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We'll always have Cannes: World's most famous film festival turns 70 (part 1)

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Cannes 2017: Sofia Coppola returns with fraught thriller 'The Beguiled'

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Spain's Doñana National Park is dying of thirst

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French labour reform: Macron's first push to fix the economy

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The perilous journey from Libya to Italy, told by a migrant; and capoeira for former child soldiers in central Africa

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Politicians, activists and researchers debate the issues facing the EU and a 'guest of the week' offers their insight in a long-format interview that gets to the heart of the matter. Saturday at 12.10 pm.

Latest update : 2013-03-04

Arctic scramble: climate change prompts ressource race

As the Arctic ice melts, the battle for natural resources is heating up. Up to a quarter of the world’s oil and gas deposits are thought to lie beneath the chilly seas, and big global players such as China are trying to get in on the act. In our debate, the Norwegian ambassador to Belgium defends the drilling interests of a traditional Arctic power, while a Swedish Green MEP questions Oslo’s stance on the environment.

With our guests:

  • Isabella Lovin, Swedish MEP, Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance;
  • Niels Engelschion, Norwegian ambassador to Belgium.

Presented by Armen Georgian

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2017-05-19 Emmanuel Macron

Green MEP Eva Joly: 'Nuclear energy is a technology from the past'

Our guest is Eva Joly, a French MEP from the Group of the Greens. She reacts to the latest revelations in the Panama Papers scandal, which has led to snap elections in Malta. She...

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2017-05-19 health

EU health check: Should the EU increase cross-border care?

Since the end of 2013, EU citizens have had the right to cross-border healthcare. They can choose to get treatment either in their home country or travel to any other EU state,...

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2017-05-13 Emmanuel Macron

Key Macron ally 'confident' French president can win parliamentary majority

French MEP Sylvie Goulard is a key supporter of French President Emmanuel Macron and is tipped for a cabinet position. She remains "confident and optimistic" that Macron's...

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2017-05-13 eurozone

Will France's new president overhaul the EU?

The result of the French presidential election was greeted with great joy in the EU institutions in Brussels and across most EU member states. Emmanuel Macron's election is seen...

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2017-04-29 Marine Le Pen

Former Italian PM Letta: 'The EU's destiny is in the hands of French voters'

Enrico Letta is a former Italian prime minister and now president of the Jacques Delors Institute and dean of the Paris School of International Affairs. He discusses the possible...

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