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What drives people in Europe? How do Europeans lead their lives? What are their views, hopes and fears? Fokus Europa provides the answers: up close, exciting and balanced.

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What drives people in Europe? How do Europeans lead their lives? What are their views, hopes and fears? Fokus Europa provides the answers: up close, exciting and balanced.

    • video
    Disability, love and intimacy

    Disability, love and intimacy

    Love and sex between people with intellectual and developmental disabilities is often still taboo. A supported housing facility in Germany takes a different approach. The residents are given the chance to find intimacy in a way that suits them.

    • 4 min
    • video
    Sadaf Khadem – boxing for freedom

    Sadaf Khadem – boxing for freedom

    An Iranian athlete is boxing her way through France. In her home country, boxing is not considered appropriate for women.

    • 5 min
    • video
    The Italian mafia and the housing shortage

    The Italian mafia and the housing shortage

    A mayor in Italy is fighting organized crime and standing up for his fellow citizens. For decades, the mafia had maintained a tight grip on the construction industry, raking in profits from the housing shortage.

    • 5 min
    • video
    British dispute over foie gras

    British dispute over foie gras

    Opposition is mounting against the import of duck or goose foie gras. Animal rights activists oppose force-feeding fowl, but French food makers say that Britain's animal welfare standards make this argument hypocritical.

    • 4 min
    • video
    The plight of Turkish garbage collectors

    The plight of Turkish garbage collectors

    Turkey's in-need communities have been suffering since the country's economic crash—including 500,000 garbage collectors. Their modest wages are being consumed by inflation.

    • 4 min
    • video
    Italy: Vaccination where Cinema Paradiso was filmed

    Italy: Vaccination where Cinema Paradiso was filmed

    The film location of "Cinema Paradiso", in Sicily, has a vaccination rate of 104 percent. Mayor Palazzo Adriano's idea has been effective, and he feels prepared for Omicron.

    • 3 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
20 Ratings

20 Ratings

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Euro mag

Informative podcasts. Sounds corny, but we like to watch it as a family. It's good to see & understand snippets of life from other places in the world.

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The best

As a European , I defiantly suggest to everyone to watch this program ..... Amazing

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Excellent content and production.

Always quality journalism found here. Check this out if you are interested in real news, unlike US "news" channels.

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