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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Women in Turkey fight back against male violence


Women in Turkey are demanding more protection from male violence. They are urging Ankara to rejoin the Istanbul Convention.


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The Ukrainian Village at the Front


In the Donbas region, a small town wants to avoid being bombarded by gunfire by renaming itself "New York"—which was actually its name until the end of World War II.


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Italy: Conductors of chaos


After lengthy roadworks, white-gloved officers are back directing traffic around Rome's Piazza Venezia in true Italian style.


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Corona leads to village revival in Serbia


In coronavirus times, Serbs are moving to the countryside and rediscover the rural life. This is bringing new life to many village communities.


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Trouble for mountain rescuers in Bosnia


Private mountain rescuers in Bosnia-Herzegovina are in trouble with the authorities. They have no legal basis for their work.


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The story of a Russian towns tainted water supply


One Russian town has been without clean drinking water for 30 years. When the taps are turned on, a stream of brown liquid gushes out.


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Sexual Violence in British Schools and Universities


Female students complain that sexual harassment is the norm at British universities. They are sharing their experiences on social media and denouncing the widespread "rape culture" with the hashtag #EveryonesInvited.


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Belgium/France: Re-learning how to smell after COVID-19


Smell and taste training is all the rage among corona patients who are traumatized after having lost the ability to smell. These two senses are among our strongest, because they preserve many of our memories.


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Turkey: Students are suffering from the strict lockdown


Schools in Turkey have been almost completely closed for over a year. The government is imposing a strict lockdown so that tourists will be able to flock back in the summer. Students and parents are feeling left behind.


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Switzerland: The underwear test


Underwear is buried all over Switzerland. The degree of its decomposition should give information about the quality of the country's soil. Thousands of Swiss residents are taking part.


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