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Latest update : 2017-06-07

What do the British want? Unexpected campaign, unpredictable outcome (part 2)

When British PM Theresa May called a snap election just seven weeks ago, some were calling it a stroke of genius that would cement the Conservatives' hold on power. However flip-flops and a wooden performance on the campaign trail have gone a long way to dissolving the party's 20-point lead in the polls. Between Brexit, terrorism and greater government intervention, what will decide Thursday's election?

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Produced by Yi SONG, François WIBAUX and Van MEGUERDITCHIAN.

By François PICARD

Our guests

Alex DEANE

Managing Director & Head of Public Affairs UK, Strategic Communications

Sam KRISS

Author and Editor at Vice UK

Nina SCHICK

European political commentator

Mike FINN

Deputy Head of the School for Cross-Faculty Studies, University of Warwick

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2017-12-13 Africa

How to patrol the Sahara? The challenges facing G5 Sahel joint force

Timbuktu may be 4,000 kilometers from Europe's shores - yet how to keep the Sahel safe is a question that needs answers on both sides of the Mediterranean. Nearly five years...

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2017-12-12 environment

One Planet Summit: Who's going to pay for the switch to renewable energy?

It's all fine and good to denounce fossil fuels and call for the switch to renewable energy. But who's going to pay for it? Two years after the Paris Agreement, world leaders are...

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2017-12-11 Middle East

Game changer? Middle East diplomacy after Trump's Jerusalem move

Since Donald Trump decided to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital last week, the entire Middle East appears on the verge of bursting into flames. Meanwhile, against the...

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2017-12-07 Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Peacemaker? Erdogan's historic visit to Greece

Even when Recep Tayyip Erdogan is supposed to be burying the hatchet, the Turkish president still somehow manages to take on all comers. He kicked off an historic two-day visit...

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2017-12-06 Israel

US President Trump recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital

US President Donald Trump has announced that his country is recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and is moving the US embassy from Tel Aviv to the disputed city. What is the...

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