In May, voters across the EU will elect 751 MEPs to the European Parliament. Recent polls suggest anti-EU populists of the left and right could take up to 25% of the assembly's seats. As a new generation of populist politicians draws on anti-immigrant sentiment and popular dissatisfaction towards the EU and the euro, how can mainstream parties fight back?
Programme produced by Mary Colombel
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British MEP, Liberals and Democrats For Europe