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 10 April

    Friday 10 April

    10/04/2020 Duration: 01h00s

    We discuss the fight over the narrative of how coronavirus originated and the EU’s rescue package aimed to help the countries worst hit by the virus. Plus: why Cannes Film Festival refuses to go digital.

  • Thursday 9 April

    Thursday 9 April

    09/04/2020 Duration: 01h00s

    Bernie Sanders ends his campaign, clearing the path for Joe Biden to take the Democratic nomination ahead of the US election. Plus: the day’s business news and how much has changed in Wuhan since the lockdown was lifted?

  • Wednesday 8 April

    Wednesday 8 April

    08/04/2020 Duration: 01h00s

    As Boris Johnson remains in hospital, we look at the implications for UK leadership. Plus: Italy’s new economic measures, a squabble between Canada and the US and how to enjoy some of Vienna’s finest art from home.

  • Tuesday 7 April

    Tuesday 7 April

    07/04/2020 Duration: 01h00s

    Boris Johnson is admitted to intensive care; Angela Merkel warns that this is make or break for the EU; Japan prepares to declare a state of emergency; and could Denmark ease restrictions? Presented by Tyler Brûlé.

  • Monday 6 April

    Monday 6 April

    06/04/2020 Duration: 01h00s

    What does Boris Johnson’s admission to hospital with symptoms of coronavirus mean for leadership in the UK? Plus: Donald Trump fails to reassure the US, what Seoul and Taiwan got right and a check-in Tyler Brûlé.

  • Friday 3 April

    Friday 3 April

    03/04/2020 Duration: 01h00s

    How will President Erdoğan respond to Turkey’s fast-growing coronavirus outbreak. Plus: Portugal gives migrants access to its healthcare, how the print industry is weathering the storm and Andrew Tuck on urbanism.

  • Thursday 2 April

    Thursday 2 April

    02/04/2020 Duration: 01h00s

    The coronavirus pandemic reveals faultlines in the EU, as competing interests drive national responses. Can the bloc survive? Plus: forging peace in Colombia, a grim forecast for aviation and a postcard from Paris.

  • Wednesday 1 April

    Wednesday 1 April

    01/04/2020 Duration: 01h00s

    The debate over how the media should cover Donald Trump’s White House press briefings returns. Plus: How Asian nations are fighting coronavirus and the impact of the outbreak on retail and fashion.

  • Tuesday 31 March

    Tuesday 31 March

    31/03/2020 Duration: 01h00s

    Monocle’s editor in chief Tyler Brûlé on the day’s key news stories, Finland’s decision to cut Helsinki off from the rest of the country as part of its coronavirus clampdown and why Switzerland is running out of gold.

  • Monday 30 March

    Monday 30 March

    30/03/2020 Duration: 01h00s

    A special edition co-hosted by our editor in chief Tyler Brûlé in Zürich and Monocle 24’s Tom Edwards in London, where we unpack the latest from Italy as the nation continues to be the center of the pandemic in Europe. Plus: Australian state premiers show good leadership in times of crisis and an interview with Catherine Tait, the CEO of CBC and Radio Canada.

  • Friday 27 March

    Friday 27 March

    27/03/2020 Duration: 01h00s

    We hear how Singapore became a success story in dealing with coronavirus, find out about Sweden’s unusual approach to tackling the pandemic and hear about a relief fund for cultural institutions in the UK.

  • Thursday 26 March

    Thursday 26 March

    26/03/2020 Duration: 01h05min

    As China pushes propaganda supporting its fight against coronavirus, will it have difficult questions to answer? Plus: Bolsonaro loses public confidence, cultural tips for self-isolation and we hear from Tyler Brûlé.

  • Wednesday 25 March

    Wednesday 25 March

    25/03/2020 Duration: 01h05min

    Tokyo postpones the Olympics, Joe Biden launches shadow coronavirus briefings and we hear about the impact of the outbreak on aviation. Plus: Tyler Brûlé and television shows donate medical supplies to hospitals.

  • Tuesday 24 March

    Tuesday 24 March

    24/03/2020 Duration: 01h00s

    We get the latest on the coronavirus situation on the ground from our correspondents across Asia and North America. Plus, why is Cuba sending doctors to Italy and how has the tech world responded to Covid-19?

  • Monday 23 March

    Monday 23 March

    23/03/2020 Duration: 01h00s

    As more severe lockdown measures are enforced across Europe, what the world can learn from Asia? Plus: Trump’s new “wartime” ambitions, how to swerve a recession and we check in with Tyler Brûlé in Zürich.

  • Friday 20 March

    Friday 20 March

    20/03/2020 Duration: 52min

    As London remains open with other cities in lockdown, we find out how the decision to quarantine an entire population is made. Plus: how the pandemic is changing the US health system and keeping restaurants afloat.

  • Thursday 19 March

    Thursday 19 March

    19/03/2020 Duration: 01h00s

    We discuss China’s move to expel US journalists as a row with Washington over media escalates. Plus: border closures in Australia and New Zealand, and between Canada and the US. And we hear from Tyler Brûlé in Zürich.

  • Wednesday 18 March

    Wednesday 18 March

    18/03/2020 Duration: 01h00s

    As the EU seals itself off for at least a month, we ask how Europe can co-ordinate its response to the coronavirus outbreak. Plus: Joe Biden pulls further ahead in the battle to take on Donald Trump in November.

  • Tuesday 17 March

    Tuesday 17 March

    17/03/2020 Duration: 01h00s

    We look at the efforts being made to keep economies and businesses afloat in the coming months. Plus: Macron declares war on coronavirus, a potential breakthrough in Israel and Tyler Brûlé joins us from Zürich.

  • Monday 16 March

    Monday 16 March

    16/03/2020 Duration: 01h00s

    As borders continue to close across Europe we ask what the EU's role should be in mitigating the impact of coronavirus. Plus: the Federal Reserve cuts interest rates, what MbS is up to in Saudi Arabia and we hear from Kristina O'Neill, editor-in-chief of 'WSJ' magazine, on her plans for 2020.

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