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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 : 2011-10-11

EU food aid programme: is Europe abandoning its poor?

A 480-million euro budget to supply food to Europe's poorest could be slashed by 80%, the prospect of which has alarmed NGOs and charities. In April, the EU Court of Justice said the programme could only use supplies from EU food stocks. But stocks have fallen dramatically in recent years following reforms in the bloc's farming policies, forcing the use of EU money instead to buy supplies on the markets.

Guests:

  • Jan MULDER, Dutch MEP, Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe
  • Sandra KALNIETE, Latvian MEP, European People's Party
     

Programme prepared by Marie Billon

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2015-04-25 Belgium

Louis Michel: 'Europe is not guilty' of Africa's failings

Louis Michel, 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,...

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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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2015-04-18 British politics

UK general election: Britain's EU membership in question

Britain’s upcoming general election looks set to be a defining moment for the country’s relationship with the rest of the EU. The large degree of uncertainty over the outcome...

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2015-04-11 investment

How will the EU finance its €315 billion investment plan?

Europe is flush with money but investors are reluctant to step up to the plate. What they lack, they say, is confidence and good projects. In a bid to reverse this negative...

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