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Socialist group leader bids for European Parliament presidency

The leader of the European Parliament’s socialist group (S&D) Gianni Pittella has thrown his hat into the ring to become the institution’s next president.

The leader of the European Parliament’s socialist group (S&D) Gianni Pittella has thrown his hat into the ring to become the institution’s next president.

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Greece hopes for debt relief as EU reviews bailout reforms

Visiting Athens, the European Union’s Commissioner for Economic Affairs has reported ‘good progress’ as he reviews Greece’s efforts to implement labour and pension reforms required as part of its inte

Visiting Athens, the European Union’s Commissioner for Economic Affairs has reported ‘good progress’ as he reviews Greece’s efforts to implement labour and pension reforms required as part of its inte

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Post-truth era

Economic stagnation and the emergence of populist politics.

Economic stagnation and the emergence of populist politics.

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The economy of an ageing Europe

The tide has definitely turned against Europe’s population – making it increasingly ‘grey’.

The tide has definitely turned against Europe’s population – making it increasingly ‘grey’.

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Vision For a Healthy Aging Europe

Pedro Barros, Professor of Economics at the Nova School of Business & Economics is an expert in Health Economics and explains to host, Maithreyi Seetharaman, why Europe needs to have a New Vision for

Pedro Barros, Professor of Economics at the Nova School of Business & Economics is an expert in Health Economics and explains to host, Maithreyi Seetharaman, why Europe needs to have a New Vision for

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Immigration is Key to Europe’s Healthcare

Boštjan Vasle, Director of IMAD in Slovenia explains to Guillaume Desjardins that the country’s Healthcare review has found, immigration is key to ensuring future healthcare with qualified medical per

Boštjan Vasle, Director of IMAD in Slovenia explains to Guillaume Desjardins that the country’s Healthcare review has found, immigration is key to ensuring future healthcare with qualified medical per

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EU's Oettinger issues apology over Chinese 'slitty-eyed' slur

Germany’s EU commissioner Gunter Oettinger finally apologised on Thursday for a speech in which he called Chinese officials “slitty-eyed” and joked about gay…

Germany’s EU commissioner Gunter Oettinger finally apologised on Thursday for a speech in which he called Chinese officials “slitty-eyed” and joked about gay…

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Cost of Refugees: humanity vs economy

Real Economy’s anchor, Maithreyi Seetharaman spoke to @ian_goldin, Author of The Age of Discovery about the economic impact of refugees.

Real Economy’s anchor, Maithreyi Seetharaman spoke to @ian_goldin, Author of The Age of Discovery about the economic impact of refugees.

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Economic and social responsibilities of refugees

What can refugees do to address the fears of many Europeans that they will be an economic and social burden to Europe.

What can refugees do to address the fears of many Europeans that they will be an economic and social burden to Europe.

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Barroso cleared by EU ethics probe over Goldman Sachs job

A European Commission ethics panel has cleared former president Jose Manuel Barroso after he accepted a job with Goldman Sachs.

A European Commission ethics panel has cleared former president Jose Manuel Barroso after he accepted a job with Goldman Sachs.

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The State of the Union

From free trade to Ken Loach via the Sakharov Prize - what has been hot and what has not in Brussels this week.

From free trade to Ken Loach via the Sakharov Prize - what has been hot and what has not in Brussels this week.