Tag Archives: Morning News

Morning News: Crime & Crisis In Nigeria, South Korea’s Samsung, “Dune”

Criminal gangs in north-western states, jihadists in the north-east, a rebellion in the south-east: kidnappers, warlords and cattle rustlers are making the country ungovernable.

The new head of Samsung Electronics has a legacy to build—and aims to do so by breaking into the cut-throat business of processor chips. And the sci-fi classic “Dune” gets a good cinematic treatment at last.

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: Havana Syndrome Attack, Covid-19 Origins, Hollywood

A.M. Edition for Oct. 14. Amid a reported attack on five American families connected to the U.S. Embassy in Colombia, WSJ’s Vivian Salama tells us what we know about the mysterious neurological ailment known as Havana Syndrome.

The WHO creates a new, bigger team to investigate the origins of Covid-19. Plus, Hollywood faces another strike that could put production at a near standstill. And WSJ’s David Benoit explains why banks in this earnings season are positive about the future. Peter Granitz hosts.

Morning News: Canada Election Aftermath, Cost Of Online Shopping Rises

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau remains in power after Monday’s election, but he emerges without the majority he wanted, and with his soft power damaged. He now faces a fourth wave of the pandemic and an emboldened far-right from a weaker position.

 Child labour fell markedly in the 16 years after the turn of the millennium. Now it’s on the rise again. Efforts to prevent children from working can often exacerbate the problem. And we consider one of the more unusual ideas for combating climate change: potty-training cows.

Morning News: Taiwan Bolsters Military, Russian & Canadian Elections

We discuss why Taiwan is bolstering its defence capabilities and explore why this weekend’s election in Russia matters – despite being a foregone conclusion.

Plus: The last instalment of our Canadian election series and our weekly reflection on the weird and wonderful things we’ve learned over the past seven days.

Morning News: Cabinet Shake-Up In Britain, Covid-19 Study & Stargazing

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has re-allocated a number of key government posts. We ask how the changes reflect his political standing and what they mean for his agenda. A first-of-its-kind study that deliberately infected participants with the coronavirus is ending; we examine the many answers such research can provide. And the rural places aiming to capitalise on their dark skies.

Morning News: Economic Collapse In Afghanistan, Apple Lawsuit, Polluters

Economic collapse and halting international aid following the Taliban’s takeover have compounded shortages that were already deepening; we examine the unfolding disaster. 

The verdict in a blockbuster case against Apple might look like a win for the tech giant; a closer read reveals new battle lines. And the data that reveal how polluters behave when regulators are not watching.