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The Globalist

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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Wednesday 29 March:

What happens when the UK’s prime minister triggers Article 50? Our experts explain the process of Britain’s exit from the EU. Meanwhile, we get a special report from a town that sits on the border between the US and Mexico. Plus: are tourists starting to return to terror-hit countries?

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141329 Mar 2017
1 hour

Wednesday 29 March: 

What happens when the UK’s prime minister triggers Article 50? Our experts explain the process of Britain’s exit from the EU. Meanwhile, we get a special report from a town that sits on the border between the US and Mexico. Plus: are tourists starting to return to terror-hit countries?

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141228 Mar 2017
1 hour

Tuesday 28 March: 

What will happen once Isis militants are driven from Iraq and Syria? We also discuss the seemingly inexorable rise of Italy's Five Star Movement and ask whether the Kremlin feels threatened by Alexei Navalny. Plus: how does data encryption work?

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141127 Mar 2017
1 hour

Monday 27 March: 

As the EU celebrated the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome over the weekend, we assess the state of the union. Plus: Hong Kong’s new chief executive, the battle for Mosul and business news from the Middle East.

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141024 Mar 2017
1 hour

Friday 24 March: 

We discuss the future of healthcare in America, analyse a scandal involving Japan’s Shinzō Abe and look ahead to the weekend’s election in Hong Kong. Plus: we check in with our correspondent in Stockholm and explore the role of the news media in Ukraine.

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140923 Mar 2017
1 hour

Thursday 23 March: 

Monocle’s Tadhg Enright, journalist Darren McCaffrey and counterterrorism expert Chris Phillips analyse yesterday’s attack in London. Plus: nepotism in the White House, politics in the Netherlands and the business news from Germany.

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140822 Mar 2017
1 hour

Wednesday 22 March: 

As the US defence minister meets NATO’s secretary general Jens Stoltenberg, we ask just how strong is the transatlantic partnership? Plus: the EU’s Brexit playbook, race relations in Australia, business from Hong Kong and bike sharing in Singapore.

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140721 Mar 2017
1 hour

Tuesday 21 March: 

Japan’s Shinzo Abe arrives in Brussels for a series of talks on trade, France holds its first televised presidential debate and Rwanda’s only registered opposition party announces it will stand against president Paul Kagame in the upcoming elections.

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140620 Mar 2017
59 min

Monday 20 March: 

We discuss US policy towards Europe, the upcoming French presidential election and business news in Italy. Plus: a review of the morning newspapers.

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140517 Mar 2017
1 hour

Friday 17 March: 

We discuss Australia-China relations, look at America’s shifting strategy towards North Korea, discuss the Dutch election with our correspondent in Amsterdam and find out why Chad thinks Romania stole its flag design.

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140416 Mar 2017
1 hour

Thursday 16 March: 

We discuss the Dutch election, the fate of Syrian peace talks, the deepening diplomatic row between Turkey and the Netherlands, and Russia’s recruitment drive for cosmonauts.

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140315 Mar 2017
1 hour

Wednesday 15 March: 

We discuss the Dutch election, the US’s foreign policy in Asia and politics in Hungary. Plus: business news from the Balkans and the publisher of Liberation on the role of refugees in French media​.​

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140214 Mar 2017
1 hour

Tuesday 14 March: 

As German chancellor Angela Merkel heads to Washington, we ask what to expect from her meeting with US president Donald Trump. Meanwhile, we’re in the Netherlands as the country gears up to vote. Plus: our Business editor Matt Alagiah reports from the Mipim trade fair in Cannes.

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140113 Mar 2017
1 hour

Monday 13 March: 

We discuss the future of South Korean politics, analyse Germany’s new video-surveillance law and explain tensions between Kosovo and Serbia. Plus: business in Athens and the day’s headlines from Tokyo.

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10 Mar 2017
4 min

BONUS – Why does the Dutch general election matter?: 

Monocle 24’s executive producer Tom Edwards profiles the front-runners in next week’s crucial election

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140010 Mar 2017
1 hour

Friday 10 March: 

Monocle’s correspondent in Seoul explains the impeachment of South Korea’s scandal-hit president Park Geun-hye and we ask why we should care about the outcome of next week’s general election in the Netherlands. Plus: the latest business headlines and why Poland’s government is trying to undermine Donald Tusk.

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