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Austrian government spokesman: ‘Still possible to agree on Brexit deal before end of October’

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TALKING EUROPE

Politicians, activists and researchers debate the issues facing the EU and a 'guest of the week' offers their insight in a long-format interview that gets to the heart of the matter. Saturday at 12.10 pm.

Latest update : 2016-12-05

Extremist populist parties: What's the reason behind their rise?

Turning against traditional parties, voters are increasingly opting for the candidates and parties they perceive as outsiders. A fear of foreigners or doubts about economic management have led to a rise in extremist populist parties. Present on both the left and right of the centre, they claim to speak for the people - the real people.

From Donald Trump in the United States to UKIP in the UK, and there could be more to come as the Netherlands, France and Germany gear up for general elections. This weekend alone, all eyes will be on the vote in Austria and the referendum in Italy. Do Europeans trust the political status quo?

A programme presented by Eve Irvine

Produced by Isabelle Romero and Anaïs Guérad
 

By Eve IRVINE

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2018-09-24 Talking Europe

Austrian government spokesman: ‘Still possible to agree on Brexit deal before end of October’

What a few days it's been for Europe: Leaders of the EU's 28 member states came together in the historic Austrian city of Salzburg. Not for a fun spin on the Sound of Music tour,...

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2018-09-24 Talking Europe

Playing fair and paying fair: Copyright law gets an internet-age overhaul

This week, we talk about an issue that involves artists, pirates, the former Beatle Paul McCartney, a founding member of the Fugees and some of the best known and most highly...

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2018-09-17 Talking Europe

Former German diplomat Joachim Bitterlich: 'We cannot accept any extremism'

A former German diplomat and advisor to Helmut Kohl, Joachim Bitterlich is now an advisor to the Austrian presidency of the EU and professor at the ESCP business school in Paris....

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2018-09-17 Talking Europe

The State of the Union: Is the EU steering down the right path?

"Making our imperfect union ever more perfect": that was the stated aim of European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, as he delivered his final State of the Union address...

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2018-09-10 Talking Europe

Guy Verhofstadt: 'We will not change EU rules just because Britain is leaving'

No deal? No way! So says Guy Verhofstadt, a former prime minister of Belgium, and the man who heads up the EU Parliament's Brexit steering group. Verhofstadt tells FRANCE 24 why...

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