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The perfect way to start the day in Europe is with Monocle’s morning news programme. Join Monocle 24’s editors, presenters and guests as they set the agenda in international news and business. Winner Best News & Politics Radio Show in the 2015 Mixcloud Online Radio Awards.

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Friday 27 March:

We hear how Singapore became a success story in dealing with coronavirus, find out about Sweden’s unusual approach to tackling the pandemic and hear about a relief fund for cultural institutions in the UK.

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219527 Mar 2020
60 min

Friday 27 March: 

We hear how Singapore became a success story in dealing with coronavirus, find out about Sweden’s unusual approach to tackling the pandemic and hear about a relief fund for cultural institutions in the UK.

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219426 Mar 2020
1 hour 5 min

Thursday 26 March: 

As China pushes propaganda supporting its fight against coronavirus, will it have difficult questions to answer? Plus: Bolsonaro loses public confidence, cultural tips for self-isolation and we hear from Tyler Brûlé.

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219325 Mar 2020
1 hour 5 min

Wednesday 25 March: 

Tokyo postpones the Olympics, Joe Biden launches shadow coronavirus briefings and we hear about the impact of the outbreak on aviation. Plus: Tyler Brûlé and television shows donate medical supplies to hospitals.

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219224 Mar 2020
60 min

Tuesday 24 March: 

We get the latest on the coronavirus situation on the ground from our correspondents across Asia and North America. Plus, why is Cuba sending doctors to Italy and how has the tech world responded to Covid-19?

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219123 Mar 2020
60 min

Monday 23 March: 

As more severe lockdown measures are enforced across Europe, what the world can learn from Asia? Plus: Trump’s new “wartime” ambitions, how to swerve a recession and we check in with Tyler Brûlé in Zürich.

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219020 Mar 2020
52 min

Friday 20 March: 

As London remains open with other cities in lockdown, we find out how the decision to quarantine an entire population is made. Plus: how the pandemic is changing the US health system and keeping restaurants afloat.

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218919 Mar 2020
60 min

Thursday 19 March: 

We discuss China’s move to expel US journalists as a row with Washington over media escalates. Plus: border closures in Australia and New Zealand, and between Canada and the US. And we hear from Tyler Brûlé in Zürich.

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218818 Mar 2020
60 min

Wednesday 18 March: 

As the EU seals itself off for at least a month, we ask how Europe can co-ordinate its response to the coronavirus outbreak. Plus: Joe Biden pulls further ahead in the battle to take on Donald Trump in November.

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218717 Mar 2020
60 min

Tuesday 17 March: 

We look at the efforts being made to keep economies and businesses afloat in the coming months. Plus: Macron declares war on coronavirus, a potential breakthrough in Israel and Tyler Brûlé joins us from Zürich.

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218616 Mar 2020
60 min

Monday 16 March: 

As borders continue to close across Europe we ask what the EU's role should be in mitigating the impact of coronavirus. Plus: the Federal Reserve cuts interest rates, what MbS is up to in Saudi Arabia and we hear from Kristina O'Neill, editor-in-chief of 'WSJ' magazine, on her plans for 2020.

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218513 Mar 2020
60 min

Friday 13 March: 

Veteran broadcaster Nik Gowing and former diplomat Lew Lukens assess the international response to the coronavirus outbreak. Plus: the US retaliates following an attack on a military base in Iraq, the latest business headlines and we ask what it's like to work from home.

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218412 Mar 2020
60 min

Thursday 12 March: 

What can we expect from France’s municipal elections? Plus: the UK’s new chancellor delivers his first budget, Monocle’s editors on how we should report the coronavirus outbreak and Rebecca Tay has the latest in luxury.

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218311 Mar 2020
60 min

Wednesday 11 March: 

With an oil-price war and the mass arrest of rivals, is Saudi crown prince Mohammed Bin Salman making a power grab? Plus: US Democratic primaries, Putin hints at two more terms as a president, and a museum of happiness.

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218210 Mar 2020
60 min

Tuesday 10 March: 

As Turkey’s president visits the EU to discuss the latest refugee crisis, we ask how populism in Europe has changed the game. Plus: Lebanon defaults on its debts, a rise in global arms sales and Eurovision 2020.

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21819 Mar 2020
60 min

Monday 9 March: 

As Italy takes extraordinary steps to contain coronavirus, we assess the potential political fallout. Plus: the view on peace in Afghanistan, France’s municipal elections and Canada’s bid for a UN Security Council seat.

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