Want more radio episodes like these in your inbox?
Sign up to Monocle’s email newsletters to stay on top of news and opinion, plus the latest from the magazine, radio, film and shop.
The Globalist - latest episodes
We discuss the possibility of unilateral action on the Northern Ireland protocol and hear the latest on the conflict in Ukraine from Kharkiv. Plus: Yemen’s Sana’a airport finally reopens, and it’s the first day of the…
We give you the latest from Ukraine and discuss the election results in Lebanon. Plus: Singapore’s European Film Festival.
The latest on the war in Ukraine and Finland’s move to become part of Nato. Plus: a spying scandal rocks the Spanish government, a senior Catholic cleric is arrested in Hong Kong, and a report from Turin on Eurovision.
We give you the latest from Helsinki and Stockholm as Finland and Sweden prepare to announce Nato bids. Plus: a look at the second global coronavirus summit, the battle in the US over abortion laws and Sweden’s Eurovision…
Italy’s prime minister Mario Draghi heads to Washington to meet Joe Biden. Plus: Beijing and Shanghai ratchet up coronavirus restrictions, a look ahead to the Eurovision Song Contest and a review of today’s papers.
Voters in the Philippines go to the polls. Plus: the resignation of Sri Lanka’s prime minister, dock workers blockading Russian cargo and an interview with the Swiss entry to this year's Eurovision.
Russia expert Mark Galeotti unpacks the significance of Moscow’s ‘Victory Day’ celebrations. Plus: Hong Kong’s new leader, a flick through today’s papers and the return of London Craft Week.
Northern Ireland’s historic election. Plus: US senators push to scrap the filibuster rule, the latest transport news and an interview with Kateryna Yushchenko, the former first lady of Ukraine.
The latest on Russia’s storming of Mariupol. Plus: a look at the anti-government protests in Armenia, the fallout of the war in Ukraine on African economies and an interview with the editor in chief of ‘I-D’ magazine.
The US Supreme Court’s abortion bombshell. Plus: the EU weighs up a ban on Russian oil, a lookahead to the Philippines’ presidential election and a flick through today’s papers.
The latest on the war in Ukraine. Plus: the US steps up diplomatic engagement with Pacific Island countries, a flick through today’s papers and highlights from the Met Gala.
We discuss Japan’s prime minister Fumio Kishida’s tour of South Asia. Plus: the latest on the war in Ukraine, Northern Ireland’s local elections and a round-up of news from the Balkans region.
We hear from Beijing about the city’s fears of a Shanghai-style lockdown and ask how the country’s “zero-Covid” policy affects the ruling Chinese Communist Party. Plus: the escalation of Hungary’s rule-of-law spat with the…
Can Poland manage without Russian gas? Ukraine’s former deputy minister for energy and environment Alex Riabchyn and Warsaw-based journalist Michał Potocki have the latest. Plus: Germany’s foreign policy U-turn and a review…
We reflect on the meetings between Russia and the UN, and hear the reaction to the talks in Ukraine. Plus: we bring you the view on the war from Moldova, a report on floundering security in Sudan and Netflix’s declining…