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TALKING EUROPE

TALKING EUROPE

Latest update : 2012-12-17

Alain Lamassoure, Chairman of the European Parliament's Committee on Budgets

Christophe Robeet talks to Alain Lamassoure, French MEP and Chair of the European Parliament's Committee on Budgets. The battle over the size of the EU budget has begun. The European Commission has requested just over 1 billion euros for the next seven years. But a group of conservative countries including Germany, the UK and the Netherlands are leading calls for a grand bargain.

This show is produced in partnership with the Robert Schuman Foundation  

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2016-07-18 Brexit

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Pascal Lamy, former director-general of the World Trade Organization, and honorary president of the Jacques Delors Institute, comments on the situation in the EU after the Brexit...

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2016-07-08 European Union

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A trade deal between the EU and Canada was agreed back in 2014. But this week the European Commission decided it needed to be ratified not just by EU institutions in Brussels but...

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2016-07-08 European Union

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2016-07-02 European Union

'Brexit is an example of what nationalists and populists can do'

This week we focus on the fallout from Brexit. Our guest is Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev. He is saddened by the result but he urges the European family to stand together...

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2016-07-02 European Union

EU at 27: What is the plan?

In his last supper with European leaders, British Prime Minister David Cameron pushed for close ties to remain between the UK and the bloc, saying that while the UK was leaving...

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