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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

Friday 21 September

9/21/2018
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Have ordinary Russians had enough of the Kremlin meddling in domestic politics? We also discuss the reliability of Brazil’s polling data, find out why the world’s elite rugby players have to cover their tattoos during Japan’s World Cup and check-in with Monocle’s Jamie Waters at Milan Fashion Week.

Duration:00:30:51

Thursday 20 September

9/20/2018
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Brett Kavanaugh: does Donald Trump’s pick for the Supreme Court have the moral rectitude for the job? We also examine Shinzo Abe’s tenure as Japan’s PM, take you on a tour of the home of Russian architect Konstantin Melnikov and tell you about a giant spider’s web that has covered a Greek beach.

Duration:00:30:51

Wednesday 19 September

9/19/2018
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Why has the German government forced the country’s domestic spy chief from his post? Plus: a diplomatic spat between Austria and Italy over South Tyrol, the latest business headlines and how the wonderfully named Red Star Belgrade have managed to return to football’s top table.

Duration:00:31:42

Tuesday 18 September

9/18/2018
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Why is one of Emmanuel Macron's key political allies leaving his job at the Élysée Palace? Plus: the latest on the downing of a Russian military plane in Syria, one of the world's most famous architects and the winners and losers at the Emmy awards.

Duration:00:29:51

Monday 17 September

9/17/2018
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Can the new billionaire owners of ‘Time’ magazine turn around the publication’s fortunes? Plus: London mayor Sadiq Khan wants to make a second Brexit referendum a possibility, plus a diplomatic spat between Switzerland and Russia.

Duration:00:30:38

Friday 14 September

9/14/2018
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Ralph Atkins from ‘The Financial Times’ tells us about some of the stories making the headlines across Europe. We also put Swiss design in sharp focus, review the international front pages and tell you all you need to know about London Fashion Week.

Duration:00:32:49

Thursday 13 September

9/13/2018
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We discuss Donald Trump’s decision to authorise sanctions against countries that interfere in US elections. Plus: what gets the Swiss watch industry ticking and fitness in Zürich.

Duration:00:29:52

Wednesday 12 September

9/12/2018
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How should Brazil’s lawmakers respond to political chaos in the country? We also ask whether Slobodan Milosevic’s controversial legacy is stoking tensions in the Balkans, review the Polish front pages and sharpen our focus on fashion weeks in New York and London.

Duration:00:30:49

Tuesday 11 September

9/11/2018
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The impact of the US-China trade war on the Swiss franc, the complexities in defining sustainable investing and a round-up of the day’s international front pages.

Duration:00:29:52

Monday 10 September

9/10/2018
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Following Sweden’s general election, we look at the rise of right-wing parties across Europe and the most pressing challenges facing the continent. Plus: we ask what it takes for bricks-and-mortar businesses to fight back against e-commerce giants and discover some of the year’s biggest central European publishing phenomena.

Duration:00:29:50

Friday 7 September

9/7/2018
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As US defence secretary James Mattis makes the trip to Afghanistan, we assess his agenda. Plus: a preview of Russia’s local elections, violence in Brazilian politics and Monocle heads to Maison & Objet.

Duration:00:29:40

Thursdy 6 September

9/6/2018
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How will the UN respond to claims that elite Russian soldiers tried to assassinate a former spy on UK soil? We also discuss fears of contagion in emerging markets, railway diplomacy on the Korean peninsula and take you behind the scenes at the London Art Book Fair.

Duration:00:29:52

Wednesday 5 September

9/5/2018
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US secretary of state Mike Pompeo touches down in Islamabad, a cross-party leftist alliance is launched in Germany and we profile the new French environment minister. Plus: the London Design Biennale opens to the public.

Duration:00:27:48

Tuesday 4 September

9/4/2018
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The US Senate begins its hearing on Brett Kavanaugh’s appointment to the Supreme Court, there are five days to go until Sweden votes for a new government and we hear about a former presidential candidate in Slovenia who has created an armed group. Plus: Haruki Murakami’s radio show in Tokyo.

Duration:00:29:50

Monday 3 September

9/3/2018
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We talk press freedom in Myanmar, Japan’s defence budget and ask what happens when funeral services get political? Plus: the art of silent film-making.

Duration:00:30:50

Friday 31 August

8/31/2018
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Does Donald Trump really intend to withdraw from the World Trade Organisation? We also ask whether Australians could soon be heading back to the polls, examine bizarre political advertising in Brazil and look at collaboration on the International Space Station.

Duration:00:29:55

Thursday 30 August

8/30/2018
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We ask if Argentina’s economy is on the brink of collapse and whether police in Germany have questions to answer over far-right protests. Plus: political ideologies in Iran and the brand-new fashion edition of the ‘Monocle Summer Weekly’.

Duration:00:30:38

Wednesday 29 August

8/29/2018
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Former British General Simon Mayall explains Russia’s biggest military exercises since the Cold War. Meanwhile, we discuss a controversial plan to allow Serbia and Kosovo to swap territory, Thom Browne’s global expansion and the Swedish government’s manifesto sweetener.

Duration:00:29:51

Tuesday 28 August

8/28/2018
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Why has Vladimir Putin’s domestic approval rating plummeted? We also discuss Donald Trump’s plans to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement, ask whether Iran’s traditionalists are planning to oust President Hassan Rouhani and explore Tokyo’s plans to introduce flying cars.

Duration:00:29:52

Monday 27 August

8/27/2018
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Mitt Romney’s former presidential campaign spokesman, Ryan Williams, looks back on the life of Republican senator John McCain. We also discuss a military deal between Iran and Syria, and explain Uber’s plans to diversify.

Duration:00:29:51