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Monocle 24: The Briefing

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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

Edition 1510

8/23/2017
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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: 00:30:46


Edition 1509

8/22/2017
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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: 00:29:22


Monday 21 August

8/21/2017
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A former terror chief tells us how Europe’s police forces are attempting to find the suspect of last week’s Barcelona attack and we ask whether Donald Trump will increase the number of US troops in Afghanistan. Plus: how the date and time of a solar eclipse is calculated.

Duration: 00:30:51


Friday 18 August

8/18/2017
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Should Spain’s authorities have done more to prevent the terrorist attack in Barcelona? We also discuss whether the US could learn from Ukraine’s example when it comes to dealing with controversial statues and why a luxury UK store has shut up shop in Dubai?

Duration: 00:29:50


Thursay 17 August

8/17/2017
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Why has Steve Bannon disavowed the white nationalists he helped to embolden? We also discuss border tensions between India and China and ask whether Apple is moving into film production. Plus: is the world's largest democracy failing its press?

Duration: 00:29:45


Wednesday 16 August

8/16/2017
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We ask whether there will be border posts between Northern Ireland and the Republic following Brexit and why the American Civil War still causes so much angst 150 years on. Plus: have the world’s most popular songs become a lot slower?

Duration: 00:29:44


Edition 1504

8/15/2017
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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: 00:29:51


Monday 14 August

8/14/2017
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We ask why Donald Trump won’t explicitly condemn the actions of far-right groups in the US and whether Turkey’s economy is starting to struggle. Plus: the chief executive of Index on Censorship tells about press freedom and we explore how national pride is portrayed in film.

Duration: 00:32:21


Friday 11 August

8/11/2017
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With tensions mounting between North Korea and Washington, we ask how seriously US residents are treating the war of words. Plus: calls for the Australian prime minister to co-sign a letter in support of same-sex marriage and an Italian mayor is ejected from a restaurant for wearing shorts.

Duration: 00:29:50


Edition 1501

8/10/2017
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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: 00:31:46


Wednesday 9 August

8/9/2017
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Paris attack: we have the latest on the hunt for the motorist who drove into a group of soldiers in the French capital. Plus: we ask whether politicians consult their generals enough when making military decisions and editor Andrew Tuck tells us about Monocle’s new summer newspaper.

Duration: 00:29:52


Tuesday 8 August

8/8/2017
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We ask whether South Africa’s politicians preparing to force president Jacob Zuma from office and if China has finally had enough of North Korea. Plus: is France too reliant on cheap labour from eastern Europe? And should we be scared of pilotless planes?

Duration: 00:29:30


Monday 7 August

8/7/2017
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We ask whether the recent attack on a military base in Venezuela was an attempted coup d’etat and look back on the life of Martin Roth, the first foreign director of London’s V&A Museum. Plus: is press freedom in Israel under threat?

Duration: 00:27:25


Edition 1497

8/4/2017
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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


Thursday 3 August

8/3/2017
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We ask whether new Russia sanctions have ended the chance of improving the relationship between the Kremlin and the White House, and discuss the soft power of Brazilian footballers. Plus: do icebergs have commercial value in the Middle East?

Duration: 00:30:51


Wednesday 2 August

8/2/2017
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We ask whether the US secretary of state and his boss agree on what should be done about North Korea and discuss Isis militants and their move to Afghanistan. Plus: ‘The Buenos Aires Herald’ is closing after 140 years and Barcelona is getting increasingly annoyed with tourists

Duration: 00:29:50


Tuesday 1 August

8/1/2017
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Did Anthony Scaramucci jump or was he pushed from his top job in the White House? Plus: we ask why the Golan Heights is still one of the most politically and strategically important parts of the Middle East and wonder why more cities don’t bid for the Olympics.

Duration: 00:29:52


Monday 31 July

7/31/2017
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We ask if Venezuela is becoming a dictatorship, discuss airport security after an alleged plane-bomb plot in Australia and query why some territorial disputes are better known than others. Plus: are some technology giants guilty of censoring content in China?

Duration: 00:29:52


Friday 28 July

7/28/2017
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We ask what’s next for Donald Trump’s healthcare plans and find out why the French government is nationalising a shipyard. Plus: we discuss the world’s most popular cities and tell you why London’s architecture is best observed from a double-decker bus.

Duration: 00:31:51


Thursday 27 July

7/27/2017
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The UK has confirmed that it is ending free movement; what will it mean for Europe? We also discuss Jerusalem’s security situation and Sweden’s political crisis. Plus: why is next month’s solar eclipse causing a bit of stir in the Pacific Northwest?

Duration: 00:29:52

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