The Late Edition
Friday 23 April
00:00 / 00:00
23 April 2021
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 business and frontline politics, this is the programme you need to hear to make sense of a dynamic and sometimes volatile world.
23 April 2021
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Wednesday 28 April
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Tuesday 27 April
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Monday 26 April
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Friday 23 April
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Thursday 22 April
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Wednesday 21 April
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Tuesday 20 April
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Monday 19 April
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.