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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

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

Wednesday 29 December

12/29/2021
Russia’s oldest civil-rights group shuts its doors. What will this mean for the country’s civil society? Plus: India’s foreign-policy strategy, the ongoing political crisis in Tunisia and a review of fashion highlights in 2021.

Duration:00:35:56

Tuesday 28 December

12/28/2021
Why are Israeli forces continuing to attack targets in Syria? Plus: journalist John Battersby looks back on the life of his friend Desmond Tutu, an update from Austria and Murdo Morrison on another turbulent year for the aviation industry.

Duration:00:30:26

Monday 27 December

12/27/2021
Media Summit special: Georgina Godwin looks back on Monocle’s Media Summit in London, with contributions from Emma Tucker, Clarissa Ward and Mishal Husain.

Duration:00:28:50

Friday 24 December

12/24/2021
Christmas Eve special: Monocle’s Tyler Brûlé, Andrew Tuck, James Chambers and Tomos Lewis bring us a festive edition of ‘The Briefing’.

Duration:00:37:42

Thursday 23 December

12/23/2021
As South Korea holds talks with China amid a spat with Taiwan, Taipei-based journalist Samson Ellis tells us what we need to know. We also find out why long-awaited presidential elections in Libya have once again been postponed. Plus: Andrew Mueller brings us a special Christmas country-style edition of ‘The Global Countdown’.

Duration:00:32:57

Wednesday 22 December

12/22/2021
Biden unveils a new strategy to combat Omiron. Plus: a law professor and university student explain why they left Afghanistan; award-winning journalist Nicole Perlroth shares the untold story of the cyberweapons market; and a look at some of the urbanism highlights of 2021.

Duration:00:35:33