Monday 30 November
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30 November 2020
With Emmanuel Macron under fire for recent police brutality in France and his alienation of Muslims, we discuss the country’s identity crisis. Plus: we speak to WHO chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan and hear why Accor is merging with London hotel company Ennismore.
30 November 2020
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