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The Record: Europe

12 February edition
Lucy Thomas
Producer

Prince Charles addresses MEPs

Prince Charles has strongly criticised so-called climate sceptics, during a speech at the European Parliament.

He co-hosted a special summit on the low carbon economy and applauded the efforts of the EU.

MEPs debate climate polices

However The Record Europe asks whether the Prince's faith is misplaced.

Shrin Wheeler is joined by:

Joris den Blanken, Director of Climate and Energy for Greenpeace in Brussels

Dan Hannan MEP - British Conservative

Dan Jørgensen MEP - Danish social democrat

Passenger data

New agreement scrutinised

A new agreement has been struck on information from passengers flying in and out of the EU.

In future all airlines flying to and from destinations in the EU will have to transfer passenger data to national authorities on request, the plan says.

The US, Canada and Australia already get such data from the EU.

The Record Europe investigates whether the measures are justified in the face of the threat of terrorism.

Shirin Wheeler is joined by:

• Maltese centre-right MEP Simon Busuttil

• British liberal MEP Sarah Ludford

The Record: Europe examines the key moments in the political week in Brussels and Strasbourg and focuses on the work of the European Parliament and European Commission.

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