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.


The Foreign Desk - Should Schengen be saved?

January 16th, 2016

Episode 108 of 204 episodes

For more than three decades Europe has been enjoying the end of internal borders between nations. But weaker border controls in the newest frontier countries and the influx of refugees has made the Schengen Agreement fragile. As internal borders return to the EU, we ask whether the ideal of a border-free Europe could – and should – be saved.