Monocle 24: The Briefing
Summary: A pacy round-up of the day’s main news stories, anchored from London by a Monocle editor. The show features informed reporting, prescient business analysis and invaluable industry reports covering everything from technology to aviation and retail to media.
Former Nato commander General Sir Richard Shirreff, and Ukrainian analyst Aliona Hlivco on the risks of a clash between Nato and Russia. Plus, we explore Donald Trump’s presidential bid, get the latest business headlines and Monocle’s editor Josh Fehnert takes us inside the pages of ‘The Forecast’.
In today’s show, we ask: are Iran's protests coming to a head? Plus, we discuss whether Donald Trump will announce his intention to stand in the 2024 presidential race, the world's population surpassing 8 billion people and we hear from Darcy Paquet, who worked on the Oscar-winning Korean film ‘Parasite’.
We report on Ukraine’s leadership, which is accusing Russia of hundreds of war crimes. Plus, we profile Slovenia’s new head of state, find out about a media scandal in Austria, Juliet Linley reviews the papers from Zürich and Monocle 24’s Fernando Augusto Pacheco previews the Fifa World Cup in Qatar.
We ask: will Russia’s military retreat cause problems for Vladimir Putin? Plus, we discuss attempts to detoxify France’s far right, the headlines from Venezuela and Monocle’s Andrew Mueller offers his take on the news cycle.
We discuss the human cost of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Plus: concerns over China’s attempts to undermine Western democracies, Australia’s relationship with the British monarchy and Monocle’s Fernando Augusto Pacheco’s football-themed pop countdown.
We give you the latest on the US midterms from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Plus: protests in Iran, the city leaders tackling climate change at Cop27 in Egypt and how Dubai Design Week is attempting to lure creatives to the region.
Monocle’s Washington correspondent, Chris Cermak, and political scientist Marc Meredith on the significance of today’s US midterm elections. Plus, the latest from Cop27, the day’s business news and the importance of protecting and preserving minority languages.
Should Ukraine’s government be prepared to countenance peace talks with Russia? Plus: the latest from Cop27 in Egypt, how Brazil’s media is covering the country’s political transition and Monocle’s Sophie Monaghan-Coombs joins us from World Travel Market London.
What should we expect from Israel’s new government? Plus: the latest on the US midterms, the day’s business stories, a fashion round-up and the week’s sillier news stories with Andrew Mueller.
Will central banks be able to tame global inflation? Plus: Monocle 24’s Andrew Mueller on the dramatic return of Benjamin Netanyahu, the headlines from Chile and Fernando Augusto Pacheco explores Gabon’s pop charts.
Has South Korea had enough of Pyongyang's belligerence? Plus: Monocle 24’s Fernando Augusto Pacheco has an update on Brazil’s election, Lydia Saad from Gallup on the US midterms, the latest business news and Monocle’s Tokyo bureau chief Fiona Wilson on Ghibli Park.
Is Vladimir Putin ‘exacting vengeance’ on the Ukrainian people? Plus: Serbia and Kosovo are told to stop squabbling, Bloomberg’s Yuan Potts has the business news and film critic Karen Krizanovich joins us from Elstree Studios.
We report as Russia launches missile strikes across Ukraine, including on the capital Kyiv. Brazil has a new president but Jair Bolsonaro is yet to concede – is there trouble ahead? Plus: Juliet Linley reviews the newspapers for us in Zürich.
Has Russia shifted its war aims in Ukraine? Plus, we explore extremely rare protests in Tibet, examine Elon Musk's takeover of Twitter and Monocle's Andrew Mueller tells us about the week's other weird and wonderful news stories.
Monocle 24's Carlota Rebelo joins us live from the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv. Plus, simmering tensions between India and China, Sagra Maceira de Rosen brings us the latest luxury news and Fernando Augusto Pacheco and Lucinda Elliott bring us the best of Latin American pop music.