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British Airways flights return to normal after IT failure

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Macron and Putin hold 'a frank exchange'

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Mending Strained Ties: Macron hosts Putin at Versailles Palace (part 2)

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THE DEBATE

Mending Strained Ties: Macron hosts Putin at Versailles Palace (part 1)

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Cannes 2017: 'The Square', Sofia Coppola and Joaquin Phoenix take top prizes

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THE OBSERVERS

The violinist of Venezuela's protests; and France's dying bees

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FOCUS

Famine used as a weapon of war in South Sudan

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THE DEBATE

Let's talk Africa-Asia partnerships (part 2)

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TALKING EUROPE

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.

Latest update : 2014-04-24

José Bové, Candidate for the EU Commission presidency, Group of the Greens

In the run-up to the European elections, Talking Europe brings you a series of interviews with the top candidates for the EU Commission presidency. José Bové was chosen by the European Green Party to campaign for his party across Europe. A sheep farmer and Roquefort cheese producer-turned-MEP, Bové rose to global fame 15 years ago after he demolished a half-built McDonalds in the French town of Millau. The Green MP warns the crisis should be no excuse for backtracking on environmental policies.

In partnership with HEC Paris Executive Education and the HEC Europe Institute.

Discover HEC's MOOC "Understanding-Europe".

Programme produced by Mary Colombel

By Christophe ROBEET

Our guests

José BOVÉ

French Mep, Group of the Greens

Noelle Lenoir

President, Europe Institute, HEC

Dave Keating

European Voice

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2017-05-27 terrorism

Security in Europe: Is there more that could or should be done?

The most recent attacks in Manchester, London, Paris or Berlin were carried out by lone assailants, their links to larger international terror groups still being investigated....

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2017-05-19 Emmanuel Macron

Green MEP Eva Joly: 'Nuclear energy is a technology from the past'

Our guest is Eva Joly, a French MEP from the Group of the Greens. She reacts to the latest revelations in the Panama Papers scandal, which has led to snap elections in Malta. She...

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2017-05-19 health

EU health check: Should the EU increase cross-border care?

Since the end of 2013, EU citizens have had the right to cross-border healthcare. They can choose to get treatment either in their home country or travel to any other EU state,...

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2017-05-13 Emmanuel Macron

Key Macron ally 'confident' French president can win parliamentary majority

French MEP Sylvie Goulard is a key supporter of French President Emmanuel Macron and is tipped for a cabinet position. She remains "confident and optimistic" that Macron's...

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2017-05-13 eurozone

Will France's new president overhaul the EU?

The result of the French presidential election was greeted with great joy in the EU institutions in Brussels and across most EU member states. Emmanuel Macron's election is seen...

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