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TALKING EUROPE

Latest update : 2014-05-16

France 24's caravan heads to the Netherlands

Geert Wilders’ anti-Islam Freedom Party is poised to make big gains in the upcoming elections. But in this prosperous nation of seafarers and traders, many warn growing Euroscepticism risks damaging the country’s export-driven economy. Nowhere is it more visible than in the city of Rotterdam, Europe’s largest port. But as journalist from De Telegraaf told us, the EU’s ageing structures urgently "need a facelift" if it no longer wants to be perceived as an "old lady in a rocking chair".

Report by Aurore Cloé Dupuis, Julie Dungelhoeff and Mayssa Awad.

 

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2015-05-09 European Union

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