Published: Sat, 22 Oct 2016 13:39:05 GMT
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Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:00:00 GMTOn today's show: Is there a glimmer of hope for Ukraine's stalled peace accords?- Diplomatic tensions between Turkey and Iraq overshadow the crucial battle for Mosul.-A mixed welcome in Britain as refugee children arrive from Calais - A pipe dream becomes reality as beer starts flowing underground in Bruges. - Seduced by Islamic State - And, why Italy's prime minister is being courted by the US.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:10:00 GMTIn the historic city of Bruges, a pipe dream has become a reality. Literally. A new pipeline has just opened which is pumping thousands of liters of beer from a brewery in the center of town to a bottling plant on its outskirts. The Belgian brewery has gone underground to make its success sustainable both in terms of business and to preserve the fragile environment of this UNESCO protected city.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:17:00 GMTThe leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France held a five hour summit in Berlin on Wednesday night to try and break the deadlock over the war in eastern Ukraine. German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, said the summit didn't achieve any miracles. But the leaders of the four countries have agreed to draw up a roadmap by the end of November, to get the 2015 Minsk peace accords back on track.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:27:00 GMTWhen three women were arrested recently for an attempted car bomb attack in the heart of Paris, attention turned to female jihadists and the growing number of western women who sympathize with Islamic State, or IS. However, not all women who join IS want to carry out attacks. Jake Cigainero met up with a Belgian woman who was seduced by the ideology of the terrorist group went to Syria.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:27:00 GMTThe first group of refugee children from the "Jungle," the makeshift migrant camp outside the French port of Calais, have arrived in the United Kingdom. Under pressure from charities and church groups, the British government has agreed to take in at least 300 of the unaccompanied kids. To be eligible the children have to prove they have family members already settled in Britain.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:27:00 GMTThis week, Iraqi led forces began the operation to retake the city of Mosul from Islamic State militants. It's seen as a crucial battle in the fight to crush IS. But the operation is leading to diplomatic tensions between Baghdad and Ankara. The Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, is demanding a role in efforts to retake the city. That's because Turkey has ties to Mosul dating back centuries.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:27:00 GMTA conference on the empowerment of young people coming from Roma communities in Slovakia has just been held in the capital Bratislava. The focus was on ways of triggering change, in depressed regions of eastern Slovakia, where mostly unemployed Roma people account for forty percent of the population.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:27:00 GMTOn Tuesday night President Obama held his final state dinner at the White House; his special guest was Italian Prime minister Matteo Renzi. Now, the occasion came at a rather opportune time for Renzi. He's facing a referendum on December 4th which could determine his political future. So was that the reason behind the invite to the White House? Rome correspondent, Megan Williams, explains:
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 15:10:00 GMTThe race for the White House: what's in it for Europe?- Has Putin played a bad hand? - The unmasking of writer Elena Ferrante - Is sexism alive and kicking in the Czech Republic? - A controversial waterfront development in Belgrade - The spectre of history between Poland and Ukraine - How blue caped entrepreneurs are trying to put the fun back into French finances.
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Fri, 7 Oct 2016 15:00:00 GMTCan British troops ignore human rights when fighting abroad? - The Great Wall of Calais - Pinpointing the human value in the migrant masses - A restoration project unites communities on divided Cyprus - The tradition of slaughtering whales off the Faroe Islands - Laser guns battle sea lice off Norway - Do cod communicate in regional accents? - The wild geese making foie gras more palatable.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 15:00:00 GMTTurkey extends its state of emergency as arrests top 30,000 in the country. How triumph turned to chaos for Italy's Five Star mayor. Austria's 5,000 year old Iceman. The Somali woman who arrived in Europe as a penniless refugee, in 1990, and is now running for President of Somalia. And how Brexit is being seen as a beacon of opportunity by fishermen in Britain and nationalists in Corsica.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 08:26:00 GMTOn this week's show: Turning back time, Merkel style, more clever ruses in politics; the social stigma of being alone in the Netherlands. Post-Brexit, could E-residency offer Brits another way back into Europe? The demise of an age old tradition in Spain. Jewish history remembered in Slovakia and Venice. And how bears seem to be becoming one of Putin's not so secret weapons.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 13:23:00 GMTLoneliness is a difficult topic to broach perhaps because it's often accompanied by a sense of shame or embarrassment. The Dutch city of Rotterdam has realized that loneliness has become a significant problem particularly amongst the elderly. Which is why it has begun a scheme to try and help these people.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 13:23:00 GMTUK Prime Minister Theresa May took power this summer amid a surge of women into UK politics. She's got a big task ahead of her: Leading Britain out of the European Union. Her most important negotiations may be with other powerful female politicians: Angela Merkel in Europe, and possibly, come November, Hillary Clinton across the Atlantic.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 13:22:00 GMTMany Britons are rushing to obtain residency within other EU countries in case the UK exits face. But the strict criteria means they often don’t qualify for EU residency. Estonia, however, might offer a way out of that bind with e-residency permits. DW talks to e-Residency programme director Kaspar Korjus to find out more.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 13:22:00 GMTVenice's ghetto has a long history of flourishing intellectual, artistic and spiritual identity. In spite of discrimination against jews, the ghetto has left a cultural and linguistic legacy. This year, the city is marking the ghetto's 500th anniversary with a rich programme of events, including the first staging of Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice, inside the Ghetto itself.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 13:22:00 GMTEvery year in towns across Spain, festivals are held in which people taunt and kill bulls and other animals. The Toro de la Vega festival, which takes place every year in September in the northern Spanish town of Tordesillas, is the most well-known of these festivals. But this year, as opposition to these events grows, the festival had a different flair.
