The latest from Istanbul where a court decision might pave the way for the restoration of Hagia Sophia as a mosque. Also, how the nature of peace-making is changing and why a collaboration between two newspapers in Brazil and Portugal is a clever move.
What does the UK’s rescue package mean for Brexit? Plus: the latest from Japan, Monocle’s Lucinda Elliott takes us to Paraguay and we bring you the very best of Spain’s summer music charts.
Why is the FBI claiming that China wants to become the world’s only superpower? Plus: the day’s latest business headlines, Monocle 24’s Fernando Augusto Pacheco and Dr Chris Smith on coronavirus in Latin America and Nic Monisse’s urbanism round-up.
Monocle’s Hong Kong bureau chief, James Chambers, tells us how the world’s biggest tech firms are resisting Chinese interference. Plus: heated exchanges between Donald Trump and Joe Biden, Linda Scott on her book ‘The Double X Economy’, and Chiara Rimella’s cultural round-up.
Who is behind attacks on military compounds across Iran? Plus: Dr Chris Smith has the latest on coronavirus, Mark Gevisser on his new book ‘The Pink Line: The World’s Queer Frontiers’ and a tribute to composer Ennio Morricone.
We’ve got the latest from Paris following the resignation of the French prime minister, Édouard Philippe. Plus: Tomos Lewis on the US campaign trail, the relationship between Brazil and Argentina and the reopening of England’s restaurants.
In a special bonus edition of the programme, Ludovic Subran, chief economist at Allianz, joins Monocle’s Josh Fehnert to take a look beyond the horizon at the shifting sands of the global economy. As a key decision-maker and researcher at the world’s largest insurer and asset manager, Subran knows more than most about human behaviour, the global economy and the risks and rewards we’re all facing.
What’s behind the US decision to withdraw almost 10,000 troops from Germany? Plus: the latest from Lebanon, an urbanism round-up from Carlota Rebelo and the very best of India’s music charts.
Russia expert and author Luke Harding tells us about the country’s relationship with the West. Plus: we examine the huge surge in coronavirus cases in the US, get the business headlines and hear from Chiara Rimella about New Zealand’s film industry.
We hear from the former UK foreign secretary Malcolm Rifkind as China passes a new security law for Hong Kong. Plus: the latest from Japan, an explanation of contact tracing and Brazilian football kicks off.
Do Donald Trump’s re-election hopes hinge on his response to coronavirus? Plus: the latest on the political situation in Sudan, a profile of Ireland’s new leader and Robert Bound explains why a famous rock group is threatening to sue the White House.
We’ve got the latest as China deploys troops to its border with India. Plus: an update from Finland, the unstoppable rise of game shows and Monocle’s Andrew Mueller on the week’s quirkier stories.
Are the US and Iran preparing to hold high-level talks? Plus: the latest from Australia, a cultural round-up with Monocle’s Chiara Rimella and we travel to Iceland to survey the country’s music charts.
Yemen expert Iona Craig tells us about her recent visit to the war-torn country. Plus: Vladimir Putin’s attempts to stay in power in Russia, an interview with a leading Hong Kong political activist and a round-up of the week’s best urbanism stories.
Why has Singapore’s government called a general election during a pandemic? Plus: an interview with International Committee of the Red Cross president Peter Maurer and the latest from Monocle’s newsrooms across the world.
Has Lebanon’s economy spiralled out of control? Plus: Joe Biden’s choice of running mate for November’s presidential election, China’s disputes with its near neighbours and the week’s more positive stories.
We examine law in the US following two landmark rulings from the Supreme Court. Plus: the latest from Chile, counter-terrorism legislation in Switzerland and Monocle’s Nolan Giles on his grand European tour.
Why is Germany urging the EU to prepare for a no-deal Brexit? Plus: Canada loses out on a UN Security Council seat, Monocle’s Chiara Rimella has a cultural round-up and Fernando Augusto Pacheco on the best of Brazilian pop.
Are India and China on the brink of war? Plus: policing in the US, the steroid hailed as a coronavirus game-changer and why the White House is trying to halt the publication of former advisor John Bolton’s new book.
Why has North Korea blown up its joint liaison office with South Korea? Plus: Poland’s president and his anti-LGBT rhetoric, Tokyo’s mayoral contest, the day’s business headlines and the latest on the Oscars.
