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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 : 2012-06-05

Philippe de Fontaine Vive, Vice-President, European Investment Bank

Known as the financial arm of the EU, the European Investment Bank is expected to play a key role in trying to revive growth across the continent. EU leaders have pledged to recapitalise the Luxembourg-based institution by committing an additional €10 billion. Its Vice President, Philippe de Fontaine Vive, tells France 24 why this would allow almost €200 billion worth of investments.

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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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2016-01-30 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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2016-02-06 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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