Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

ENCORE!

The highs and lows of Cannes for the critics

Read more

EYE ON AFRICA

Remembering our friend and colleague Jean-Karim Fall

Read more

MEDIAWATCH

Bad diplomacy, brawls & bromance

Read more

ENCORE!

Cannes 2017: Pitch Perfect's Brittany Snow becomes an urban warrior

Read more

THE WORLD THIS WEEK

US President wraps up world tour in Italy (Part 1)

Read more

THE WORLD THIS WEEK

US President wraps up world tour in Italy (Part 2)

Read more

FOCUS

The battle against illegal fishing in West Africa

Read more

DOWN TO EARTH

Trump has already quit the Paris climate deal - just not publicly

Read more

#TECH 24

The Ice Memory Project: A treasure trove for future scientists

Read more

EUROPE NOW

We take 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. Saturday at 12.10 pm.

Latest update : 2013-04-03

Netherlands in crisis: the end of the Dutch model? (part two)

In the second part of the programme, we travel to the city of Maastricht where the EU treaty was signed in 1992. Dutch MEP Ria Oomen-Ruijten explains why she believes the euro was a positive change for European citizens, but urges northern governments to show more solidarity towards Mediterranean member states. We also ask why the Dutch remain so attached to their Royal Family and we learn about the success story of Dutch DJs.

Presenter: Christophe Robeet
Editor in chief: Caroline de Camaret
Producers: Julie Dungelhoeff
Reporters: Valérie Labonne, Julie Dungelhoeff

Watch part one

By Christophe ROBEET

COMMENT(S)

Archives

2017-05-06 Belgium

How is Belgium coping, one year after the Brussels attacks?

More than a year after the Brussels terror attacks, Belgian Socialist MEP Maria Arena takes us to a theatre in Charleroi, Wallonia, to talk about terrorism through the play...

Read more

2017-05-06 Belgium

Belgium, at ease at the heart of the EU?

Belgium, with its 11 million inhabitants, is a founding member of the EU. During these times of insularity, the country has become a focal point for the European project....

Read more

2017-03-25 Beppe Grillo

Italy challenged by populism

The eurozone's third-largest economy, Italy is struggling with high unemployment and towering debt. One political party, the Five Star Movement, blames a lot of the country's...

Read more

2017-03-25 European Union

60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome: What's to celebrate?

60 years ago, on March 25 1957, the leaders of six countries sat down in Rome to sign the treaty which established the European Economic Community, the basis of the EU today. Six...

Read more

2017-02-25 Netherlands

The Netherlands, a forward-looking society (part 2)

In this second part of the show we focus on social issues. The Netherlands is often seen as one of the most liberal countries in the world. On the legalisation of soft drugs,...

Read more