Monocle 24: The Globalist

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The perfect way to start the day in Europe is with Monocle’s morning news programme. Join Monocle 24’s editors, presenters and guests as they set the agenda in international news and business. Winner Best News & Politics Radio Show in the 2015 Mixcloud Online Radio Awards.

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    • May 27, 2022 LATEST EPISODE
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    Latest episodes from Monocle 24: The Globalist

    Friday 27 May

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2022 60:00

    We bring you the latest as fighting rages in the east of Ukraine. Plus: Imran Khan gives the Pakistan government an ultimatum, Colombia's presidential election and the latest aviation news.

    Thursday 26 May

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 60:00

    China's foreign minister Wang Yi embarks on a 10-day tour of the Pacific Islands. Plus: President Biden calls for action on gun laws, Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orbán declares a ‘state of danger', and Norway's public broadcaster ditches Facebook.

    Wednesday 25 May

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 60:00

    What are Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan's foreign-policy aims? Plus: Russian troops try to encircle Ukrainian special forces in the Donbas region, a dispatch from our team at the World Economic Forum, and the latest business news. 

    Tuesday 24 May

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 60:00

    We ask if US policy towards Taiwan is about to change. Plus, an historic customs agreement between Ukraine and Poland, Olaf Scholz's first Africa tour and the latest fashion news.

    Monday 23 May

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 60:00

    We look at the effectiveness of the Russian blockade of Ukrainian ports. Plus: Australians have been to the polls, the crisis in Sri Lanka deepens, and we check in with our team at the World Economic Forum.

    Friday 20 May

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 60:00

    We discuss President Biden's trip to Asia and his goals to strengthen ties in the region. Plus: we preview this weekend's elections in Australia, catch up on the latest from the Cannes Film Festival, and hear about a symphony that is out of this world.

    Thursday 19 May

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 60:00

    Is a trade war between the EU and the UK on the horizon? Plus: Covid spreads in North Korea, the first Russian soldier goes on trial for war crimes in Ukraine, and the latest transport headlines.

    Wednesday 18 May

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 60:00

    We have the latest on Russia's invasion as Ukraine ends its fight for Mariupol. Plus: crisis simmers in Sri Lanka, a look at Cuba's new penal code and the latest news from the world of tech. 

    Tuesday 17 May

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 60:00

    We discuss the possibility of unilateral action on the Northern Ireland protocol and hear the latest on the conflict in Ukraine from Kharkiv. Plus: Yemen's Sana'a airport finally reopens, and it's the first day of the Cannes Film Festival.

    Monday 16 May

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 60:00

    We give you the latest from Ukraine and discuss the election results in Lebanon. Plus: Singapore's European Film Festival.

    Friday 13 May

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 60:00

    The latest on the war in Ukraine and Finland's move to become part of Nato. Plus: a spying scandal rocks the Spanish government, a senior Catholic cleric is arrested in Hong Kong, and a report from Turin on Eurovision.

    Thursday 12 May

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 60:00

    We give you the latest from Helsinki and Stockholm as Finland and Sweden prepare to announce Nato bids. Plus: a look at the second global coronavirus summit, the battle in the US over abortion laws and Sweden's Eurovision entry.

    Wednesday 11 May

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 60:00

    Italy's prime minister Mario Draghi heads to Washington to meet Joe Biden. Plus: Beijing and Shanghai ratchet up coronavirus restrictions, a look ahead to the Eurovision Song Contest and a review of today's papers.

    Tuesday 10 May

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 60:00

    Voters in the Philippines go to the polls. Plus: the resignation of Sri Lanka's prime minister, dock workers blockading Russian cargo and an interview with the Swiss entry to this year's Eurovision.

    Monday 9 May

    Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 60:00

    Russia expert Mark Galeotti unpacks the significance of Moscow's ‘Victory Day' celebrations. Plus: Hong Kong's new leader, a flick through today's papers and the return of London Craft Week.

    Friday 6 May

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 60:00

    Northern Ireland's historic election. Plus: US senators push to scrap the filibuster rule, the latest transport news and an interview with Kateryna Yushchenko, the former first lady of Ukraine.

    Thursday 5 May

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 60:00

    The latest on Russia's storming of Mariupol. Plus: a look at the anti-government protests in Armenia, the fallout of the war in Ukraine on African economies and an interview with the editor in chief of ‘I-D' magazine.

