Der Tagesspiegel Archives

  • German official: There will be no discount on the rule of law

    Interview | Justice & Home Affairs 28-02-2018

    The EU is a community of shared values, the minister of state for Europe in the German Foreign Office, Michael Roth (SPD), emphasised in an interview with EURACTIV's media partner "Der Tagesspiegel", referring to the anti-Soros campaign in Hungary …

  • German coalition agreement: A document of distrust

    News | Elections 08-02-2018

    CDU/CSU and SPD are laying their policies down to the last detail. SPD chairman Martin Schulz gives up his party lead to Andrea Nahles. But will this be enough for the SPD party base to agree in the vote on the agreement? A commentary from EURACTIV Germany’s media partner "Der Tagesspiegel.”

  • Austria and Germany: An old quarrel that never dies

    News | Future EU 19-01-2018

    During the refugee crisis, Austria's then foreign minister and now Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has emerged as a fierce Merkel critic. During his inaugural visit to Berlin this week, it became clear that their differences aren't going anywhere, writes EURACTIV Germany's partner Der Tagesspiegel.

  • The race to succeed Juncker begins

    News | Future EU 17-01-2018

    With the next European Parliament elections just over a year away, the guessing games and rumour mills about who will helm the EU institutions into the next decade have already fired up. EURACTIV Germany’s partner Der Tagesspiegel reports.

  • Why Macron closely watches the German coalition talks

    News | Future EU 10-01-2018

    French President Emmanuel Macron's EU reform ideas are a central issue between CDU, CSU and SPD while discussing European affairs in the German coalition talks. For Macron, the outcome might be of crucial importance for realising his plans. EURACTIV Germany’s media partner “Der Tagesspiegel” reports.

  • Macron’s new leadership role in Europe

    News | Future EU 13-12-2017

    Seven months after his election, Emmanuel Macron has established himself as a force on the world stage. While some see in him the new "leader of Europe", the Franco-German tandem remains remains crucial to implement his ideas. EURACTIV Germany's media partner "Der Tagesspiegel" reports.

  • German coalition: Wolfgang Kubicki and the U-turn à la FDP

    News | Elections 07-12-2017

    Wolfgang Kubicki has known the political business for more than 30 years. Such an experienced man, one could assume, makes no rookie mistakes. If someone like him wants to spread a message, he exactly knows what he is doing. EURACTIV Germany's media partner "Der Tagesspiegel" reports.

  • European military cooperation: How to defend Europe?

    News | Politics 29-11-2017

    23 European member states agreed to work closer together in military terms. But the cooperation of defence contractors could cause some problems – especially between Berlin and Paris. EURACTIV Germany's media partner Der Tagesspiegel reports.

  • PESCO: Pragmatic and virtually apolitical

    Opinion | Politics 16-11-2017

    Europe has no common defence strategy. 23 member states now nevertheless want to work closer together in military terms.  A good interim solution, argues Anna Sauerbrey from EURACTIV Germany’s media partner „Der Tagesspiegel.”

  • Internal NATO report reveals weaknesses in defence

    News | Politics 24-10-2017

    A classified NATO report reveals huge problems with logistics and troop deployment that could threaten the alliance's defence capability. NATO has been quite late in adopting a change of course. EURACTIV Germany’s partner Der Tagesspiegel reports.

  • Merkel’s EU-policies: Paris can wait

    News | Elections 20-09-2017

    Merkel keeps a low profile in the election campaign regarding European issues, trying not to alienate voters as well as potential coalition partners.

  • Post-election Germany: An iron chancellor with a liberal sidekick?

    News | Economy & Jobs 19-09-2017

    If the liberal FDP enters a coalition with the conservative CDU in Berlin, Merkel and Schäuble will have to adapt their plans for the future of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM). EURACTIV Germany's partner Der Tagesspiegel reports.