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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.

Latest update : 2012-10-16

Europe's separatist wave (part 2)

The Scots, Flemish, and Catalans all clamour for independence in the name of European federalism. But will breaking away really give them more control over their destiny or just make them more dependent on Brussels?

  • Linda FABIANI. MSP, Scottish National Party (from Edinburgh);
  • Pamela LINTINGRE. President, Alumni of the University of Edinburgh in France;
  • Toni CRUANYES. Correspondent, TV3 (from Brussels);
  • Eoin O BROIN. Economic and European policy advisor for Sinn Fein. Author, "Matxinada, Basque Nationalism & Radical Basque Youth Movements" (from Dublin).
  • Christophe ROBEET. European Affairs Editor, France 24.

Produced by Anelise Borges, François Picard, Mary Colombel, Shamira Muhammad.

Watch the first part here.

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2018-01-18 Americas

A whole new world: Trump anniversary special

He promised to put America first. On the first anniversary of Donald Trump’s inauguration, FRANCE 24 takes you to Washington and around the world to gauge US might and influence,...

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2018-01-18 Europe

'Entente cordiale', but at what cost on the road to Brexit?

Emmanuel Macron has over 50 million reasons to be cheerful after his meeting with Theresa May this Thursday. The Franco-British Summit at the Sandhurst military school in eastern...

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2018-01-17 Europe

Poland's existential struggle: Abortion debate spurs protests over right-wing shift

Women across Poland have taken to the streets wearing black as a sign of mourning for their reproductive rights, which they say are under threat from the ruling conservative Law...

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2018-01-16 Emmanuel Macron

Macron on migration: Humanity or closed-border policy?

Emmanuel Macron has made his first visit to Calais as French leader. After talking with some migrants and listening to their stories, Macron said he would not allow another...

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2018-01-15 Africa

Tunisia's revolutionary fire: Fresh protests, seven years after Arab Spring

It's been seven years since the uprising that saw a wind of change blow across North Africa. The Arab Spring began with the exit of Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali in Tunisia. Nine...

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