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We took you to the 28 EU member states for a series of exclusive reports and interviews with local MEPs. Produced in partnership with the European Parliament. Find it in our archives!

EUROPE NOW

EUROPE NOW

Latest update : 2013-02-26

Italy decides

Christophe Robeet and the Europe Now team head to Italy, the eurozone’s third-largest economy and soon to be the scene of crucial elections that could affect the whole of the EU. We take a look at Italy’s Socialist "Mr Normal", Pier Luigi Bersani, as well as the exodus of Chinese immigrants from Rome, and we take to the streets of the capital with MEP Niccolo Rinaldi.

  • Editor in chief: Caroline de Camaret
  • Producers: Valérie Labonne, Ruth Hetherington, Julie Dungelhoeff
  • Reporters: Julie Dungelhoeff, Valérie Labonne

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