We have the latest as a high-profile journalist is found guilty of libel in the Philippines. Plus: Beijing sees a rise in coronavirus cases, comment from Monocle’s Tyler Brûlé and we explore the Emirates Mars mission.
We reflect on Hong Kong’s future after its year of violent protests. Plus: an interview with David Miliband, the latest from Germany and Monocle editors Andrew Tuck and Josh Fehnert take us inside the newsroom.
Monocle’s editor in chief, Tyler Brûlé, has the latest as Lufthansa looks set to axe tens of thousands of jobs. Plus: opinion polling data in the US, the latest from Peru and the best (and worst) of Mexico’s pop music.
How should Nato respond to the threat posed by China? Plus: why the investigation into the 1986 murder of Swedish prime minister Olof Palme has been closed, the week’s best urbanism stories and the latest from Monocle’s editor in chief, Tyler Brûlé.
Can new legislation radically overhaul the US police service? Plus: the latest on vaccine trials, an update from the western Balkans and Monocle’s culture editor, Chiara Rimella, on the future of controversial statues.
Lucinda Elliott and Fernando Augusto Pacheco have the latest as Brazil is accused of manipulating coronavirus data. Plus: a row over US troops in Germany, politics in Taiwan and the week’s positive news stories.
Monocle 24’s security correspondent, Benno Zogg, explains Switzerland’s leading role in international diplomacy. Plus, the editor of ‘The Sunday Times’ Emma Tucker, Monocle’s view from Andrew Tuck and Fiona Wilson and the latest from the world of luxury.
Swedish Radio’s Ulrika Björkstén and Monocle 24’s Chris Smith examine Sweden’s response to coronavirus. Plus: the latest from Brazil, Chiara Rimella’s cultural check-in and an assessment of South Africa’s pop music.
Former UK foreign secretary Malcolm Rifkind and Monocle’s James Chambers have the latest on the situation in Hong Kong. Plus: tackling the causes of racism in the US, plans for a truce in Libya and Nic Monisse’s urbanism round-up.
Professor Deborah Archer from NYU’s School of Law tells us about the impact that the protests are having in the US. Plus: Dr Chris Smith has an update on coronavirus, Westminster returns and we talk to Monocle’s design editor, Nolan Giles.
Political strategist Ryan Williams talks to Monocle’s Chris Cermak about the violent protests gripping the US. Plus, Andrew Mueller has an update on the Gough Whitlam dismissal, Japan considers easing entry restrictions and the best of Italy’s cultural sites.
We have the latest from Brazil, now the epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic. Plus, Iran’s parliament elects a new speaker, we assess the approval ratings for the UK’s government and this week’s Global Countdown takes us to Indonesia.
We ask how Europe’s leaders are co-ordinating their response to the pandemic. Plus, the latest from Hong Kong, an interview with, Jens Henriksson, the CEO of Swedbank, and a cultural round-up with Monocle’s Chiara Rimella.
We ask if the drug Remdesivir will be a game changer in treating patients with Covid-19. Plus, Monocle's Tyler Brûlé on Switzerland’s plans to return to normal, the latest on Suriname and how New York is rethinking its public spaces.
Are the protagonists in Libya’s civil war using coronavirus as a smokescreen? Plus: the latest on UK chief adviser Dominic Cummings, whether clothing should be quarantined and the author Alan Levinovitz on his new book, ‘Natural’.
Why has UK PM Boris Johnson refused to sack a top aide who travelled during lockdown? Plus: we ask whether it’s safe for children to return to schools, have the latest from Japan and bring you the week’s positive news stories.
We’ve got the latest as China attempts to impose a controversial new law in Hong Kong. Plus: the extent of coronavirus in major cities, a round-up of the week’s stranger stories and the best of US pop music.
Has the White House failed to ascertain the extent of the coronavirus outbreak in the US? Plus: we speak to Value Retail’s CEO, Scott Malkin, have all the latest from Mexico and round-up the week’s culture stories.
Monocle’s Tyler Brûlé and Andrew Tuck cover the day’s news. Plus: the performance of the UK Labour party’s new leader, the Franco-German recovery programme and the week’s best urbanism stories.
Has the Kremlin covered up the extent of the coronavirus outbreak in Russia? Plus: the latest from Japan, the race to develop a vaccine and the battle to save Picasso murals in Oslo.
