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The Gender Divide: Record number of women running in U.S. midterms

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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 : 2017-05-29

Security in Europe: Is there more that could or should be done?

The most recent attacks in Manchester, London, Paris or Berlin were carried out by lone assailants, their links to larger international terror groups still being investigated. But large or small, terrorists are striking across the EU. New security measures have been put in place, with extra police on the streets, more checks on luggage and more scans to walk through.

There is also a new frontier in the fight against terrorism: a virtual one. Governments are looking to gain access to our online communications. Calls for bringing an end to encrypted messages are growing. As control over social media is stepped up, Europol says the Islamic State group is also adapting and is now looking to develop its own social media platform.

So how secure can we be in today's world? Both online and off, are there mesures that could or should be put in place?

Presented by Eve Irvine.

Produced by Isabelle Romero and Anais Guérard. 

By Eve IRVINE

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2018-10-15 Talking Europe

Spain's Europe minister rules out new Catalan independence referendum

Spain's European Affairs Minister, Luis Marco Aguiriano, says there will be no new regional referendum on independence for Catalonia. "If there is a referendum aimed at changing...

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2018-10-15 Talking Europe

Hungary's Orban: What consequences of symbolic EU vote?

In an unprecedented step, EU lawmakers recently voted to take action against Hungary's government for undermining fundamental EU values. Brussels accuses Budapest of breaking the...

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2018-10-08 Talking Europe

France's Europe minister: 'Chequers plan would threaten functioning of EU'

France's European Affairs Minister Nathalie Loiseau says British Prime Minister Theresa May must change the UK's draft Withdrawal Agreement, as "the Chequers proposal would...

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2018-10-08 Talking Europe

Norwegian FM on Brexit: 'Our aim is to keep the Single Market intact'

Norway wants to keep a good relationship with the UK after Brexit – but without compromising the Single Market. So says Norwegian Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Søreide in an...

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2018-10-01 Talking Europe

Georgia: From Silk Road crossroads to EU connections (part 2)

Georgia is a place where East and West collide: a major crossing point on the ancient Silk Road, a former Soviet Republic and now one of the EU’s "neighbourhood" partners. Nearly...

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