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France's Burkini Ban: Identity politics go to the beach (part 1)

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France's Burkini Ban: Identity politics go to the beach (part 2)

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Chancellor Merkel's immigration policy faces test on her home turf

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Olympic Hangover: festive mood dampened by gloomy economy

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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. We'll be back in September with a new series.

EUROPE NOW

EUROPE NOW

Latest update : 2013-08-12

Portugal: Testing the limits of austerity (part 2)

In the second part, our team heads for Lisbon to meet Socialist MEP Ana Gomes. She looks at the impact of the privatisation of state companies and discusses the ongoing brain drain. This aspect is illustrated by a lively report about two young Portuguese who’ve decided to try their luck abroad: one in Switzerland, the other in oil-rich Angola. And we finish the programme with traditional fado music!

  • Presenter: Christophe Robeet
  • Editor in chief: Caroline de Camaret
  • Producer: Julie Dungelhoeff
  • Reporter: Alix Le Bourdon
  • Images: Stéphane Bodenne, Julie Dungelhoeff
  • Editing: Audrey Le Narvor , Léa Géry, Clément Taillefer

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