview with Martin Schulz: 'I'm Made of Stern Stuff'
SPIEGEL Interview with Martin Schulz: 'I'm Made of Stern Stuff'

SPIEGEL Interview with Martin Schulz: 'I'm Made of Stern Stuff'

SPD leader Martin Schulz twice ruled out a continuation of the grand coalition with Chancellor Merkel's conservatives. Now, though, he has little choice but to consider such an alliance an...
Fri, 01 Dec 2017 18:14:17
Germany's Fate: The Dispiriting Prospect of a New Grand Coalition
Germany's Fate: The Dispiriting Prospect of a New Grand Coalition

Germany's Fate: The Dispiriting Prospect of a New Grand Coalition

With Angela Merkel's first effort at assembling a governing coalition having failed, a run-back of her current alliance with the Social Democrats appears likely. That, though, is hardly so...
Fri, 01 Dec 2017 18:06:13
The New Saudi Arabia: Absolute Power in the Hands of a Crown Prince
The New Saudi Arabia: Absolute Power in the Hands of a Crown Prince

The New Saudi Arabia: Absolute Power in the Hands of a Crown Prince

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman has embarked on a path to reform his country. But to achieve his goals, he is quashing all forms of critique. That is the wrong way to go....
Fri, 01 Dec 2017 10:38:22

Potential Catastrophe: How the Irish Border Became Brexit's Biggest Hurdle

A new "hard" border between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland could have dire economic consequences for both sides -- and reignite old feuds. Now Dublin is playing hardball with...
Thu, 30 Nov 2017 12:37:39
EU Competition Commissioner Vestager: 'The Auto Industry Is a High Priority'
EU Competition Commissioner Vestager: 'The Auto Industry Is a High Priority'

EU Competition Commissioner Vestager: 'The Auto Industry Is a High Priority'

EU Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager, 49, has made a name for herself by taking on Google, Apple and Starbucks. She talks to DER SPIEGEL about her current investigation into ...
Tue, 28 Nov 2017 16:32:34
Europe at Its Ugliest: The Refugee Scandal on the Island of Lesbos
Europe at Its Ugliest: The Refugee Scandal on the Island of Lesbos

Europe at Its Ugliest: The Refugee Scandal on the Island of Lesbos

As winter arrives, the situation on the Greek island of Lesbos is unsustainable. Conditions at the refugee camps are horrific and island residents are tired of being left in the lurch by A...
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 17:37:10
Hello? Anybody Home?: Germany's Voice Suddenly Missing in Brussels
Hello? Anybody Home?: Germany's Voice Suddenly Missing in Brussels

Hello? Anybody Home?: Germany's Voice Suddenly Missing in Brussels

After the German election, French President Emmanuel Macron laid out his vision for far-reaching EU reforms. But with coalition talks having collapsed in Germany, Berlin suddenly has no vo...
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 12:11:00
Germany, Democracy and the World: The End of the End of History
Germany, Democracy and the World: The End of the End of History

Germany, Democracy and the World: The End of the End of History

The collapse of coalition talks in Berlin are far from a national crisis. But it is symptomatic. It is time for German politicians to realize what is at stake for their country and the res...
Thu, 23 Nov 2017 14:39:42

Living in Shame: Helping Rape Victims Return to Life

Left incontinent after rape or a lack of medical care during pregnancy, thousands of African women are stigmatized and shunned each year. In some places, though, the situation is improving...
Thu, 23 Nov 2017 12:24:04
 
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