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Raw Politics: French fuel taxes, Brexit and free public transport

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Raw Politics: French fuel taxes, Brexit and free public transport

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You can watch the full episode of Thursday's Raw Politics programme from Brussels in the video player, above.

On the show today:

Macron's 'gilets jaunes' problem

The French government's bid to defuse the anger of protesters in the 'gilets jaunes' movement looks to have backfired.

Demonstrations are planned for the weekend.

The Raw Politics panel discuss the latest developments and host Tesa Arcilla asks former MEP Daniel Cohn-Bendit whether Macron's woes present an opportunity for the far-right in France.

Brexit debate continues in London

Euronews' Darren McCaffrey has been speaking to British MPs on whether they will back Prime Minister Theresa May in next's week's crucial Brexit vote.

Back in Brussels, the panel on Raw Politics discuss whether the vote, scheduled for Tuesday, will be delayed.

Luxembourg set to become first country to make all public transport free

Luxembourg will become the world's first country to introduce free transport for everyone, starting next summer.

The plan was spearheaded by the newly re-elected coalition government led by Prime Minister Xavier Bettel, who made the green policy a key part of his election manifesto.

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