Can the World Health Assembly co-ordinate a global response to the coronavirus pandemic? Plus: the latest from Brazil, a power-sharing agreement in Afghanistan and Andrew Mueller’s roundup of the week’s positive stories.
We have the latest from Japan as the country begins to ease its state of emergency. Plus: Monocle’s Josh Fehnert tells us how the hospitality industry is bouncing back, the week’s stranger stories and Eurovision.
Monocle 24’s Dr Chris Smith on how scientists are trying to manage coronavirus. Plus: how journalists assess the validity of stories about the pandemic, Chiara Rimella’s cultural round-up and a homage to the Eurovision Song Contest.
What impact will the conflict with China have on the US election? Plus: the science behind physical distancing, the latest from Costa Rica and how restaurants are facing the challenges of the pandemic.
Why is the US’s top scientist concerned about plans to restart the country’s economy? Plus: Germany sees a rise in the number of coronavirus cases, Monocle’s design editor, Nolan Giles, tells us about a congregation of creative talent in Milan and we bring you the week’s positive news stories.
Tyler Brûlé and guests assess Switzerland’s attempts to kick-start its economy. Plus: Monocle editor Andrew Tuck and political strategist Lance Price on the abysmal messaging from the UK government, and we also have a Eurovision update.
Tyler Brûlé has the latest from Switzerland as it prepares to reopen. Plus: news from Brazil, the unheralded role of Boeing’s 747 cargo planes during the pandemic and a cultural round-up with Monocle’s Chiara Rimella.
Have China and the US reached breaking point? Plus: how antiviral drugs could be used to treat Covid-19, a failed plot to overthrow Venezuela’s government, retail news and our weekly pop countdown.
Why does the UK now have the highest number of coronavirus deaths in Europe? Plus: how the world’s navies are coping with the virus and how major cities are planning to keep us out of our cars as restrictions ease.
Tyler Brûlé explores how national governments are starting to ease coronavirus restrictions. Plus: an update from Tokyo, aviation news and Monocle’s Nolan Giles on what Australian architects are learning about suburbia.
What should we make of the White House’s claim that coronavirus originated in a Chinese lab? Plus: the latest on the situation in Russia, Monocle’s Venetia Rainey brings us the business headlines and we find out how traditional cinema is adapting to lockdown.
Former Downing Street insider Lance Price and Monocle 24’s health and science correspondent, Dr Chris Smith, on the UK government’s handling of Covid-19. Plus: Tyler Brûlé in Switzerland and the week’s stranger stories
What impact will the coronavirus pandemic have on war-torn countries around the world? Plus: Taiwan’s foreign minister tells us how Taipei tackled the virus, the latest retail news and the best of Armenian pop music.
Will Germany introduce new lockdown restrictions to curb coronavirus? Plus: the CEO of Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis on fighting the pandemic, China’s plans for its parliament and physical distancing in Lithuania.
How are the world’s best scientists managing the easing of lockdown restrictions? Plus: Argentina is praised for its handling of coronavirus, the US response to the pandemic and some positivity from Andrew Mueller.
Tyler Brûlé assesses Europe’s response to coronavirus. Plus: China prepares for a second wave of infections, the UK government’s handling of the pandemic and Monocle’s Venetia Rainey has the day’s business headlines.
Monocle’s Tyler Brûlé and Fiona Wilson assess the global impact of Covid-19. Plus, an interview with the head of the World Trade Organization; Chiara Rimella offers us a cultural round-up and we reflect on the week’s stranger news stories.
We explore how coronavirus is straining already tense relations between the US and China. Plus: the science behind easing a lockdown, the EU’s attempts to keep the bloc’s economy afloat and pop music in Thailand.
Why has the UK government struggled to coordinate its coronavirus response? Plus: US lockdown strategies open old political fault lines, Covid-19 in Nicaragua and Monocle’s Nic Monisse on the week’s stories.
We have the latest on the White House’s decision to suspend immigration to the US. Plus: Germany eases restrictions, Japan considers a further postponement to the Olympics and we talk design with Monocle’s Nolan Giles.
Could lockdown protests in the US exacerbate the country’s coronavirus outbreak? Plus: the race to develop antibody tests, the news in Hong Kong and why Brazil is watching repeats of the nation’s sporting triumphs.
