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Latest update : 2017-09-26

Which Europe will it be? Macron's strong push for a multi-speed EU

Emmanuel Macron didn't just make the case for European unity – he spelled out the way to achieve it and offered a timeline. France's 39-year-old president chose its oldest institution of higher learning, the Sorbonne, as the backdrop for his big pitch for a reinforced eurozone complete with its own budget, finance minister and even parliament. Is it a bold call that will set the post-Brexit agenda, or a hasty case of youthful exuberance that will go down like a lead balloon east of the Rhine?

 

Produced by Charles WENTE, Alessandro XENOS and Christopher DAVIS.

By François PICARD

Our guests

Jon WORTH

Member, German Green Party

Nadja HIRSCH

Former MEP, Free Democratic Party in Bavaria

Pieyre-Alexandre ANGLADE

French MP, LREM

Famke KRUMBMULLER

Head of political intelligence, Opencitiz Consultancy

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2018-06-21 François PICARD

Erdogan goes all in: The high stakes of Turkey's elections

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2018-06-20 François PICARD

Children in cages: What drives Trump's family separation policy?

It's a land of immigrants whose leader seems to relish the outrage over his ever more radical border policy. Donald Trump tried to parlay the separation of migrant families and...

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2018-06-19 Europe

Ten days to save Merkel? German leader under pressure over border policy

It's a sit-down in a castle north of Berlin that was supposed to finally get eurozone reform on track, but the migrant crisis again stole the show. Angela Merkel and her cabinet...

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2018-06-18 Americas

Colombia's next president: Duque defeats left-wing Petro in run-off

What next for Colombia? Voters tacked conservative in the first presidential run-off to feature a straight choice between left and right. 41-year-old Ivan Duque beat Gustavo...

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2018-06-14 François PICARD

It's all kicking off: What expectations for Russia's World Cup?

The day has arrived. Russia is kicking off a month of planetary football madness at its own World Cup. Over the next month, at office water coolers, cafes and family gatherings,...

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