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Joaquin Almunia, EU Commissioner for Competition

Joaquin Almunia holds one of the most influential portfolios in the Commission. As the EU’s antitrust regulator, he is responsible for guaranteeing fair competition across the EU. The Spanish Commissioner reacts to the downgrade of France’s sovereign debt rating, the possible merger of Deutsche Boerse with NYSE Euronext, and the rise of protectionism.

Presented by Christophe Robeet

Prepared by Domitille Blanc

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2016-11-05 agriculture

Italy faces shortage of young farmers

Italy has more farmers than most EU countries, second only to Poland. The farming population across the EU, however, is ageing and a shortage of young farmers could put...

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2016-12-03 Ukraine

Ukraine’s ex-prime minister: ‘Ukraine protects EU borders’

Three years have passed since the so-called Maidan protests in Ukraine – a period which saw the country rapidly divide itself on the issue of whether to strengthen its ties with...

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2016-12-03 far right

Extremist populist parties: What's the reason behind their rise?

Turning against traditional parties, voters are increasingly opting for the candidates and parties they perceive as outsiders. A fear of foreigners or doubts about economic...

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2016-11-27 European Union

Working lives: Who is happy across the EU and why?

In the EU, the expected duration of our working lives has increased by almost two years, according to recent statistics from Eurostat. A longer working life, then, but at what...

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2016-11-27 development

EU development aid: A tool to fix the migrant crisis?

The world faces an unprecedented flow of migrants. One out of every 113 people on earth is an asylum seeker, internally displaced person or a refugee, according to the United...

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