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The Swedish model: An example for Europe? (Part 2)

In September 2013, Sweden became the first European country to offer permanent residency to any Syrian who manages to arrive in Sweden, taking in an average of 500 refugees per week. Liberal MEP Cecilia Wikström tells us why this generous asylum policy must be sustained and takes us on a tour of the university town of Uppsala where she served as Lutheran priest prior to embracing a political career. We also find out why Swedes chose to send a feminist MEP to the European Parliament.

By Christophe ROBEET

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2017-06-03 European Union

UK holds crucial election, one year after Brexit (part 2)

In this second part of Europe Now, we leave the pro-Remain capital and head to the north of the country, to Yorkshire, where the Leave vote was victorious. Our guest is Richard...

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2017-06-03 European Union

UK holds crucial election, one year after Brexit (part 1)

One year on from the EU referendum, this month’s Europe Now show heads to London to look at the impact Brexit is having on the June 8 general election. Prime Minister Theresa May...

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2017-05-06 Belgium

How is Belgium coping, one year after the Brussels attacks?

More than a year after the Brussels terror attacks, Belgian Socialist MEP Maria Arena takes us to a theatre in Charleroi, Wallonia, to talk about terrorism through the play...

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2017-05-06 Belgium

Belgium, at ease at the heart of the EU?

Belgium, with its 11 million inhabitants, is a founding member of the EU. During these times of insularity, the country has become a focal point for the European project....

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2017-03-25 Beppe Grillo

Italy challenged by populism

The eurozone's third-largest economy, Italy is struggling with high unemployment and towering debt. One political party, the Five Star Movement, blames a lot of the country's...

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