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France and UK Vote: Hope for Europe?

June 15, 2017

In France, President Macron’s new pro-European party looks set to win an absolute majority. In the UK: a huge setback for Theresa May. Is Europe the winner? Guests: Emmanuelle Chaze (RFI), Jon Worth (Blogger), Malte Lehming (Tagesspiegel).


Our guests:

DW Quadriga - Emmanuelle Chaze
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Emmanuelle Chaze  is a Radio France International correspondent. She says: “Macron's single party hegemony is reshaping France's and Europe's political landscapes; but May's alliance with the DUP will affect Brexit negotiations.”


DW Quadriga - Jon Worth
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Jon Worth is a blogger on EU politics. He says: "The EU turned a corner in 2017 with Macron’s victory in France and Germany’s stability. But the uncertainty caused by the situation in the UK is very serious."


DW Quadriga - Malte Lehming
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Malte Lehming is an author for the daily newspaper “Der Tagesspiegel”. He says: „Nationalism and far-right populism are now waning forces in Europe. That leaves an opening for a new realism."