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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Sweden/Slovenia: The young candidates


It’s not just veteran politicians who are standing for European elections. The younger generation also wants to play a role in shaping Europe’s future. Amelia Andersdotter is the chair of the European Pirate Party and has been serving as a Member of European Parliament since 2011. Now the internet expert from Sweden is campaigning for a second term in the European Parliament. Another young candidate is Nezika Pavlic from Slovenia...


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 2014-05-21  5m
 
 

Ukraine: A difficult vote


On May 25, Ukraine will go to the polls to choose a new president. With eastern Ukraine on the brink of civil war, it’s a difficult time to hold an election. Until recently, the eastern city of Kharkiv was taking a back seat to the crisis-torn region of Donetsk. But Kharkiv has moved into the spotlight since it hosted the second in a series of round table talks. Our reporter paid a visit to the city to find out how residents view the upcoming presidential election...


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 2014-05-21  4m
 
 

European Elections: Opponents and allies


Politically, the two main candidates for the president of the European Commission have a lot in common. But are there any differences? The two top candidates for the post of European Commission president are Jean-Claude Juncker from Luxemburg and Martin Schulz from Germany. As the campaign heats up, they head for France, a country that is grappling with many problems...


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 2014-05-21  6m
 
 

Ukraine: A difficult vote


On May 25, Ukraine will go to the polls to choose a new president. With eastern Ukraine on the brink of civil war, it’s a difficult time to hold an election. Until recently, the eastern city of Kharkiv was taking a back seat to the crisis-torn region of Donetsk. But Kharkiv has moved into the spotlight since it hosted the second in a series of round table talks. Our reporter paid a visit to the city to find out how residents view the upcoming presidential election...


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 2014-05-21  4m
 
 

Sweden/Slovenia: The young candidates


It’s not just veteran politicians who are standing for European elections. The younger generation also wants to play a role in shaping Europe’s future. Amelia Andersdotter is the chair of the European Pirate Party and has been serving as a Member of European Parliament since 2011. Now the internet expert from Sweden is campaigning for a second term in the European Parliament. Another young candidate is Nezika Pavlic from Slovenia...


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 2014-05-21  5m
 
 

Sweden/Slovenia: The young candidates


It’s not just veteran politicians who are standing for European elections. The younger generation also wants to play a role in shaping Europe’s future. Amelia Andersdotter is the chair of the European Pirate Party and has been serving as a Member of European Parliament since 2011. Now the internet expert from Sweden is campaigning for a second term in the European Parliament. Another young candidate is Nezika Pavlic from Slovenia...


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 2014-05-21  5m
 
 

European Elections: Opponents and allies


Politically, the two main candidates for the president of the European Commission have a lot in common. But are there any differences? The two top candidates for the post of European Commission president are Jean-Claude Juncker from Luxemburg and Martin Schulz from Germany. As the campaign heats up, they head for France, a country that is grappling with many problems...


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 2014-05-21  6m
 
 

Ukraine: A difficult vote


On May 25, Ukraine will go to the polls to choose a new president. With eastern Ukraine on the brink of civil war, it’s a difficult time to hold an election. Until recently, the eastern city of Kharkiv was taking a back seat to the crisis-torn region of Donetsk. But Kharkiv has moved into the spotlight since it hosted the second in a series of round table talks. Our reporter paid a visit to the city to find out how residents view the upcoming presidential election...


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 2014-05-21  4m
 
 

Greece: Europe Moves to the Left


Recent polls show that parties on the left are likely to double their support in the upcoming European parliamentary elections. Greece is a forerunner in this trend. The leftist Syriza alliance is leading the polls for the upcoming European election in Greece. Syriza leader Alexis Tsipras is also the Party of the European Left’s candidate for president of the European Commission. Tsipras opposes neoliberal policies at the EU level and favors greater social expenditures...


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 2014-05-14  4m
 
 

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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