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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 9 December

12/9/2022
We discuss the role that the UAE and Saudi Arabia played in making the prisoner exchange between Russia and the US. Also in the programme: what next for Romania and Bulgaria after Austria blocked their Schengen area membership, plus Monocle’s editor in chief Andrew Tuck on the court case in relation to the death of Harry Dunn in the UK and whether justice equals closure for the fatal crash victim’s family.

Duration:00:32:56

Thursday 8 December

12/8/2022
We report as Iran announces the first publicly known execution of a person convicted for an alleged crime in connection with the country’s ongoing protests. Plus, preparations for 2024’s presidential contest in the US and the best and the worst of this year’s Christmas productions.

Duration:00:36:24

Wednesday 7 December

12/7/2022
What is known so far about a far-right plot to overthrow Germany’s government? Plus: Georgia’s election run-off, the latest from Libya and Monocle’s foreign editor, Alexis Self, tells us what to expect from the new edition of the magazine.

Duration:00:31:57

Tuesday 6 December

12/6/2022
We ask: is China now moving away from its attempt to contain Covid? Plus, we hear from Ukrainian MP Oleksiy Goncharenko, get the latest business headlines from Bloomberg and Monocle’s fashion editor, Natalie Theodosi rounds up the biggest stories from her beat.

Duration:00:29:55

Monday 5 December

12/5/2022
US Democrats and Republicans trade barbs over the value of the country’s constitution. Plus: progress in Colombia’s peace talks, plans to abolish the House of Lords and we hear from Finland’s new culture ambassador.

Duration:00:30:23

Friday 2 December

12/2/2022
What will happen now that China has eased some of its stricter coronavirus measures? Plus: the role of the main interlocutors in the war in Ukraine, the latest design news with Monocle’s Nic Monisse and Andrew Mueller on the week’s stranger stories.

Duration:00:31:14

Thursday 1 December

12/1/2022
What is known about Russian and Chinese jets entering South Korean airspace? Plus: Emmanuel Macron visits the White House, Lucinda Elliott on the relationship between Latin American nations and China, and Monocle 24’s Fernando Augusto Pacheco’s World Cup pop countdown.

Duration:00:40:16

Wednesday 30 November

11/30/2022
The latest on the EU’s attempts to set up a specialised court to investigate alleged Russian war crimes. Plus: India and the US conduct cold-weather drills near the Chinese border, we ask whether inflation has peaked and Monocle 24’s Fernando Augusto Pacheco tells us why he loves travel guides.

Duration:00:29:55

Tuesday 29 November

11/29/2022
What might the relaxation of China’s strict coronavirus rules mean for the rest of us? Plus: Moscow reacts angrily to the Pope’s comments about Russian fighters, we discuss the day’s business news and Monocle’s David Phlean joins us live from New York to tell us about a big development at JFK Airport.

Duration:00:35:53

Monday 28 November

11/28/2022
Is Beijing preparing to call an end to protests in major Chinese cities? Plus: Emmanuel Macron prepares to make just his second official visit to the US, the business news and Fernando Augusto Pacheco on the World Cup.

Duration:00:30:55

Friday 25 November

11/25/2022
Is Russia now intent on cutting Ukraine’s energy supply? Plus: who is in the running for the US Republican nomination, the European Central Bank’s attempts to curb inflation and Monocle’s Andrew Mueller on the highs and lows of Qatar’s World Cup.

Duration:00:27:00

Thursday 24 November

11/24/2022
Is Ukraine's Volodymyr Zelensky right to criticise the efficacy of the UN? Plus: journalist James Snell on the return of “the Blob”, the headlines from Buenos Aires and Monocle 24’s Fernando Augusto Pacheco’s World Cup countdown continues.

Duration:00:44:44

Wednesday 23 November

11/23/2022
Is Turkey preparing to invade Syria again? Plus: the US Supreme Court allows Congress to view Donald Trump’s tax returns, an interview with Iceland’s foreign minister and Monocle’s Natalie Theodosi brings us the week’s fashion news.

Duration:00:28:59

Tuesday 22 November

11/22/2022
Will the UK and the EU attempt to thrash out a new Brexit deal? Plus: why some left-wing guerilla groups in Colombia have refused to lay down arms, the business news, today’s papers from Zürich, and Nasa and the moon.

Duration:00:27:05

Monday 21 November

11/21/2022
The IAEA’s concerns over the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant in Ukraine, Japan’s prime minister Fumio Kishida suffers another blow as another cabinet minister resigns, plus what we have learned so far from the US midterms.

Duration:00:28:49

Friday 18 November

11/18/2022
We ask: what is the impact of Russian airstrikes on Ukrainian energy infrastructure? Also in the programme: why the US has decided that Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman should be granted immunity over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, plus we check in on the biggest discussion topics at Helsinki’s Slush start-up gathering.

Duration:00:30:00

Thursday 17 November

11/17/2022
We look at why the Myanmar junta has decided to release some 6,000 prisoners, including many foreigners. Also in the programme: how the UK government is trying to restore the country’s economic credibility with a new autumn budget, the week’s biggest headlines from Latin America, plus Fernando Augusto Pacheco’s Global Countdown.

Duration:00:29:43

Wednesday 16 November

11/16/2022
Former Nato commander General Sir Richard Shirreff, and Ukrainian analyst Aliona Hlivco on the risks of a clash between Nato and Russia. Plus, we explore Donald Trump’s presidential bid, get the latest business headlines and Monocle’s editor Josh Fehnert takes us inside the pages of ‘The Forecast’.

Duration:00:35:29

Tuesday 15 November

11/15/2022
In today’s show, we ask: are Iran's protests coming to a head? Plus, we discuss whether Donald Trump will announce his intention to stand in the 2024 presidential race, the world's population surpassing 8 billion people and we hear from Darcy Paquet, who worked on the Oscar-winning Korean film ‘Parasite’.

Duration:00:30:53

Monday 14 November

11/14/2022
We report on Ukraine’s leadership, which is accusing Russia of hundreds of war crimes. Plus, we profile Slovenia’s new head of state, find out about a media scandal in Austria, Juliet Linley reviews the papers from Zürich and Monocle 24’s Fernando Augusto Pacheco previews the Fifa World Cup in Qatar.

Duration:00:35:38