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We take you to the 28 EU member states for a series of exclusive reports and interviews with local MEPs. Produced in partnership with the European Parliament. Saturday at 12.10 pm.

Latest update : 2017-06-08

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 called the snap poll hoping to emerge in a stronger position to negotiate with Europe, but the campaign has revealed that voters have other things in mind.

Our reports and interviews with British MEPs show to what extent the UK remains divided over the Brexit question – even as more people accept it will happen, concerns remain about how it will impact the country.

In the first part of the show, we meet Charles Tannock, a Conservative MEP, on the campaign trail in London. We also meet William Dartmouth, a UKIP MEP, and ask him about the future of his party now that it has reached its main goal.

Our reports follow the main parties as they chase votes in Bristol and Walsall, as well as meeting with London’s European expats, who are worried about how Brexit will affect them.

Presented by Eve Irvine
Camera: Luke Brown and Basile Le Marc’hadour
Video Editing: Marlene Billerey
Sound: Guillaume Gizard

By Eve IRVINE

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2017-09-29 European Union

Austria: Far right knocks on the doors of power (part 2)

For this episode of Europe Now, our Europe editor Catherine Nicholson digs deeper into the hot topics of the moment in the EU's two German-speaking member states.

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2017-09-29 European Union

Germany: Far-right knocks on the doors of power (part 1)

For this episode of Europe Now, our Europe Editor Catherine Nicholson digs deeper into the hot topics of the moment in Europe's two German-speaking member states.

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2017-07-21 Netherlands

A year of crucial elections in Europe

We take a look back at elections in some of the EU's biggest countries. Back in March, the Netherlands got the ball rolling with its parliamentary polls. The party of Dutch Prime...

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2017-07-21 migrants

One year after Brexit, where is the EU headed?

This week we're taking a look back at some of the more defining moments of the year so far. It's now been 12 months since the UK voted to leave the EU. Brexit negotiations have...

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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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