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TALKING EUROPE

TALKING EUROPE

Latest update : 2012-01-30

The Franco-German engine, driving Europe to a better future?

For decades the Franco-German tandem has been a driving force in European integration. But it has drawn criticism from its European partners, who feel Paris and Berlin often seek to impose their agenda on the rest of Europe. So what do the French and Germans think of this duo? We analyse the results of a new survey produced by our partner for this programme, the Paris-Berlin magazine.

A debate with Christophe Robeet and guests:

  • Markus FERBER, German MEP, European People's Party;
  • Jean-Marie CAVADA, French MEP, European People's Party.

Programme produced in partnership with the Paris-Berlin magazine.

Programme prepared by Domitille Blanc.

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2015-05-02 European Union

Guy Verhofstadt: Lack of EU asylum system is 'pushing people to come to Europe'

A former Belgian Prime Minister, Guy Verhofstadt is the chair of the Group of Liberals and Democrats in the European Parliament. He calls himself a federalist and believes...

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2015-05-02 European Union

Disability discrimination: Removing the obstacles to success

80 million Europeans have a disability: that’s one in six EU citizens. People with disabilities are able to make a significant contribution to European society, but they often...

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2015-04-25 Belgium

Louis Michel: Some EU countries 'not willing' to take in refugees

Louis Michel is 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. He...

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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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