Previously in Europe

Previously in Europe

Europe is complicated, there's so much going on in all these countries, that's why we're here, to try make sense of all this nonsense with our podcast about the week in Europe with a new episode out every Friday.

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    VW Emission Testing Scandal, Zeeman Re-elected and Poland's Holocaust Legislation

    Previously in Europe Puigdemont's hopes and dreams. This week we catch up on developments in a lot of stories we've covered in the past few months from Germany's grand coalition talks to Ireland's now announced abortion referendum. VM and other German car makers are embroiled in another diesel related scandal. Zeeman is re-elected in the Czech republic and Israel is angry with Poland...

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    Czech, German and Italian Election Section, in the EU Weeds & the Relations Section

    Previously in Europe, Babis' immunity. This week we discuss the problems caused by previous and upcoming elections in the Czech Republic, Italy and Germany. We also talk about a new EU deal with Ethiopia & its own empty parliament seats. Also a new section on relations between nations and other things!

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    Romania and Czech (sort of) PMs Out, German Coalition Talks and Nobody Watches Estronian PM

    Previously in Europe plastic. This week we discuss among other things the forcing out of yet another Romanian prime minister, Babis' government loses a no confidence vote, thought they will probably make a comeback... Effectively nobody shows up to the Estonian prime minister talking at the EU parliament. Oh and the German coalition proposition isn't going down well with the SPD local parties.

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    First Round Czech Elections, Bulgarian EU Presidency & the Not News Section

    Previously in Europe, an invadable Estonia! Today we discussed a lot of the things we missed in the new year such as reactions to the new Austrian government, the Czech presidential election and the comparatively fast decline of Euronews. Also Bulgaria. What is it and where does it come from?

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    Listener Questions 2017

    Previously in Europe, answers. This week we're answering listener questions submitted by email, Facebook, Twitter etc. We'll be back to normal weekly shows for the second week in January.

    Thanks to all that sent us questions, we got some really good stuff! Happy new year!

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    Polish PM Resigns, French Parliment Updates and Brexit Agreement With Caveats

    Previously in Europe, a coherent understanding of the Polish language. This week we discuss the surprise resignation of the Polish PM, Martin Schultz says some crazy stuff about federal Europe plans and Austria legalizes gay marriage (we're pretty sure). Down south Erdogan suggests moving the Greek border further into Greece and Macron loses in the Corsican elections. We're forced to talk some more about Brexit due to the "agreement" they've worked out with many many caveats...

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    German Coalition Talks, Ireland Headed For Election and General Incompetence

    Previously in Europe, Gerald Adamson... This week we discuss the break down of the German coalition talks and the possible return to the grand coalition now on the table. Marine Le Pen gets all her bank accounts closed on her. The UK government can't count apparently. Noted murderer head of an Irish political party announces 'retirement' while Ireland may be headed for a snap election.

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