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

TALKING EUROPE

TALKING EUROPE

Latest update : 2014-02-17

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.

Programme produced by Mary Colombel, in partnership with HEC Paris Executive Education and the HEC Europe Institute
Discover HEC's MOOC 'Understanding-Europe'.

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By Christophe ROBEET

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Noëlle Lenoir

Chairwoman, Europe Institute, HEC

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2016-06-18 European Union

Nigel Farage, Denis MacShane argue both sides of Brexit debate

There are just a few days to go until the UK's referendum on EU membership. Money and migration have been some of the hottest topics in the debate but as polling booths prepare...

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2016-06-18 European Union

Does British agriculture depend on Brussels?

In the UK, 0.7% of GDP comes directly from agriculture. Money may not grow on trees but a thriving industry sprouts from farming, Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss says. One...

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2016-06-11 European Union

Frans Timmermans: 'We can't handle millions of Africans coming to Europe'

Promising more money to keep migrants away from EU shores, citing possible progress in relation to visa liberalisation for Turkey and sending warnings to Poland over changes to...

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2016-06-11 European Union

UK referendum: What happens to the EU in case of a Brexit?

It is the EU's second-biggest economy, and one of the Union’s two main military mights. But it is questioning its membership of the group. With just over a week to go until the...

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2016-06-04 Luxembourg

Pierre Gramegna: ‘A win-win strategy if Britain remains in EU’

Luxembourg’s Finance Minister, Pierre Gramegna, denies a recent report accusing his country of striking secret tax deals with multinational companies. Instead, he insists...

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