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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Macron Proposes Closing France‘s Elite ENA


In response to widespread discontent among the people and to promote unity, French President Macron has proposed closing the elite post-graduate ENA school of administration. He is himself one of its alumni.


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 2019-07-11  4m
 
 

Montenegro: Cruise ship crisis


In Montenegro, the growing number of cruise ships using the Bay of Kotor is causing environmental problems. Yet the city of Kotor relies on the income from mass tourism.


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 2019-06-27  5m
 
 

Belarus: Fighting for a dignified memorial


In Kurapaty, on the outskirts of Minsk, a restaurant is located right next to the site of a Stalinist-era mass grave. There is still no fitting memorial to the victims, killed between 1937 and 1941 by the Soviet NKVD.


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 2019-06-27  4m
 
 

Greece: Refugees suffering on Samos


Residents of the Greek island of Samos are divided on how to deal with the overcrowded refugee camp there. Some migrants have been stuck on Samos for years and poor sanitary conditions are causing many to become ill.


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 2019-06-27  5m
 
 

Traditional cow fighting in Switzerland


In the Canton of Valais, breeders of Herens cattle let their strongest animals engage in friendly cow fights. The fights have become a tourist attraction. Here it's the females who take the bull by the horns!


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 2019-06-20  2m
 
 

Gambling away their savings in Bulgaria


In Bulgaria, the poorest land in the EU, many people buy scratchcards for the state lottery. But their chances of winning big are very slim.


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 2019-06-20  5m
 
 

Bosnia: Children of war


At the War Childhood Museum in Sarajevo, every exhibit represents the fate of a child during the Bosnian War. The concept has earned the museum international acclaim.


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 2019-06-20  4m
 
 

Greece: Fear in brown coal country


In Greece, lignite mining is becoming less and less profitable. And very little is invested in environmental protection. The health and wealth of residents in the surrounding villages are suffering as a result.


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 2019-06-20  4m
 
 

Belarus: E40 Waterway an eco-threat


The planned E40 Inland Waterway is a project to connect the Baltic to the Black Sea. But its route threatens Belarusian nature reserves, which are home to rare bird species.


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 2019-06-20  5m
 
 

Russia: the Multigeneration Home


In an experimental nursing home in Russia, senior citizens and disabled children live together. The home is an appeal for tolerance in a society where the disabled often face discrimination.


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 2019-06-13  4m