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Morning News: Financial Protests In China, Ukraine HIMARS Rocket Launchers

Property developers are going belly-up, home-buyers are not paying mortgages, protests after a banking scandal have been quashed. We ask about the instability still to come.

Ukraine’s new HIMARS rocket launchers are proving exceedingly effective against Russian forces. And a look at Britain’s world-leading collection of diseases-in-a-dish.

Morning News: EU Plans For Defense Force, Syrian Regime, London Concert

Is the EU finally preparing to create its own defence force? Plus: the landmark conviction of a senior member of the Syrian regime, what we’ve learned this week and a preview of a 24-hour concert at London’s Barbican.

Morning News: French & UK Politics, Iran-China Ties, Theatre Reviews

Monocle 24’s Westminster watcher Vincent McAviney has the latest as Boris Johnson fights to save his political career. Plus: we profile Valérie Pécresse, France’s centre-right presidential candidate, find out why Iran and China are developing closer ties and hear a theatre round-up from critic Matt Wolf.

Morning News: U.S.-Russia Talks On Ukraine, Unrest In Solomon Islands, UAE

We discuss what happens now for the US, Russia and Ukraine after talks between Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin. Plus: unrest in the Solomon Islands, Rohingya refugees take on Facebook and the UAE adapts its working week.

Morning News: EU-China Tensions, Media Summit, Electric Lamborghinis

We discuss the tensions between the EU and China ahead of a call between Charles Michel and Xi Jinping and hear about the importance of news anchors at the Monocle 24 Media Summit. Plus, Lamborghini’s efforts to decarbonise its production.

Morning News: UK Energy Transition, Interest Rates & Inflation, Lego’s Rise

A.M. Edition for Oct. 6. WSJ’s Rochelle Toplensky explains what went wrong in Britain’s energy transition and what other countries can learn from this. The Senate prepares another vote on raising the U.S. debt limit. 

New Zealand raises interest rates as more central banks worry about rising inflation. Hundreds more join the oil spill cleanup in California. Plus, how the world’s biggest toy maker, Lego, stayed popular during the pandemic. Peter Granitz hosts.

Morning News: Offshore Tax Havens, Algeria-France Rift, Catalonia

What can be done to heal the rift between Algeria and France as diplomatic tensions lead to a ban of French military aircraft from Algerian airspace?

Plus, the case of the exiled Catalan leader Carles Puidgemont and the latest cinema news.

Morning News: Supreme Court Docket, Britain’s Dying Trees, Hotels & Film

The court will be tackling just about every judicial and social flashpoint in the country during the term that starts today; our correspondent lays out the considerable stakes.

A vast and costly die-off of Britain’s trees could have been averted simply and cheaply: just let them stay put. And why hotels are such ideal backdrops for filmmakers and scriptwriters.