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Inside Europe

This award-winning one-hour weekly news magazine explores the topical issues that shape the European continent, including interviews, background features and cultural reports from correspondents throughout the region.
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50 Episodes
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Inside Europe 11 July 2024

NATO says Ukraine’s path to membership is irreversible - Uncertainty in France after Sunday’s shock setback for the far-right - What does the UK’s new prime minister really stand for? - Viktor Orban’s rogue peace mission - And a special focus on the cut flower industry
11 Jul 55 min

Inside Europe 4 July 2024

France is faced with an existential choice at the ballot box and Britain gets ready to end 14 years of Conservative Party rule. Also on the show: the inside story of an environmental crime investigation, a sports special and an arch-bishop on trial for schism.
4 Jul 55 min

Inside Europe 27 June 2024

France goes to the polls, the political script is flipped in the UK and the Danube region does some budget balancing. In the second half: the first installment of our new "Other Europes" series, showcasing hopeful stories from across the continent.
27 Jun 54 min

Inside Europe 20 June 2024

The EU’s Nature Restoration Law is approved - thanks to a rogue Austrian minister, the King of Brexit shakes up British politics and the Estonia-based academic recruited to spy for Moscow. Also: the man tipped to be NATO's next chief, Turkey profits from weapons to Ukraine, Kyiv gets unusual funding…
21 Jun 54 min

Inside Europe 20 June 2024

The EU’s Nature Restoration Law is approved - thanks to a rogue Austrian minister, the King of Brexit shakes up British politics and the Estonia-based academic recruited to spy for Moscow. Also: the man tipped to be NATO's next chief, Turkey profits from weapons to Ukraine, Kyiv gets unusual funding…
20 Jun 54 min

Inside Europe 13 June 2024

Macron gambles the house on legislative elections, the dust settles in Brussels, an interview with the Secretary General of the Party of European Socialists, and analysis of the election results in Italy. Then: what motivates people to vote for Germany’s AfD party? What happened in Poland, Hungary and Slovakia? And…
13 Jun 54 min

Inside Europe bonus episode - Focus on France

Inside Europe's Kate Laycock is joined by French journalist and 'Fixing France' author Nabila Ramdani for analysis of the French edition of European Parliament elections. Then, two complementary stories from rural France - one about the far-right, the other about the left.
6 Jun 21 min

Inside Europe 6 June 2024

EU elections special with analysis from DW's Jack Parrock. How is Brussels battling disinformation? What's important to Gen Z voters? Who’s afraid of Georgia Meloni? Why would Germans with migration backgrounds vote AfD? How is Robert Fico’s brush with death playing in Slovakia? Is the road running out for the…
6 Jun 55 min

Inside Europe 30 May 2024

Elections 101: with just one week to go before EU parliamentary elections, DW's Jack Parrock tells you all you need to know. The inside story of how a far-right masterplan was exposed in Germany, the 80th anniversary of D-Day in the shadow of the war in Ukraine. Plus: we mark…
30 May 55 min

Inside Europe 23 May 2024

Europe, Israel and the ICC, Britain's tainted blood scandal and Turkey's nuclear connections. Also: shoring up European reproductive rights, a Russian propaganda film in Italy, Czechia remembers Roma victims of the Holocaust and Serbia's Ministry of Space.
23 May 54 min

Inside Europe 16 May 2024

The many political lives of Slovakia’s Robert Fico, Czechia plots its own course, a devastating week for Ukraine, and an AfD check. Also: Georgia’s Foreign Agents Law, Catalonian election hangover, Turkish crime crackdown and a fashionable reimagining of the Balkans route.
16 May 55 min

Inside Europe 9 May 2024

It’s Eurovision Finals week so we’ve gone all out on a Euro-Culture special! Alongside the hottest-takes from Malmo 2024, we’ll be bringing you the best of Liveurope in Brussels, and the arrival of the Olympic torch in Marseille. Enjoy… because this is about as lycra-packed as Inside Europe is ever…
9 May 54 min

Inside Europe 2 May 2024

The Gaza flotilla activists stranded in Turkey, why Scotland's Humza Yousaf quit while Spain's Pedro Sanchez stays and media activists call for the right to information. Also: EU election season is officially under, why EU enlargement states have veered to the far-right, the end for Slovakia's public broadcaster, Venice's pay-to-get-in…
2 May 54 min

Inside Europe 25 April 2024

Fifty years after Portugal's Carnation Rvolution, we journey through the mutinous streets of Lisbon, plus the EU's Green Deal is in trouble: can it be saved? We also focus on the topic of land — Danish land that’s been deliberately flooded, Bulgarian land deliberately left un-tilled and Italian land bought…
25 Apr 54 min

Inside Europe 18 April 2024

Crunch-time as the EU seeks a coordinated response to the Middle East conflicts, Turkey cracks down on trade with Israel, and after NatCon Brussels was shut down, we preview CPAC in Hungary. Also: Copenhagen’s historic Stock Exchange burns down, what the world can learn from Ukraine's DIIA app, why Icelanders…
18 Apr 55 min

Inside Europe - 11 April 2024

“History made” as the EU’s Asylum and Migration Pact is passed, Nicaragua drags Germany before the International Court of Justice, Slovakia’s Robert Fico gets the President he wanted, plus a sporting summit and a foretaste of Olympic tensions. Also on the show: unexpected bids for power shake things up in…
11 Apr 54 min

Inside Europe 4 April 2024

The electoral tide turns on Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, taking stock of NATO at 75, the war in Gaza casts a cloud over the Eurovision Song Contest and why Czechs spent Wednesday taking it easy. Also: a special focus on farmers and mental health.
4 Apr 54 min

Inside Europe 28 March 2024

Will Putin use the Moscow attack to further tighten his grip? Could a pro-western candidate win Slovakia's presidential election? And the refugee crisis in Europe that no one is talking about. Also: A secret recording hints at more corruption in Hungary's government, is it 'Time's up' for Spain's late-night bar…
28 Mar 54 min

Inside Europe 21 March 2024

Ukrainian drones strike Russian oil refineries, Ireland’s Taoiseach Leo Varadkar resigns, and the World Happiness Index reveals the opposite for young people in Western Europe. Also: an environment-themed second half featuring: a vision for a post fossil-fuel Ukraine, hydro plans threaten Scotland’s Loch Ness, Montpellier’s free public transport and the…
21 Mar 54 min

Inside Europe 14 March 2024

The first (but not last!) elections special of this elections bumper-year, covering the rise of Portugal’s far-right Chega party. The Russian presidential elections and what’s NOT on the ballot. The battle for Belgrade is on again and how Erdogan hopes to retake Istanbul. All that, plus the alarming incidence of…
14 Mar 55 min
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