Margaret Thatcher dies at the age of 87 – we assess her legacy. We also discuss the story of the making of modern Mexico and what it means for the US with author Shannon O’Neil, and check in with a newsroom in Lesotho.
Sets the agenda in Asia and considers what’s been dominating the day in Europe and North America. The programme is sometimes co-hosted out of our Toronto and New York bureaux and features regular interviews with special…
Tuesday 28 July
We analyse Barack Obama’s speech at the African Union in Ethiopia, learn why Boston has pulled out of the race to host the Olympic games and hear how Rio has restarted its tram system.
Monday 27 July
We look at Turkey’s intentions for dealing with IS, hear about a Greek plan to reinstall the Drachma and learn why a Kentucky distillery is playing music to its brandy.
Friday 24 July
We discuss the US’s involvement with Turkey’s fight against Isis, enjoy our weekly look at cinema of days gone by and get the top stories from the Asian front pages.
Thursday 23 July
We analyse the bidding race that saw Nikkei acquire the ‘Financial Times’, learn why John Kerry has a fight on his hands to convince the US of the merits of the Iran nuclear deal and look back on the career of US radio icon…