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.


  • Friday 7 August

    Friday 7 August

    07/08/2020 Duración: 01h00s

    We hear about the difficulty of delivering aid in Beirut as many Lebanese people call on Emmanuel Macron for help. Plus: we look ahead to this weekend’s election in Belarus and flip through the morning newspapers.

  • Thursday 6 August

    Thursday 6 August

    06/08/2020 Duración: 01h00s

    We hear the latest from the ground in Beirut and unpack some of the greater implications of the explosion in Lebanon’s capital. Plus: a round-up of the latest aviation news and Disney’s dreadful quarter.

  • Wednesday 5 August

    Wednesday 5 August

    05/08/2020 Duración: 01h00s

    We get the latest from Beirut where a port warehouse blast has so far killed 78 people. Plus: the results of five key primaries in the US, the whereabouts of the former Spanish king and the German state’s budget for art.

  • Tuesday 4 August

    Tuesday 4 August

    04/08/2020 Duración: 01h00s

    As protests in Russia’s far east continue, we ask whether demonstrators are having an impact on the government in Moscow. Plus: we look at the reaction to the opening of Genoa’s new San Giorgio bridge and pay tribute to LA’s Chateau Marmont.

  • Monday 3 August

    Monday 3 August

    03/08/2020 Duración: 01h00s

    We get the latest from Hong Kong, after Carrie Lam pushes back planned legislative elections. Plus: we unpack the situation in Zimbabwe as protests continue, learn about a magazine launched during lockdown and get our regular round-up of the week’s good news.

  • Friday 31 July

    Friday 31 July

    31/07/2020 Duración: 01h00s

    We dive deeper into the political saga unfolding in Belarus as the president looks to seal his sixth term in office. Plus: we hear about a boost in popularity for Emmanuel Macron and recount the most intriguing stories of the past seven days.

  • Thursday 30 July

    Thursday 30 July

    30/07/2020 Duración: 01h00s

    We examine the latest woes for Boeing as it announces an end to 747 production. Plus: Turkey’s controversial new social-media law and why Belgrade is scrutinising its street names.

  • Wednesday 29 July

    Wednesday 29 July

    29/07/2020 Duración: 01h00s

    We hear the latest from Spain as the country deals with new coronavirus outbreaks. Plus: politics and the pandemic in Hong Kong and the year’s Emmy nominations.

  • Tuesday 28 July

    Tuesday 28 July

    28/07/2020 Duración: 01h00s

    US senators unveil a coronavirus relief bill, the ongoing political crisis in Mali and Poland leaves the Istanbul Convention. Plus: women leaders in a pandemic and the legacy of Japanese fashion designer Kansai Yamamoto.

  • Monday 27 July

    Monday 27 July

    27/07/2020 Duración: 01h00s

    Protests erupt in Russia over the arrest of a local governor; Rodrigo Duterte’s state of the nation address in the Philippines; and Tokyo’s Olympics. Plus: a look at the global box office and the world of cinema.

  • Friday 24 July

    Friday 24 July

    24/07/2020 Duración: 01h00s

    We unpack Mike Pompeo’s policy speech on China and gauge reaction from Beijing. Plus: what we’ve learned over the past seven days and a “cheeky” ploy by museums to entice visitors once again.

  • Thursday 23 July

    Thursday 23 July

    23/07/2020 Duración: 01h00s

    We discuss Washington’s renewed interest in the Arctic, as Mike Pompeo heads to Denmark for bilateral talks. Plus: why China has been ordered to close its consulate in Houston, and is Belgrade finally getting a metro?

  • Wednesday 22 July

    Wednesday 22 July

    22/07/2020 Duración: 01h00s

    We discuss a new report suggesting that several UK governments ignored signs that Russia was interfering in British politics. Plus: Turkey’s ambitions in Africa and the arrest of Zimbabwean journalist Hopewell Chin’ono.

  • Tuesday 21 July

    Tuesday 21 July

    21/07/2020 Duración: 01h00s

    We hear the latest on the EU’s recovery fund, unpack threats to Hong Kong’s status as a global financial hub and discuss protests in Russia’s far east. Plus: we technology headlines and the morning papers.

  • Monday 20 July

    Monday 20 July

    20/07/2020 Duración: 01h00s

    We have the latest on the EU’s crisis recovery fund and hear how Thailand has managed to keep coronavirus infections remarkably low compared with its neighbours. Plus: the latest climate and energy news.

  • Friday 17 July

    Friday 17 July

    17/07/2020 Duración: 01h00s

    As Angela Merkel celebrates her birthday, we unpack whether her leadership on a proposed EU recovery fund could cement her legacy? Plus: we look ahead to Republican and Democratic party conventions in the US.

  • Thursday 16 July

    Thursday 16 July

    16/07/2020 Duración: 01h00s

    We unpack the latest results in the US presidential primaries and hear about Japan’s new domestic tourism campaign. Plus: renewed calls to build the world’s deepest underground railway station in the Swiss mountains.

  • Wednesday 15 July

    Wednesday 15 July

    15/07/2020 Duración: 01h00s

    We hear the latest from Hong Kong as opposition voters defy the national security law. Plus: the UK’s decision to ban Huawei from its 5G network and the challenges facing the film and TV industry as productions resume.

  • Tuesday 14 July

    Tuesday 14 July

    14/07/2020 Duración: 01h00s

    Has pressure from the US forced other countries to reassess their relationships with China? Plus: talks between Serbia and Kosovo, the day’s business headlines and a new initiative to keep Berlin’s nightclubs open.

  • Monday 13 July

    Monday 13 July

    13/07/2020 Duración: 01h00s

    We assess Trump’s new election plan after he commutes the sentence of his longtime advisor Roger Stone. Plus: what the death of Seoul’s mayor means for South Korea’s political landscape and a round-up of the past week’s good news.

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