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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.

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Latest update : 2014-06-10

EU Commission Presidency: is Juncker still in the race?

The row over who should become the next president of the European Commission is escalating as EU heads of state and government seek to influence the appointment process. While Germany's Angela Merkel stands firm behind Jean-Claude Juncker, David Cameron has staked his political reputation at home on blocking the nomination of the former Luxembourg Prime Minister. He even threatened to bring forward a referendum on the EU if the official candidate were to become president of the Commission.

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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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2014-09-13 Russia

Italian FM to lead EU diplomacy: Is Mogherini up to the task?

Is Federica Mogherini the right person to lead Europe's diplomacy? The appointment of Italy's young foreign minister as EU High Representative has polarised member states. While...

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2014-07-19 Russia

Dalia Grybauskaite, President of the Republic of Lithuania

Dalia Grybauskaite was sworn in for a second term in office on July 12th, becoming the first President in the Baltic state to be re-elected. Grybauskaite urges Europeans to take...

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2014-07-19 Ukraine

Alexander Stubb, Prime Minister of Finland

Christophe Robeet talks to Finland's new Prime Minister, Alexander Stubb, about the appointment of Jean-Claude Juncker as president of the European Commission. A member of the...

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2014-07-12 UK

Nigel Farage, Leader of the UK Independence Party

Christophe Robeet talks to Nigel Farage, leader of the anti-Europe UK Independence Party that stormed to victory in May's European elections. Farage explains why he chose to form...

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