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TALKING EUROPE

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Latest update : 2013-02-25

European food scandals: mad cow, bogus beef, mutant fish?

Mad cow, fake alcohol, bogus beef and... mutant fish? Has the European food industry gone mad? As if the horsemeat scandal isn’t enough to knock consumers’ confidence, the European Commission is now set to allow animal proteins to be fed to fish.

With our guests:

  • José Bové, French MEP, Group of the Greens;
  • Róża Gräfin von Thun Und Hohenstein, Polish MEP, European People's Party.

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2015-03-28 tax evasion

Fighting corporate tax avoidance, will Brussels clamp down on sweetheart deals?

Is the EU serious about fighting tax avoidance? The Commission has presented its plans to clamp down on sweetheart tax deals between governments and multinationals. Brussels...

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2015-03-21 Piracy (copyright infringement)

EU copyright rules: Is it time for a revolution?

It’s become one of the most divisive issues in the European Parliament. The proposed reform of EU copyright law has led to vitriolic debates between different stakeholders....

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2015-03-21 eurozone

Spain's Europe minister: 'We are seeing the results' of reforms

Spain is witnessing a profound shake-up of its political scene, which could have far-reaching consequences for the rest of the eurozone. In recent months, two anti-austerity...

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2015-03-14 European Union

Illegal immigration to EU 'is not out of control', Frontex head says

The number of migrants who entered the EU illegally last year nearly tripled to 275,000 people compared to 2013. Fleeing conflict in the Middle East and North Africa, most...

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2015-03-14 Russia

One year of sanctions: Can the EU stand firm on Russia?

Is it time to move to tougher sanctions against Russia? This question will come to a head at the forthcoming EU Council meeting in Brussels. It's been one year since the European...

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