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Australian citizenship row: By-election threatens PM's majority

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 02:27:31 +0000

An MP in a dual citizenship row seeks re-election in a poll that threatens the government's majority.



Deaths of Canada billionaire Barry Sherman and wife 'suspicious'

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 01:21:49 +0000

Apotex founder Barry Sherman and his wife Honey were found in the basement of their Toronto home.



Who will succeed Michelle Bachelet in Chile?

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 00:53:33 +0000

After a sluggish first round, the second in Chile's presidential election looks set to be a nail biter.



Why 2018's big food trend could come from West Africa

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 00:49:46 +0000

West African food is tipped by chefs and experts to be big in 2018.



Wu Yongning: Who is to blame for a daredevil's death?

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 00:47:50 +0000

"Don't click 'like'": The death of "rooftopper" Wu Yongning sparks uneasy soul-searching in China.



Was Delhi gang rape India's #Metoo moment?

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 00:42:57 +0000

Five years after the Delhi gang rape Indian women are taking control of the conversation around gender.



ICYMI: Bambi on ice and a festive flight

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 00:41:26 +0000

Some of the stories in the news this week that you might have missed.



Week in pictures: 9-15 December 2017

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 00:34:09 +0000

A selection of the best news photographs from around the world taken over the past week.



South Africa: My message to the ANC

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 00:31:32 +0000

What advice do South Africans have for the ruling party as it prepares to elect a new leader?



The family which doesn't feel pain

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 00:14:17 +0000

The experience of six related Italians may help to find a new treatment for people with chronic pain.



Austrian far-right to return to coalition under conservative Sebastian Kurz

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 00:12:33 +0000

Centre-right leader Sebastian Kurz will become the world's youngest national leader under the deal.



US tax bill: Republicans agree sweeping changes

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 00:06:16 +0000

Senate and House lawmakers reveal final details of the biggest change to the US tax code in 30 years.



Will Gompertz reviews Star Wars: The Last Jedi ★★★★☆

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 23:55:11 +0000

Is the Force still with the franchise?



Expert shows how to wrap Christmas gifts with an awkward shape

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 23:51:34 +0000

Gift wrapping expert Neelam Meetcha counts leading retailers among her clients.



Japan's drive-through funeral service

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 23:25:54 +0000

Japan's first drive-through funeral service launches.



Pep Guardiola: Manchester City boss says he would not get into the team

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 22:30:53 +0000

Pep Guardiola says his record-breaking Manchester City team is so good he would not have been able to get into it during his successful playing career.



North Korea must earn right to talks, says US Secretary of State Tillerson

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 22:02:16 +0000

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson toughens his stance after earlier offering talks with no preconditions.



Would you sleep in your favourite shop?

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 22:00:00 +0000

Shops are using quirky events and experiences to lure us back to the High Street - but will it work?



Scottish Open: John Higgins whitewashes Ronnie O'Sullivan to reach semis

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:54:07 +0000

John Higgins whitewashes Ronnie O'Sullivan in a ranking event for the first time in 23 years to reach the Scottish Open semi-finals.



'Shocking apathy' to fraternity drinking at Pennsylvania university

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:53:27 +0000

Penn State allowed "sadistic" rituals and failed to protect its students, a blistering report finds.



Floyd Mayweather v Conor McGregor generated more than £450m

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:24:25 +0000

Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor's much-hyped Las Vegas bout generated more than £450m, Showtime reveals.



Peru Odebrecht scandal: President Kuczynski faces impeachment

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:22:19 +0000

Parties file a motion to have Pedro Pablo Kuczynski removed after he rejects resignation calls.



Brexit: EU leaders agree to move talks to next stage

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:15:33 +0000

Theresa May welcomes "important step" and calls for "rapid progress" on transition discussions.



Amsterdam's Schiphol airport: Police shoot knifeman

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 18:21:50 +0000

A shopping area at one of Europe's busiest airports was evacuated as shots were heard.



Australia abuse: Archbishop rejects call to report confessions

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:53:17 +0000

A top Catholic cleric in Australia says breaking the seal of confession would undermine doctrine.



Jerusalem: Palestinians killed in fresh clashes with Israel

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:45:48 +0000

Fresh violence erupts between Palestinians and Israeli troops over the US shift on Jerusalem.



Brexit talks: Why 2018 will be no easier

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:22:52 +0000

It looks like 2018 will be as tough for talks as 2017, writes Kevin Connolly.



Country without a Government: Merkel's Difficult Road to a Coalition

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:01:44 +0000

Three months after the election, Germany is as far away from a governing coalition as ever and Social Democrats don't expect an agreement before Easter. Meanwhile, Germany's influence in the EU is on the wane. By DER SPIEGEL Staff


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End of an Era: Surveying the Ruins of Merkelism

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:00:47 +0000

The Merkel era has been characterized by a deep yearning for stability. Yet her tenure has led to Germany's current period of instability. It is time to move on from Merkelism.


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Holy cow! 'Stormy' the cow makes a break from live nativity

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 16:58:21 +0000

A live nativity scene led to a police chase when one participant managed to break out twice in a day.



2016 Berlin Christmas Market Attack: Terror Survivors Feel Abandoned by German Authorities

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 16:47:47 +0000

One year after the terror attack on the Christmas market in Berlin, the relatives of the victims feel like the German authorities have treated them callously or neglected them. Some of their anger is also directed at German Chancellor Angela Merkel.



Harry and Meghan set wedding date

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 16:14:37 +0000

In a break with royal tradition, the wedding is being held on a Saturday rather than a weekday.



WWE's John Cena brings his own unique take to this week's Football Focus predictions

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 15:37:05 +0000

WWE wrestler and actor John Cena takes on BBC football expert Mark Lawrenson in the Football Focus prediction challenge.



Chris Froome: Pat McQuaid says Briton's adverse drugs test is a 'disaster' for cycling

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 14:00:10 +0000

Chris Froome's adverse drugs test is a "disaster" for cycling that could lose Team Sky all its credibility, says former UCI president Pat McQuaid.



Hugh Jackman's novelty top hat trick

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:03:19 +0000

The actor performed the trick for the '6,000th' time and explained why his Christmas would feature bad jokes.



Egypt: Ancient child burials found near Aswan

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:50:09 +0000

The more than 3,000-year-old burials are among three recent discoveries near the city of Aswan.



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

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 14:54:09 +0000

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 products -- and the EU is finally addressing the issue.


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

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 11:12:37 +0000

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 the audio online in response.


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

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 13:08:56 +0000

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.


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

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 10:43:00 +0000

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 rather than heal the country - and the police state is making a comeback.


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

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 17:04:20 +0000

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 take the lead in the Middle East peace process.



U.S. Economy: Trump Tax Plan Worries Europe

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 17:03:03 +0000

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.


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

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 17:01:00 +0000

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 - and a new arms race could be the result.



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

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 17:00:21 +0000

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 true capital of Israel is troubling and potentially dangerous.


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Liberated Raqqa: The Stench of Death amid Hopes for Life

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 12:45:00 +0000

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 his mission to bring the city back to life.



Not So Great: Britain Grows Increasingly Hostile to EU Citizens

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 14:28:56 +0000

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.



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

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 13:26:47 +0000

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.


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

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 17:14:17 +0000

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 anyway. He speaks with DER SPIEGEL about what that means for him, his party, Germany and Europe.


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

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 17:06:13 +0000

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 something to look forward to. And may not happen at all. By DER SPIEGEL staff


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

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 09:38:22 +0000

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.


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