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A show from Brussels with two MEPs facing off on a burning issue and an interview with a European leader. Produced in partnership with the European Parliament. Every Saturday at 12.10 pm.

TALKING EUROPE

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Latest update : 2014-02-12

Irakli Gharibashvili, Georgian prime minister

Appointed as Georgian premier three months ago at the age of 31, Irakli Gharibashvili has pledged to normalise relations with Russia while signing a far-reaching association agreement with the EU. It is likely to be a difficult balancing act for this small Caucasus nation still haunted by memories of the 2008 war with Moscow, which saw Georgia lose 20% of its territory.

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2014-12-13 European Commission

Tibor Navracsics, EU Commissioner for education, culture, youth and sport

Like all EU Commissioners, Hungary's Tibor Navracsics was grilled by the European Parliament, where he faced tough questions over his background as an ally of the controversial...

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2014-12-13 Google

Should the EU break up digital giants?

MEPs recently backed a resolution calling on the European Commission to ensure fair competition on the internet. It suggests that monopolistic search engines should be split up...

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2014-12-06 Jean-Claude Juncker

Juncker's €315 billion plan: A sound investment or wishful thinking?

On November 26th, Jean-Claude Juncker presented a €315 billion plan to "kick-start" Europe’s ailing economy. The new president of the European Commission believes the plan could...

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2014-12-06 energy

Maros Sefcovic, Vice-President of the European Commission in charge of Energy Union

The construction of an energy union is one of Europe’s top priorities for the next five years. The hope is that this will address two of the EU’s biggest weaknesses: its...

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2014-11-29 counter-terrorism

Gilles de Kerchove, EU counter-terrorism coordinator

Gilles de Kerchove, the EU's counter-terrorism coordinator, speaks to FRANCE 24. He wants to choke terrorism networks by reducing their online presence. He is outraged that the...

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