Germany Fri, 23 Apr 2021 18:15:52 +0200Annalena Baerbock Holds the Keys to Germany's Next Election: The Green Kingmaker
This fall, a politician with the Green Party could become German chancellor for the first time. Annalena Baerbock is a far more dynamic candidate than her conservative and center-left competitors - and she could be poised for a senior position in the...Fri, 16 Apr 2021 18:29:28 +0200The Failure of Germany's Coronavirus Strategy: Disagreement and Dithering
Chancellor Angela Merkel is pushing for legal changes that would give the federal government more powers to stop the spread of the coronavirus. But the states are pushing pack.Fri, 16 Apr 2021 18:28:52 +0200The Illusion of Rapid Antigen Tests: Insensitive and Inefficient
Germany is hoping that rapid antigen tests will help navigate the country out of the third coronavirus wave currently gripping the country. But they aren't up to the task. Other strategies could prove more effective.Thu, 8 Apr 2021 17:23:58 +0200AstraZeneca: Getting Vaccinated Should Have Made Me Happy. Then Came the Headlines
I’m 30 years old and I received my first shot of the AstraZeneca vaccine at the beginning of March. Then the news broke about problems with thrombosis. This is a story about trust – and how quickly it can be lost.Wed, 7 Apr 2021 13:27:00 +0200Campaign Kicks Into High Gear:
Germany's vaccination campaign is running sluggishly, but that's about to change quickly. The situation could ease considerably -- and that well before the end of the summer, with vaccine deliveries set to increase dramatically in the coming weeks.
Germany European News Tue, 4 May 2021 19:59:25 +0200A Fateful Election in Scotland: After Brexit Could Come Scexit
Scottish voters are electing a new parliament this week, and again the pro-independence party SNP is expected to win. The vote could lead the way to the disintegration of the United Kingdom.Thu, 29 Apr 2021 17:26:28 +0200Libya: How Frontex Helps Haul Migrants Back To Libyan Torture Camps
Refugees are being detained, tortured and killed at camps in Libya. Investigative reporting by DER SPIEGEL and its partners has uncovered how close the European Union’s border agency Frontex works together with the Libyan coast guard.Tue, 27 Apr 2021 15:54:14 +0200Investors Wanted to Make €6.1 Billion with Super League
The men behind the ill-fated Super League considered just about every aspect of the multibillion-euro deal – except how fans and players would react.Thu, 22 Apr 2021 15:29:19 +0200Adam Nergal Darski: The Rock Star on the Front Lines of Poland's Culture War
The organization Ordo Iuris is fighting against abortion and homosexuality in Poland. The country's most famous rock star has taken aim at the group in this story of a deeply divided land.Thu, 22 Apr 2021 12:37:37 +0200Ukraine: Tensions Rise in Crimea and Donbass as Russia Deploys Troops
President Vladimir Putin is deploying troops to the Ukrainian border. What is he planning? DER SPIEGEL visited both sides of the border to take a closer look at the rising tensions.