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TALKING EUROPE

TALKING EUROPE

Latest update : 2014-04-04

The European Elections Debate

Between the 22nd and the 25th of May over 350 million EU citizens will be called to elect 751 members of the European parliament. But the economic crisis has severely damaged the image of the EU, and come May, many citizens are expected to abstain or endorse anti-EU parties. In this special edition of Talking Europe candidates discuss the issues that will be at the centre of the campaign.

Our guests

Alain Lamassoure

Candidate for the EU elections, UMP (centre-right)

Pervenche Berès

Candidate for the EU elections, Socialist Party

Aymeric Chauprade

Candidate for the EU elections, National Front

Tim King

Editor, European Voice

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2014-09-27 France

Dealing with jihadism: Does Europe have a plan?

As the Islamic State group spreads terror through the beheading of western hostages, European governments are scrambling to keep track of thousands of their citizens who have...

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2014-09-27 Ukraine

Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament

The president of the European Parliament condemns the actions of the IS group and insists that Europe must defend its values. He also gives us his take on the Ukrainian situation...

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2014-09-20 Angela Merkel

EU budget deficits: Time to be more flexible?

Will France and Italy get more flexibility over their budget deficits? François Hollande and Matteo Renzi want Germany to loosen the stability rules and open up more room for...

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2014-09-20 UK

Sir Graham Watson, President of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe

Scotland will stay in the United Kingdom, after 55% of voters rejected independence in Thursday's historic referendum. Sir Graham Watson, who himself is Scottish, is President of...

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2014-09-13 Petro Poroshenko

Kostyantyn Yeliseyev, Ukrainian Ambassador to the EU

As Kiev and pro-Russian rebels engage in a fragile ceasefire, Christophe Robeet speaks to Ukraine's Ambassador to the EU. Kostyantyn Yeliseyev says that Russia is seeking to...

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