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Monocle 24: The Briefing

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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.

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.

Location:

London, United Kingdom

Genres:

World News

Networks:

Monocle

Description:

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.

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

Wednesday 8 December

12/8/2021
Boris Johnson faces calls to resign amid reports that Downing Street hosted a Christmas party during lockdown. Plus: Rob Cox and Florian Egli explore the relationship between Russia and the US, an update on Germany’s new government and Monocle’s Nic Monisse on the week’s urbanism news.

Duration:00:35:46

Tuesday 7 December

12/7/2021
Will Omicron become the dominant coronavirus variant in the coming weeks? Plus: the latest on the US diplomatic boycott of the Winter Olympics, broadcaster Juliet Linley reviews the papers from Zürich and Monocle’s Chiara Rimella brings us the week’s culture news.

Duration:00:33:57

Monday 6 December

12/6/2021
What will Aung San Suu Kyi’s jail sentence mean for Myanmar? Plus, mediation attempts between the US and Russia, Bloomberg’s Yuan Potts delivers the day’s business headlines and Monocle’s technology correspondent, David Phelan, tells us about the top gadgets available for Christmas.

Duration:00:29:59

Friday 3 December

12/3/2021
What will Sebastian Kurz’s decision to leave politics mean for lockdown-weary Austrians? Plus: the latest on Sudan’s political transition, an update on the French presidential election and Monocle’s Andrew Mueller tells us about the week’s weird and wonderful news stories.

Duration:00:33:14

Thursday 2 December

12/2/2021
Is the US Supreme Court preparing to curtail abortion rights in the country? We also explore why Russia and Japan never formally signed a peace treaty following the Second World War, examine the Latin American headlines and delve into Madagascar’s pop charts.

Duration:00:31:00

Wednesday 1 December

12/1/2021
We have the latest from South Africa as scientists begin new studies on the Omicron coronavirus variant. Plus: the EU’s response to China's belt-and-road Initiative, the latest business headlines and Petri Burtsoff on the world’s largest start-up event.

Duration:00:29:56

Tuesday 30 November

11/30/2021
China steps up its vaccine diplomacy in Africa. Plus: Barbados becomes a republic, Japan boosts its military spending and Canada faces a shortage of maple syrup.

Duration:00:30:53

Monday 29 November

11/29/2021
The Omicron variant sends the world scrambling to halt flights and impose new restrictions. Is this overkill? Plus: unrest in the French Caribbean and Virgil Abloh’s fashion legacy.

Duration:00:29:21

Friday 26 November

11/26/2021
A worrying new coronavirus variant has been identified; how have governments reacted? Plus: US lawmakers make a surprise trip to Taiwan, Filipino politicians push to block the son of a former dictator from running for president, and Andrew Mueller’s madcap assessment of what we have learnt this week.

Duration:00:32:58

Thursday 25 November

11/25/2021
The Ahmaud Arbery verdict: what does it reveal about America? Plus: a round-up of the latest news in Latin America, a literary check-in at the Hay Festival and this week’s Global Countdown.

Duration:00:32:25

Wednesday 24 November

11/24/2021
Joe Biden takes on Opec with oil release – but will this lower prices? Plus: German parties prepare to present a coalition deal, a design roundup and a look at the 64th Grammy award nominations.

Duration:00:32:54

Wednesday 24 November

11/23/2021
Austria has been placed under lockdown. Will other European nations follow suit? Plus: Switzerland holds a referendum on coronavirus passes, Joe Biden confirms that he will stand again for the presidency in 2024, and a roundup of the international papers.

Duration:00:31:07

Monday 22 November

11/22/2021
Monocle’s team in Europe discuss anti-lockdown protests on the continent. Plus: Swiss news with Florian Egli, business headlines with Bloomberg’s Yuan Potts and the Latin American papers with Fernando Augusto Pacheco.

Duration:00:30:11

Friday 19 November

11/19/2021
Monocle’s Dr Chris Smith and Politico’s Suzanne Lynch examine Europe’s coronavirus surge. Plus: Philippe Marlière on the French presidential elections, the day’s business news and Monocle’s Andrew Mueller on the week’s stranger news stories.

Duration:00:32:45

Thursday 18 November

11/18/2021
Is Russia’s troop build-up on the Ukraine border anything more than sabre-rattling? And Joe Biden tours US swing states to sell his infrastructure bill. Plus: the business headlines and Indonesia’s pop charts.

Duration:00:32:56

Wednesday 17 November

11/17/2021
What’s driving the renewed clashes between Armenia and Azerbaijan? Plus, we ask whether the UK will trigger Article 16 of the Northern Ireland Protocol, look at Germany’s coalition talks and review the Latin American papers.

Duration:00:35:31

Tuesday 16 November

11/16/2021
We have the latest as Russia’s space-missile test draws international condemnation. Plus: Germany’s Angela Merkel says that the world needs to be better prepared to probe the origins of novel diseases, Turkey’s currency continues to slide and Juliet Linley reviews the papers from Zürich.

Duration:00:31:59

Monday 15 November

11/15/2021
Has the Cop26 summit failed to take meaningful action on climate change? Plus: Joe Biden and Xi Jinping discuss their differences; we explore the influence of the Gaddafi family on Libyan politics; and Monocle’s Chris Lord reviews the day’s papers.

Duration:00:32:40

Friday 12 November

11/12/2021
Myanmar sentences a US journalist to 11 years in jail. Plus: the last day of climate talks at Cop26; the opening of Hong Kong’s M+ museum; and Andrew’s Mueller’s assessment of what we learned this week.

Duration:00:31:23

Thursday 11 November

11/11/2021
We assess the legacy of South Africa’s former president, FW De Klerk. Plus: the latest on the China-US climate declaration, the impeachment of Chile’s president and this week’s Global Countdown.

Duration:00:37:59