POLITICO's EU Confidential

EU Confidential is a weekly European news and politics podcast published every Thursday by POLITICO Europe. Each 30-minute episode features POLITICO’s analysis of the top stories driving EU politics, as well as notable guests shaping European policy and deep-dive stories from around the Continent. It’s hosted by Suzanne Lynch, POLITICO’s chief Brussels correspondent, who is joined by reporters from around Europe. Discover our show notes for EU Confidential here: https://www.politico.eu/eu-confidential-podcast/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.


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episode 22: Episode 20: Historian Rolf Falter — Catalonia comes to Brussels — Harassment scandal

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episode 21: Episode 19: Harassment discussion — Hope for change — Maroš Šefčovič interview

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episode 20: Episode 18: EU Commissioner Vĕra Jourová — Remembering Daphne Caruana Galizia — Catalonia dilemma

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episode 19: Episode 17, presented by AB InBev: Athens Mayor — EU Committee of Regions President

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episode 18: Episode 16: Telia's Johan Dennelind — Global Policy Lab — Catalan independence referendum

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episode 17: Episode 15: Catalan independence debate — German election — Court confusion

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episode 16: Episode 14: NationBuilder's Toni Cowan-Brown — German election — Boris Johnson's fact and fantasy

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episode 15: Episode 13: Tomáš Valášek — Juncker's State of the Union — Catalonia

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