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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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Britain: Taking on the Eurosceptics


Euroscepticism has a long tradition in Britain, particularly among conservatives. But the Fresh Start parliamentary group is bucking that trend. Fresh Start sees itself as a counterweight to the eurosceptic wing of the Tory party. The parliamentary group has about 100 members, among them Julian Smith from North Yorkshire. While Smith believes Europe needs reform, he staunchly defends Britain remaining in the EU...


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 2014-05-14  4m
 
 

France: right-wing extremism in the east


The far-right Front National has its sights set on the European elections this month. The party's anti-immigration platform is finding favor with many voters. The Front National is hoping to capitalize on its recent success in municipal elections, when it won the mayoral vote in a number of cities, including the town of Hayange in eastern France. In response, the municipality's sister cities of Arlon in Belgium and Diekirch in Luxembourg have cut official ties with Hayange...


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 2014-05-07  6m
 
 

France: right-wing extremism in the east


The far-right Front National has its sights set on the European elections this month. The party's anti-immigration platform is finding favor with many voters. The Front National is hoping to capitalize on its recent success in municipal elections, when it won the mayoral vote in a number of cities, including the town of Hayange in eastern France. In response, the municipality's sister cities of Arlon in Belgium and Diekirch in Luxembourg have cut official ties with Hayange...


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 2014-05-07  6m
 
 

France: right-wing extremism in the east


The far-right Front National has its sights set on the European elections this month. The party's anti-immigration platform is finding favor with many voters. The Front National is hoping to capitalize on its recent success in municipal elections, when it won the mayoral vote in a number of cities, including the town of Hayange in eastern France. In response, the municipality's sister cities of Arlon in Belgium and Diekirch in Luxembourg have cut official ties with Hayange...


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 2014-05-07  6m
 
 

Britain: "Good Samaritan” organ donation


Britain has become a pioneer in what is called altruistic kidney donation - when a healthy person donates a kidney to a stranger. Altruistic kidney donations in Britain are organized through a program that matches anonymous donors with recipients. Many other countries, Germany included, restrict kidney donation to relatives and others who can demonstrate a close personal connection to the recipient...


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 2014-04-30  6m
 
 

Austria: A smokers’ paradise


Smoking among teens and young people is a major problem in Austria. A current study shows that the country tops the OECD for young smokers. About 25 percent of Austrian teens under age 15 smoke at least once a week. The high smoking rate is exacerbated by the country’s inconsistent non-smoker protection legislation, which allows for numerous exceptions. However, one Austrian citizen has set out to change that by making sure that the laws that do exist are enforced properly...


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 2014-04-30  6m
 
 

Britain: "Good Samaritan” organ donation


Britain has become a pioneer in what is called altruistic kidney donation - when a healthy person donates a kidney to a stranger. Altruistic kidney donations in Britain are organized through a program that matches anonymous donors with recipients. Many other countries, Germany included, restrict kidney donation to relatives and others who can demonstrate a close personal connection to the recipient...


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 2014-04-30  6m
 
 

Austria: A smokers’ paradise


Smoking among teens and young people is a major problem in Austria. A current study shows that the country tops the OECD for young smokers. About 25 percent of Austrian teens under age 15 smoke at least once a week. The high smoking rate is exacerbated by the country’s inconsistent non-smoker protection legislation, which allows for numerous exceptions. However, one Austrian citizen has set out to change that by making sure that the laws that do exist are enforced properly...


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 2014-04-30  6m
 
 

Austria: A smokers’ paradise


Smoking among teens and young people is a major problem in Austria. A current study shows that the country tops the OECD for young smokers. About 25 percent of Austrian teens under age 15 smoke at least once a week. The high smoking rate is exacerbated by the country’s inconsistent non-smoker protection legislation, which allows for numerous exceptions. However, one Austrian citizen has set out to change that by making sure that the laws that do exist are enforced properly...


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 2014-04-30  6m
 
 

Britain: "Good Samaritan” organ donation


Britain has become a pioneer in what is called altruistic kidney donation - when a healthy person donates a kidney to a stranger. Altruistic kidney donations in Britain are organized through a program that matches anonymous donors with recipients. Many other countries, Germany included, restrict kidney donation to relatives and others who can demonstrate a close personal connection to the recipient...


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 2014-04-30  6m