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7 August 2019
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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny prepares to leave prison, Phoenix gets set to vote on a proposal that could ban further light-rail construction and North Macedonia reaps the rewards of its name change. Plus: a…
The UK’s prime minister heads to France, Canada’s election watchdog sparks fears of a crackdown on climate-change advertising and China calls for calm between Japan and South Korea. Plus: why some hobbies ought to be left…
Ukraine strikes a deal with Moldova amid fears that Russia could cut its gas supplies, Boris Johnson meets Angela Merkel, Germany takes aim at unauthorised drones and difficult diplomacy as Finland hosts Vladimir Putin.
A political crisis looms in Italy, dark days ahead for Lebanon’s economy, US department stores experiment with second-hand clothing and how would the UK react to Jeremy Corbyn as caretaker prime minister?
An ironic show of diplomacy as Angela Merkel meets Viktor Orbán, Disney’s D23 brand expo rattles its rivals and dusting off the old department-store business model.
Market woes spark fears of a global recession, an ethics report brings pre-election jitters for Canada’s Justin Trudeau, design and diplomacy on display at Seoul’s new Swiss embassy and Robert Bound’s tips for filling dead…
New Zealand’s prime minister calls on Australia to act on climate change, why the residents of Amsterdam are looking for ways to sink the illegal party-boat industry and Monocle’s new summer newspaper hits newsstands.
Russian authorities evacuate a town after a mysterious explosion, Ukraine offers citizenship to refugees, Berlin protects its smaller shops in the face of rising rents and a German project celebrates the Bauhaus school.
Air travel in Hong Kong grinds to a halt as protests escalate, the US pitches a post-Brexit free-trade agreement with the UK, parts of a Boeing 737 fall away mid-flight and wildfire season tests Greece’s new government.
Another weekend of protests grips Hong Kong, the US threatens to withdraw troops from Germany and can the rise of virtual retail replicate the real thing?
You’ve read our daily email digest, now listen to the podcast. From Monday 12 August, ‘The Monocle Minute’ will be arriving in your inbox and in your ears with all the news, views and clever comment you’ve come to expect…