The Globalist

The Globalist

Monocle’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.

Episodes

June 18, 2024 59 mins

European Union leaders gathered last night to discuss who will take the bloc’s top jobs. Then: Vladimir Putin heads to Pyongyang and Nato puts nuclear weapons on standby, amid a record 13 per cent rise in global spending on nuclear armament this year. Plus: Singapore’s mission to clean up its beaches, business news and we tour an exhibition about writer Franz Kafka.

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Mark as Played

The war in Gaza risks expanding. Plus: South Africa’s new government of national unity, the latest from Ukraine’s peace summit in Switzerland and whether Apple can catch up to competitors in the world of artificial intelligence.

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Mark as Played

Ukraine’s armed forces look to Nato for longer-term predictability in aid. Also in the programme: how Macron’s snap election has upended French politics, the winner of the Women’s Prize for Fiction and a celebration of the love of freight trains. Plus: the papers and latest news from the world of science and health.     

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Mark as Played

As leaders of the G7 nations meet in Puglia, we discuss the agenda amid growing West-China tensions. Plus: the latest on the conflict in Sudan, South Korea’s bribery scandal and we check in on the opening day of Art Basel.

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Mark as Played
June 12, 2024 59 mins

As Hamas says it accepts a UN resolution which backs a plan to end the war in Gaza, we examine what this means for the region. Plus: Monocle’s editors bring us reports from a spate of creative conferences across Europe in the fields of design, urbanism and animated film.

 

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Mark as Played

We examine the latest developments in Iran’s presidential race and take stock of last week’s European Parliament elections. Plus: a closer look at Belarus’s participation in nuclear drills with Russia.

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Mark as Played

News from this weekend’s EU elections. Plus: Brics foreign ministers meet in Nizhny Novgorod, the latest on Rafah and how might the detainment of a French scholar in Russia further strain relations with the West?

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Mark as Played

We reflect on South Korea’s first summit with leaders from 48 African countries and how the country plans to increase its influence in the region. Plus: plans for teetotal cruises in Saudi Arabia, a roundup of retail news and an interview with filmmaker Richard Linklater.

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Mark as Played

We discuss what the events marking the anniversary of D-Day mean for diplomacy going forward. Plus: Netanyahu’s strategy in Gaza, the latest trade and economy news and the new dating app from Tokyo’s government.

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Mark as Played

We discuss the alliance between Ukraine and Syrian opposition groups in attacking Russian mercenaries in Syria. Later: Australia’s push to bolster its armed forces by allowing foreign recruits, Joe Biden’s new measures to curb migrant arrivals at the US-Mexico border and why a Tokyo neighbourhood is banning drinking in public. Plus: a flip through the papers and art news.

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy informat...

Mark as Played

Israel and Hamas weigh up the latest plan for peace in Gaza. Meanwhile, China has accused the UK’s MI6 of recruiting a couple as spies in the latest incident of alleged espionage going public. Plus: aviation news and why the Swiss Air Force is practising landing on motorways.

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Mark as Played

Why neglect of Burkina Faso’s ongoing crisis is the ‘new normal’ and the results from Mexico’s historical election. Also in the programme: Samir Puri is in Singapore as leaders discuss security in Asia, Nick Bryant tells us what’s next for Donald Trump in the wake of his conviction and the latest culture news with Amah Rose Abrams.



See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Mark as Played

Will Biden let US weapons strike Russia? How violence marred the final day of Mexican election campaigns and we take a look at who will be the next premier of the Netherlands. Andrew Mueller also delivers What We Learned. Plus: the latest news from the world of music and why fries are off the menu at the Paris Olympics.

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Mark as Played

Have South Africa’s elections marked the end of the ANC’s political dominance? We head to Prague for an informal Nato summit with foreign ministers, take a look back at the Bratislava Summit 2024 and assess the South Korea-UAE trade deal. Plus: the latest news from the world of aviation and a check-in from the Hay Festival.

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Mark as Played

The latest in a series of special live editions recorded at the Asian Investment Conference in Hong Kong. Tom Edwards hosts a discussion on ideas for better urbanism, featuring insights from Nobel economics laureate Paul Romer; Shirley Surya, curator of design and architecture at M+;  Angelle Siyang-Le, director of Art Basel Hong Kong; Jonathan Crockett, chairman for Asia at Phillips; and Monocle’s editors James Chambers and Nic Mo...

Mark as Played

The first in a series of special live editions recorded at the Asian Investment Conference (AIC) in Hong Kong. Tom Edwards hosts a discussion on the global investor mindset, featuring insights from Niall MacLeod, curator of the week-long AIC; David Pierson, China correspondent at ’The New York Times’; and Tom Andrews, the director heading leasing and operations for Henderson Land Development.

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy ...

Mark as Played

Tomohiko Taniguchi joins us from Tokyo as leaders from South Korea, China and Japan head to Seoul for their first trilateral meeting since before the coronavirus pandemic. Also in the programme: Maya Sharma updates us on the world’s largest elections in India as it enters its penultimate phase. Plus: the latest travel news with Gabriel Leigh and the highlights from Cannes.

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy informa...

Mark as Played

China has launched two days of military drills around Taiwan as “punishment” following the territory’s inauguration of its new president. Then: a “commitment for peace” between South Sudan’s government and rebel forces, and the EU signs off on a new bill legislating artificial intelligence. Plus: television news, a report from Lisbon by Design and this week’s ‘What We Learned’.

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy in...

Mark as Played

We get the latest from George Parker as the UK’s prime minister, Rishi Sunak, sets the date for a general election. Also in the programme: Nina dos Santos discusses Emmanuel Macron’s visit to New Caledonia following violence in the French territory. Plus: business news with Rachel Pupazzoni and we speak to Julie Finch of Hay Festival as the hallowed literary gathering begins.

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Mark as Played

We assess why Israel shut down the Associated Press Gaza live video feed. Then: why the Finnish government has proposed emergency legislation to prevent any further migrants from entering the country via the border with Russia. Plus: we discuss the latest World Economic Forum Travel & Tourism Development Index, look at Dakar’s independent art scene and speak to this year’s Booker Prize winner.

See omnystudio.com/lis...

Mark as Played

Popular Podcasts

    Current and classic episodes, featuring compelling true-crime mysteries, powerful documentaries and in-depth investigations.

    Stuff You Should Know

    If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks, then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.

    The Nikki Glaser Podcast

    Every week comedian and infamous roaster Nikki Glaser provides a fun, fast-paced, and brutally honest look into current pop-culture and her own personal life.

    White Devil

    Shootings are not unusual in Belize. Shootings of cops are. When a wealthy woman – part of one of the most powerful families in Belize – is found on a pier late at night, next to a body, it becomes the country’s biggest news story in a generation. New episodes every Monday!

    Start Here

    A straightforward look at the day's top news in 20 minutes. Powered by ABC News. Hosted by Brad Mielke.

Advertise With Us
Music, radio and podcasts, all free. Listen online or download the iHeart App.

Connect

© 2024 iHeartMedia, Inc.