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A show from Brussels with two MEPs facing off on a burning issue and an interview with a European leader. Produced in partnership with the European Parliament. Every Saturday at 12.10 pm.

TALKING EUROPE

TALKING EUROPE

Latest update : 2012-12-03

EU budget: no more cash for Europe's food programmes?

Each year, 18 million Europeans rely on Europe's food programme to feed themselves. With an annual budget of 500 million euros, the scheme provides food to charities in 20 member states. But they warn that cuts to the EU budget will lead to the end of such programmes. Will there be money left to feed Europe's most vulnerable citizens?

With our guests:

  • Inés AYALA SENDER, Spanish MEP, Alliance of Socialists and Democrats;
  • Gerben-Jan GERBRANDY, Dutch MEP, Alliance of Liberals and Democrats.

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2015-01-17 counter-terrorism

Gilles de Kerchove, EU Counter-Terrorism Coordinator

Europe remains on high alert after a major anti-terrorist operation in Belgium and other raids in France and Germany. Two suspected Islamic militants were killed in Belgium on...

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2015-01-17 eurozone

Greece heads to the polls: What happens if Syriza wins?

There’s high drama yet again from Greece. Less than a week before a crucial general election, European leaders are anxious at the prospect of fresh political turmoil in the...

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2015-01-12 terrorism

Henri Malosse, President of the European Economic and Social Committee

Henri Malosse reacts to the deadly terrorist attacks in Paris. He says European citizens wants more protection, but also insists on the fact that over 95% of victims of Islamic...

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2015-01-12 terrorism

Europeans say 'We are all Charlie' after Paris terror attacks

After this week's deadly terrorist attacks in Paris, our guests - four MEPs from different countries and different political groups - share their thoughts on how to defend...

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2014-12-27 immigration

Immigration: Can the EU cope with soaring aslyum requests?

Crises in North Africa, Syria and Iraq are forcing more and more people to seek safety in Europe. Last year, half a million people applied for asylum in the EU, the highest...

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