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France's Plan to Tackle Racism

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Marine Le Pen and Thomas Piketty in Time magazine's power list; EU takes on Google; Gunter Grass dies (part 2)

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Deadly Crossing: Migrants desperate to reach Europe; Abadi in Washington (part 1)

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Xenophobic attacks in South Africa: anti-violence marches and anti immigration protest

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French PM outlines action plan against racism, anti-Semitism

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Turkey’s hidden Armenians search for stolen identity

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Families of slain Marikana miners still demanding justice

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Europe vs. Google: EU accuses search giant of market dominance abuse

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#THE 51%

Women in America: Land of the free, home to the less-paid

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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.



Latest update : 2014-06-23

US-EU free trade agreement: Have talks hit a roadblock?

Brussels and Washington are in the process of negotiating what would be the biggest bilateral trade agreement in the world. But the planned Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership - or TTIP, as it's known - has come up against intense criticism on both sides of the Atlantic.

While supporters, such as Germany’s Angela Merkel, believe a comprehensive trade deal would boost growth and jobs in Europe, critics have warned it would give big corporations new rights to take legal action against EU states and undermine the bloc’s food safety standards.

Programme presented by Christophe Robeet

Programme produced by Mary Colombel

Next week, don't miss our magazine "Europe Now": "The Swedish model: still an example for Europe?"

By Christophe ROBEET

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Ska Keller

German MEP, Group of the Greens

Frank Engel

Luxembourgish MEP, European People's Party

Tim King

Editor, European Voice



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How will the EU finance its €315 billion investment plan?

Europe is flush with money but investors are reluctant to step up to the plate. What they lack, they say, is confidence and good projects. In a bid to reverse this negative...

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2015-04-11 Germany

Germany’s role in the EU: An uncompromising partner?

With a population of over 80 million people, a booming export-driven economy and the EU's lowest unemployment rate, Germany remains the undisputed powerhouse of Europe. But to...

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2015-04-04 unemployment

Youth unemployement: EU working to find more jobs

How successful are the EU employment policies? More than 1 billion euros will be distributed over the next few months to help young job seekers in 20 EU countries. Over 5 million...

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2015-04-04 Germany

Joachim Bitterlich, Former policy advisor to Helmut Kohl

In today's show, Christophe Robeet is joined by Joachim Bitterlich, who advised former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl on European and foreign policy affairs for more than a...

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2015-03-28 tax evasion

Fighting corporate tax avoidance: Will Brussels clamp down on sweetheart deals?

Is the EU serious about fighting tax avoidance? The Commission has presented its plans to clamp down on sweetheart tax deals between governments and multinationals. Brussels...

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