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A live debate on the topic of the day, with four guests. From Monday to Thursday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

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Latest update : 2012-05-18

Make-Up Or Break-Up: Europe at the crossroads

As leaders from the world's biggest economies get ready for this weekend's G8 summit in the US, some emerging market countries might be asking themselves if they want to take economics lessons from Europe. Zero (or below zero) growth, crippling debt, and a common currency constantly under threat....Europe's economy is the crisis that never went away. Laura Baines' panel discusses what, if anything, can be done to fix it.

  • Alessandro GIRAUDO, Chief Economist, Viel-Tradition; Author, "Legends and Myths in Economics";
  • Markus KERBER, Professor, Technische Universität Berlin;
  • Guillaume DUVAL, Editor in Chief, "Alternatives Economiques";
  • Thomas HOUDAILLE, Secretary General of EuropaNova.

Watch the second part here.

Produced by Laura Baines, Anelise Borges, Mary Colombel, Wassim Nasr.

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2016-05-25 Google

Google searched: French tax authorities raid US tech giant (part 1)

Tuesday morning over a hundred tax inspectors raided the headquarters of Google in France. They want 1.6 billion euros in back taxes and to prove that Google France is not a...

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2016-05-25 France

Google searched: French tax authorities raid US tech giant (part 2)

Tuesday morning over a hundred tax inspectors raided the headquarters of Google in France. They want 1.6 billion euros in back taxes and to prove that Google France is not a...

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2016-05-24 Barack Obama

Obama in Vietnam: Just how close can Washington and Hanoi become? (part 1)

Four decades after the fall of Saigon, has Vietnam become Washington's new ally in Asia? The US president announced the end of an arms embargo in place since the end of the...

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2016-05-24 France

Fuel on the fire: French unions block refineries to protest labour reform (part 2)

This Tuesday, strikes at six of France’s 8 oil refineries triggered a run on gas stations in the Paris area and throughout the country. The unions are digging in, with truckers...

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2016-05-23 Austria

Getting warmer: Far-right edged in Austria presidential election (part 1)

It took the counting of absentee ballots for the former head of the Green party Alexander Van der Bellen to edge the Freedom Party's Norbert Hofer. But both sides are treating it...

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