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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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2016-05-21 European Union

Yannick Jadot: 'Europe has a moral and legal responsibility to welcome migrants'

Outspoken Green MEP Yannick Jadot says the EU should "tell the truth" to its citizens: migrants are simply trying to save their lives, and Europe has both a moral and a legal...

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2016-05-21 European Union

Tackling global corruption: Hard talk, soft action?

Our panel looks at the proposals made at the recent anti-corruption summit in London, and the likely follow-up at the G7 in Japan. Has the Panama Papers scandal spurred genuinely...

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2016-05-14 European Commission

'The UK wants more reforms, I want more reforms, so please stay'

How can Europe better deal with its biggest challenges, such as migration and free trade? European Commission Vice-President Kristalina Georgieva gives us her take. On TTIP, the...

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2016-05-14 PODEMOS

Europe's protest movements: Do they have achievable goals?

Can protest movements convert their undeniable energy into tangible achievements? Using France’s "Nuit Debout" or "Up All Night" movement as our starting point, we debate that...

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2016-05-07 humanitarian action

EU commissioner: 'The most important instrument for development is education'

A prominent political figure in Cyprus, Christos Stylianides is the EU’s point man for humanitarian crises. As Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid, he spends most of his time in...

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