Just how honest has China been in telling the world about Covid-19? Plus: the latest on the US response to the virus, how Greece has curbed the spread there and how museums are adapting.
The head of the International Committee of the Red Cross, Robert Mardini, tells us how his organisation is battling coronavirus. Plus: chaos in Brazilian politics, Austria’s shops begin to reopen and Monocle's Fernando Augusto Pacheco on Japanese pop music.
Taiwan's representative in the UK, David Lin, tells us how the self-ruled island has been tackling coronavirus. Plus: the latest on easing lockdown restrictions in Switzerland, the race to create a vaccine and Germany reconfigures bike lanes to allow social distancing.
Amy Pope – who co-ordinated the US response to Ebola and Zika – has the latest on coronavirus in America. Plus: Russia considers deploying its army, the plight in Ecuador and how Italian brands are getting back on track.
Could the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia show the rest of Europe how to ease Covid-19 restrictions? Also: Japan’s mixed response to the virus outbreak and why Turkey may see a spike in new cases.
We review another week in the pandemic with Tyler Brûlé and Moncle’s senior Asia editor, Fiona Wilson. Plus: a dispatch from the US, why Croatia could lift restrictions and the stories you might have missed this week.
How are European leaders responding to the pandemic? Plus: the debate over the efficacy of masks, the race to the White House and Monocle 24’s Fernando Augusto Pacheco and Andrew Mueller on Swedish pop music.
Tyler Brûlé and Andrew Mueller examine the poor communication around Boris Johnson’s illness. Plus: Trump’s spat with the WHO, Mexico’s attempts to stamp out Covid-19 and some positive business news.
Monocle 24's health and science correspondent, Dr Chris Smith, joins political analyst Lance Price for the latest on UK prime minister Boris Johnson's condition. Plus: Chris Cermak on how Eurozone countries are addressing economic uncertainty and a roundup of the week's more positive stories.
Tyler Brûlé on Austria’s plans to ease lockdown restrictions. Plus: Japan prepares to declare a state of emergency, Boris Johnson is admitted to hospital and Yuan Potts from Bloomberg brings us the business news.
Peter Goodman from ‘The New York Times’ assesses the economic impact of coronavirus. Plus: Tyler Brûlé joins us from Zürich, Ivan Carvalho has an update from Milan and we find out how the pop industry is adapting.
What can the world learn from South Korea’s coronavirus testing programme? Plus: Monocle’s Balkans correspondent, Guy De Launey, tells us how leaders in the region are using the outbreak to curb civil liberties, the latest business headlines and Fernando Augusto Pacheco’s Global Countdown.
The World Health Organization’s Dr Margaret Harris assesses the challenges posed by coronavirus. Plus: the latest from Tyler Brûlé, Andrew Tuck and Markus Hippi, and a report from Monocle’s Paris correspondent.
Why do national armies play such differing roles during uncertain times? Plus: coronavirus and mental health, how Latin America is battling the outbreak and Tyler Brûlé and Fiona Wilson on the Tokyo Olympics.
What part can we all play in helping to stamp out coronavirus? Tyler Brûlé joins us live from Zürich, we get the latest on Donald Trump’s woeful response to the virus and we assess the impact on the print industry.
Monocle's editor in chief, Tyler Brûlé, and Bloomberg's Ed Robinson assess the economic impact of coronavirus. Plus, the latest as Boris Johnson tests positive for Covid-19, Monocle’s Andrew Mueller reflects on an extraordinary week in newsrooms across the world and our global countdown shows solidarity with our listeners in Italy.
Tyler Brûlé, Monocle’s editor in chief, and Chris Smith, our health and science correspondent, have the latest on the fight against Covid-19. Plus, why some authoritarian countries are in denial about the virus, the latest business news and we offer some life hacks if you are working from home.
What should we make of Donald Trump's claim that the US could reopen in the coming weeks? Plus: the latest from Europe, UK scientists lead the way in mapping the virus and Fernando Augusto Pacheco has some tips for those who are missing their favourite soap operas.
Former Downing Street insider, Jonathan Powell, assesses Boris Johnson’s handling of the Covid-19 pandemic. Plus, Monocle’s editor in chief Tyler Brûlé has the latest from Zürich, our health and science correspondent Chris Smith reports on the race to find a vaccine and China begins to reopen its cinemas.
