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Spiegel Online
Tuesday January 01, 2019 @ 08:30:59 AM mt

Kramp-Karrenbauer's Win: Rough Road Ahead for the Merkel Dynasty




German Chancellor Angela Merkel wanted to hand over the leadership of the Christian Democratic Union to Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer and on Friday she got her wish. But the party is deeply divided and keeping the CDU together is task No. 1.
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Tuesday January 01, 2019 @ 08:29:03 AM mt

Fergus Falls: The Relotius Scandal Reaches a Small Town in America




Claas Relotius, the DER SPIEGEL journalist outed this week for churning out fraudulent stories, wrote for the magazine about the U.S. town of Fergus Falls. Two locals fact-checked his reporting, and their verdict is devastating -- a perfect example of how DER SPIEGEL's editorial safeguards failed.
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Tuesday January 01, 2019 @ 08:28:43 AM mt

The Claas Relotius Affair: DER SPIEGEL's Reaction to U.S. Ambassador's Criticism




In the affair surrounding Claas Relotius, U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grennell has accused DER SPIEGEL of anti-Americanism. Our response to the diplomat's letter to our future editor-in-chief.
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Tuesday January 01, 2019 @ 02:28:54 AM mt

Untethered in Italy: Salvini Pushes Country to the Precipice




With the approval of his partners in government, Italy's Matteo Salvini is lambasting the EU, foreigners and the press while at the same time quoting a fascist dictator. A tragedy with potentially wide-reaching consequences is unfolding at the heart of Europe.
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Tuesday January 01, 2019 @ 02:26:38 AM mt

French Protests: Macron's Ghosts Return To Haunt Him




The protests by the yellow vests against French President Emmanuel Macron aren't showing any signs of letting up despite concessions made by the government. Where is this anger coming from?
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Monday December 31, 2018 @ 02:05:00 AM mt

Isle of Madness: A Series of Miscalculations Has Brought Britain to the Brink




Brexit was to allow the United Kingdom to reclaim its former glory. Instead, the country's leaders have bumbled their way into catastrophe. Built on a false premise from the start, the UK's move away from the EU has been dominated by mistakes and miscalculations.
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Monday December 31, 2018 @ 02:02:14 AM mt

Reporter Forgery: DER SPIEGEL Reveals Internal Fraud




A DER SPIEGEL reporter committed large-scale journalistic fraud over several years. Internal clues and research have provided significant evidence against reporter Claas Relotius, who has since admitted to the falsifications and is no longer employed by DER SPIEGEL. Other media organizations may also have been affected.
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Monday December 31, 2018 @ 02:02:03 AM mt

Relotius Journalistic Fraud Case: Statement from DER SPIEGEL Editors-in-Chief




Claas Relotius wrote many seemingly excellent feature stories for DER SPIEGEL, but unfortunately most of them apparently contain fabricated passages. We are sorry about what has happened and weare investigating with the requisite humility.
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Sunday December 30, 2018 @ 03:02:24 AM mt

The Relotius Case: Answers to the Most Important Questions




In recent years, DER SPIEGEL published just under 60 articles by reporter and editor Claas Relotius. He has now admitted that, in several instances, he either invented stories or distorted facts.
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Sunday December 30, 2018 @ 02:36:21 AM mt

The Brewing Storm: Chaos Erupts in London Over Brexit Deal




Some 874 days after the Brexit referendum, Theresa May has reached a deal with the European Union to prevent a hard exit from the bloc. But events of recent days make clear that months of drama in Brussels pales in comparison to the one unfolding in London now.
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