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Monocle 24: The Briefing

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This one-hour show airs at 12 noon London time and includes analysis of the day’s news in Europe. This is also our drivetime show for the US East Coast.

This one-hour show airs at 12 noon London time and includes analysis of the day’s news in Europe. This is also our drivetime show for the US East Coast.
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Location:

London, United Kingdom

Networks:

Monocle

Description:

This one-hour show airs at 12 noon London time and includes analysis of the day’s news in Europe. This is also our drivetime show for the US East Coast.

Language:

English

Contact:

Midori House, 1 Dorset Street, London, W1U 4EG, UK +44 20 7725 4388


Episodes

Monday 23 April

4/23/2018
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We discuss the ways in which French president Emmanuel Macron is trying to establish himself on the world stage and look at what Australia’s banking commission has revealed about the country’s financial services. Plus: Monocle’s brand-new guide to Beirut and why tourism is booming in the Balkans.

Duration:00:29:48

Edition 1682

4/20/2018
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A pacy round-up of the day’s main news stories, anchored from London by a Monocle editor. The show features informed reporting, prescient business analysis and invaluable industry reports covering everything from technology to aviation and retail to media.

Duration:00:29:51

Thursday 19 April

4/19/2018
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Monocle’s Asia editor at large, Kenji Hall, explains Donald Trump’s relationship with Japan’s Shinzo Abe. Plus: Chinese military drills in the Taiwan Strait, a closer look at Austria’s imperial past and why Denmark wants ‘hygge’ recognised by the UN.

Duration:00:30:52

Wednesday 18 April

4/18/2018
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What do we know about the director of the CIA’s meeting with Kim Jong-un? We also ask what a freeze in EU enlargement could mean for the Balkans and discuss Apple’s plans for a news-subscription service. Plus: Monocle’s Jamie Waters tells us why Saudi Arabia is embracing fashion.

Duration:00:29:50

Tuesday 17 April

4/17/2018
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We find out what domestic challenges are facing the French president Emmanuel Macron, look at why China’s economy is growing and ask whether South Africa is booming following the departure of Jacob Zuma. Plus: the latest from Salone del Mobile Milano.

Duration:00:29:52

Monday 16 April

4/16/2018
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We find out what James Comey’s first sit-down interview reveals about Donald Trump’s presidency and ask whether Japan’s prime minister Shinzo Abe is preparing to resign. Plus: Nasa begins its hunt to find new Earth-like worlds.

Duration:00:29:51

Friday 13 April

4/13/2018
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Could Russia and the US wage war over Syria? We also examine China's plans to boost its navy and take a closer look at Melbourne's plans to build a multibillion dollar airport link. Plus: why is homesickness giving Belgium's armed forces a major headache?

Duration:00:29:03

Thursday 12 April

4/12/2018
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Could the UK government's need for allies be clouding its decision-making on Syria? We also examine the deterioration in bilateral ties between Australia and China and ask why some of Brazil's leading politicians are changing their names.

Duration:00:29:52

Wednesday 11 April

4/11/2018
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We ask if Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will attempt to regulate the social network and whether the media has an obsession with young, ambitious politicians. Plus: censorship in Hungary and how Belgrade has commemorated the world’s first cosmonaut.

Duration:00:29:27

Edition 1674

4/10/2018
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A pacy round-up of the day’s main news stories, anchored from London by a Monocle editor. The show features informed reporting, prescient business analysis and invaluable industry reports covering everything from technology to aviation and retail to media.

Duration:00:31:47

Monday 9 April

4/9/2018
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We ask who is responsible for the military strike on a Syrian airbase and, after a disastrous poll puts him on par with the predecessor he ousted, whether Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull is feeling the heat. Plus: how Japan is tackling its problem with overhead electricity cables.

Duration:00:30:48

Friday 6 April

4/6/2018
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We ask whether the US can win its trade war with China and get the latest from Brazil as a judge orders the country’s former president, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, to turn himself in. Plus: Italian newspapers and the launch of a Europe-wide political party.

Duration:00:29:51

Wednesday 4 April

4/4/2018
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We ask what to expect from Italy’s coalition talks, why US sitcoms aren’t afraid to confront politically sensitive topics and whether the Mona Lisa should go on tour. Plus: South America’s front pages.

Duration:00:26:57

Tuesday 3 April

4/3/2018
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Can France’s president Emmanuel Macron take on the country’s powerful unions? We also look at the circumstances that prompted Donald Trump to invite Vladimir Putin to the White House. Plus: what should we know about the merry-go-round at some of the world’s biggest fashion houses?

Duration:00:29:52

Edition 1668

4/2/2018
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A pacy round-up of the day’s main news stories, anchored from London by a Monocle editor. The show features informed reporting, prescient business analysis and invaluable industry reports covering everything from technology to aviation and retail to media.

Duration:00:30:44

Edition 1667

3/30/2018
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A pacy round-up of the day’s main news stories, anchored from London by a Monocle editor. The show features informed reporting, prescient business analysis and invaluable industry reports covering everything from technology to aviation and retail to media.

Duration:00:29:20

Thursday 29 March

3/29/2018
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We ask if France has a problem with anti-semitism and whether Australia has lost its collective mind over a cricket scandal. Plus: we look at Germany’s baby boom and Monocle’s David Phelan reviews a bad week for the technology sector.

Duration:00:28:36

Tuesday 27 March

3/27/2018
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We consider the most effective way to respond to Moscow’s belligerence. We also go in search of Kim Jong-un as reports emerge that he has made his first foreign visit as the leader of North Korea. Plus: we ask if the US is in revolt and look back at Baselworld 2018.

Duration:00:29:51

Friday 23 March

3/23/2018
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What should we make of John Bolton’s return to US politics? We also bring you the latest on an ongoing hostage situation in the south of France. Plus: why is the music industry growing at its fastest rate for several years?

Duration:00:29:37

Thursday 22 March

3/22/2018
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We have the latest on the allegations that the former French president Nicolas Sarkozy received funding from the late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. What should we make of the merger of China’s state television and radio stations? Plus: Austria’s imperial trees and Baselworld 2018.

Duration:00:31:00

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