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Latest update : 2018-02-26

Populism, violence and Euroscepticism in Italy's election campaign

Why was the political reaction to the shooting of African migrants in Italy earlier this month so muted? Why are populist parties doing so well in the polls? And has the Democratic Party of Matteo Renzi failed to capitalise on political successes to the extent that it could be locked out of government as of March 5? This week, we debate why populism, violence and Euroscepticism have come to be such dominant themes of the election campaign in Italy.

Produced by Isabelle Romero and Roxane Runel.

By Catherine NICHOLSON

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Roberto GUALTIERI

Italian MEP, Socialists and Democrats, Partito Democratico

Ignazio CORRAO

Italian MEP, EFDD group, 5 Star Movement

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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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2018-09-10 Talking Europe

Brexit 'no-deal' scenario: How likely - and what if?

There are just a few weeks to go until the crunch EU summit where the UK government and the European Commission are supposed to unveil their final Brexit deal. But whispers have...

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2018-08-31 Talking Europe

Finnish president talks Trump, Russia and NATO with FRANCE 24

As French President Emmanuel Macron visited Finland this week ahead of European elections in 2019, Finland’s President Sauli Niinistö granted an interview to FRANCE 24. He...

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