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What role is Emmanuel Macron playing in the Brexit saga?

The role President Macron is playing in the Brexit saga; planned protests in Barcelona

We hear from Paris at the role President Macron is playing on the Brexit saga.

Also in the programme: Here in Europe, Protests are planned in Barcelona. Pro-independence Catalans are angry at the jailing of separatists leaders.

Plus, what's in a book tittle? We hear from the Turkish writer who has just penned 'The Lion and the Nightingale', charting a year in his country's recent history.

And, a million people took part in a peaceful march through the streets of Chile's capital, Santiago. After a week of protest, what exactly do the protesters want?

Joining Paul Henley to discuss these and other issues are Ramita Navai, a British-Iranian journalist and author based in London; and Tim Judah, Balkans correspondent for the Economist.

(Image: French President Emmanuel Macron. Credit: Getty Images)

23 minutes

Last on

Sat 26 Oct 2019 07:06GMT

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  • Sat 26 Oct 2019 07:06GMT

The Man Booker International 2018

The Man Booker International 2018

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