Reports by Benno Gross

'We are the People'? Pegida Movement Sparks Debate on anti-islamic Resentments

19 Jan 2015

What is Pegida? ++ What Pegida wants ++ Reactions. by Benno Gross
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German Election Special

Germany, 18 Sep - 18 Sep 2013

Great victory for Merkel’s Party – but she needs a new government partner ++ Left wing Die Linke comes in third place, AfD steals votes from across the party spectrum ++ The liberal disaster ++ Red and Green disappoint ++ A Game of Seats: What the results mean for a future government. by Benno Gross, Christian Grünewald
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Duel or Duet? Bundestag Campaign off to a Slow Start

Germany, 24 Aug - 05 Sep 2013

The race for the German Chancellery has begun! Somewhat ++ Campaign part II: No clear positions on the Syrian conflict ++ President Joachim Gauck in France: An act of reconciliation between France and Germany. by Benno Gross
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Obama's 25-hour-visit to Berlin: #Neuland, Nukes & NSA

Germany, 14 Jun - 28 Jun 2013

Obama in Berlin: @Merkel believes internet to be #Neuland (uncharted territory) ++ Literature Nobel-Prize winner attacks Angela Merkel ++ Bayern Munich. by Benno Gross
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Bayern Victorious, Defence Minister under Pressure

Germany, 18 May - 30 May 2013

Minister of Defence brings “Game of Drones” to an end ++ Greens deal with pedophilia accusations ++ Bayern Munich: European football's new powerhouse. by Benno Gross
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Trouble with Turkish Media Exclusion in Neo-Nazi Terrorism Trial

Germany, 21 Mar - 03 Apr 2013

Right-wing serial murder trial to start without Turkish media attendance ++ German journalist seriously wounded in Syrian civil war ++ NPD's Berlin party headquarters closed down. by Benno Gross
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Chancellor Candidate "Clowns" about Italian Election

Germany, 19 Feb - 04 Mar 2013

New trouble for Steinbrück: SPD frontrunner speaks disparagingly about Berlusconi and Grillo ++ Government parties determine their first programmatics for the Bundestag elections ++ Protests for preservation of what is left of the Berlin Wall. by Benno Gross
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“Dirndl-Gate”: Harmless Men's Humour or Daily Sexism?

Germany, 17 Jan - 05 Feb 2013

Dirndl-affair causes debate on casual sexism ++ Despite losing the doctorate: Education Minister (CDU) initially remai­ns in office ++ Match-fixing also in German football? by Benno Gross
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Former Capital Bonn Luckily Avoids Terrorist Assault

Germany, 06 Dec - 20 Dec 2012

After attempted bombing: In need of intensified surveillance? ++ Federal Council proposes NPD ban ++ Espionage affair in the Ministry of Health calls security of Ministries in question. by Benno Gross
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History Repeating Itself? Next Minister in Academic Trouble

Germany, 10 Oct - 23 Oct 2012

Schavan's future in jeopardy ++ Baden-Württemberg: Once conservative, now green ++ The national football team: Defeat despite draw. by Benno Gross
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Pension Debate and the Former First Lady Inflame Passions

Germany, 29 Aug - 11 Sep 2012

In search of measures against old-age poverty ++ Former first lady sues TV-show host and Google ++ German forces “under attack”. by Benno Gross
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Benno Gross

Benno studied political science, history and public law at the University of Bonn with a focus on the history of European politics. Inter alia, he did several internships in the field of international humanities and public relations. Currently, he is pursuing a postgraduate Master of Administrative Sciences at the German University of Administrative Sciences Speyer. For him, to stress the values of the European Union while retaining European national characteristics is the main objective in his dedication to

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