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Monocle 24: The Briefing

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This one-hour show airs at 12 noon London time and includes analysis of the day’s news in Europe. This is also our drivetime show for the US East Coast.

This one-hour show airs at 12 noon London time and includes analysis of the day’s news in Europe. This is also our drivetime show for the US East Coast.
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Location:

London, United Kingdom

Networks:

Monocle

Description:

This one-hour show airs at 12 noon London time and includes analysis of the day’s news in Europe. This is also our drivetime show for the US East Coast.

Language:

English

Contact:

Midori House, 1 Dorset Street, London, W1U 4EG, UK +44 20 7725 4388


Episodes

Friday 17 November

11/17/2017
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We profile Zimbabwe’s sacked vice-president Emmanuel Mnangagwa and ask whether he will take over from Robert Mugabe. Plus: we look at the issues that are preventing progress on Brexit talks and discuss what the death of a top Sicilian crime boss means for the island’s mafia.

Duration: 00:30:48


Wednesday 15 November

11/15/2017
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Monocle 24’s Zimbabwe-born Georgina Godwin and Africa expert Martin Plaut discuss the military takeover in the country – and ask what will become of Robert Mugabe. Plus: a special report on same-sex marriage in Australia and the major challenges facing the fashion industry.

Duration: 00:30:00


Tuesday 14 November

11/14/2017
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As Myanmar’s army says that it isn’t responsible for ethnic violence in the country, we examine the evidence. Meanwhile, Miranda Green from the ‘Financial Times’ explains the complexities of the EU Withdrawal Bill. Plus: Alexei Korolyov on Russian culture and why airports in the western Balkans have controversial names.

Duration: 00:29:52


Monday 13 November

11/13/2017
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Lebanon’s leader is to resign – but has he been told to do so after being held captive in Saudi Arabia? We also ask whether the UK government’s dithering over Brexit could lead to the collapse of divorce talks and tell you how cities should adapt to help people grow old gracefully.

Duration: 00:29:32


Friday 10 November

11/10/2017
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What does Donald Trump’s isolationist rhetoric mean for the rest of the world? We also discuss whether it’s possible to remove politics from media takeovers and why Finland is establishing an emergency hotline to Moscow.

Duration: 00:29:53


Edition 1566

11/9/2017
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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.

Duration: 00:29:50


Edition 1565

11/8/2017
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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.

Duration: 00:30:51


Tuesday 7 November

11/7/2017
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As a local television station is attacked in Afghanistan, we discuss the threats facing journalists around the world. Meanwhile, we assess the Bolshevik Revolution’s legacy and speak to a veteran BBC correspondent about Ireland’s border crossings. Plus: could a fossil discovery in the UK help shed light on human history?

Duration: 00:29:08


Monday 6 November

11/6/2017
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Monocle’s Business editor, Matt Alagiah, tells us what a huge leak of financial documents reveals about offshore tax havens. We’ll also discuss a dramatic weekend in the Middle East and Australia's dual-citizenship saga. Plus: why are we so fascinated by border crossings?

Duration: 00:29:52


Friday 3 November

11/3/2017
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President Trump shows up in Hawaii, Berlusconi returns to Italian politics and tourists are heading back to Egypt. Plus: Singapore Airlines attempts to out-do its competitors in the interior-design stakes.

Duration: 00:29:39


Thursday 2 November

11/2/2017
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Does the ousted Catalan leader intend to stay in Belgium? We discuss allegations of sleaze in the UK’s parliament and ask what it could mean for the ruling party. Plus: we delve into the newly released Bin Laden files and discuss Korean noir.

Duration: 00:29:49


Monday 30 October

10/30/2017
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We ask what the outcome of Iceland’s election means for the country’s future and have the latest as Donald Trump’s presidential campaign manager is expected to face charges related to an inquiry into alleged Russian meddling. Plus: why do countries with recent experience of conflict often have a positive experience of tourism?

Duration: 00:30:50


Friday 27 October

10/27/2017
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We discuss the burgeoning relationship between the US and India, and ask what it means for Asia. Do cultural differences affect how speeches are written and delivered? Plus: we discuss the week in numbers and ask whether bridge is a game or a sport.

Duration: 00:29:51


Thursday 26 October

10/26/2017
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What would an independent Catalonia look like? We also discuss Thailand's relationship with its monarchy and speak to Mitt Romney’s former spokesman about the presidential candidate’s most important speeches. Plus: why has Japan fallen in love with feline furniture?

Duration: 00:29:54


Wednesday 25 October

10/25/2017
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Are senior Republicans plotting to remove President Trump? We also discuss Xi Jinping’s ambitions for himself and China's Communist party and remember Hollywood's greatest speeches.

Duration: 00:29:52


Tuesday 24 October

10/24/2017
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Is Xi Jinping now China’s most important leader since the founding of the People’s Republic? We also ask whether it’s possible for the UK to abandon Brexit and if France is warming to the idea of labour reform. Plus: why do some politicians plagiarise speeches?

Duration: 00:28:11


Monday 23 October

10/23/2017
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What's next for Japan after Shinzo Abe’s landslide election victory? We also ask what a Russia without Vladimir Putin might look like. Plus: Tony Blair’s former director of communications tells us what makes a great speech.

Duration: 00:29:52


Friday 20 October

10/20/2017
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Will Donald Trump listen to criticism from his predecessors? We also discuss the role that the Catalan flag plays in the region's identity and whether pop musicians should ever come out of retirement.

Duration: 00:29:47


Edition 1551

10/19/2017
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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.

Duration: 00:28:15


Wednesday 18 October

10/18/2017
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We have the latest as president Xi Jinping says China has entered a “new era” in which it should “take centre stage in the world”. Plus: we speculate as to whether attempts by Bernie Sanders to create a new grassroots movement will succeed and hear from the writers behind new film ‘The Death of Stalin’.

Duration: 00:29:52

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