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Latest update : 2017-09-18

Four more years for Angela Merkel?

Germany is a nation at the heart of Europe politically, geographically and historically - and one that's about to hold a key nationwide election. Chancellor Merkel has a strong lead in the polls and looks likely to win a fourth term. But why in such a strong economy are there so many working people struggling to make ends meet? And where is Germany likely to go on the migration crisis, in light of a strengthening far-right at home, and drastically deteriorated relations with key partner Turkey?

A programme presented by Catherine Nicholson

Produced by Isabelle Romero and Laura Burloux

By Catherine NICHOLSON

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Godelieve QUISTHOUDT-ROWOHL

German MEP, CDU, European People's Party

Jakob von WEIZSÄCKER

German MEP, Socialists and Democrats

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2018-07-16 Catherine NICHOLSON

Maltese foreign minister: ‘We need to implement legal paths of migration into Europe’

Malta is the EU's smallest member state by size and population. It joined the bloc in 2004 and is perhaps best known around the world as a sunny Mediterranean holiday...

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2018-07-16 Catherine NICHOLSON

Eurogroup chief Centeno: ‘We need to an end what seems to be a trade war’

This summer, there's big economic news for Europe: Greece is formally exiting its bailout programme, the ongoing trade war between the EU and the US, and plans to overhaul the...

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2018-07-09 Catherine NICHOLSON

German MEP David McAllister: 'We need more solidarity in the EU over migrants'

Our guest is senior German MEP David McAllister, a dual British-German national and former leader of the Saxony region considered a potential successor to Angela Merkel. He...

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2018-07-09 Catherine NICHOLSON

Fake news fightback: Should and could disinformation be banned ?

You can call it misinformation, spin, or more recently, fake news. The phenomenon that’s become an obsession in the era of social media is – for French President Emmanuel Macron...

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2018-07-02 Catherine NICHOLSON

Greek FM on migration: 'We need European solutions, not bilateral ones'

This week we're on the sidelines of the latest EU summit, where major themes include the migration crisis and the eurozone economy. Our guest is Geórgios Katroúgalos, the foreign...

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