Monocle 24’s unrivalled coverage of news and current affairs kicks off on weekdays with ‘The Globalist’ at 07.00 GMT/08.00 CET. Anchored from London and Zürich, join our editors for insight and opinion on the big current affairs and business stories of the day and a review of the European front pages. Nominated for Best Daily Podcast in the 2020 British Podcast Awards.
Friday 3 December
We discuss whether Omicron will exacerbate global vaccine inequality and the controversy surrounding a presidential contender in the Philippines. Plus: why are Japanese workers dreading the office Christmas party?
Thursday 2 December
We assess former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe’s warning to China over its threats to Taiwan and hear more about this year’s Turner prize winner. Plus: we’re live at Slush in Helsinki.
Wednesday 1 December
We discuss the Nato meeting in Riga as Latvia calls for help to deter the Russian threat and Éric Zemmour’s declaration of his candidacy for next year’s French presidential election. Plus: The 'ArtReview' Power 100 list is announced.
Tuesday 30 November
We get the latest on the global reaction to the Omicron variant and discuss the growing unrest over the economic situation in Lebanon. Plus: the latest aviation news and a record-breaking week in the entertainment industry.
Monday 29 November
We explore the threat posed by the new coronavirus variant, and the tense border situation between Ukraine and Russia. Plus: the latest in art news, including a look at this year’s Turner prize shortlist.
Friday 26 November
We explore Russia and China’s strengthening alliance, and look into France and Italy’s new Quirinale Treaty. Plus: on Black Friday, we ask what the future holds for the annual shopping bonanza.