Shaking Up The British School System (#2925)
Czech Republic: Pregnancies via Egg Donations - Strictly prohibited in Germany, pregnancies via egg donation are allowed in the neighboring Czech Republic. For many couples, who might not otherwise be able to become pregnant, this procedure is often a last resort to have children.
Britain: Parents found their own schools - Conservative prime minister David Cameron wants to slash public spending. He also wants to restructure education. The British government is encouraging parents, teachers, charities and businesses to set up their own schools.
Turkey: Anatolian Tigers - Anatolia was long regarded as a backwater. Entrepreneurs are now changing this image and are starting to exert political influence.
Hungary: Sex for sale at bargain-basement prices - Nowhere in Europe are prostitutes paid as little as in Hungary. And the government has cancelled funding for programs helping them leave the profession. ** Belgium: Savoring decay - 'Urban Explorers' see Belgium as a land of ruins and come from all over the world to photograph dilapidated and abandoned buildings [26 minutes]
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
Series Description: EUROPEAN JOURNAL looks beyond the headlines and sound bites to deliver relevant, unbiased and imaginative reporting on the events shaping the political, economic and cultural landscape of Europe. Each week, teams of journalists, photographers and producers scour the continent in search of stories with impact and meaning for American viewers, while alternating presenters Jim Gibbons and Cathy Smith provide in-depth analysis on this dynamic region.
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Norway: Deadly Danger - More often than not, people associate tsunamis with Japan. But people living around Geirangerfjord in Norway are well aware of their own vulnerability to a huge tidal wave.... [26 minutes]
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- Greece: Suicide Crisis and Depression (#3233)
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- Episode #3231
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- Dreaming of Kurdistan (#3229)
- Millions of Wasted Funds Down The Drain In Eu Projects (#3228)
- Ukraine: City of Lviv Becomes Role Model (#3227)
- Crimea: Dependent On Deceptive Dreams (#3226)
- Turkey: Thousands of Missing Children (#3225)
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- The Russian Loyalists In Latvia (#3223)
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- Episode #3220
- Episode #3219
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- Moldova: Next Tug-Of-War Between Russian and Eu? (#3216)
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