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 14:55:00 GMTOn the show: Why the fear of civil war is growing in Turkey; the row over the EU's migrant policy; the continuing saga of Austria's postponed presidential elections. Also, the difficult birth for Italy's newly conceived 'fertility day'. And, music, politics and togetherness at Romania's festival of integration in Bucharest and in Berlin's techno clubs in Germany.
Thu, 8 Sep 2016 13:14:00 GMTOn this week's programme: Is Merkel really a highly skilled Machiavellian politician? Will the US manage to repair relations with Turkey? The row over restitution of Jewish property in Poland. An ode to the great British cup of tea. The 'problem' of migrants reconsidered. Being gay and Muslim in France. Ending the tyranny of skinny in the fashion industry, and taking underwear seriously in Rome.
Thu, 1 Sep 2016 15:23:00 GMTOn this week's show: Turkey changes tactics over the war in Syria - Huge numbers of migrants are rescued in the Mediterranean - What do locals think about Donald Trump in his ancestral German village? Is freedom of the press at risk in Ukraine? Bare breasts or Burkinis? – France on the edge of an identity crisis - A British town's attitudes to Brexit, two months on - Making a living from queues.
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 08:33:00 GMTOn this week's programme: A massive earthquake devastates central Italy - The US tries to smooth relations with Turkey - Germans advised to stockpile food and water - A fake invasion of Prague's Old Town - Despair and fear on the Serbian-Hungarian border - The world's oldest bank fights for survival - Brexit forces a change of holiday plans for Brits - Berlin through the eyes of the homeless.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 13:22:00 GMTOn the show: Will a new diplomatic row scupper Europe's migrant deal with Turkey? Trouble on the French-Italian border. How World War Two is still casting its shadow; using theatre to thwart Islamic State recruitment; Also, why Spanish women are Europe's oldest mothers; the downside of Norway's sovereign wealth fund; and the small French firm that is making a big noise in the world of music.
Thu, 11 Aug 2016 14:17:00 GMTOn this week's show: Turkey and Russia push the reset button on bilateral relations, why Hungary desperately needs foreign workers, and what a Trump presidency could mean for transatlantic ties. Plus, the Syrian refugees rescued by Pope Francis, Nigerian migrants trapped in Europe's sex trade, and how young Austrians are fighting against radicalization - literally.
Fri, 5 Aug 2016 08:14:00 GMTOn today's programme: Is Europe unravelling under the weight of multiple crises? -Turkish divides spread outside the country's borders - A new Italian campaign tells migrants to stay home - Moving mountains in Norway - The mysterious tourists in rural England - Brexit and expats in Spain - Will a Frexit be the next crack to appear in Europe? - A celebration of burps near Bologna.
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 14:40:00 GMTOn this week's show: Is Europe cracking under the strain of terrorist attacks and killings? Are Merkel and other leaders really dealing with the multiple crises facing the continent? French identity under attack by Islamic extremists. A damning report on Turkey's human rights. Are all things rosy in the garden of Greece, one year after a crucial referendum? An elephant's graveyard in Rome.
Fri, 22 Jul 2016 08:48:00 GMTOn this week's show: Ankara declares a state of emergency - 'Lone Wolf' terror attacks, an effective strategy or desperate measures for IS? - A week after the deadly Nice attack, is national unity unravelling in France - Why Silesians are pushing for more autonomy in Poland - The African rappers rocking Moscow - And breaking news this one....Over 100 Santa Clauses bathe in the Baltic.
Fri, 15 Jul 2016 12:22:00 GMTOn today's programme: France reels from another terrorist attack - Will Theresa May be an Iron Lady on Brexit?- The challenges facing Slovakia as it takes over EU hot seat - Is Turkey changing tack over Syria? - The desperate conditions facing refugees in Greek camps - Can robots help migrant kids integrate? - We attend bullfighting school - Four Italians realize a culinary dream.
Thu, 7 Jul 2016 13:16:00 GMTOn today's show: EU migrants ponder their future and the possibility of being booted out of post-Brexit Britain; Is trouble brewing with upcoming votes in Austria and Hungary? Could Italy's banking crisis break the eurozone? Bridging the gap: how Latvia and its Russian speaking minority are learning to live together; and the 'Kindertransport' refugees fighting for child refugees today.