Tag Archives: News Stories

Stories: Hurricane Ian Hits Florida, Leaks In Russian Gas Pipeline, Healthy Food

Hurricane Ian is making its presence known on Florida’s Gulf Coast after knocking out power all over Cuba. Two and a half million people are under evacuation orders across the state.

There are a lot of questions about leaks at two offshore pipelines that transport Russian gas to Europe. Several nations have called the leaks suspicious and point the finger at Moscow. And what’s the Biden administration’s plan to get Americans better access to healthy food?

Stories: Far-Right Meloni Wins In Italy, Russian Men Flee Conscription, NASA

A far-right nationalist is on track to become Italy’s first female prime minister. What led Italians to back a candidate who is accused of spreading white supremacist ideas?

Also, thousands of Russian men are fleeing the country to avoid military service under President Putin’s mobilization order. Plus, why NASA scientists are getting ready to slam one of their spacecrafts into an asteroid.

Stories: Chile’s Rejected Constitution, Ukraine’s HARM Missiles, Fertility

Two years in the making, the Chile’s new foundational document was summarily swatted down in a referendum. We ask how it went so wrong, and what comes next.

Data show a long-held view on fertility and prosperity is not as straightforward as thought; we examine the policy implications. And learning about HARM—the missiles causing so much harm to Russian forces.

Stories: Monsoon Rains Overwhelm Pakistan, Germany Recession Fears

A.M. Edition for Sep. 7. Abnormally heavy monsoon rains have left 10% of Pakistan underwater and millions displaced.

Wall Street Journal reporter Saeed Shah explains how Pakistan wants the international community to help with the response. Plus, a top banker in Europe warns of recession in Germany. Luke Vargas hosts.

Stories: Fighting Returns To Ethiopia, China’s ‘Belt And Road’ Loans Sour

After a five-month hiatus, violence has returned to the northern region of Tigray—but that is just one of the conflicts threatening to pull the country to pieces.

China’s Belt and Road Initiative has made it a prominent developing-world lender. How will it deal with so many of its loans souring? And our obituaries editor reflects on Issey Miyake’s fashion-for-the-masses philosophy.

Stories: Hamas Sits Out Israel-Palestine Strikes, Gen Z Roils Workforce

A ceasefire is holding after a weekend of deadly strikes. We ask why Hamas, the Palestinian movement that controls Gaza, did not get involved.

As Generation Z tentatively enters the workforce, they are clamouring for more flexibility and money than their forebears enjoyed. And reflecting on the flawed but brilliant poet Philip Larkin on the centenary of his birth. 

Saturday Morning: News And Stories From London

Georgina Godwin covers the weekend’s biggest discussion topics with political communications specialist Simon Brooke. Plus, Monocle’s editor in chief Andrew Tucks shares his thoughts in his Saturday column and Andrew Mueller reflects on the week’s stranger stories.