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Business / Retail

Intimate trade

When visiting a city it is rarely the streets lined with department stores or chain shops that we remember: it’s the tiny retail gems that we hold dearest. As part of our style issue, we look at how small retail spaces are…

Edits

The Recap, 4

Saturday 28 March

Hear the highlights from the past week of news and analysis programmes on Monocle 24. Featuring the Airbus A320 crash in the French Alps, the unfolding crisis in Yemen and Ashraf Ghani’s visit to Washington DC.

Global

Affairs

The Foreign Desk, 64

Saturday 28 March

Steve Bloomfield talks to CNN’s Peter Hamby and the AP’s Lisa Lerer about the strange non-race to be the Democratic nominee for president in 2016.

Global

Culture

The Stack, 135

Saturday 28 March

We review the inspirations and findings of independent magazine distributor Steve Watson and see what the young editor of women’s title ‘Riposte’ Danielle Pender has been up to. Plus we catch up with ‘The Gentlewoman’’s…

Global

Affairs

The Curator, 180

Saturday 28 March

We meet beachwear designer Lenny Niemeyer, delve into the world of classified ads and hear a performance by Vikesh Kapoor.

Global

Culture

The Sessions at Midori House, 4

Saturday 28 March

French-Finnish duo The Dø swing by the Monocle 24 studios to play a set of synth-infused songs from their latest album Shake Shook Shaken. Hear how a grounding in writing for film and contemporary dance influenced their…

Global

Affairs

The Monocle Daily, 880

Friday 27 March

As Nigeria heads to the polls this weekend, we assess the close contest between President Goodluck Jonathan and Muhammadu Buhari. Plus we discuss aviation and mental health in the wake of the Germanwings crash, have a look…

Global

Edits

The Menu, 180

Friday 27 March

Dominique Ansel explains his tricks as a pastry maker, we hear why Serbians are now drinking better beer and we get the week’s headlines from Hong Kong.

Global

Affairs

Midori House, 868

Friday 27 March

Jane Kinninmont and Alessio Patalano discuss the biggest news stories of the day with presenter Andrew Mueller.

Global

Affairs

The Briefing, 882

Friday 27 March

We analyse the latest developments in the Germanwings crash, get the week’s biggest stories in numbers from Ipsos Mori’s Ben Page and ask why Italian food is being talked about in Toronto.

Global

Affairs / Retail

Fair traders

Friday 27 March

Flying in the face of chain stores, Turkey’s nimble, always-useful, small shopkeeping tradition – in all its variants – is a continuing success story that other countries could learn from, says Monocle’s Sophie Grove.

Last night I found myself short of an onion. So, employing a much-used Istanbul technique, I called down to the local bakkal (corner shop) below my flat and then lowered a small wicker basket for the proprietor to place the…

Affairs

The Globalist, 890

Friday 27 March

With the blame for 150 deaths put on a young co-pilot flying solo, we examine the questions Germany is asking itself over the Germanwings tragedy. Plus Saudi Arabia upsets Iran over military action in Yemen and the EU…

Global

Culture

The Monocle Arts Review, 20

Friday 27 March

Film critic Jason Solomons reviews Frédéric Tcheng’s new documentary on the world's biggest luxury brand ‘Dior and I’, Michael Winterbottom’s ‘The Face of An Angel’, which is inspired by the ongoing trial of Amanda Knox,…

Global

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