Carlos Tévez in Manchester: A Dubious Transfer Deal Gone Sour

Carlos Tévez in Manchester A Dubious Transfer Deal Gone Sour

Carlos Tévez was one of the first superstars signed by Manchester City's new owners from Abu Dhabi in 2009. The transfer fee was paid to a dubious company located in a tax haven. By DER SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]

Interview with Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn: 'We Can't Stop Brexit'

Interview with Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn 'We Can't Stop Brexit'

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn believes that politics have left young people behind. In an interview with DER SPIEGEL, he speaks about Brexit, the crisis of social democracy in Europe and the uphill battle to unite his party. Interview Conducted by Jörg Schindler more... Comment ]


Pinhas Zahavi: Inside the World of a Powerful Football Agent

Pinhas Zahavi Inside the World of a Powerful Football Agent

Football agent Pinhas Zahavi sought to free Robert Lewandowski from his contract with Bayern Munich this summer. The Israeli is one of the most influential professionals in the business. He brought Neymar to Paris, but was also involved in murky deals with underage players. more... Comment ]

Venture Capital: How Clubs Profit By Exploiting Young African Talent

Venture Capital How Clubs Profit By Exploiting Young African Talent

Manchester City invests millions in an African football academy. But very few of its attendees make the jump to Europe. Those that do are treated like commodities. more... Comment ]


Crumbling Currency: Yemen Slides into the Horrors of Famine

Crumbling Currency Yemen Slides into the Horrors of Famine

War-torn Yemen is experiencing the disastrous collapse of its currency. Food, fuel, medication and clean water is becoming astronomically expensive. The result is a looming famine that could become one of the biggest ever. By Christoph Reuter more... Comment ]

Making Space Affordable: The Bargain-Basement Rocket-Launch Bin

Making Space Affordable The Bargain-Basement Rocket-Launch Bin

In an interview, Rocket Lab CEO Peter Beck discusses his company's ambitious plans to tap the growing market for transporting satellites into space. He sees a bright future for his company and its launch pad in New Zealand. Interview Conducted by Christoph Seidler more... Comment ]


After Angela: The Beginning of the Post-Merkel Era

After Angela The Beginning of the Post-Merkel Era

Angela Merkel's recent announcement that she would step down as the chair of the Christian Democratic Union has opened up a race for power that could define the future of the conservative party and the country. New elections could be next. By Melanie Amann, Markus Feldenkirchen and Ralf Neukirch more... Comment ]

A New Start for Germany: Time for Merkel to Say Goodbye

A New Start for Germany Time for Merkel to Say Goodbye

Angela Merkel recently announced she would step down as chair of the Christian Democratic Union but would remain chancellor. The decision doesn't go far enough. It is time to let Germany make a new start. A DER SPIEGEL Commentary by Dirk Kurbjuweit more...


Kylian Mbappé: It's Raining Money for This Football Wunderkind

Kylian Mbappé It's Raining Money for This Football Wunderkind

Never before has a 19-year-old earned more at Paris Saint-Germain than Kylian Mbappé. Yet the club also denied numerous special requests made by the highly talented striker. By DER SPIEGEL Staff more...