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The Briefing, 1251

25 August 2016

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…

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The Globalist, 1259

25 August 2016

We report live from Italy’s earthquake-recovery zone, discuss the role of blockchain technology in the banking sector and look at the future of bricks-and-mortar shopping malls. Plus: a review of the morning newspapers and…

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The Monocle Daily, 1248

24 August 2016

We get the latest from Italy after an earthquake hit the centre of the country and ask why Theresa May wants to remove the Human Rights Act from UK law. Plus: we investigate what kind of sounds make an airport more appea…

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Midori House, 1226

24 August 2016

Scotland’s first minister Nicola Sturgeon appoints a Brexit minister, US vice president Joe Biden arrives in Ankara and civilian gun-ownership is on the rise in the EU. Plus: ‘The New York Times’ plans to expand to Austr…

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The Briefing, 1250

24 August 2016

We discuss Joe Biden’s visit to Turkey, analyse China’s Hollywood ambitions and ask why London wants a “Night Czar”. Plus: we quiz Midori House’s Australians on their vocabulary as the Australian National Dictionary gets…

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The Globalist, 1258

24 August 2016

We discuss security in Kenya, journalism in Hungary, business in the Balkans, tourism in Paris and politics in Ukraine. Plus: Barack Obama’s presidential legacy vis-à-vis gay rights and a review of the morning newspapers…

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The Monocle Daily, 1247

23 August 2016

We assess why Turkey is bombing both Isis and Kurdish targets near its border, discuss why the burkini is such a divisive item of clothing and ask whether Germany is right to tell its citizens to stock up on supplies in…

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Midori House, 1225

23 August 2016

The leaders of the EU’s three biggest economies announce a “new beginning” for the union, while the Czech prime minister’s calls for a European army. Plus: we assess Donald Trump’s post-election ambitions and remember…

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The Briefing, 1249

23 August 2016

We discuss the Iran-Russia relationship after Tehran ends Moscow’s access to its airbases and profile Nicolas Sarkozy as the former French president prepares for another tilt at his nation’s top office. We also explore what…

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The Globalist, 1257

23 August 2016

As an opinion poll reveals mixed feelings about Angela Merkel’s open-door policy, we assess Germany’s attitude towards the refugee crisis. Meanwhile, as Australia asks why its laws allow foreigners to make contributions to…

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The Monocle Daily, 1246

22 August 2016

We ask whether the destruction of ancient monuments should be considered a war crime and ask how a failed coup 25 years ago helped bring about the end of the Soviet Union. Plus: North Korea’s top brass launch their equiv…

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Midori House, 1224

22 August 2016

We discuss the European project in the wake of a meeting between Angela Merkel, Matteo Renzi and François Hollande. Meanwhile, we look to Turkey as the country is devastated by yet another suicide attack. Plus: how Brexit…

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The Briefing, 1248

22 August 2016

As more than 50 people are killed in a suicide bombing in Turkey, we ask how the already crisis-hit country will respond. Meanwhile, tens of thousands of US troops are participating in military exercises with South Korea…

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The Globalist, 1256

22 August 2016

As Nicolas Sarkozy tries to muscle into the Élysée Palace, we assess his chances of becoming the French conservative candidate in next year’s presidential election. We also look back on Barack Obama’s presidency and assess…

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