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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 : 2011-09-26

Is a Greek default inevitable?

Greece recently announced new austerity measures in order to secure the payment of its next 8 billion Euro tranche of bailout money. As the country remains in recession, European leaders don’t want to hear the economists who say that a Greek default is not a matter of 'if', but a matter of 'when'. They say that would have disastrous consequences for the economy of Europe and of the rest of the world.

Guests:

  • Sylvie GOULARD, French MEP, Alliance of Liberals and Democrats
  • Dimitrios DROUTSAS, Greek MEP, Alliance of Socialists and Democrats

Show prepared by Marie Billon

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2015-07-18 eurozone

Greek bailout deal has 'too much austerity'

Guntram Wolff is the Director of Bruegel, a European think tank specialised in economics and based in Brussels. Of German origin, he is also an economic advisor to the French...

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2015-07-18 eurozone

Greek debt deal: Has Germany gone too far?

It took an exhausting 17 straight hours for eurozone leaders to finally agree on a scenario to keep Greece in the euro. In exchange for a €82 billion loan, Alexis Tsipras, the...

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2015-07-04 eurozone

Lithuanian president: 'Greek govt is not willing to take responsibility'

Dalia Grybauskaite, the president of Lithuania, speaks out about her country's tense relations with Russia. She also gives her opinion on the Greek debt crisis. For her, the...

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2015-07-10 terrorism

Does Europe have a credible plan to fight terrorism?

What can Europe do to fight new forms of terrorism? The immigration crisis highlights the need for the EU to crack down on extremist organisations such as the Islamic State group...

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2015-06-20 global trade

Pascal Lamy: Greeks know life would be 'more difficult' outside Europe

Pascal Lamy, former Director-General of the World Trade Organization and former EU Trade Commissioner, comments on the Greek debt crisis. He also speaks out about the migrant...

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