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8 July 2021

Episode 2539

30 minutes

How is Europe preparing for a dramatic rise in coronavirus cases? Plus: business news, a dive into Rwandan pop culture and the UK’s former ambassador in Beirut, Tom Fletcher, has an update on the situation in Lebanon.

8 July 2021

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Chapter 1

Living with coronavirus

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Monocle’s Dr Chris Smith and Signum Global’s Anna Rosenberg on the push to reopen European societies.

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Chapter 2

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Chapter 2

Lebanon’s plight

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The UK’s ambassador in Lebanon between 2011 and 2015, Tom Fletcher, has the latest on concerns of “social explosion” in the country.

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