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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 : 2011-02-21

Smoking bans: how far should Europe go?

One third of Europeans smoke and it is believed 650,000 people die each year across Europe as a result of smoking-related diseases. New York City has just voted to ban smoking in parks, on public beaches and even in Times Square. Should Europe follow suit? Where do you draw the line between public health and personal liberties?

Guests:

Satu HASSI
Finnish MEP, Group of the Greens

Roberts ZĪLE
Latvian MEP, European Conservatives and Reformists

Presented by Christophe Robeet

Prepared by Soumaya Benaissa and Anne-Claire Poignard

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2014-09-27 France

Dealing with jihadism: Does Europe have a plan?

As the Islamic State group spreads terror through the beheading of western hostages, European governments are scrambling to keep track of thousands of their citizens who have...

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2014-09-27 Ukraine

Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament

The president of the European Parliament condemns the actions of the IS group and insists that Europe must defend its values. He also gives us his take on the Ukrainian situation...

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2014-09-20 Angela Merkel

EU budget deficits: Time to be more flexible?

Will France and Italy get more flexibility over their budget deficits? François Hollande and Matteo Renzi want Germany to loosen the stability rules and open up more room for...

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2014-09-20 UK

Sir Graham Watson, President of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe

Scotland will stay in the United Kingdom, after 55% of voters rejected independence in Thursday's historic referendum. Sir Graham Watson, who himself is Scottish, is President of...

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2014-09-13 Petro Poroshenko

Kostyantyn Yeliseyev, Ukrainian Ambassador to the EU

As Kiev and pro-Russian rebels engage in a fragile ceasefire, Christophe Robeet speaks to Ukraine's Ambassador to the EU. Kostyantyn Yeliseyev says that Russia is seeking to...

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