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Politicians, activists and researchers debate the issues facing the EU and a 'guest of the week' offers their insight in a long-format interview that gets to the heart of the matter. Saturday at 12.10 pm.

Latest update : 2012-01-16

Taxing finance: can France go it alone ?

France is seeking to press ahead with a tax on financial transactions, and hoping the rest of Europe will follow suit. The view from Paris is that the financial sector is largely responsible for sparking the current crisis and must now contribute to its resolution. But with the UK firmly opposed to the scheme, can such a tax ever work?

  • Wolf KLINZ, German MEP, Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe
  • Richard ASHWORTH, British MEP, European Conservatives and Reformists

Presented by Christophe Robeet

Prepared by Domitille Blanc

 

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2017-01-19 transport

EU Transport Commissioner: 'We are preparing legislation on drones'

Violeta Bulc, the EU Commissioner for Transport, hails from Slovenia and entered politics just a month or so before being nominated as Commissioner back in 2014. This month,...

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2017-01-19 work

The problem with posted workers: Free movement or free labour?

Freedom of movement is one of the founding principles of the EU, but this week we’re looking at one of the possible costs of such freedom in one specific sector: posted workers....

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2017-01-14 Bulgaria

Bulgarian president-elect hopes for lifting of Russia sanctions

FRANCE 24 sat down with Bulgaria's president-elect, Rumen Radev, in the capital Sofia. The former NATO general wants to see Bulgaria become closer to Russia. Radev would like to...

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2017-01-14 employment

30 years of Erasmus: Financing fun or funding employment?

At a time when much is awry in the EU, there is one European story that's being hailed as a major success: the Erasmus programme. It offers access and grants for young EU...

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2017-01-07 European Union

Author David Van Reybrouck on why elections are outdated

Flemish author and poet David Van Reybrouck denounces the Western voting system in his book, "Against Elections". He says that in Europe we are suffering from democratic fatigue...

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