ECFR’s World in 30 Minutes: Spain’s new government and Brexit High Court ruling

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Mark Leonard speaks with Cristina Manzano, Editor-in-Chief of the Spanish newspaper Es Global, and Borja Lasheras, ECFR’s director of the Madrid office, about the new Spanish government, which has finally come into place after a year of waiting. In the second part, he speaks with Conor Quinn, ECFR’s Communications Manager, about the recent UK High Court ruling that the British Parliament must vote on whether the UK can start the process of leaving the EU. The podcast was recorded on 4 November 2016.

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The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914 by Christopher Clark

The Bridge on the Drina by Ivo Andric

In Europe: Travels through the twentieth century by Geert Mak

My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante

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