Germany's news in English
Tue, 19 June 2018 10:12
Toys and models manufacturer Revell based in North Rhine-Westphalia has announced that one of their products, an aircraft described as a war machine during the Nazi period, will no longer be produced.
Tue, 19 June 2018 08:58
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday hosts French President Emmanuel Macron for joint cabinet talks on EU reform, especially the flashpoint issue of immigration that divides the bloc and heaps domestic pressure on Merkel.
Tue, 19 June 2018 08:48
A Syrian migrant faces a Berlin court on Tuesday for lashing out with a belt at two men wearing kippa skullcaps in an assault that stoked fears of resurgent anti-Semitism.
Mon, 18 June 2018 17:06
Close to a quarter of a million people applied for asylum in Germany in 2017, meaning it was still the number one destination for asylum seekers in Europe.
Mon, 18 June 2018 16:48
Joachim Löw is facing the biggest crisis of his 12-year reign as Germany coach after the holders slipped to a shock defeat against Mexico in their World Cup opener in Russia.
Sun, 17 June 2018 11:33
Bilfinger, one of Germany's best-known construction firms, pledged to clean up its global business practices as it pivoted to the oil sector. But when an investigator began digging into one of the company's deals in the Middle East, she suddenly fell ill - and things only got stranger from there.
Fri, 8 June 2018 21:47
In a DER SPIEGEL interview, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz, 59, says its time for a Europe-wide unemployment insurance system and to resuscitate the financial transaction tax. Italy, he says, will fall into line.
Fri, 8 June 2018 18:17
Just a few months ago, German Chancellor Angela Merkel was being described as the new leader of the free world. But recently she has been having trouble getting her way even in Berlin and Europe. Her days of dominance appear to be over. By DER SPIEGEL Staff
Tue, 5 June 2018 16:12
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is watching with deep concern as the pillars of the postwar international order collapse. But what is she doing about it?
Tue, 22 May 2018 16:54
In an interview with DER SPIEGEL, former German Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer talks about the danger of war against Iran, the deterioration of trans-Atlantic relations under U.S. President Donald Trump and the serious need for Germany to invest massively in the European Union's future.
Fri, 25 May 2018 18:02
Following diplomatic discord between Berlin and Riyadh, contracts for German businesses in Saudi Arabia have been drying up. Is the crown prince punishing them?
Thu, 24 May 2018 18:03
The German economy has grown dependent on China in a development that is now coming back to haunt it. With a global trade war brewing, it will be impossible for the government in Berlin to please both Beijing and Washington. It's time for a new strategy. By DER SPIEGEL Staff
Fri, 16 March 2018 17:27
After 15 years as a professional football player, Arsenal player Per Mertesacker is hanging up his boots. Plagued by injuries and stressed by the game, he argues that it's time for people to understand its human cost.
Tue, 13 March 2018 11:24
They are one of Europe's richest families, and also extremely tight-lipped. With news of the company's potential sale, a member of the Brenninkmeijer family, which owns fashion retailer C&A, has come forward to address the rumors.
Wed, 14 February 2018 12:40
Despite a booming economy, U.S. President Donald Trump is calling for a weaker dollar, a move that threatens to jeopardize Europe's fragile economic upswing. There's very little the European Central Bank can do to fight back.
Wed, 30 May 2018 10:17
Canadian accident investigator Larry Vance claims to have solved the mystery of the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. In an interview, he explains why he believes the plane's captain deliberately ditched the aircraft.
Thu, 17 May 2018 15:54
Arthur Edwards has spent over 40 years photographing the royal family for Britain's Sun newspaper. In an interview, he talks about his experiences and Prince Harry's wedding this weekend.
Thu, 17 May 2018 13:13
The Swedish Academy will not be awarding a Nobel prize in literature this year. And a closer look at the swamp of scandal in Stockholm raises doubts as to whether it can ever be rehabilitated.
Wed, 25 April 2018 14:49
The attack on former spy Sergei Skripal thrust the nerve agent Novichok into the spotlight. For many, it was the first time they had heard of the poison, but it has long been a bone of contention between Moscow and the West.
Wed, 14 February 2018 10:35
Each year in Germany, 800 people throw themselves in front of speeding trains, transforming the drivers into involuntary killers. Stephan Kniest has run over four people so far in his career - and fears that a fifth could do him in.