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    • Jan 13, 2022 LATEST EPISODE
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    Inside Europe 13.01.2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2022 55:00

    Tension builds on the Ukrainian-Russian border, car smashing provides release from COVID stress in the Netherlands, Greece's missing marbles and Serbians on Novak Djokovic. Also: Turkey's not-so “pious generation", life after Brexit, retreating Scottish snow patches and a violin made from the floorboards of legendary Antarctic explorer Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton.

    Inside Europe 06.01.2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2022 55:00

    Cheers and jeers over EU plans to label gas and nuclear energy, climate friendly - Poland's Watergate scandal over spyware attacks heats up - Bikes revolutionize the school run in Barcelona - Brexit one year after Britain left the EU - Why schools are key to preserving local life on Italy's Aeolian islands - All aboard the night train! Why more and more people are sleeping their way across Europe

    Inside Europe 30.12.21 New Year's Special

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2021 54:59

    A New Year's special showcasing the best of European traditions and culture including: the scents of Europe's past, Norwegian glad rags and Vienna's horse-drawn carriages. Also on the programme: Lefkara lace, a phoney bohemian snack, pasta from Italy and from the UK, there's a close encounter with an ancient Briton!

    Inside Europe 23.12.2021: Christmas Special

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2021 55:00

    On today's programme: we throw caution - and the Inside Europe programme format - to the wind, as we catch up with some of our far-flung correspondents for a Christmas ring -round. Expect delicious food, spontaneous bursts of song and all round festive chaos! Plus Italian porticos and Berlin musicians... lots of them!

    Inside Europe 16.12.21

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2021 54:59

    This week: the secretive prisons that keep migrants out of Europe, Omnicron takes hold in the UK, Turkey's balancing act over Ukraine starts to falter. Also on the show: Belarus cracks down on dual citizenship rights, a look back at Slovenia's 6 months in the EU boss seat, the Odeuropa project recreates the scents of Europe's past and Stalin's popularity is resurgent in Georgia.

    Inside Europe 09.12.2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2021 55:00

    Germany has a new government, the US looks to Europe to calm tensions with Russia, the UK takes a new tack on drugs and a Norwegian football team stands up for human rights. Also on Inside Europe: Natalia Kaliada, artistic director of Belarus' not-so-free theatre, Barcelona resists airport expansion, and Cornwall considers going solo.

    Inside Europe 2.12.2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2021 55:00

    The latest on the Russia-Nato stand-off, what Eric Zemmour's presidential candidacy means for France, links between populist politics and vaccine hesitancy plus a visit to Spain's aeroplane graveyard. Also: Turkey reels as the Lira plummets, under cover in extremist chat networks, the campaign for assisted dying in the UK and Italy's natural cheese meadows.

    Inside Europe 25.11.2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2021 55:00

    Corona snapshots from a continent in denial, a tragedy foretold in the English channel, aid workers accused of people smuggling in Greece and a German artist takes on a notorious death in custody. Also: Slovakian filmakers force a historical reckoning, the Mediterranean celebrates itself, the Georgian wine industry's on a high and there's a new sport in town.

    Inside Europe 18.11.2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 55:00

    The EU positions itself for crisis intervention, violence and solidarity at the EU's borders, Austria gets tough on vaccine avoidance and France's Louvre museum battles islamophobia with art. Also on Inside Europe: why gas is at the centre of the EU's latest stand-off with Russia, questions over cash for influence in the UK, government propoganda in Hungary and dangerous driving in Italy.

    Inside Europe: future worlds

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 54:59

    Glimpses of possible futures in the company of Scottish climate activists, Polish women's rights advocates, Bosnian politicians, a German financial journalist and more.

    Inside Europe: climate activists reach Glasgow on foot

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 6:03

    Becky Stoakes and Carlos Buj are activists with Marcha a Glasgow, which is affiliated to Extinction Rebellion Spain. They set sail from Bilbao on September 28th, arriving in Glasgow on foot some 29 days later. Here they recount the encounters they made along the way and the impact that this unusual form of protest has had on their understanding of the climate crisis, and their role within it.

    Inside Europe: Harpreet Kaur Paul on the things COP26 can't fix

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2021 12:06

    What does climate justice mean on a planet where whole nations are disappearing under the waves whilst the top 1 percent continue to emit twice as much carbon as the poorest half of humanity combined?

    Inside Europe: UK youth caught between climate anxiety and action

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2021 7:56

    Young people in the UK understand that their future hangs in the balance. Irrespective of the COP26 outcome, they are determined to continue their struggle for climate action. Hear their voices in Dan Ashby's colourful portrait of a generation shaped by crisis.

