Latest podcasts on European politics

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24 Apr 2017
9 min

Midori House - No rest for the wicked – or the centrist.: 

After last night’s first-round victory for Emmanuel Macron, he and Marine Le Pen have their work cut out in the race for the French presidency. But what are their next moves?

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19 Apr 2017
6 min

The Briefing - Heading to the polls – again: 

As Theresa May calls for a general election in June, we ask ‘Financial Times’ political editor George Parker whether it will change anything.

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19 Apr 2017
11 min

The Globalist - Can we trust French election polls?: 

With polls tightening we have analysis of France’s presidential election from Ben Page of Ipsos Mori and journalist Marie Billon.

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18 Apr 2017
17 min

The Monocle Daily - The UK’s snap election: 

Former business secretary Vince Cable and political strategist John McTernan join Paul Osbourne and Andrew Mueller to discuss the opposition in the election.

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18 Apr 2017
12 min

The Briefing - Snap decision: 

UK prime minister Theresa May has called for a snap general election, arguing that a vote is the only way to guarantee certainty and stability in the wake of Brexit. We discuss what such an election would mean for the country.

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5 Apr 2017
7 min

Midori House - Le Grand Débat: 

Quentin Peel and Linda Yueh on who landed the most telling blows in the latest French election debate.

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16 Mar 2017
9 min

The Briefing - ​​Dutch election: what now?: 

A day after the vote, Monocle 24’s Joleen Goffin looks through the Dutch front pages. We also get an update on the latest results with NRC’s Emilie van Outeren.

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16 Mar 2017
8 min

The Globalist - Dutch election: early results: 

Last night the Netherlands went to the polls in an election seen as a test of populism in Europe. Martin Sommer of ‘de Volkskrant’ and Monocle’s Amsterdam correspondent Venetia Rainey discuss the early results.

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15 Mar 2017
5 min

The Globalist - Populism goes pop : 

While some in the West might think populism centres on Brexit and Trump, there has been a rise in right-wing politics across Europe. Our Budapest correspondent Adam LeBor on this and Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orbán.

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15 Mar 2017
5 min

The Globalist - The Dutch election: 

Voters cast their ballots today; the latest opinion polls suggest that PM Mark Rutte is ahead. Our Amsterdam correspondent, Venetia Rainey, tells us more.

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7 Mar 2017
10 min

Midori House - Is Fillon finished?: 

Andrew Mueller asks if a rebrand could help save embattled French presidential hopeful François Fillon.

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6 Mar 2017
6 min

The Globalist - Doing deals with Russia: 

The UK’s relationship with Russia is at its lowest ebb since the Cold War – so how will the foreign secretary Boris Johnson be received by the Kremlin?

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15 Apr 2017
30 min

The Foreign Desk - What does the election mean for France?: 

As Europe’s next big election draws closer, France has a choice to make: socialist, far-right populist or straight down the middle. But what are the issues that matter to the only people who matter, and is there anything the candidates can do at this late stage to win over the French voters?

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8 Apr 2017
29 min

The Foreign Desk - The French election and Europe: 

France’s presidential election has 11 candidates, from established parties and no party at all. The winner will not just take France in a new direction but will also have a major impact on the future of Europe as a whole.

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11 Mar 2017
28 min

The Foreign Desk - Why the Dutch election matters: 

The first of Europe’s big-three elections of 2017 takes place next week; in the Netherlands it is yet another test for liberal democracy. Monocle’s Steve Bloomfield is joined by Philippe Remarque, editor in chief of ‘De Volkskrant’, and Emilie van Outeren, a political journalist for ‘NRC’, to discuss why this vote matters.

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