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.
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.
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.
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.
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.