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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

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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2015-05-02 European Union

Guy Verhofstadt: Lack of EU asylum system is 'pushing people to come to Europe'

A former Belgian Prime Minister, Guy Verhofstadt is the chair of the Group of Liberals and Democrats in the European Parliament. He calls himself a federalist and believes...

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2015-05-02 European Union

Disability discrimination: Removing the obstacles to success

80 million Europeans have a disability: that’s one in six EU citizens. People with disabilities are able to make a significant contribution to European society, but they often...

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2015-04-25 Belgium

Louis Michel: Some EU countries 'not willing' to take in refugees

Louis Michel is a leader of the Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats in the European Parliament, and a former EU Commissioner for Development and Humanitarian Aid. He...

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2015-04-25 migrant

Italy's Europe minister: 'Bold measures' needed to dismantle human trafficking

At least 1,700 would-be migrants have died in the Mediterranean since the beginning of this year. The Italian government describes the people smugglers behind their deaths as...

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2015-04-18 food safety

José Bové: 'Four or five companies are deciding what we eat'

Christophe Robeet speaks to José Bové. A sheep farmer-turned-MEP, Bové rose to global fame 15 years ago after he demolished a half-built McDonalds in the French town of Millau....

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