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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Kosovo's planned reintegration of IS members


Kosovo wants to reintegrate and hold trials for its citizens who were IS members upon their return from camps in Syria. Since the Syrian offensive, the discussion about this approach to IS members has been reignited.


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 2019-11-06  6m
 
 

Spain: Orange industry under threat


Spain is Europe's largest producer of oranges. But competitors on other continents sell theirs for less, so Spain's growers are under major price pressure. Some are devising ways to earn more again.


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 2019-10-31  4m
 
 

Germany: Border villages divided


Zicherie and Böckwitz came to symbolize the division of Germany. The adjacent villages were for decades separated by the inner-German border. Although it was opened in 1989, there are still significant differences between the two hamlets.


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 2019-10-31  4m
 
 

Turkey: Forced disappearances


Opposition activists keep being 'disappeared'. Some have reappeared and say they were interrogated and tortured. Their families think the government is to blame.


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 2019-10-31  5m
 
 

Combatting dog smuggling in Germany


It is big business and it is illegal and cruel. Animal rights activists want to stop it. Some go after the smugglers themselves and then call in the police to do the rest.


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 2019-10-24  4m
 
 

Greece: cheap drugs for the poor


Synthetic drugs sprayed onto dried herbs are selling like hot cakes in Thessaloniki and other cities across the country. Some, like potpourri, are even legal, but they are extremely dangerous.


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 2019-10-24  4m
 
 

Cyprus: Bird Killer Mafia


Despite an official ban, birds are being killed in droves in Cyprus, and sold as a delicacy. This is having dramatic ramifications for the bird population.


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 2019-10-17  5m
 
 

The Netherlands: Amsterdam's Red Light District


Amsterdam's red light district is famous for skimpily-clad prostitutes posing in lit-up windows. But residents are fed up with all the tourists and littering.


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 2019-10-17  5m
 
 

Facial-recognition court case in Britain


British police are testing controversial high-tech facial-recognition cameras. But critics say this technology raises serious privacy concerns. Now, a court will decide.


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 2019-10-10  4m
 
 

Disputes continue over rebuilding of Notre Dame cathedral


President Macron says Notre Dame will be rebuilt in five years -- but that's a tall order. Architects say the current plan won't work. And local residents are concerned about lead emissions that were released as the cathedral burned.


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 2019-10-10  5m