    Inside Europe 04.11.2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2021 54:59

    A COP26 special edition with the voices of youth climate strikers, secular climate pilgrims and those at the frontlines of the climate crisis. We'll also be focussing in on environmental disputes in the Arctic and Mediterranean.

    Inside Europe 28.10.2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2021 55:00

    Latvia is first EU country to return to lockdown - The Happy Planet Index and the secret to lives well lived - German Neo-Nazis set up vigilante border patrols - European countries discover the joys of cricket - Will the UK bounce back post-Covid? - LGBTQ movies challenge conservative Poles - The Archbishop of Paris takes on Latin traditionalists - The YouTuber bringing dead languages back to life

    Inside Europe 21.10.2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 55:00

    NATO-Russia relations at post-Cold War low - Assault on democracy: the murder of a British MP - Food for thought at the Frankfurt Book Fair - An apology to the Algerian auxiliaries abandoned by France - Hungary's opposition unites against Orban - How to Restore an ecosystem near you - A seasonal peek into an Italian wardrobe - Scottish climate politics as Glasgow prepares to host COP26

    Inside Europe 14.10.2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 55:00

    Italy's Green Pass leaves protesters seeing red - Can the EU and the US make up? - How much does the EU know about the masked men patrolling its borders? - Post Brexit UK is running out of gas - Spanish chambermaids to launch a hotel app - LEGO and the wisdom of gendering building blocks - A community in the shadow of a major Italian steel factory - A generous helping of Norwegian music and more

    Inside Europe 07.10.2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 55:00

    Hidden cash and dodgy dealings: a Pandora's box of offshore tax theft - Protectors or predators? Two institutions gone awry: the French Catholic Church and the British police - A spot of predictive virology looking ahead to another COVID winter- Turkey clamps down on social media - A Danish artist takes the money and runs - Two tales of two cities: music-loving Tallinn and rainy-day Gothenburg

    Inside Europe 30.09.2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 55:00

    Following inconclusive elections: Quo Vadis Germany? - Punch-ups over petrol in the UK - Breathing new life into Prague's Jewish heritage - A whiff of change in the air - will Italy decriminalise cannabis? - Shopping squabbles in Poland - How domestic violence impacts men - Brussels and Washington discuss tech and trade ties - And we've got a treat for foodies: a cheese festival in Italy

    Inside Europe 23.09.2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021 54:59

    Geopolitical realignment: AUKUS and the fallout from France's nuclear snub-marine - A neighbourly dispute along the Czech /Polish border - Will relatives of the victims of Malaysian Airways Flight 17 finally find closure? - An unlikely ally mourns the end of the Merkel era - A tall tale from the Netherlands - British comedy actor granted honorary citizenship in Serbia - and more

    Inside Europe 16.09.2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 55:00

    Dangerous war games in the Baltic - All bets are still on in the week before the German elections - In the UK, food shortages mean the cupboards are bare - An Afghan journalist makes an emotional plea - Uncovering far right extremist networks in the German army - Rape victims say European rape legislation is still not adequate - And more

    Inside Europe 09.09.2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2021 55:00

    Young climate activists in Berlin on hunger strike in a bid to force change - Turkey and the Taliban: what's at stake in the talks - Social care in the UK: who should be paying for it? - A spot of home-flavoured cooking - Change and resistance of change: election time in Norway and Russia - A flying papal visit to Hungary - Six years after the Paris Bataclan attacks survivors struggle to move on

    Inside Europe 02.09.2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2021 55:00

    The UK grapples with resettling 20,000 Afghan refugees - EU concerns over a new migrant influx via Turkey - The race to succeed German chancellor Angela Merkel is wide open - In Italy, a 75th birthday tribute to the late, great Freddie Mercury - And a special focus on surveillance technology, and how European exports assist authoritarian regimes

    Inside Europe 26.08.2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2021 55:00

    A special focus on traditions around Europe including: A ride on a horse-drawn carriage in Vienna, Italian pasta made the old fashioned way, the symbolism of traditional Norwegian dress and a Czech tradition that's…fake! Plus: we'll go dumpster diving in an episode of On The Green Fence.

