We examine the effects of Switzerland's oldest bank being shut down, find out why China's workforce is confused about their holidays, and find out why conflicting health advice is leading us all astray.
As the US secretary of state resumes security talks in Egypt, we look at the challenging relationship between the nations. We also discuss the $5,000 helicopter ride that has finally cost Australia’s house speaker her job…
Friday 31 July
We discuss the diplomatic intrigue surrounding Chinese artist Ai Wei Wei’s UK visa, our man in Istanbul talks through the week’s top Turkish stories, Imke Henkel explains a journalistic treason case in Germany and Ben Page…
Thursday 30 July
We discuss the future of Syriza, investigate new clues in the hunt for flight MH370 and focus on pétanque's bid to get Olympic recognition.
Wednesday 29 July
We discuss Turkey’s attacks on the PKK, explore the aftermath of a Finnish politician’s controversial remarks and look at a planned multibillion-dollar facelift for New York’s LaGuardia Airport. Plus: Monocle’s fashion…
Tuesday 28 July
We discuss today’s Nato meeting and Barack Obama’s speech at the African Union headquarters, focus on today’s top luxury and technology news and find out why the Swiss raided a French lake to help thirsty cows.