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6 March 2018

Episode 1649

30 minutes

We outline the tense situation in Sri Lanka after a state of emergency is declared following days of violence. Plus: a backlash in Brussels, highlights from the Geneva Motor Show and the outgoing director of Adelaide Writers’ Week on how to create a world-class literary festival.

6 March 2018

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Backlash in Brussels

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The unusually quick promotion of the European Commission’s top civil servant provoked a fierce confrontation with journalists during a press briefing in Brussels. Are inner machinations undermining the integrity of the EU?

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