Thursday 7 July
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7 July 2022
Now that Boris Johnson has agreed to resign, we discuss what it means for the UK and its international partners. Plus, Iona Craig has an update on Yemen and Monocle’s Fernando Augusto Pacheco plays us the best of the summer's pop music.
7 July 2022
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