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Lights go out in Venezuela and Saudi Arabia goes green (part 1)

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Stalemate in Spain and Protests in Paris (part 2)

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Cinema, a French love affair

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Nepal revisited, one year after the deadly earthquake

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France's River Charente, a rich ecosystem

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Libya: Who's running the country?

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A live debate on the topic of the day, with four guests. From Monday to Thursday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

THE DEBATE

THE DEBATE

Latest update : 2013-12-17

Google: The Search for Privacy

Does a certain ubiquitous search engine have to answer to the UK legal system? Google, accused of secretly bypassing privacy settings on iPhones and other products by rival Apple, insists it doesn’t. The internet giant is adamant that the first group lawsuit in the UK against the Silicon Valley-based company must instead be brought in California. The digital economy blurs the borders of our nation states in more ways than one. Google is resisting, but will users’ search for privacy prevail?

Produced and prepared by Anelise Borges, Haxie Meyers-Belkin and Christopher Davis

By François PICARD

Our guests

Dan TENCH

Partner at Olswang Law Firm in London

Etienne DROUARD

Intellectual Property Attorney

Fabrice EPELBOIN

Professor of Information Warfare and Political Science, Sciences Po

Jean-Pierre LAROCHELLE

Political commentator and author of the EuroMaestro blog

Sony KAPOOR

Sony KAPOOR, Special adviser, UN Environment Programme

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2016-04-29 inflation

Venezuela's boiling point: Power outages spark outrage (part 1)

Drought, collapsing crude oil prices and a bitter political divide. That's the toxic mix that's triggered full-blown riots in Venezuela. The heyday of Hugo Chavez is long gone as...

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2016-04-29 Venezuela

Venezuela's boiling point: Push to recall President Maduro (part 2)

Drought, collapsing crude oil prices and a bitter political divide. That's the toxic mix that's triggered full-blown riots in Venezuela. The heyday of Hugo Chavez is long gone as...

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2016-04-27 Spain

The Spanish Indecision: Protest parties in stalemate with old guard (part 1)

Is Spain at a dead end? The king is poised to send voters back to the polls again, six months after the failure of coalition talks. In December, it was all of Europe that watched...

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2016-04-27 Spain

The Spanish Indecision: Protest parties in stalemate with old guard (part 2)

Is Spain at a dead end? The king is poised to send voters back to the polls again, six months after the failure of coalition talks. In December, it was all of Europe that watched...

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2016-04-26 Chernobyl

30 years of fallout: Chernobyl and nuclear power (part 2)

30 years ago today, a botched safety test led to the world's worst nuclear disaster at Chernobyl in eastern Ukraine. France, with its 58 nuclear reactors, is particularly...

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