Mon, 1 Jul 2024 11:39:00 +0200
A Holocaust Survivor Speaks of Her Anger: "It's Difficult to Put Up with These Old Germans"
As a young child, Eva Umlauf spent several months in Auschwitz. Today, she speaks to German schoolchildren and is a sought-after orator for commemoration ceremonies. She still can't forgive the Germans.

Mon, 13 May 2024 16:04:00 +0200
New Hatred for Politicians: Why Are Attacks and Incitement on the Rise in Germany?
Violent attacks, arson attacks, death threats: Brutal hostilities against politicians are shaking democracy in Germany. Experts are observing a growing far-right youth culture and are calling for more protection, especially for public officials in lo...

Tue, 30 Apr 2024 19:20:00 +0200
Alternative for Germany (AfD): How the far-right party became the Long Arm of Russia and China
The far-right AfD presents itself as a patriotic party, but revelations about possible monetary payments from Russia and a suspected Chinese spy have exposed its members as traitors to their country. DER SPIEGEL has learned that the Kremlin even draf...

Thu, 25 Apr 2024 17:29:00 +0200
Still Just a Lightweight: Germany Fails to Gain Traction with Foreign Policy
The German chancellor and his foreign minister recently visited China and the Middle East and the government is conducting crisis diplomacy at all the global hotspots. But Berlin has failed to deliver much, and some are asking if Germany is even a gl...

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 13:46:00 +0100
A Visit to the Swamp: The Town Made Famous by Neo-Nazi Students
An open letter about Hitler salutes in the schoolyard and swastikas on the benches of a school in the municipality of Burg made nationwide headlines in Germany. But is the place really a hotbed of right-wing extremism? We went to find out.

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Tue, 18 Jun 2024 13:52:00 +0200
Italy: An Abandoned Italian Village Gets New Life
An aging Italian woman has teamed up with a young migrant from Mali to breathe new life into an abandoned village in Calabria. Might it be an antidote to rural flight?

Tue, 18 Jun 2024 11:52:00 +0200
England Captain Harry Kane: "People Have Always Thought I Wasn't Good Enough"
Harry Kane is hoping that his first-ever title will come in the form of a European Championship. Here, DER SPIEGEL speaks with the English star about his team's chances, his first year at Bayern Munich and the art of scoring goals.

Mon, 3 Jun 2024 16:02:00 +0200
Populist Push: Europe's Right Wing Eyes a Post-Election Alliance
Marine Le Pen and Giorgia Meloni are considering joining forces following the European Parliament elections this weekend. A right-wing "super group" could change EU power structures. But would Germany's AfD be part of it?

Tue, 7 May 2024 13:31:00 +0200
Fish Farming in Iceland: Invasion of the Zombie Salmon
Two huge companies farm salmon right off the coast of Iceland. Critics warn that escaped farm fish present an existential danger to wild populations in the country. The country's president – and the singer Björk – have entered the debate.

Thu, 11 Apr 2024 08:39:00 +0200
The Resurrection of Fire-Ravaged Cathedral Brings France Together in Unexpected Ways
Five years after the fire at Notre-Dame, the iconic cathedral in Paris now has a roof and a tower again. The reconstruction is almost complete in what is no less than a national tour de force that has led to rare unity in a divided republic.