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Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:30:26 +0100Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi failed to get the result he wanted in a critical referendum on Sunday. With the announcement of his intention to resign, Italy and Europe face storms ahead.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 10:15:07 +0100SPIEGEL speaks to the editor of the New Yorker about the dangers of fascism under Donald Trump, international leaders' reactions to the election and the role of the press in reporting on the next administration.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 19:20:00 +0100According to documents hacked by a group called Fancy Bears and obtained by DER SPIEGEL, large numbers of US athletes applied for exemptions to take banned drugs shortly before the Rio Olympic Games.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 18:59:00 +0100European nations are currently deciding the future of an international program to prepare for the threat of asteroid impact. Former Apollo astronaut Rusty Schweickart fears that a hit could wipe out intelligence life on Earth. SPIEGEL ONLINE spoke to him about his concerns.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:45:00 +0100Jens Spahn, 36, has quickly risen to become a leader of the conservative wing of Angela Merkel's CDU party. His ascent shows how the chancellor's power is beginning to erode.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:28:05 +0100The government in Berlin fears that German automobile companies are lagging behind as electric cars pick up speed around the world. Faced with immense challenges and the potential loss of tens of thousands of jobs, the industry is still pushing its gas guzzlers.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 18:32:00 +0100Children of immigrants fare worse in school? You have to go to college if you want to earn a lot of money? There are plenty of myths surrounding social advancement in Germany -- and many of them are out of step with reality.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 18:31:00 +0100Janis McDavid, 25, was born with no arms and legs. But he still goes to university, drives a car and travels the world. Today he is embarking on his career. How, though, does he do it?
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 18:21:00 +0100Originally from Ghana, Dayan Kodua was the first black Miss Schleswig-Holstein and has become a successful actress in Germany. But she still finds herself frequently confronted by stereotypes. How does she fight back?
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 17:56:00 +0100Lore Marie Peschel-Gutzeit is one of Germany's best known female lawyers. At 84, she still works six days a week. She managed to break through just about every glass ceiling there was in law and politics on her way to the top. But at what cost?
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 17:47:00 +0100After a long illness, Christian Brüggmann, 56, sent out 150 applications in an attempt to return to his previous career in banking. He received 150 rejections. "Then I'll just drive a cab," he told himself -- and started down the road to happiness.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 17:40:00 +0100As a schoolchild, Barbara Sengelhoff was often insulted and maltreated by her teachers and frequently cried on her way to school. Later, she became a teacher herself. It was a good decision.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 11:29:00 +0100Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi may be facing defeat in a game of high-stakes poker with the electorate. If the Dec. 4 constitutional referendum fails, there are dark clouds on the horizon for Europe's future. The country is in poor economic shape and financial markets are alarmed.
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 18:11:00 +0100European Parliament President Martin Schulz announced this week that he is moving to Berlin to assume a role on the national political stage. Many believe he would make a strong contender for chancellor for the center-left Social Democrats. But one man stands in his way -- a friend.
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 18:01:09 +0100German Chancellor Angela Merkel has announced her intention to run for a fourth term. But it is unclear whether she is the right leader to confront the immense challenges facing the country. No less than liberal democracy is at stake.
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 18:00:18 +0100Germany's current account surplus is higher than ever before and the country is concerned that it could become a target of US president-elect Donald Trump's ire as a result. Berlin is already making preparations for the possible conflict.
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 10:07:14 +0100Can Donald Trump be called a fascist? His political rhetoric makes it tempting to lump him into that category. That, though, wouldn't be helpful.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 18:18:57 +0100Postwar German democracy has been a success story. But the election victory of Donald Trump in the US has also highlighted growing fractures between voters and political leaders in the country. Many fear that democracy is eroding. By SPIEGEL Staff
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 16:51:00 +0100Donald Trump's election has bolstered both right-wing and left-wing populist parties in Europe. Despite ideological differences, they share a rejection of the establishment and the liberal order. Are they about to change the world? By SPIEGEL Staff
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 16:26:00 +0100Donald Trump's election in the US has made negotiations over Britain's departure from the EU even more complicated -- and could create added difficulties for German businesses. The prospect of a "hard Brexit" is becoming ever more likely.