Our crack panel tackles bankers’ bonuses, the French hostage drama in West Africa, France’s loss of influence in the face of Russia, Beppe Grillo’s antics in Italy and the papal succession. Will the Vatican package a new pope just like Beaujolais Nouveau markets itself – every year it’s supposed to be different, but every year it tastes the same?
- Anne-Elizabeth Moutet, Columnist, The Sunday Telegraph;
- Ana Navarro Pedro, Paris correspondent, Visao Magazine;
- Christopher Dickey, Paris Bureau Chief, Newsweek, Columnist for The Daily Beast;
- Craig Copetas, Correspondent-at-large, Quartz/The Atlantic Group.
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Programme prepared and produced by Sophie Alavi, Anelise Borges and Mary Colombel