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Latest update : 2018-03-19

Europe in a digital world: EU Commissioner Mariya Gabriel

Our guest is the newest member of the European Commission. Mariya Gabriel is a member of the Bulgarian prime minister's GERB party. She is also someone who knows the European institutions well, having served as an MEP since 2009. Last year she took on the Digital Economy and Society portfolio, just months before her native Bulgaria took over the rotating EU presidency.

We ask her just how "digital" Europe is: how the EU thinks a move to a more high-tech culture will improve daily life for Europeans, how the Commission intends to get us up to speed with digital skills, and how cyberattacks and fake news threaten the EU’s citizens and institutions.

A programme presented by Catherine Nicholson.

Produced by Isabelle Romero and Roxane Runel.

By Catherine NICHOLSON

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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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