    Wednesday 4 May

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 60:00

    The US Supreme Court's abortion bombshell. Plus: the EU weighs up a ban on Russian oil, a lookahead to the Philippines' presidential election and a flick through today's papers.

    Tuesday 3 May

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 60:00

    The latest on the war in Ukraine. Plus: the US steps up diplomatic engagement with Pacific Island countries, a flick through today's papers and highlights from the Met Gala.

    Monday 2 May

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 60:00

    We discuss Japan's prime minister Fumio Kishida's tour of South Asia. Plus: the latest on the war in Ukraine, Northern Ireland's local elections and a round-up of news from the Balkans region.

    Friday 29 April

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 60:00

    We hear from Beijing about the city's fears of a Shanghai-style lockdown and ask how the country's “zero-Covid” policy affects the ruling Chinese Communist Party. Plus: the escalation of Hungary's rule-of-law spat with the EU, the latest TV news and an interview with South Korea's only astronaut.

    Thursday 28 April

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 60:00

    Can Poland manage without Russian gas? Ukraine's former deputy minister for energy and environment Alex Riabchyn and Warsaw-based journalist Michał Potocki have the latest. Plus: Germany's foreign policy U-turn and a review of the papers from Zürich.

    Wednesday 27 April

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 60:00

    We reflect on the meetings between Russia and the UN, and hear the reaction to the talks in Ukraine. Plus: we bring you the view on the war from Moldova, a report on floundering security in Sudan and Netflix's declining subscribers.

    Tuesday 26 April

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2022 60:00

    As UN chief António Guterres heads to Moscow, we give you the latest on his meeting with Vladimir Putin. Plus: US diplomats begin to return to Ukraine, Elon Musk strikes a deal to buy Twitter and a round-up of the latest news from the Nordic region.

    Monday 25 April

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 25, 2022 60:00

    A French election special live from Paris. ‘Le Monde' journalist Gilles Paris reflects on what the results mean for France and we look at the foreign-policy implications of the election. Plus we leaf through the day's newspapers, and bring you the latest fashion news.

    Friday 22 April

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 22, 2022 60:00

    We discuss Germany's dithering on the issue of sending weapons to Ukraine. Plus: Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen enter the final days of campaigning, Japan weighs in on the Solomon Islands-China security pact and the latest urbanism news.

    Thursday 21 April

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2022 60:00

    We discuss the French presidential election debate. Plus: Finnish MPs on Nato membership, an update from the Venice Biennale and the latest theatre news.

    Wednesday 20 April

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2022 60:00

    The latest on Russia's all-out assault on east Ukraine. Plus: Sri Lanka's debt crisis, Pakistan's new prime minister and Australia's new blue plaque scheme.

    Tuesday 19 April

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2022 60:00

    Ukrainian MP Lesia Vasylenko gives us the latest on the ground in Kyiv and we hear an update on Russia's military strategy. Plus: the Philippines prepares for next month's presidential elections, and transport news.

    Monday 18 April

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 18, 2022 60:00

    We take stock of the year's global economic outlook ahead of this week's spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group. Plus: the latest technology news.

    Friday 15 April

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 15, 2022 60:00

    The latest from Ukraine after the sinking of Russia's ‘Moskva' warship. Plus: the French elections, what central banks can do about inflation, Sri Lanka, the Venice Biennale and what Andrew Mueller learnt this week.

    Thursday 14 April

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 14, 2022 60:00

    We give you the latest on the fight for the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol. Plus, a closer look at John Lee's bid for Hong Kong's top job and an interview with Dr Sian Proctor, the first black female space pilot.

    Wednesday 13 April

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2022 60:00

    We assess Moscow's military strategy amid warnings of a new Russian offensive in eastern Ukraine. Plus, a look ahead to Australia's federal election, a review of today's papers and aviation news.

    Tuesday 12 April

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 12, 2022 60:00

    Nataliya Gumenyuk gives us the latest on the war in Ukraine. Plus: Finland and Sweden gear up for a historic Nato decision, China battles a major coronavirus surge in Shanghai and a review of today's papers.

    Monday 11 April

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 11, 2022 60:00

    We discuss France's presidential elections. Plus: the latest on the war in Ukraine, Mexico's curious referendum and a review of today's papers.

