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France's Burkini Ban: Identity politics go to the beach (part 2)

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A show from Brussels with two MEPs facing off and an interview with a European leader. Produced in partnership with the European Parliament. Saturday at 12.10 pm. We'll be back in September with a new series.

TALKING EUROPE

TALKING EUROPE

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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2016-07-18 Brexit

Pascal Lamy: 'Europeans won't give an EU passport to British banks'

Pascal Lamy, former director-general of the World Trade Organization, and honorary president of the Jacques Delors Institute, comments on the situation in the EU after the Brexit...

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2016-07-08 European Union

EU-Canada trade: Deal or no deal?

A trade deal between the EU and Canada was agreed back in 2014. But this week the European Commission decided it needed to be ratified not just by EU institutions in Brussels but...

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2016-07-08 European Union

Pierre Moscovici: 'EU deficit rules have to be respected but are also flexible'

Spain and Portugal continue to run deficits above EU limits. Talking Europe meets with the Commissioner for Economic Affairs, Pierre Moscovici, to find out whether or not...

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2016-07-02 European Union

'Brexit is an example of what nationalists and populists can do'

This week we focus on the fallout from Brexit. Our guest is Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev. He is saddened by the result but he urges the European family to stand together...

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2016-07-02 European Union

EU at 27: What is the plan?

In his last supper with European leaders, British Prime Minister David Cameron pushed for close ties to remain between the UK and the bloc, saying that while the UK was leaving...

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