    Inside Europe 19.08.2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2021 55:00

    Special focus on Afghanistan. Defeat and humiliation: NATO and the EU in disarray following Taliban takeover - The emotional wounds of Afghanistan veterans - Turkey prepares for influx of refugees - Russia's strategy with the Taliban - Hungary closes the door to Afghan refugees - Is Henry Ford's prediction of a flying car about to come true? - The Syrian refugee going for gold at the Paralympics

    Inside Europe 12.08.2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2021 55:00

    A dire warning that the world is running out of time - Dutch farmers are under pressure to reduce nitrogen emissions - The Belarusian regime remains defiant in the face of new sanctions - An unprecedented crisis for the British royal family - And a special focus on tourism in Cyprus

    Inside Europe 05.08.2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2021 55:00

    Devastating wildfires in Turkey turn up the heat on the government and fuel unrest - Drama at the Olympics and a suspected murder put the spotlight on Belarus - Will the US open up to European travellers? - A new French wine that ages...under water - And it's about meat in an episode of On The Green Fence

    Inside Europe 29.07.2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2021 54:59

    Protests and division in France over plans for a COVID health pass — High-ranking Roman Catholic cardinal on trial for embezzlement — Fitness holidays provide a chance to reboot after lockdown — Widespread opposition in Spain to gender self-determination for minors — Can the German government mandate vaccines amid rising COVID numbers? And more.

    Inside Europe 22.07.21

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2021 54:59

    Devastation and trauma in the wake of catastrophic floods in Germany - Chancellor Merkel promises more commitment to environmental goals - The political fallout of the floods - Havana Syndrome emerges in Vienna -UK's Freedom Day - Turkey rules out a reunification of Cyprus - A new approach to education for Roma kids in Croatia - And an unusual new car rolls off the assembly line in France

    Inside Europe 15.07.2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 15, 2021 54:59

    The EU moves to crack down on internet outlaws - Turkey's 'crazy' canal project - Does a ban on cruise ships go far enough to save Venice? - Africans highlight the plight of European migrants - LGBTQ rights in Poland - Sexual harassment in the Ukrainian armed forces - Should Dutch Islamic State fighters be allowed to return? - Climbing for gold at the Tokyo Olympics - Britain's slave trade

    Inside Europe 08.07.2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 8, 2021 54:59

    European leaders condemn the shooting of a Dutch journalist as as attack on democratic values — Spain moves to tighten its laws against rape — Anger over Poland's plans to limit Holocaust restitution claims — Latvia becomes a new home for Belarusian exiles — and more!

    Inside Europe 01.07.2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2021 55:00

    Warnings that Islamic State is not a spent force - German soldiers pull out of Afghanistan but what about the local staff who helped them? - Will sport scupper the UK's roadmap out of lockdown? - The problems providing an education to migrant kids in Greece - Italian army mobilises on the vaccination front - Life gets back to normal in Iceland - Pushing back against street harassment in Germany

    Inside Europe 25.06.2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2021 55:00

    Western governments hit Belarus with a raft of punitive sanctions - EU opens up its borders again to Americans - The German army inaugurates its first rabbi since before the Holocaust - How a Food Bank has sustained the holiday island of Ibiza - Pardons for Catalan separatists - Turkey's opposition under pressure - Germany's female gymnasts talk about their Olympics dreams, and dress - And more..

    Inside Europe: 17.06.2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2021 55:00

    An assessment of President Biden's weeklong visit to Europe — Germany's domestic intelligence says the lockdown has spurred extremism — A Greek party island deploys drones to spot tourists breaking safety protocols — A slimy mass of 'sea snot' off Turkey threatens an ecological disaster — Hungary's parliament passes an anti-LGBT law — and more!

    Inside Europe: 10.06.2020

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2021 55:00

    US President Joe Biden begins whirlwind tour of Europe — Turkey offers the US a 'historic opportunity' to reset diplomatic ties — Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic loses his genocide appeal — COVID pushes Italians to relocate from cities to 'smart villages' — European Parliament approves digital COVID certificate — and more!

    Inside Europe: 03.06.2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2021 54:59

    Europe demands answers after US-Danish spying claims — Frustration with the German government's handling of the vaccine program — Italian transgender sprinter Valentina Petrillo goes for gold — Ethnic groups in Namibia reject reconciliation agreement with Germany — Are abortion rights under threat in Catholic Croatia? — Spain's ambitions to become climate neutral by 2050 — and more!

    Inside Europe 27.05.2021

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2021 55:00

    A special focus on Belarus following the forced diversion of a commercial plane and the arrest of a dissident blogger - Turkey is gripped by a mobster’s allegations against the government - The pandemic leads to a surge in pet ownership. But is that really good news for our furry friends? Taking a ride on a new driverless bus in Paris - How the pandemic has impacted pilots and planes - and more

    Inside Europe 20.05.2021

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2021 55:00

    Life gets back to almost normal in the UK, but has Britain opened up too quickly? - Tensions between Morocco and Spain lead to an influx of migrants -Should borders in the Balkans be redrawn? - The benefits of urban green spaces - Dutch role in the international slave trade - A Swedish company beefs up IT skills in eastern Ukraine - We’ll shoot the breeze with avatars at a virtual bar in Berlin

    Inside Europe: 13.05.2020

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2021 54:59

    Greek authorities accused of illegal pushback of migrants — German Catholic churches bless same-sex couples, defying The Vatican — Gay conversion therapy: a report from Northern Ireland — Lifting restrictions: Germans bask in the sun after a long pandemic winter —Russia develops the first coronavirus vaccine for animals — and more!

