Focus on Europe | Video Podcast | Deutsche Welle

What drives people in Europe? How do Europeans lead their lives? What are their views, hopes and fears? Fokus Europa provides the answers: up close, exciting and balanced.

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Greece: The island of hundred-year-olds


The island of Icaria is home to more centenarians that almost anywhere else on Earth. Being 100 years old or more is nothing unusual here. What's the secret for a long life here? Fresh vegetables, little stress und regular sex.


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Can Venice be Rescued?


Venice's dam project still isn't finished after two decades of construction. Many have lost patience and are demanding the managers be held accountable.


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Protests against corruption in Bulgaria


Anti-corruption protests are taking place all across Bulgaria. The demonstrators want what they consider a "mafia-style" government ousted.


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Russia: Chic Senior Citizen


Pensioner Viktor feels young at heart. He calls himself an 'informal formalist', sews his own clothes and decorates his bags with trendy accessories.


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Steelworker and Putin fan


Dmitriy works in Cherepovets at one of the largest steel mills in Europe. He's proud of what he can afford today thanks to Russia's President Putin: an apartment, a car, and good health for himself and his family.


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France: The cheese patriots


Many high-end cheesemakers in France were unable to sell their products during lockdown, and now they have stockpiles that could soon spoil. The people of France say it's their patriotic duty to eat through these mountains of cheese.


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Spain: Coronavirus crisis and plastic waste


Spanish authorities have been fighting for years to get plastic litter under control. But due to the coronavirus crisis, the little progress they had made in raising awareness among consumers has been reduced to nothing.


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Russia: Free Fighting


Kirill Mikhaylov lives for no-holds-barred fighting: a kind of boxing with almost no rules. The sport is an outlet for his energy and anger, and allows him to feel tough and like a winner - at least for a moment.


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A Teenager from the Taiga


16-year-old Veronika Teflina wants to be a police officer. It won’t be easy, because she comes from the Russian Taiga where her parents breed reindeer. To fulfill her dream, she attends a boarding school in Russkinskaya.


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25th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre


The worst war crime since the end of World War II occurred in July of 1995. Bosnian-Serbian soldiers murdered an estimated 8000 civilians. 25 years after the massacre, the wounds have not yet been healed.


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