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Panama Papers scandal: 'This is a real crime'

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Osborne: UK public finances will need adjustment after Brexit

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'A Europe of the people' (minus the UK)

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Seven African countries' economies at risk over Brexit

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A show from Brussels with two MEPs facing off and an interview with a European leader. Produced in partnership with the European Parliament. 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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2016-06-25 Brexit

UK votes to leave the EU: What now?

We bring you a special edition of the show from London, after the result of the UK referendum in which British voters chose to leave the European Union after more than 40 years...

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2016-06-18 European Union

Nigel Farage, Denis MacShane argue both sides of Brexit debate

There are just a few days to go until the UK's referendum on EU membership. Money and migration have been some of the hottest topics in the debate but as polling booths prepare...

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2016-06-18 European Union

Does British agriculture depend on Brussels?

In the UK, 0.7% of GDP comes directly from agriculture. Money may not grow on trees but a thriving industry sprouts from farming, Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss says. One...

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2016-06-11 European Union

Frans Timmermans: 'We can't handle millions of Africans coming to Europe'

Promising more money to keep migrants away from EU shores, citing possible progress in relation to visa liberalisation for Turkey and sending warnings to Poland over changes to...

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2016-06-11 European Union

UK referendum: What happens to the EU in case of a Brexit?

It is the EU's second-biggest economy, and one of the Union’s two main military mights. But it is questioning its membership of the group. With just over a week to go until the...

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