Leading virologist Chris Smith explains how we should tackle the coronavirus pandemic. Plus: Monocle’s editors, business news with Yuan Potts and how the media in Wales is helping children who are stuck indoors.
Monocle’s Tyler Brûlé and security expert Paul Rogers assess an extraordinary week. Plus: Andrew Mueller has the world’s other news stories and Fernando Augusto Pacheco chooses the songs that could have won Eurovision.
It’s just over a decade since we last saw global markets tank, also during a US election. Did we learn anything useful? Plus: the practicalities of creating a vaccine and why Australian football is continuing.
Monocle’s editor in chief, Tyler Brûlé, on how coronavirus is increasing tensions between China and the US. Plus: the political consequences of Italy’s lockdown and what to read or watch if you are stuck at home.
Coronavirus: As Europe shuts down, Tyler Brûlé and Andrew Tuck look at what happens next. Plus: Ben Hubbard on Mohammed bin Salman, news from Latin America and challenging times for the film and television industries.
Coronavirus: Monocle’s editor in chief Tyler Brûlé, virologist Chris Smith and political analyst Lance Price have the latest. Plus: municipal elections in France, Markus Hippi reviews the papers and how we’ll help to provide a few distractions if you have to self-isolate.
Virologist Chris Smith has the latest on the coronavirus outbreak. Plus: Germany's far-right AFD party is placed under surveillance, an interview with the author Christina Lamb, and Fernando Augusto Pacheco looks at the US music charts.
Coronavirus: we have the latest as Donald Trump imposes a travel ban from Europe to the US. Plus: Putin’s power grab in Russia, news from South America with Monocle’s Lucinda Elliott and a look at Melbourne Design Week.
Can Joe Biden become the 46th president of the US? Plus: Germany's chancellor, Angela Merkel, plays peacemaker in Libya, the latest headlines from the Balkans and Monocle's Robert Bound on Andy Warhol's enduring appeal.
We've got the latest as the US begins withdrawing troops from Afghanistan. Plus: Italy's emergency measures to combat coronavirus, the day's business headlines and Monocle's tech guru, David Phelan, brings his best gadgets into Midori House.
Flight MH17: the latest as the trial opens in Amsterdam. Plus: former presidential candidate Kamala Harris endorses Joe Biden, business headlines from Bloomberg and Iceland’s relationship with the Eurovision Song Contest.
Why are there no women left in the US presidential race? Plus: Australian army officer turned US counterinsurgency advisor David Kilcullen on his new book, the week’s quirkier stories and the best of Lithuanian pop.
We examine the legacy of the UN’s Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, who has died at the age of 100. Plus: Israel’s inconclusive election, contingency plans for Tokyo 2020 and journalist Helen Lewis on her book ‘Difficult Women’.
Monocle’s team ponders whether Joe Biden can become the next president of the US. Plus: the media’s coverage of coronavirus, the latest business headlines from Bloomberg and why St Petersburg has been miscalculating its population.
Benjamin Netanyahu claims victory in Israel, Germany’s politicians promise to tackle far-right extremism, a key day in the US presidential race and Monocle’s Eurovision expert plays some of his favourite entries.
What to expect from UK-EU trade talks; Monocle reports from the US campaign trail; the headline stories in Latin America and why Muscovites are unhappy about a Soviet courthouse being turned into a perfumery.
Are Turkey and Syria edging closer to a full-blown military conflict? Plus: the warming of relations between two of Europe’s greatest foes, a roundup of the week’s weirdest stories and Ethiopia’s music charts.
Could a travel ban help stop the spread of coronavirus? Plus: the legacy of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, the latest on a chaotic week in Malaysian politics and we remember Michael Hertz, the man who mapped the New York City subway.
How is Russia trying to interfere in the US presidential election? Plus: Turkey’s role in Syria’s civil war, the world’s largest furniture fair is postponed due to coronavirus and Lucinda Elliott visits the Rio Carnival.
Will US Democrat Bernie Sanders’ comments about Cuba damage his electoral hopes? Plus: former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak dies aged 91, Glenn Patterson on his book ‘Backstop Land’ and Frederick Studemann of the ‘Financial Times’ on whether German efficiency is a myth.