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See you in court: Washington state sues Monsanto over chemical pollution

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Film show: 'Detroit', 'Kingsman 2', 'Beauty and the Dogs'

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MIDDLE EAST MATTERS

Meeting Mohammad Alqadi, the Palestinian marathon man

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BUSINESS DAILY

Deep divisions on display as NAFTA renegotiation talks end

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IN THE PAPERS

Wildlife Photographer awards highlight effects of poaching, plastic pollution

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EYE ON AFRICA

Four killed in Togo clashes after religious leader arrested

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EYE ON AFRICA

Over 300 killed in Somalia's worst ever terror attack

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THE INTERVIEW

'Trump is the most powerful unifying force the Democrats could imagine'

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IN THE PAPERS

'In Marie's name': Elle magazine takes a stand on domestic violence

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THE DEBATE

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

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 second part here.

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2017-10-17 Harvey Weinstein

France's Weinsteins: Watershed moment in fight against sexual abuse?

In France, reaction has been particularly sharp to the Harvey Weinstein scandal. On the one hand, there are the allegations of harassment, assault and rape against the movie...

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2017-10-16 Austria

Europe’s newest face: Kurz’s election win indicates rightward shift for Austria

French President Emmanuel Macron no longer holds the bragging rights to the title "Europe's fresh face". Sebastian Kurz, the 31-year-old leader of Austria's Christian Democrats...

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2017-10-12 Donald Trump

Trump takes on Tehran: What future for Iran nuclear deal?

Donald Trump calls it "The worst deal ever". The question is why is he so hell-bent on decertifying a 2015 Iran nuclear agreement when even his own cabinet seems to support it?...

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2017-10-11 Europe

Can Spain keep it together? Madrid ponders direct rule in Catalonia

Did Catalonia declare independence or not? Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has given the leader in Barcelona until next Monday to answer, dangling the threat of direct rule....

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2017-10-10 Spain

Catalonia: Puigdemont says region has won right to independence

"Catalonia has won the right to be an independent state", says its leader. But Carles Puigdemont is proposing that the regional parliament suspend that declaration of...

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