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Latest update : 2017-12-18

Goodbye to tax havens? New EU blacklist under the microscope

Panama, Barbados, the tiny Marshall Islands... These places have more in common than fine weather and sandy beaches. According to a new list drawn up by European lawmakers, they’re among the world’s biggest tax avoidance and money laundering destinations. In this week’s debate we’re asking how big the problem really is, who’s on the list, and what impact it all might have.

Catherine Nicholson is joined in Strasbourg by two members of the European Parliament who spent many months investigating for a report sparked by the Panama Papers revelations.

Produced by Isabelle Romero and Roxane Runel.

By Catherine NICHOLSON

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Czech MEP, Alliance of Liberals and Democrats

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British MEP, Group of the Greens

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2018-01-13 European Union

Former WTO head Lamy: 'Brexit is like trying to get an egg out of an omelette'

He says Brexit is like "trying to get an egg out of an omelette" and a "stupid mistake". Our guest Pascal Lamy knows the issues involved better than most – he served as...

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2018-01-13 European Union

2018 begins: A happy new year for Europe?

For our first Talking Europe debate of 2018, we’re peering into our EU-regulation crystal ball, to give you some predictions for the year ahead on the continent. Joining us are...

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2017-12-22 space

Astronaut Thomas Pesquet: To the ISS and beyond

This time a year ago, Thomas Pesquet was orbiting planet Earth on board the International Space Station. As we round off 2017, France’s 10th astronaut joins FRANCE 24 for a look...

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2017-12-22 AfD

Talking Europe in 2017: Brexit, French elections and Catalonia separatism

In this special year-end edition of Talking Europe, we take a look back at some of the main movers and shakers of 2017: From the start of the Brexit process, to the French...

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2017-12-16 culture

Europe's 'soft power': EU Commissioner Tibor Navracsics on European identity

Sport, culture, youth and education: the portfolio handled by EU Commissioner Tibor Navracsics may sound like a lot of fun, but he says it's one of the most important policy...

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