Monocle 24: The Globalist



The perfect way to start the day in Europe is with Monocles morning news programme. Join Monocle 24s 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.


  • Tuesday 18 May

    Tuesday 18 May

    18/05/2021 Duração: 01h00s

    We get the latest from Colombia as anti-government protests rage on, and hear about plans to widen the Suez Canal. Plus: our Eurovision series focuses on the Maltese act Destiny.

  • Monday 17 May

    Monday 17 May

    17/05/2021 Duração: 01h00s

    The latest from Israel and Palestine, New York’s Democratic mayoral debate and, with people in England and Scotland able to hug again, we get in close contact with some of Henry Moore’s statues. Plus: Eurovision.

  • Friday 14 May

    Friday 14 May

    14/05/2021 Duração: 01h00s

    As violence escalates in Israel, what role can the US play? Chileans head to the polls to vote in regional elections that will be crucial to create a path for a new constitution. Then, we hear how New Zealand plans to reconnect with the world and we wrap up our series on vaccine hesitancy. Plus: Andrew Mueller’s What We Learned.

  • Thursday 13 May

    Thursday 13 May

    13/05/2021 Duração: 01h00s

    As violence escalates in Israel/Palestine, we speak to Alisson Kaplan Sommer of ‘Haaretz’ in Tel Aviv. Then, with candidates jostling for a potential run at the French presidency, we analyse comments made by Michel Barnier about immigration from non-EU countries. And will the hacking of the Colonial Pipeline in the US cause states and corporations to get serious on ransomware? Plus: the fourth part in our series on vaccine hesitancy.

  • Wednesday 12 May

    Wednesday 12 May

    12/05/2021 Duração: 01h00s

    As Japanese prime minister Yoshihide Suga announces his attendance at a major security summit in Singapore, we look at defence alliances in the Indo-Pacific. Plus: why universal basic income leads to success at the ballots, the third part of our series on vaccine hesitancy and why Switzerland’s decision to switch off analogue broadcasting is facing a backlash.

  • Tuesday 11 May

    Tuesday 11 May

    11/05/2021 Duração: 01h00s

    We get the latest from Israel as violence flares up in Jerusalem following nationalist marches. Then we take a look at the latest census results from China and what it tells us about the country’s demographics. Plus: Joe Biden’s meeting with Eastern Europe Nato states and we continue our series on vaccine scepticism with a look at health and faith.

  • Monday 10 May

    Monday 10 May

    10/05/2021 Duração: 01h00s

    Can the EU help alleviate India’s coronavirus crisis? Plus: we ask whether Scotland now has a mandate for a second independence referendum; our new series explores the rise of vaccine hesitation; and Latika Bourke reviews the day’s newspapers.

  • Friday 7 May

    Friday 7 May

    07/05/2021 Duração: 01h00s

    We assess the results from the UK’s local elections yesterday, especially those in Scotland, asking what they mean for the future of the union. Also, Sino-Australian relations continue to deteriorate as Beijing announces that it is suspending economic dialogue with Canberra. Then, we unpick the escalating fishing dispute between the Channel Island of Jersey and its much larger neighbour, France. Plus: Monocle’s Latin America correspondent reports on the Mexico City disaster and Andrew Mueller tells us what we learned.

  • Thursday 6 May

    Thursday 6 May

    06/05/2021 Duração: 01h00s

    As Madrid elects conservative leader Isabel Díaz Ayuso, an alliance with the far-right becomes a real possibility. We also look at the Scottish parliamentary elections and their potential impact on independence, and hear about the Japanese government’s new initiative promoting relocations outside of Tokyo. Plus: thoughts on the power of the mayor and we hear from a journalist who was at the first club night in the UK since the start of the pandemic.

  • Wednesday 5 May

    Wednesday 5 May

    05/05/2021 Duração: 01h00s

    How much support can Washington genuinely offer Ukraine? We get the latest on Northern Ireland, examine the relationship between New Zealand and China, and hear from the mayor of Helsinki, Jan Vapaavuori. Plus, the fate of Hong Kong’s national broadcaster.

  • Tuesday 4 May

    Tuesday 4 May

    04/05/2021 Duração: 01h00s

    The G7 foreign ministers meet in London, coronavirus cases continue to surge in India and Madrid heads to the polls as an anti-lockdown candidate is likely to win the regional election. Plus, we’re in Rome to hear about plans to build a swanky new floor on the Colosseum.

  • Monday 3 May

    Monday 3 May

    03/05/2021 Duração: 01h00s

    We get the latest on the situation in Myanmar and hear about plans to open France up for tourism again. Plus, we dissect Microsoft’s new fonts as the end nears for Calibri.

  • Friday 30 April

    Friday 30 April

    30/04/2021 Duração: 01h00s

    We recap Joe Biden’s accomplishments in his first 100 days in office and discuss the challenges ahead. Plus: the laws governing space exploration and why the biggest French wine makers are buying vineyards in California.

  • Thursday 29 April

    Thursday 29 April

    29/04/2021 Duração: 01h00s

    We look at the mounting pressure on UK prime minister Boris Johnson over accusations of cronyism and hear about Australia’s plans to expand war games with the US. Plus: we continue our series on Joe Biden’s first 100 days in office.

  • Wednesday 28 April

    Wednesday 28 April

    28/04/2021 Duração: 01h00s

    Hungary’s right-wing government wants to extend its control over the country’s universities. Elsewhere, the EU holds its final debate on the post-Brexit EU/UK trade deal, Turkey announces its strictest lockdown yet and we continue our series looking at Joe Biden’s first 100 days in the White House. Plus: we hear from Peter Laurie, CEO of Battersea Cats & Dogs Home.

  • Tuesday 27 April

    Tuesday 27 April

    27/04/2021 Duração: 01h00s

    We discuss Mario Draghi’s plan to create a ‘greener, fairer society’ in Italy and ask whether Europe can reach herd immunity by the summer. Plus, we meet the Oscar-winning set designer for ‘Mank’.

  • Monday 26 April

    Monday 26 April

    26/04/2021 Duração: 01h00s

    Have leaders in Southeast Asia legitimised military rule in Myanmar? Plus, why India’s coronavirus situation is spiralling out of control, Christine Todd Whitman on President Biden’s first 100 days in office and the very latest on the Oscars.

  • Friday 23 April

    Friday 23 April

    23/04/2021 Duração: 01h00s

    We discuss Washington’s push to review policing in Minnesota and hear why Australia is putting a stop to Belt and Road projects in Victoria. Plus: why is Unesco’s recognition of espresso causing a stir in Italy?

  • Thursday 22 April

    Thursday 22 April

    22/04/2021 Duração: 01h00s

    We take a look at Vladimir Putin’s state of the nation address and discuss what happens next in Chad, after long-time president Idriss Déby is killed. Plus: a closer look at Greece’s plans to reopen its tourism sector.

  • Wednesday 21 April

    Wednesday 21 April

    21/04/2021 Duração: 01h00s

    We have analysis and reaction as a jury finds Derek Chauvin guilty on all three charges in the murder of George Floyd. Plus: we unpack Germany’s leadership race after both the CDU and Green parties name their candidates for chancellor; discuss the future of the Asean summit; and go through the 2021 World Press Freedom Index.

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