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Politicians, activists and researchers debate the issues facing the EU and a 'guest of the week' offers their insight in a long-format interview that gets to the heart of the matter. Saturday at 12.10 pm.

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Joaquin Almunia, EU Commissioner for Competition

In this interview, the Commissioner for Competition reacts to Arnaud Montebourg's blistering attack on EU rules. France's outspoken industry minister recently accused Almunia of restricting state aid to key sectors, calling his policies obsolete and fundamentalist. Almunia also comments on the conclusions of the Google antitrust investigation.

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Discover HEC's MOOC 'Understanding-Europe'.

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2018-06-18 European Union

EU ombudsman: 'Just raising an issue can be sufficient to change things'

This week, we're talking about something we all like to indulge in sometimes: complaints. The European Union is the focus of literally thousands of official ones every year....

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2018-06-18 eurozone

Trouble in the eurozone: New Italian government puts pressure on establishment

Italy's new government has vowed to spend on the poor and also finance tax cuts. Those spending plans have the eurozone establishment worried. Will Rome blow up the budget...

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2018-06-09 development

EU, UN team up to empower women

Talking Europe brings you a special edition from the European Development Days, featuring the head of UN Women and the EU Commissioner for International Cooperation and...

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2018-06-09 violence against women

Oxfam chief: 'Violence against women cuts across rich and poor countries'

Talking Europe brings you a special edition from the European Development Days, sometimes called "the Davos of Development." Since its launch in 2006, the event has established...

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2018-06-02 Macedonia

Macedonia's defence minister on EU and NATO membership hopes

It's not a question many of us have ever had to ask ourselves: does my country have the right name? And how would I feel if someone changed it? But it's a question that's being...

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