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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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Italy: Refugees in Distress


Once again, tens of thousands of people are crossing the Mediterranean Sea to come to Europe. To rescue them from drowning, the Italian navy has authorized a military and humanitarian mission, Mare Nostrum. The Italian navy has five ships on permanent deployment patrolling the waters. Their mission is to rescue refugees and people in distress and bring them to safety...


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 2014-06-11  6m
 
 

Spain: Curbing Mass Tourism


Authorities on the island of Mallorca have had enough of cheap mass tourism. They want to rid themselves of their rowdy drinking and partying clientele with new regulations. Tourists to Mallorca know the Playa de Palma in its capital as a place to party. The strip of beach a few minutes' drive east of Palma has declined over the years, largely due to its masses of mainly German and British binge-drinking visitors...


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 2014-06-11  5m
 
 

Poland: The Round Table Revisited


The Round Table Talks in 1989 marked the beginning of Poland’s road toward democracy. The original table is displayed at the presidential palace in Warsaw. The 1989 negotiations at this table have gone down in history. The talks led to the overturning of the ban on the Solidarność trade union and to a partially-free parliamentary election. 25 years ago, on June 4 and June 18, Poland held its first elections since the Second World War. The elections spelled the end to Communist rule in Poland.


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 2014-06-04  4m
 
 

Poland: The Round Table Revisited


The Round Table Talks in 1989 marked the beginning of Poland’s road toward democracy. The original table is displayed at the presidential palace in Warsaw. The 1989 negotiations at this table have gone down in history. The talks led to the overturning of the ban on the Solidarność trade union and to a partially-free parliamentary election. 25 years ago, on June 4 and June 18, Poland held its first elections since the Second World War. The elections spelled the end to Communist rule in Poland.


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 2014-06-04  4m
 
 

Poland: The Round Table Revisited


The Round Table Talks in 1989 marked the beginning of Poland’s road toward democracy. The original table is displayed at the presidential palace in Warsaw. The 1989 negotiations at this table have gone down in history. The talks led to the overturning of the ban on the Solidarność trade union and to a partially-free parliamentary election. 25 years ago, on June 4 and June 18, Poland held its first elections since the Second World War. The elections spelled the end to Communist rule in Poland.


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 2014-06-04  4m
 
 

Poland: The Round Table Revisited


The Round Table Talks in 1989 marked the beginning of Poland’s road toward democracy. The original table is displayed at the presidential palace in Warsaw. The 1989 negotiations at this table have gone down in history. The talks led to the overturning of the ban on the Solidarność trade union and to a partially-free parliamentary election. 25 years ago, on June 4 and June 18, Poland held its first elections since the Second World War. The elections spelled the end to Communist rule in Poland.


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 2014-06-04  4m
 
 

Poland: The Round Table Revisited


The Round Table Talks in 1989 marked the beginning of Poland’s road toward democracy. The original table is displayed at the presidential palace in Warsaw. The 1989 negotiations at this table have gone down in history. The talks led to the overturning of the ban on the Solidarność trade union and to a partially-free parliamentary election. 25 years ago, on June 4 and June 18, Poland held its first elections since the Second World War. The elections spelled the end to Communist rule in Poland.


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 2014-06-04  4m
 
 

Romania: Small Farmers Feeling the Squeeze


In Romania the agricultural industry is conforming to EU norms. Factory farms are favored, while small-scale farmers lose out. Most farmers in Romania are small-scale producers with a small patch of land. Their production methods are inefficient, and EU law caters to intensive farming, so family farms lose out. Now they also have to adhere to EU-wide hygiene standards, which are proving too expensive for many...


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 2014-05-28  6m
 
 

EU Elections: Denmark Shifts to the Right


Europe has voted - and, in a few countries, far-right parties have grown stronger. Denmark is among the countries to see major gains for right-wing euroskeptic parties. The Danish People’s Party (DF) won the largest share of the vote, beating the governing Social Democrats into second place. The results will give the party three of the country’s 13 seats in the European Parliament...


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 2014-05-28  5m
 
 

Serbia: After the Floods


Last week's catastrophic floods in Serbia and Bosnia also brought with them new dangers: dredged up landmines.These explosive relics from the Bosnian War of the 1990s, are creating extra dangers for rescue workers. Searching for landmines is painstaking work, however, and the floods have dispersed them over large areas. Rescue crews already have enough to deal with, as much of Serbia and Bosnia's infrastructure has been destroyed and there's a real risk of landslides.


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 2014-05-28  4m