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The rise of antibiotic resistant superbugs

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The European Union: United in right-wing nationalism?

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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.

EUROPE NOW

EUROPE NOW

Latest update : 2013-12-13

Romania in the EU: A work in progress?

Six years after joining the EU, Romania remains the bloc's second-poorest member. Our reporters travel the country to find out why only 15% of European funds earmarked for Roma integration projects have been used by the authorities. We also visit Targoviste, where Romania's brutal dictator Nicolae Ceausescu and his wife were executed in 1989, and we meet expropriated homeowners who are fighting legal battles to recover properties seized decades ago by the Communist regime.

Presenter: Christophe Robeet
Editor in chief: Caroline de Camaret
Producers: Alix Le Bourdon
Reporters: Julie Dungelhoeff and Alix Le Bourdon
Images: Stéphane Bodenne and Julie Dungelhoeff
Editing: Chloé Poline, Audrey Le Narvor and Max Paquereau

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By Christophe ROBEET

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2016-04-30 European Union

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2016-04-30 migrants

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2016-02-27 Slovakia

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In the second half of Europe Now, we focus on Slovakia's economy. It produces more cars per capita than anywhere else in the world. Over one million rolled off factory floors...

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2016-02-27 Slovakia

Slovakia: Anti-Muslim rhetoric ahead of elections (part 1)

In Slovakia, the ruling Smer party of Robert Fico has been trying to reinforce borders and keep migrants out. The Prime Minister has lodged a legal complaint against the EU over...

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2015-12-26 Malta

Malta: Little but alluring (part 2)

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