Germany's news in English
Thu, 25 May 2017 14:22
Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi made a brief stopover at Duesseldorf Airport, German police said on Thursday, contradicting press reports that he had spent time in the western German city.
Thu, 25 May 2017 13:32
Former United States President Barack Obama said at a Berlin reunion with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday that he was "heartbroken" by a suicide bombing that killed 22 people in Manchester.
Wed, 24 May 2017 17:32
German police said they arrested nine drug trafficking suspects, including four suspected Islamist militants, in early morning raids Wednesday.
Wed, 24 May 2017 16:54
Election officials in Germany's most populous state said on Tuesday that the far-right AfD party should have gotten 2,000 more votes than were originally counted in the state parliament election.
Wed, 24 May 2017 16:44
The combined amount spent on the refugee crisis by the federal government totalled over €20 billion in 2016. Over half of the money was spent abroad aiming to stop the flow of migrants making the journey to Europe.
Mon, 15 May 2017 16:47
Germany's once high-flying Green Party is foundering in many states. After a disastrous election result in North Rhine-Westphalia, the party is promising change, but it may come too late for September's national poll.
Mon, 15 May 2017 13:08
The state election on Sunday in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany's most populous state, was supposed to give Martin Schulz's chancellor candidacy a needed boost. But his party, the Social Democrats, lost to Merkel's CDU. The road ahead looks bumpy.
Fri, 12 May 2017 18:35
In an interview, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble, a member of Chancellor Merkel's Christian Democrats, says he believes the reform proposals of French president-elect Emmanuel Macron are currently unrealistic. But he also says he wants to see greater investment in Europe.
Fri, 12 May 2017 10:51
More than 1.2 million refugees came to Germany in 2015 and 2016. Initially, the country greeted them with chaos and poor planning, but the situation has improved. DER SPIEGEL took a closer look at how the project of integration is going. By SPIEGEL Staff
Tue, 9 May 2017 15:29
Following months of ballot box success, the right-wing populist Alternative for Germany party is suddenly sliding. And more bad news may be on the horizon. The party is hoping for a resurgence of the refugee crisis, but even that might not be enough.
Wed, 24 May 2017 18:51
Malta poses as a model member of the European Union, but it makes its living off of large European companies seeking to avoid higher tax rates back home. DER SPIEGEL went to the island nation to investigate, and found a lot of empty offices and empty words.
Wed, 24 May 2017 11:57
When it comes to online gaming, Malta is a true paradise. The country's supervisory controls are loose and officials often look the other way, opening the door for possible money laundering and tax evasion, a whistleblower claims.
Fri, 28 April 2017 11:57
Donald Trump bashes no other newspaper to the degree he does the New York Times. But it hasn't damaged the paper -- on the contrary. The newsroom may be exhausted, but it is more motivated than ever.
Thu, 27 April 2017 11:00
A young woman claims that Cristiano Ronaldo raped her. Following the publication of a report on the allegations, the Real Madrid player's agency dismissed the story as "journalistic fiction." But DER SPIEGEL has evidence indicating that Ronaldo was privy to negotiations with the American.
Wed, 19 April 2017 15:05
U.S. President Donald Trump has said it is "very unfair" that Germany sells more products in the United States than vice versa. Now German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble is traveling to the U.S. with a paper obtained by DER SPIEGEL. The message: Trade surpluses aren't really a problem.
Wed, 19 April 2017 15:39
An American woman goes to the police in Las Vegas. She claims she has been raped by an athlete: global football star Cristiano Ronaldo. What really happened has never been resolved because lawyers settled the case with a payment of $375,000 by the Real Madrid star. By SPIEGEL Staff
Mon, 3 April 2017 10:40
In 1938, an SS expedition led by German zoologist Ernst Schäfer trekked to Tibet, returning with priceless animal specimens. Many believe they had actually been sent to search for a lost Aryan race, but a new book argues that the truth is more complicated.
Fri, 17 March 2017 18:02
It is often said that taking performance enhancing drugs makes no sense for soccer players. Then why do so many do so? An internal list from the World Anti-Doping Agency reveals the substances players have been caught using. And shows that football officials seek to play down the issue.
Wed, 22 February 2017 12:38
The collection of the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art was to be shown in Berlin in December, but Iranian officials declined permission to send the artworks out of the country. SPIEGEL spoke with former Empress Farah Pahlavi, who assembled the collection in the 1970s. She's been living in exile for 38 years.
Thu, 24 November 2016 10:07
Can Donald Trump be called a fascist? His political rhetoric makes it tempting to lump him into that category. That, though, wouldn't be helpful.