    Friday 8 April

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 8, 2022 60:00

    We look at the polls ahead of the first round of this weekend's French elections. Plus: the latest on the war in Ukraine, an update on Yemen as its president cedes power and Monocle's Andrew Mueller on the week's under-reported stories.

    Thursday 7 April

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 7, 2022 60:00

    Ukrainian member of parliament Yaroslav Yurchyshyn gives us the latest on the war in his country. Plus: a flick through today's papers and a look at Peru's political crisis.

    Tuesday 5 April

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 5, 2022 60:00

    Ukrainian journalist Iryna Matviyishyn gives us the latest from Lviv as more reports of Russian attacks on civilians emerge. Plus: Anna Rosenberg of Signum Global on calls for the EU to cut off Russian oil imports, a review of today's papers and aviation news.

    Monday 4 April

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 4, 2022 60:00

    The latest on the war in Ukraine. Plus Monocle's Europe editor-at-large, Ed Stocker, discusses two pivotal elections in Serbia and Hungary, and personal finance specialist Annabelle Williams has today's top business stories.

    Friday 1 April

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 1, 2022 60:00

    The latest on the war in Ukraine. Plus: Benno Zogg unpacks Russia's military manoeuvres, a look at the political crisis in Tunisia and Andrew Mueller's unique assessment of what we've learned over the past seven days.

    Friday 1 April

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 1, 2022 60:00

    The latest on the war in Ukraine. Plus: Benno Zogg unpacks Russia's military manoeuvres, a look at the political crisis in Tunisia and Andrew Mueller's unique assessment of what we've learned over the past seven days.

    Thursday 31 March

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 31, 2022 60:00

    The former first lady of Ukraine, Kateryna Yushchenko, speaks to us about Ukraine-Russia peace talks. Plus: a look ahead to Hungary's parliamentary election, a flick through today's papers and the latest news from the art world.

    Wednesday 30 March

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2022 60:00

    The latest on Russia-Ukraine peace talks. Plus: Richard Heydarian on the significance of American-Philippine military drills, a flick through today's papers and the latest business stories.

    Wednesday 30 March

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2022 60:00

    The latest on Russia-Ukraine peace talks. Plus: Richard Heydarian on the significance of American-Philippine military drills, a flick through today's papers and the latest business stories.

    Tuesday 29 March

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 29, 2022 60:00

    We give you the latest on the negotiations between Russia and Ukraine. Plus: Antony Blinken's role in the Israel-Arab summit, China's growing influence in the Solomon Islands and a wave of Taliban reforms in Afghanistan.

    Monday 28 March

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 28, 2022 60:00

    We assess the reaction to Joe Biden's speech in Poland. Plus: economist Vicky Pryce on Western efforts to become less reliant on Russian energy, the upcoming French presidential elections and a review of today's papers.

    Monday 28 March

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 28, 2022 60:00

    We assess the reaction to Joe Biden's speech in Poland. Plus: economist Vicky Pryce on Western efforts to become less reliant on Russian energy, the upcoming French presidential elections and a review of today's papers.

    Friday 25 March

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 25, 2022 60:00

    Joe Biden heads to Poland to address Russia's war on Ukraine. Plus: a look ahead to Malta's parliamentary elections, top stories from the fashion world and Andrew Mueller's unique assessment of what we've learned over the past seven days.

    Thursday 24 March

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 24, 2022 60:00

    We have the latest as Biden and European allies gather in Brussels for a high-stakes Nato summit. Plus: Estonia calls for the bloc to build up a permanent force in Eastern Europe, a flick through today's papers and Monocle's Balkans correspondent, Guy De Launey, boards the Belgrade-Budapest railway.

    Wednesday 23 March

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 23, 2022 60:00

    Emily Sherwin and Olga Tokariuk discuss the latest on the war in Ukraine. Plus: a look at why Africa is divided on Russia's invasion, a flick through today's papers and an interview with the former president of Finland, Tarja Halonen.

    Tuesday 22 March

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 22, 2022 60:00

    We give you the latest from Ukraine as Russia's bombardment of Mariupol continues and discuss Bulgaria's difficult situation as a former ally of the Soviet Union. Plus: South Korea's new presidential residence and TV industry news.

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