    Inside Europe: 06.05.2021

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2021 55:00

    Boris Johnson and the cash-for-curtains scandal — EU planning a summer opening for foreign tourists — A grim outlook for Turkey's summer tourism industry, though — Denmark's new coronavirus pass — Germany and other EU member states send help to India — and more!

    Inside Europe 30.04.2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 30, 2021 54:59

    Germany's Greens ahead of Merkel's CDU/CSU in new poll — France plans museum to remember terror attacks — A scandal over a seating arrangement hits the headlines in Brussels — Spain plans trial of four-day work week — Turkey puts 108 Kurdish politicians on trial — and more!

    Inside Europe 23.04.2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 23, 2021 54:52

    Is Sweden having second thoughts about its covid strategy? - The very brief rise and fall of the European Super League. - The electoral race to replace German chancellor Angela Merkel takes shape - The ‘ecological uprising’ underway in Serbia - And a special focus on meat consumption in DW’s podcast On the Green Fence

    Inside Europe: 16.04.2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 16, 2021 54:53

    Turkey finds itself in the middle of the latest Russia-Ukraine flare-up — Who could succeed Angela Merkel as German chancellor? — Bosnians protest their government's poor handling of the COVID pandemic — Britain's royal family mourns the death of Prince Philip — and more!

    Inside Europe 09.04.2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 9, 2021 54:53

    A Polish salt mine provides relief for post-Covid patients - The Dutch go techno to learn more about easing coronavirus restrictions - Is the EU about to reset ties with Turkey? - What kind of impact will the pandemic have on Rome’s historic centre? - Greenland’s rare-earth election - A spat between Latvia and Russia over a war memorial - Protests in France over veggie school lunches - And more…

    Inside Europe 01.04.2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 1, 2021 54:52

    Joy, as England emerges from a three month lockdown - Serbia wins friends by vaccinating its neighbours - Why Turkey's reliance on Chinese vaccines is proving a huge political and medical gamble - Spain to exhume thousands of civil war victims - The problems facing LGBTQ refugees in Bosnia-Herzegovina - We’ll be checking out the winner of the European Tree of the Year Award - And much more...

    Inside Europe: 25.03.2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 25, 2021 54:53

    Angela Merkel urges vigilance after Easter U-turn — Bristol protests against proposed new UK police powers turn violent — Rights groups raise concerns about rising levels of police brutality in Greece — Cruise industry set to sail again with strict anti-COVID measures — Dumpster-diving sisters highlight Germany's food waste issue.

    Inside Europe 18.03.2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 18, 2021 54:53

    A murder sparks a new UK women's movement — Many European nations suspend the use of AstraZeneca's vaccine — After 10 years of conflict in Syria, refugees in Germany look to the future — Russian protest leader Alexei Navalny describes his prison conditions — Latvians debate legalizing partnerships for same-sex couples — and more!

    Inside Europe 11.03.2020

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 11, 2021 54:53

    A facemask scandal rocks Germany's conservative political establishment — Is the British monarchy living on borrowed time following Harry and Meghan's Oprah interview? — France mulls legislation to restitute stolen assets to their countries of origin — Italy fights tax evasion using a lottery with a difference — The battle to save a feminist mural in Madrid — and more!

    Inside Europe 05.03.2020

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 5, 2021 54:53

    The EU's slow vaccine rollout gets a shot in the arm — 6.3 magnitide earthquake hits central Greece — Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy is found guilty of corruption — We meet a family who's moved from the UK to Germany to stay in the EU — And why elderly Italian men are enjoying the limelight — and more!

    Inside Europe 26.02.2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 26, 2021 54:53

    NATO awaits Joe Biden's Afghanistan plans - The EU imposes sanctions over Navalny - Will a Polish libel trial threaten future research on the Holocaust? - Some German schools reopen amid rising COVID infections - The UK's lockdown roadmap - Guilty plea in Daphne Caruana Galizia murder case - A night on the town, despite lockdown, in Kyiv - Investigating iIlegal logging in Romania

    Inside Europe 19.02.2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 19, 2021 54:53

    Critics say proposed legislation in France will stigmatize Muslims - The UK introduces hotel quarantine for returning travelers - Change in Kosovo - The Turkish opposition politician who's set on ousting Erdogan - Coronavirus deaths in Bergamo one year on - Hungary deploys Chinese-made COVID vaccine - Improving our mental health during the lockdown

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