Affairs

The Briefing, 880

Wednesday 25 March

We hear the latest on the Germanwings air crash in France, learn what Afghan president Ashraf Ghani is saying in Washington and hear why painting your house in Sweden is no straightforward matter.

Global

Culture / Arts

Best in show?

Wednesday 25 March

With the arrival of Art Basel, development of a new creative district and a new blockbuster museum on the way, Hong Kong appears to have been reborn as a major cultural player. Yet establishing a lasting legacy will require…

If you have picked up a newspaper in Hong Kong over the last couple of weeks, you may be thinking that the current state of the city’s cultural output is fairly strong.

Affairs

The Globalist, 888

Wednesday 25 March

We discuss the ongoing investigations into Ukraine’s former government following several mysterious deaths. Also, Yemen crisis talks in Doha, Finnish-style education and a look back at the bizarre 1967 disappearance of an…

Global

Culture

The Monocle Arts Review, 18

Wednesday 25 March

Matt Wolf, theatre critic at the ‘International New York Times’, gives us his critique of a pint-sized performance of ‘Sweeney Todd’ on Shaftesbury Avenue and a West End revival of Mary Chase’s classic comedy ‘Harvey’, as…

Global

Affairs

The Monocle Daily, 877

Tuesday 24 March

As an Airbus 320 operated by Germanwings crashes into the French Alps, we ask how the aviation industry should react. Plus we look at how Uruguay is changing after José Mujica and find out why Canada wants its airforce to…

Global

Design

Section D, 180

Tuesday 24 March

A global whip-round of this week’s design stories. Tom Morris goes to Baselworld watch fair and we meet the new president of Finnish design house Marimekko. Plus we go to Rio see the bikinis of Lenny Niemeyer and to Fran…

Global

Affairs

Midori House, 865

Tuesday 24 March

Andrew Tuck, Mary Dejevsky and John Everard discuss the day's top news stories, from the economic battle between Greece and Germany to the digital perils of public diplomacy in Libya.

Global

Affairs

The Briefing, 879

Tuesday 24 March

We establish details of the Germanwings plane crash in France, learn why Israel is allegedly spying on both the US and Iran, and find out why Norwegian seafood is off the menu in Japan and China.

Global

Affairs / Transport

Swiss role

Tuesday 24 March

A trip to the Swiss Alps – complete with its gravity and geology defying transport systems – reflects the nation’s great engineering endeavour says Monocle’s Tristan McAllister.

Last week I rode the train from Brig, Switzerland, up the zigzagging Matter Valley. Shut into narrow passages by monumental peaks, the communities across this landlocked country have nature-made fortresses – mountains – to…

Affairs

The Globalist, 887

Tuesday 24 March

As the doors of Tunisia’s Bardo Museum reopen, we ask what’s behind the Tunisian prime minister’s move to dismiss six police chiefs. We also discuss what’s got Scottish voters bothered and hear about Hong Kong’s aspirations…

Global

Show more

Monocle 24

× Global Music

Loading

0:00:00 0:01:00

Drag me