Inside Europe
Inside Europe

Inside Europe, a one-hour weekly news magazine hosted by Helen Seeney and Keith Walker, explores the topical issues shaping the continent. No other part of the globe has experienced such dynamic political and social change in recent years.

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Inside Europe 19.05.2022

Finland and Sweden join NATO, Turkey’s president raises objections, a conversation with Human Rights Watch, and a French film with a message. Also: Kalush Orchestra return to Ukraine after winning Eurovision, Ukrainian children struggle with the German school system, a new front opens up in the UK’s so-called “culture wars”, and pangolin diplomacy in the Czech Republic.
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Inside Europe 12.05.2022

Breaking down the psychology of Russian propaganda, testing the depths of Swiss disaster planning, unpacking Northern Ireland's historic election results. Also: challenges to the EU’s ban on Russian oil imports, a conversation with the podcaster giving voice to the Russia-German community and the Berlin Philharmonic’s Karajan Academy turns 50.
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Inside Europe 05.05.2022

EU bans Russian oil, Poland struggles with rule-of-law funding cuts, Slovakia’s former PM is accused of forming a criminal organisation and British Sign Language gets official recognition. Also: trauma therapy for Ukrainian refugees, Russian exiles in Turkey, a wind turbine controversy in Normandy and Ibiza gives climate change top billing.
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Inside Europe 28.04.2022

Russia cuts off gas to Poland and Bulgaria, Ukrainian mayors appeal for reconstruction aid, and elections in France and Slovenia – we look at what the results might mean. Also on Inside Europe: leading lawyer Philippe Sands on prosecuting Putin for the crime of aggression, a look at the dilemmas facing Turkey’s drone industry and an evening in the company of Kyiv’s courageous symphony orchestra.
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Inside Europe 21.04.2022

Critics slam the UK’S plans to send asylum seekers to Rwanda - The German chancellor under fire over weapons for Ukraine - Concern in Moldova that it, too, is in Russia’s crosshairs - Protests in Turkey as the authorities seek to silence a women’s rights group - And On the Green Fence: How clean is the River Rhine
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Inside Europe 14.04.22

Uneasy deja-vu in France, war crimes in Ukraine, football as therapy and ordinary people open their homes to refugees. Also: Boris Johnson is fined for breaking his own lockdown rules, Turkey’s doctors leave the country, a journey into the politically charged world of Spanish matadors, plus a wee dram of climate vulnerable Scotch whiskey.
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Inside Europe 07.04.2022

No end in sight to the war in Ukraine, but some refugees are heading home - The horror revealed after the Russian retreat - Ukrainian conflict draws comparisons with the Balkan wars. Also: A portrait of a nation as the French vote in presidential elections - Election results in Serbia and Hungary indicate President Putin has friends in the West - Ferrari celebrates 75 years in the fast lane.
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Inside Europe 31.03.2022

Sex traffickers target Ukrainian refugees, Ukrainian cultural heritage becomes a casualty of war, is Turkey becoming a back-door for Russian wealth? Plus a look at the political fallout from the royal tour of the Caribbean. Also: election time in Hungary and Serbia, parenting advice for refugees and Ukrainian composer Valentin Silvestrov experiences sadness and sanctuary in Berlin.