Monday 8 February
00:00 / 00:00
8 February 2021
The WHO and EU consider digital vaccination certificates to get people travelling; Ecuador’s presidential election goes into a runoff; and the Eurovision Song Contest is back. With Carlota Rebelo, Andrew Tuck and Fernando Augusto Pacheco.
8 February 2021
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 Late Edition - latest episodes
Ahead of the relaunch of ‘The Daily’, it’s our last ‘Late Edition’. But it’s a packed show: a delve into Labour’s demise in the UK, a letter from New York and the office versus mobile working.
Should patents for coronavirus vaccines be waived temporarily? Plus: England’s mayoral elections and Switzerland’s new pitch to tourists, featuring Roger Federer and Robert De Niro.
Elections take place in the UK tomorrow; we’ll assess what their results could mean for the state of the union. Plus: the future of Hong Kong’s public broadcaster and the prospect of a boom in cinemagoing as theatres pre…
India and the UK unveil a major new trade agreement, the US Supreme Court reviews gun control and we look at the winning design for a new, retractable floor at the Colosseum in Rome.
The UK government looks at international travel, regional elections in Madrid heat up as an anti-lockdown candidate leads the race and the city of Liverpool trials a live-music event.
We assess US president Joe Biden’s first 100 days in office. Plus: the UK’s soft power and a letter from New York City.
Joe Biden unveils his economic recovery plan to a joint session of Congress and The New York Times retires the term ‘op-ed’. Plus: whatever happened to the pop group?
International shipments of medical aid arrive in India as it continues to battle record daily coronavirus infections. Plus: US president Joe Biden’s first address to congress and transforming office spaces into homes in the…
Canada’s prime minister Justin Trudeau announces the deployment of the military to parts of the country hardest hit by a third wave of coronavirus infections. Plus: Italy’s green economic plan and the first findings from…
The EU hints at a reopening of summer travel for vaccinated Americans. Plus, this year’s Academy Award winners and Turkmenistan’s new national holiday dedicated to the country’s native breed of dog, the alabai.
Join Monocle’s editors and guests drawn from our unrivalled pool of international commentators, analysts and experts to unpack the issues dominating the day’s agenda. From diplomatic wrangles and border disputes to big…
US president Joe Biden unveils ambitious new climate goals. Plus: why celebrities run for political office and Italy’s espresso battles.
Former police officer Derek Chauvin is found guilty by a jury of the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis in 2020. Plus: this year’s World Press Freedom Index is published and the wrangle over Verona’s most famous balcony…
Why is a third wave of coronavirus infections hitting Canada so severely? Plus: wildfires destroy South Africa’s national archive; and Collision, one of North America’s largest tech summits, begins in Toronto.
Germany’s Green party put forward a candidate for chancellor for the first time in 40 years. Plus, a royal summit to decide the future of the monarchy, the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and the rise in dog theft in the UK.