Monocle 24: The Foreign Desk


News & Politics

Presented by Steve Bloomfield, this is Monocle 24’s flagship global-affairs show featuring interviews with political leaders and in-depth analysis of the big issues of the day.


London and Montréal: what lessons can Quebec teach post-Brexit Britain?

July 2nd, 2016

Episode 170 of 203 episodes

This is the tale of two cities: each is global, diverse and has a thriving economy but is part of a nation that faces a grave constitutional dilemma. A week after the UK’s decision to leave the EU, we compare the state of London to that of Montréal 30 years ago. We head to Canada to see what lessons the UK can learn from Quebec’s sovereignty movement.