Boris Johnson survives a confidence vote – but at what price? Plus: Putin’s threats over Western weapon deliveries to Ukraine, a flick through today’s papers and a special update from the 2022 edition of Salone del Mobile.
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, how the war in ukraine is tipping a fragile world towards mass hunger (10:36), why the tide is out for cryptocurrency assets (16:40), and pouring graphene’s bright future.
We discuss the possibility of unilateral action on the Northern Ireland protocol and hear the latest on the conflict in Ukraine from Kharkiv. Plus: Yemen’s Sana’a airport finally reopens, and it’s the first day of the Cannes Film Festival.
Ukrainian MP Lesia Vasylenko gives us the latest on the ground in Kyiv and we hear an update on Russia’s military strategy. Plus: the Philippines prepares for next month’s presidential elections, and transport news.
Ukrainian journalist Iryna Matviyishyn gives us the latest from Lviv as more reports of Russian attacks on civilians emerge. Plus: Anna Rosenberg of Signum Global on calls for the EU to cut off Russian oil imports, a review of today’s papers and aviation news.
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, why a Ukrainian victory would transform the security of Europe, a terrible plane crash prompts a revealing anti-media backlash in China (11:20) and the serious business of social influencers (18:30).
The latest on the war in Ukraine. Plus Monocle’s Europe editor-at-large, Ed Stocker, discusses two pivotal elections in Serbia and Hungary, and personal finance specialist Annabelle Williams has today’s top business stories.
The latest on Russia-Ukraine peace talks. Plus: Richard Heydarian on the significance of American-Philippine military drills, a flick through today’s papers and the latest business stories.
We give you the latest on the negotiations between Russia and Ukraine. Plus: Antony Blinken’s role in the Israel-Arab summit, China’s growing influence in the Solomon Islands and a wave of Taliban reforms in Afghanistan.