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A show from Brussels with two MEPs facing off on a burning issue and an interview with a European leader. Produced in partnership with the European Parliament. Every Saturday at 12.10 pm.

TALKING EUROPE

TALKING EUROPE

Latest update : 2010-06-11

Dutch election: who will the Liberals pick?

The Netherlands looks set to endure protracted coalition talks and a possible unstable government after Wednesday's elections. The Liberal VVD party has won a narrow majority. But with 24 seats, Geert Wilders and his populist anti-Islam Freedom Party are regarded as the real winners of the poll.

With our guests:

Toine MANDERS, Dutch MEP(Liberals and Democrats)


Judith MERKIES, Dutch MEP (Socialists and Democrats)


Sophia in 't VELD, Dutch MEP (Liberals and Democrats)


Philip EBELS, Dutch freelance journalist

  

Presented by Christophe Robeet

Prepared by Soumaya Benaïssa

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2015-05-02 European Union

Guy Verhofstadt: Lack of EU asylum system is 'pushing people to come to Europe'

A former Belgian Prime Minister, Guy Verhofstadt is the chair of the Group of Liberals and Democrats in the European Parliament. He calls himself a federalist and believes...

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2015-05-02 European Union

Disability discrimination: Removing the obstacles to success

80 million Europeans have a disability: that’s one in six EU citizens. People with disabilities are able to make a significant contribution to European society, but they often...

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2015-04-25 Belgium

Louis Michel: Some EU countries 'not willing' to take in refugees

Louis Michel is a leader of the Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats in the European Parliament, and a former EU Commissioner for Development and Humanitarian Aid. He...

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2015-04-25 migrant

Italy's Europe minister: 'Bold measures' needed to dismantle human trafficking

At least 1,700 would-be migrants have died in the Mediterranean since the beginning of this year. The Italian government describes the people smugglers behind their deaths as...

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2015-04-18 food safety

José Bové: 'Four or five companies are deciding what we eat'

Christophe Robeet speaks to José Bové. A sheep farmer-turned-MEP, Bové rose to global fame 15 years ago after he demolished a half-built McDonalds in the French town of Millau....

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