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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 26 January

1/26/2022
With military preparations underway in case of Russia’s invasion, we hear from Monocle’s team in Kyiv and from former Nato army chief General Richard Shirreff. Plus: a coup in Burkina Faso, Italy’s presidential vote and Brazil’s front pages.

Duration:00:31:04

Tuesday 25 January

1/25/2022
As concern that Russia’s troops might invade Ukraine grows, we look at the US strategy in the region. Plus: business news with Bloomberg, turbulence ahead for Cathay Pacific and this year’s Corruption Perceptions Index.

Duration:00:30:09

Monday 24 January

1/24/2022
Burkina Faso’s president has been detained amid anti-government protests, the UK and the US ask staff to leave the embassy in Kyiv, Germany’s CDU party has a new leader and we remember French designer Thierry Mugler.

Duration:00:31:56

Friday 21 January

1/21/2022
Joe Biden meets with Japan’s prime minister Fumio Kishida; Austria is set to make coronavirus vaccines compulsory; and we remember the life and music of Brazil’s legendary samba singer Elza Soares.

Duration:00:32:30

Thursday 20 January

1/20/2022
The US Supreme Court rejects a final attempt by Donald Trump to block access to documents relating to the Capitol riots. Plus: business news, the Latin American front pages and this week’s Global Countdown.

Duration:00:34:41

Wednesday 19 January

1/19/2022
US secretary of state Antony Blinken visits Kyiv over brewing tensions on Ukraine’s border. Plus: The Turkish president’s offensive against K-pop and Netflix, and the latest in business, with Bloomberg, and urbanism.

Duration:00:32:40

Tuesday 18 January

1/18/2022
Germany’s foreign minister Annalena Baerbock touches down in Moscow, the second day of the World Economic Forum gets underway and our Asia editor James Chambers brings us an update. Plus: Brazil’s booming pet industry.

Duration:00:34:43

Monday 17 January

1/17/2022
North Korea fires its fourth missile test in a month, Québec’s premier wants to tax those who refuse a vaccine and Monocle’s Chiara Rimella talks licence fees and Sotheby’s IPO. Plus: the latest in business and the WEF.

Duration:00:30:14

Friday 14 January

1/14/2022
UK prime minister Boris Johnson faces fresh calls to resign after reports of yet another two parties at 10 Downing Street. Plus: US president Joe Biden pushes for new voting-rights legislation, our weekly What We Learned segment and our editor-in-chief Andrew Tuck bids farewell to the Marble Arch Mound.

Duration:00:35:33

Thursday 13 January

1/13/2022
What might the impasse in talks between Nato and Russia mean for Ukraine? Plus: economics and the French election, Monocle’s Nolan Giles has an update from Pitti Uomo and we head to Brazil for The Global Countdown.

Duration:00:34:09

Wednesday 12 January

1/12/2022
Monocle 24’s health expert Chris Smith explains the WHO’s concerns over a huge spike in Omicron infections. Plus: Boris Johnson and the Downing Street party scandal, Austria’s communists and the week’s design news.

Duration:00:32:01

Tuesday 11 January

1/11/2022
We bring you the latest revelations from the “bring-your-own-booze” lockdown party for the UK government in Downing Street. Plus: an update on the scandal engulfing Denmark’s spy agencies, a roundup of stories from Nicaragua and Monocle’s David Phelan on emerging global technology trends.

Duration:00:32:09

Monday 10 January

1/10/2022
What do the US and Russia want from diplomatic talks in Geneva? Plus: a court in Myanmar hands the country’s ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi another jail term, we explore President Macron’s relationship with the French and find out about Novak Djokovic’s affinity with his fellow Serbs.

Duration:00:29:00

Friday 7 January

1/7/2022
Former diplomat David Warren and Open Democracy’s Paul Rogers explain the significance of the alliance between Japan and the US. Plus: what the rest of the world can learn from Bristol’s reappraisal of its slavery heritage and Andrew Mueller reflects on the week’s stranger stories.

Duration:00:29:25

Thursday 6 January

1/6/2022
Why has Moscow sent its elite troops to quell violence in Kazakhstan? Plus: Monocle’s Chris Lord and Sasha Issenberg on the anniversary of the 6 January Capitol riot, the day’s business headlines and Monocle’s Lucinda Elliott on what we can expect from Latin America in 2022.

Duration:00:29:48

Wednesday 5 January

1/5/2022
We have the latest from Seoul as North Korea reportedly tests another ballistic missile. Plus: Israel considers lifting travel curbs, foreign policy under Germany’s new chancellor Olaf Scholz and Monocle’s Chiara Rimella brings us the latest culture news.

Duration:00:32:49

Tuesday 4 January

1/4/2022
We ask what’s next for Hong Kong as another independent media outlet closes its doors. Plus: Sweden and Finland refuse to rule out joining Nato; the day’s business headlines from Bloomberg; and Josh Cowls tells us about a German start-up that is hoping to disrupt big tech.

Duration:00:29:23

Monday 3 January

1/3/2022
Could Omicron help some nations to reach herd immunity? Plus: Turkey’s currency crisis, Monocle’s Guy De Launey on Croatia’s attempts to lure back its expat community and space scientist David Whitehouse on the James Webb telescope.

Duration:00:30:54

Friday 31 December

12/31/2021
Justice Albie Sachs shares his memories of the late Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Plus: Beijing works to get Hong Kong’s Catholics to toe the Communist party line and Andrew Mueller makes some predictions about what might happen in the new year.

Duration:00:32:27

Thursday 30 December

12/30/2021
As global coronavirus infections hit a record high, we explore how countries are trying to balance restrictions with keeping their economies open. Plus: a look at the pivotal US Supreme Court cases to watch next year, new insights into the mystery of Malaysia Airlines’ flight 370 and this year’s ‘Global Countdown’.

Duration:00:33:56