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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

Thursday 11 August

8/11/2022
Beijing publishes a white paper on Taiwan for the first time in 20 years. In the US, former president Donald Trump refuses to answer questions as he starts to feel the heat of several investigations. Plus: our weekly global countdown.

Duration:00:32:20

Wednesday 10 August

8/10/2022
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.

Duration:00:32:19

Tuesday 9 August

8/9/2022
As US secretary of state, Antony Blinken, continues his three-country tour of the African continent, we look at the US’s new diplomatic efforts in the region. Plus: as Chinese drills continue around the island, we ask what’s next for Taiwan. And finally, we evaluate the legacy of Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake.

Duration:00:29:56

Monday 8 August

8/8/2022
As a fresh ceasefire in Gaza brings hope that the worst violence since 2021’s 11-day war is coming to an end, we ask how long it will last. Plus: a wire-tapping scandal has the Greek prime minister in hot water, the UN issues a stern warning about the safety of Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia power plant and we flick through Latin America’s newspapers.

Duration:00:29:55

Friday 5 August

8/5/2022
As US basketball star Brittney Griner is sentenced to nine years in a Russian jail, we examine the delicate process of prisoner swaps. Plus, a left-wing former guerrilla chief prepares to become Colombia’s next president, the latest business headlines and Monocle’s Andrew Mueller gives us his take on the week’s news.

Duration:00:31:08

Thursday 4 August

8/4/2022
As Ukraine warns of a new Russian offensive, we look at the security situation and assess whether Russia’s strategy is changing. Plus, Germany’s chancellor Olaf Scholz visits a stranded turbine as the dispute between the country and Russia’s Gazprom continues; the defamation trial of conspiracy theorist Alex Jones; and this week’s Global Countdown, looking at the pop charts in Argentina.

Duration:00:33:36

Wednesday 3 August

8/3/2022
We assess China’s reaction as US House of Representatives speaker Nancy Pelosi concludes her Taiwan trip. Plus, US secretary of state Antony Blinken arrives in Cambodia, Kansas votes to uphold the right to an abortion and a look at a new UK initiative to crack down on Russian oligarchs.

Duration:00:32:23

Tuesday 2 August

8/2/2022
After a US drone strike kills al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri, we ask what this means for the terrorist organisation and counterterrorism in Afghanistan. Plus: Russian president Vladimir Putin and Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan prepare to meet in Sochi, the latest business headlines and a check-in from Buenos Aires.

Duration:00:32:13

Monday 1 August

8/1/2022
As a grain ship leaves Odesa for the first time since the Russian invasion, we assess what this means for Ukraine. Plus: Nancy Pelosi kicks off an Asia tour amid speculation over a visit to Taiwan and we find out why Serbia and Kosovo are at loggerheads over licence plates and ID cards. Finally, a flick through the papers from across the globe with Fernando Augusto Pacheco.

Duration:00:32:08

Friday 29 July

7/29/2022
We have the latest from Paris as Emmanuel Macron meets Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Plus: polls predict a big lead for Lula da Silva over Bolsonaro in Brazil and in London’s Night Tube resumes a full service.

Duration:00:29:56

Thursday 28 July

7/28/2022
Is the risk of nuclear war greater than it has ever been? Plus, Monocle’s Lucinda Elliott has the headlines from Ecuador, Bloomberg’s Yuan Potts brings us the latest business news and our music expert Fernando Augusto Pacheco explores Cypriot pop.

Duration:00:36:24

Wednesday 27 July

7/27/2022
We give you the latest on reports that the US Department of Justice is preparing to examine Donald Trump’s role in the Capitol riot. Plus: Monocle 24’s Carlota Rebelo on her reporting trip to Ukraine, the latest business headlines and Hannah Lucinda Smith on the importance of being idle.

Duration:00:31:43

Tuesday 26 July

7/26/2022
We ask if Russia is waging a ‘gas war’ against European nations. Plus, Israel's former PM Benjamin Netanyahu enjoys a bump in the polls, Sheena Rossiter has an update on the Pope’s tour of Canada and Jonathan Powell speaks on the legacy of Northern Ireland's David Trimble.

Duration:00:29:55

Monday 25 July

7/25/2022
Why has the World Health Organisation declared monkeypox a global health emergency? Plus, the UK’s leadership hopefuls prepare to hold a head-to-head TV debate, an update on the Pope’s tour of Canada and Monocle 24’s Fernando Augusto Pacheco reviews the papers.

Duration:00:31:22

Friday 22 July

7/22/2022
We ask what impact a new Ukranian grain deal will have on the global economy. Plus, the latest on January 6th hearings, an interview with Switzerland’s ambassador in Kyiv and Andrew Mueller on the week’s stranger stories.

Thursday 21 July

7/21/2022
War correspondent Lynne O’Donnell tells us why she was detained by the Taliban and why she may never return to Afghanistan. Plus, an update from Ukraine, the latest business headlines and Monocle 24's Fernando Augusto Pacheco plays us the best of Côte d'Ivoire’s pop music.

Duration:00:35:55

Wednesday 20 July

7/20/2022
Are Japan and South Korea closer to burying the hatchet? Plus: an update on the UK’s leadership contest, an interview with the Ukrainian MP Lesia Vasylenko and Monocle’s Guy De Launey rounds up the news from the Balkans.

Duration:00:31:57

Tuesday 19 July

7/19/2022
The leaders of Russia, Turkey and Iran gather in Tehran. We ask what they could decide together. We also hear what’s making headlines in Latin America and at the UK’s Farnborough International Airshow.

Duration:00:30:54

Monday 18 July

7/18/2022
We discuss UK intelligence reports that mercenaries from the Wagner Group have been deployed to Ukraine, with heavy casualties. Plus: we check in with our team in Ukraine, take a look at global newspaper headlines and find out more about our latest book, ‘The Monocle Companion’, out this week.

Duration:00:32:56

Friday 15 July

7/15/2022
We give you the latest from Ukraine as Russian forces launch attacks on the west of the country. Plus, China’s economy shrinks, we take you inside the pages of ‘Monocle Mediterraneo’ and Andrew Mueller examines the week’s stranger stories.

Duration:00:33:48