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The World This Week - July 25th, 2014

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Halal tourism on the rise

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Tunisia's Carthage International Festival turns 50

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FRANCE IN FOCUS

WWI Centenary: the battle for Verdun

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When big companies want to do good

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Many Turks angry over Syrian refugee situation

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Shakespeare’s 450th Birthday : The Best of the Bard

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BUSINESS DAILY

The Tour de France, a PR machine

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Coverage of the third plane crash in one week - from France, Algeria and Burkina Faso

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Christophe Robeet takes you to one of the 28 EU member states for a series of exclusive reports and interviews with local MEPs. Produced in partnership with the European Parliament. The last Saturday of the month, at 12.10 pm Paris time.

EUROPE NOW

EUROPE NOW

Latest update : 2012-07-31

Iceland: rising from the ashes (part 1)

Four years after the crash of its banking sector, Iceland is growing again. But as our reporters find out, the unresolved Icesave dispute continues to poison relations between Reykjavik and its European partners. We talk to Iceland's president who tells us why he remains opposed to EU membership, and we look into the role of women on this liberal island. And in this land of geysers and volcanoes, we explore the many possibilities of geothermal power.

Director: Caroline de Camaret
Presenter: Christophe Robeet
Producers: Alix Le Bourdon, Julie Dungelhoeff and Salima Belhadj
Reporter: Julie Dungelhoeff
Journalist: Salima Belhadj
Cameraman: Stéphane Bodenne
Video editing: D. Mironenko, P. Samand, F. Fernandez, J. Gadin
 

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2014-05-03 Europe

Best of Europe Now (Part 1)

Christophe Robeet has been travelling across the EU to find out how Europeans are dealing with the current economic crisis. What he has seen is an increasingly divided continent...

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2014-06-28 immigration

The Swedish model: An example for Europe? (Part 2)

In September 2013, Sweden became the first European country to offer permanent residency to any Syrian who manages to arrive in Sweden, taking in an average of 500 refugees per...

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2014-06-28 European Union

The Swedish model: An example for Europe?

With its progressive laws, generous welfare state and green policies, Sweden is often regarded as a social laboratory for the rest of Europe. Our reporters went to Gothenburg...

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2014-05-31 Ukraine

Poland celebrates 10 years in EU (part 1)

It's now ten years since Poland joined the EU. Over the past decade, the former Communist state has received more than €70 billion in EU funds, helping it modernise its economy...

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2014-05-31 shale gas fracking

Poland celebrates 10 years in EU (part 2)

Poland has vowed to reduce its dependence on Russian gas in the wake of the Ukrainian crisis. But how will Warsaw achieve this goal? Environmentalists fear the country will be...

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