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21 January 2022

Episode 2680

30 minutes

Joe Biden meets with Japan’s prime minister Fumio Kishida; Austria is set to make coronavirus vaccines compulsory; and we remember the life and music of Brazil’s legendary samba singer Elza Soares.

21 January 2022

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Chapter 1

Austria’s mandatory vaccination order

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Austria is set to introduce compulsory vaccinations. Monocle’s Vienna correspondent Alexei Korolyov reports on the mood on the ground and we get analysis with Tessa Szyszkowitz, UK correspondent for ‘Profil’ magazine.

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Remembering Elza Soares

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Brazil and the world are mourning the loss of one of the country’s great singers, Elza Soares, who has died at the age of 91. Monocle’s Carolina Abbott-Galvão and Fernando Augusto Pacheco remember her life, music and performance at the launch of M24.

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