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A show from Brussels with two MEPs facing off and an interview with a European leader. Produced in partnership with the European Parliament. Saturday at 12.10 pm.

TALKING EUROPE

TALKING EUROPE

Latest update : 2012-03-26

European Conservatives: united against François Hollande?

According to the German news magazine Der Spiegel, Angela Merkel and her Conservative European counterparts have a secret agreement: they will not meet Nicolas Sarkozy's main challenger in France's presidential election, François Hollande. The centre-right leaders are believed to be boycotting the Socialist presidential candidate, as there is concern over Hollande's desire to renegotiate the hard-won fiscal compact.

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Christophe Robeet puts the question to two leading MEPs:

  • Catherine TRAUTMANN, French MEP, Alliance of Socialists and Democrats;
  • Jorgo CHATZIMARKAKIS, German MEP, Alliance of Liberals and Democrats.

 Produced by Domitille Blanc.

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2016-01-30 lobbying

EU: Is agriculture getting greener? (part 2)

Farming takes the largest chunk of the EU budget, some 50 billion euros. It's recently been reformed with aims to "go greener" but it is still not without controversy. Talking...

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2016-01-30 agriculture

EU: Is agriculture getting greener? (part 1)

Farming takes the largest chunk of the EU budget, some 50 billion euros. It's recently been reformed with aims to "go greener" but it is still not without controversy. Talking...

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2016-02-06 Netherlands

Bert Koenders: ‘We cannot solve the refugee crisis by closing borders’

As the EU is failing to deal with the number of refugees arriving on its shores, the Netherlands is currently holding the rotating presidency of the EU and recently joined the...

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2016-02-06 David Cameron

UK in the EU: are proposed reforms enough?

The UK is renegotiating its relationship with the EU, calling for an emergency break on paying social welfare to EU migrants, asking for more national sovereignty and overall...

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2016-01-22 Belgium

Belgian FM calls for better intelligence-sharing with police

Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders explains what more can be done to catch terrorists. Beyond better intelligence sharing at the top, he says police officers at the borders...

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