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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

Friday 20 May

5/20/2022
Is Russia trying to hold the world’s grain supplies to ransom? We also look forward to the World Economic Forum and pay tribute to Greek composer Vangelis who has passed away at the age of 79.

Duration:00:31:56

Thursday 19 May

5/19/2022
Has Russia finally conquered what is left of Mariupol? We bring the biggest news from Cuba and Fernando Augusto Pacheco looks at the Lebanese music charts.

Duration:00:32:31

Wednesday 18 May

5/18/2022
We discuss Nato expansion ahead of Mevlot Cavusoglu’s meeting with US counterpart Anthony Blinken and look at the possibility of a trade war between the EU and the UK. Plus: Japan’s gradual opening to tourists.

Duration:00:30:35

Tuesday 17 May

5/17/2022
Turkey's president says that he is opposed to Finland and Sweden joining Nato but what does that mean for security in the region? We profile France's new prime minister Élisabeth Borne, the first woman to hold the post in 30 years, and get the latest business news from Bloomberg.

Duration:00:30:04

Monday 16 May

5/16/2022
Reports suggest that Russia has lost a third of its ground combat forces in Ukraine. We discuss the implications for Finland and Sweden as they prepare their Nato applications. Plus: North Korea and Eurovision.

Duration:00:36:54

Friday 13 May

5/13/2022
How is Russia viewing Finland’s attempts to join Nato? Plus: an update on Lebanon’s election and Monocle 24’s Fernando Augusto speaks to Alessandro Cattelan, the host of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest.

Duration:00:36:01

Thursday 12 May

5/12/2022
Why are Finland’s leaders calling for the country to apply to join Nato “without delay”? Plus, we discuss France’s new left-wing coalition, find out why the sale of Maradona’s 1986 World Cup shirt is going down badly in Argentina and give you Fernando Augusto Pacheco’s special pop countdown from Turin.

Duration:00:36:56

Wednesday 11 May

5/11/2022
What role are Western spy agencies playing in the war in Ukraine? Plus: Monocle’s Beirut correspondent on Lebanon’s elections, Vicky Pryce on the World Bank and we speak to Finland’s Eurovision entry, The Rasmus.

Duration:00:30:55

Tuesday 10 May

5/10/2022
What is behind French president Emmanuel Macron’s plans for a “new European community”? Plus: emergency talks over power-sharing in Northern Ireland, the Australian campaign trail and Monocle 24’s Fernando Augusto Pacheco previews this year’s Eurovision Song Contest in Turin.

Duration:00:33:55

Monday 9 May

5/9/2022
What does Vladimir Putin’s Victory Day speech tell us about Russia’s war objectives? Plus: Beijing and Shanghai impose further lockdown measures, Brazil’s Lula launches his presidential campaign and, as it’s Europe Day, we find out about the man who imagined a united continent.

Duration:00:30:33

Friday 6 May

5/6/2022
The latest from Ukraine: new evacuation efforts begin for the hundreds of civilians trapped inside Mariupol’s steelworks and Monocle’s Ed Stocker reports from Berlin, where he met refugee Masha Gontar. Plus: Japan’s plans to finally reopen to tourism.

Duration:00:31:39

Thursday 5 May

5/5/2022
How is Russian state-run media portraying prospective Nato members? Plus: why Chile’s leftist leader is in trouble, broadcaster Juliet Linley reviews the papers from Zürich and Japan’s pop charts.

Duration:00:33:55

Wednesday 4 May

5/4/2022
Why is the Belarusian army conducting fresh military drills? Plus: France’s conservatives consider a pact with president Emmanuel Macron, Bloomberg’s Yuan Potts brings us the day’s business news and David Phelan on the latest gadgets.

Duration:00:32:55

Tuesday 3 May

5/3/2022
Is the US Supreme Court preparing to overturn the nationwide right to abortion? Plus: divisions among EU member states on how soon they should end their dependence on Russian energy, the latest business news and plans for the first space hotel.

Duration:00:30:52

Monday 2 May

5/2/2022
As US House speaker Nancy Pelosi becomes the highest-ranking US official to go to Kyiv to meet the Ukrainian president, we ask whether America’s efforts will be enough. Plus: Narendra Modi in Europe, the future of the French left and Fernando Augusto Pacheco’s tribute to Régine, the self-proclaimed inventor of the disco.

Duration:00:30:02

Friday 29 April

4/29/2022
Will Nato be forced to play a more active role in Ukraine? Plus, Turkey and Saudi Arabia attempt to mend ties, the day’s business news and Monocle’s Fernando Augusto Pacheco and Lucinda Elliott bring us some fun news stories from Latin America.

Duration:00:37:27

Thursday 28 April

4/28/2022
What can the UN do to help Ukraine? Plus: Europe and the US move to a post-emergency phase of the pandemic, Israel’s prime minister Naftali Bennett tries to defuse a row over his lavish expenses and Monocle 24’s Fernando Augusto Pacheco plays us the best Slovenian pop music.

Duration:00:34:57

Wednesday 27 April

4/27/2022
Will Moscow’s decision to cut gas supplies to major European nations force the West to wean itself off Russian energy? Plus: Germany finally authorises tank deliveries to Ukraine, Beijing expands coronavirus testing and novelist Dorothy Koomson surveys the Women’s Prize for Fiction shortlist.

Duration:00:31:34

Tuesday 26 April

4/26/2022
We ask: does the UN chief António Guterres need to do more to end the war in Ukraine? Plus, we report on Japan and South Korea’s attempt to mend their troubled relationship, Bloomberg’s Yuan Potts has the day’s business news and Monocle 24’s Fernando Augusto Pacheco reviews the international press.

Duration:00:30:54

Monday 25 April

4/25/2022
What does Emmanuel Macron’s presidential victory mean for France? Plus: what Ukraine needs to frustrate Russia’s aims, why Yemen’s commercial flights have been delayed and Monocle’s Petri Burtsoff on Finland’s space ambitions.

Duration:00:30:05