A French court has sentenced Jean-Claude Mas, the 74-year-old founder of Poly Implant Prothèse (PIP), to four years in prison on aggravated fraud charges. PIP sold breast implants filled with industrial-grade silicone and prone to rupture to some 300,000 women.
Latest update: 16/02/2012
Greek debt crisis: time for an EU headmaster?
Should the EU take over the supervision of Greece’s budget? Germany’s controversial plan to appoint an EU Commissioner with direct control over Greece’s spending has finally been abandoned. But the debate over Athens’ handling of its debt crisis is far from over.
German MEP, European People's Party;
Greek MEP, Alliance of Socialists and Democrats.
Programme presented by Christophe Robeet
Programme prepared by Domitille Blanc