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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 : 2017-10-02

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.

In this first part of the show, we take you around Germany from East to West. What are the issues that put the far right into the German Parliament for the first time since the 1940s, in the election on September 24? How has the 2015/16 migration crisis played into the votes? What do young voters hope for from the next four years? And will Emmanuel Macron and Angela Merkel continue to make France and Germany the "power couple" of the European Union?

Click here to watch the second part of the show, on Austria.

By Catherine NICHOLSON

Our guests

Andreas SCHWAB

MEP, European People's Party (CDU)

Jakob VON WEIZSÄCKER

MEP, Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (SPD)

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2018-03-03 Cyprus

Reunifying Cyprus: Hopes and fears, 44 years on (part 2)

Barbed wire, checkpoints, abandoned buildings and military bases: all of these are common sights in Cyprus - a country that remains split in two, 44 years after the Turkish...

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2018-03-03 Cyprus

Reunifying Cyprus: Hopes and fears, 44 years on (part 1)

Barbed wire, checkpoints, abandoned buildings and military bases: all of these are common sights in Cyprus - a country that remains split in two, 44 years after the Turkish...

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2017-12-22 Spain

To split or not to split? Where next for Spain and Catalonia? (Part 1)

It's the land of Dali, Gaudi, Pep Guardiola, tourism, industries, mountains, sea ports - and most recently, also very vocal and emotional separatist sentiment. Catalonia's...

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2017-12-22 Spain

To split or not to split? Where next for Spain and Catalonia? (Part 2)

It's the land of Dali, Gaudi, Pep Guardiola, tourism, industries, mountains, sea ports - and most recently, also very vocal and emotional separatist sentiment. Catalonia's...

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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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