A silicon valley of social innovations, a land where the lakes are virtually drinkable, a country that has managed to export its unbeatable education system just as the French did with their healthcare and Médecins sans Frontières. This is how Finland sees itself in 2030, according to...
As their cutesy, cartoon profiles – and fanbases – continue to soar, Japan's cuddly collection of corporate mascots has come to inhabit a central part of the nation's identity. We meet these celebrated creations and the people who bring them to life.
Steve Bloomfield speaks to Israel's ambassador to the UK, Daniel Taub, about life for Jews in Europe and their relationship with Israel in the aftermath of the terror attack on a kosher supermarket in Paris
We are at Madrid Fusión fair which has brought together some of the greatest innovators of the food industry. Plus special recognition for the oldest Lebanese restaurant in Paris and the week's headlines from Istanbul.
After a State of the Union speech filled with hopeful words, how will Barack Obama enact his vision in a Republican-controlled congress? We also get the latest on Japan’s reaction to two of its citizens being held hostage by Islamic State, check the business headlines in Shanghai and ...
This week we take an in-depth look at the UBS Chief Investment Office Year Ahead 2015, which focuses on the ways that investors can navigate the occasionally choppy waters of an increasingly divergent world in the next 12 months.
Following the annexation of Crimea, Monocle’s foreign editor Steve Bloomfield asks where Russia might start meddling next. With Mary Dejevsky, Tonia Samsonova and Max Sher.
We look at Yemen's role in the shootings in Paris and how it has become the world's al-Qaeda capital. Plus: as Thailand's new constitution looks at recognising a third gender, we ask how this will help ladyboys; we also see what is making business headlines in Moscow.