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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 19 January

1/19/2018
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We ask whether Ukraine’s relationship with Russia has reached rock bottom and why words matter so much to Greece and Macedonia. Plus: the week in stats and an extract from our interview with Jude Kelly as she steps down from her role at London’s Southbank Centre.

Duration: 00:29:52


Thursday 18 January

1/18/2018
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We examine a global poll that lays bare the lack of confidence in US leadership and ask whether the EU is considering allowing the UK to stay in the bloc. Plus: a brief history of controversy at the Olympic Games.

Duration: 00:31:50


Wednesday 17 January

1/17/2018
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We find out why Japan has issued a warning over North Korea’s behaviour and discuss how Marine Le Pen intends to rebrand France’s far-right. Plus: we examine internet censorship in China and ask what next for the men’s artistic director at Louis Vuitton?

Duration: 00:29:44


Tuesday 16 January

1/16/2018
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We ask whether Burma’s Rohingya population should be repatriated from Bangladesh and look at how the treatment of France’s prison staff could prompt widespread industrial unrest. Plus: Monocle’s technology correspondent tells us how electric cars have become big business.

Duration: 00:31:50


Monday 15 January

1/15/2018
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We ask whether Germany is heading back to the polls, find out why an artistic troupe is at the centre of high-level diplomatic talks on the Korean peninsula and check-in with our editor in chief Tyler Brûlé at Milan Men’s Fashion Week.

Duration: 00:32:03


Friday 12 January

1/12/2018
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We ask whether Germany’s politicians are close to forming a government, examine why Beijing has blocked Marriott International’s Chinese websites and discuss the possibility of a second EU referendum in the UK. Plus: what will Donald Trump’s medical involve?

Duration: 00:29:43


Thursday 11 January

1/11/2018
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Will the EU and Tehran reaffirm their commitment to the Iran deal without Donald Trump's blessing? We also look at why South Korea is seeking to outlaw crypto currencies and discuss the right to bear arms in the US. Plus: why are Brazilian soap operas undergoing a radical makeover?

Duration: 00:30:24


Wednesday 10 January

1/10/2018
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We ask whether Donald Trump’s administration will loosen controls on nuclear weapons and find out why Poland’s prime minister sacked some high-profile colleagues. Plus: Japan’s low gun-crime rate and a check-in with our contributing editor in Zürich.

Duration: 00:29:52


Tuesday 9 January

1/9/2018
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We ask whether the 2018 Winter Olympic Games could ease tensions on the Korean peninsula and get the latest on Robert Mueller’s investigation into alleged collusion between Donald Trump’s team and Moscow. Plus: what are the best ways to avoid talking to the press?

Duration: 00:29:50


Monday 8 January

1/8/2018
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Can Angela Merkel’s coalition talks help break Germany’s political stalemate? Meanwhile, Monocle 24’s Fernando Augusto Pacheco has the latest on an extraordinary night at the Golden Globes and we find out about the French president’s bizarre diplomatic gift to his Chinese counterpart.

Duration: 00:30:51


Friday 5 January

1/5/2018
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We look at what impact a new book about Donald Trump might have on the US’s image abroad. Plus: why Pakistan is in the spotlight for its handling of militant groups – and how much is too much to get into a top museum?

Duration: 00:29:55


Thursday 4 January

1/4/2018
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What is behind Donald Trump’s spat with his former strategist Steve Bannon? We also ask whether Iran's rebellion is over, discuss how France is looking to tackle fake news and find out how Iceland is tackling equal pay.

Duration: 00:29:52


Wednesday 3 January

1/3/2018
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A leading former Nato commander tells us about the threat that Russia poses to eastern Europe and we ask Mitt Romney’s ex-spokesman whether his old boss is preparing for a comeback. Plus: the latest on Germany’s political impasse and what makes a great winter getaway.

Duration: 00:29:50


Tuesday 2 January

1/2/2018
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Monocle’s staff, leading commentators and correspondents unpack the day’s top news stories in Europe and North America.

Duration: 00:29:52


The best of The Big Interview: the world of fashion

1/1/2018
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In this special edition of ‘The Briefing’, we look back at some of the year’s highlights on ‘The Big Interview’. Today: French fashion designer Agnes B and runway show producer Alexandre de Betak on the world of fashion.

Duration: 00:28:38


The best of ‘The Big Interview’: The power of journalism

12/29/2017
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For this special edition of ‘The briefing’, we look back at some of the year’s highlights on ‘The Big Interview’. Our guests today are the BBC’s chief international correspondent Lyse Doucet and legendary photographer Steve McCurry. They tell us about their lives documenting the world.

Duration: 00:28:07


The best of ‘The Big Interview’: The importance of being stubborn

12/28/2017
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For this special edition of ‘The Briefing’, we look back at some of the year’s highlights on ‘The Big Interview’. Our guests today are Christiana Figueres, the woman behind the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change, and Sweden’s foreign minister Margot Wallstrom. We find out the importance of being stubborn from these splendidly outspoken ladies.

Duration: 00:29:19


The best of ‘The Big Interview’: Life lessons

12/27/2017
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For this special edition of ‘The Briefing’, we look back at some of the year’s highlights on ‘The Big Interview’. Our guests today are Chilean author Isabel Allende and designer Ilse Crawford. We find out about the biggest life lessons for both women.

Duration: 00:29:27


The best of ‘The Big Interview’: Art and museums

12/26/2017
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For this special edition of ‘The Briefing’, we look back at some of the year’s highlights on ‘The Big Interview’. Our guests are the directors of two of the world’s leading art and culture centres: Jude Kelly, of the Southbank Centre in London, and Glenn Lowry, of Moma in New York.

Duration: 00:29:54


The best of ‘The Big Interview’: Passion and memories

12/25/2017
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For this special edition, we look back at some of the year’s highlights on ‘The Big Interview’. Our guests are legendary performance artist Marina Abramovic and renowned chef Massimo Bottura. We hear how passion and memories play a big role in both their lives.

Duration: 00:27:28

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