Moscow Meddling: The Forgotten War in Eastern Ukraine

Moscow Meddling The Forgotten War in Eastern Ukraine

Russia is making little effort to disguise its leadership role in the self-proclaimed people's republics in eastern Ukraine. Putin needs the regions to blackmail Kiev. An Essay by Christian Neef more... Comment ]

Interview with Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn: 'We Can't Stop Brexit'

Interview with Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn 'We Can't Stop Brexit'

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn believes that politics have left young people behind. In an interview with DER SPIEGEL, he speaks about Brexit, the crisis of social democracy in Europe and the uphill battle to unite his party. Interview Conducted by Jörg Schindler more... Comment ]


Weaponized Debt: Italy Doubles Down on Threat to Euro Stability

Weaponized Debt Italy Doubles Down on Threat to Euro Stability

Fears are growing that the euro crisis may soon return. Italy could spark a chain reaction if it doesn't yield to the European Union's demand that it rein in its planned deficit spending. Concern is rising in Brussels and on the financial markets. By DER SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]

Brexit Talks: It's Time to Make Concessions to Britain

Brexit Talks It's Time to Make Concessions to Britain

In the Brexit negotiations, Britain has been forced to make concessions on almost every issue. Now, though, it is time for the EU to soften its stance. An orderly withdrawal is paramount for good future relations. A Commentary by Peter Müller more... Comment ]


Interview with Italian Vintner Antinori: 'Italian Wines Are Drunk, Not Collected'

Interview with Italian Vintner Antinori 'Italian Wines Are Drunk, Not Collected'

Albiera Antinori is head of the centuries-old Italian vintner of the same name. In an interview with DER SPIEGEL, she speaks of the flood of cheap wine, new buying habits in China and the populist government in Rome. Interview Conducted by Isabell Hülsen and Susanne Amann more... Comment ]

Brexit Negotiations: Watching a Country Make a Fool of Itself

Brexit Negotiations Watching a Country Make a Fool of Itself

No country in the world has cultivated arrogance the way Britain has. But the sad truth is: The former global power can't even find its way to the door without tripping over its feet. A Commentary by Jan Fleischhauer more... Comment ]


Untethered in Italy: Salvini Pushes Country to the Precipice

Untethered in Italy Salvini Pushes Country to the Precipice

With the approval of his partners in government, Italy's Matteo Salvini is lambasting the EU, foreigners and the press while at the same time quoting a fascist dictator. A tragedy with potentially wide-reaching consequences is unfolding at the heart of Europe. By Walter Mayr more... Comment ]

A European IMF: The New Face of the Eurozone Bailout Fund

A European IMF The New Face of the Eurozone Bailout Fund

The erstwhile bailout fund known as the European Stability Mechanism may soon be granted far-reaching new powers, including the kinds of functions currently possessed by the IMF. But there's a hitch. By Christian Reiermann more... Comment ]


Sky Cruise: Turning the Alps into an Industrial Playground

Sky Cruise Turning the Alps into an Industrial Playground

A new cable car to the top of Klein Matterhorn leads to the highest gondola station in Europe. Now, only a small link is missing to complete a grand vision: The crossing of the Alps by aerial tramway. Environmentalists are not impressed. By Christian Wüst more... Comment ]