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Stora Enso x Monocle

Dating back to the 13th century, Scandinavian company Stora Enso is a heritage brand at the cutting edge of the paper industry. Working with foresters to provide paper for some of the world’s most prestigious publishers,…

Film

Retail special: tea emporiums

The perfect hot drink is not always an espresso or a flat white: more and more specialty stores around the world are opening their doors to tea aficionados in search of the perfect brew. Monocle Films visits three emporiums…

This week we’re considering how Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa are shaping up in another tough year for emerging-market economies.

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Ready for a close-up

As Globo, Brazil’s most powerful broadcaster, celebrates its 50th birthday, there are whispers of it becoming a monopoly. With its coverage of next year’s Olympics high on the agenda, we paid a visit to find out how it…

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Older and wiser

Japan has an ageing popluation, which makes innovative nursing home Ebino Ryofuen a welcome presence. That said, a lot of countries would benefit from a little more respect for their elders.

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Breaking the ice

Having overcome cultural preconceptions, competitive figure skater Zahra Lari is sharpening her skates as she trains in advance of 2018 to become the first athlete from the Gulf to compete in the Winter Olympics.

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Beep, beep! Our survey of stealthy new start-ups and family firms. World exclusive: we talk the banger business and hedgehog funds with Japan's miniature success story — and a host of real characterful companies

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The Globalist, 1004

Thursday 3 September

As China commemorates the Second World War, we discuses the political and diplomatic subtext. Plus we find out why Azerbaijan has jailed a top journalist and we get the business news from Russia.

Radio

The Monocle Arts Review, 134

Thursday 3 September

Amanda Craig talks us through three recent books, from Tom Holland’s ‘Dynasty’ to Alice Hoffman’s ‘The Marriage of Opposites’. Plus we look back to 1920s London in the second of AC Koning’s Blind Detective Series, ‘Game of…

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The Monocle Daily, 993

Wednesday 2 September

Sets the agenda in Asia and considers what’s been dominating the day in Europe and North America. The programme is sometimes co-hosted out of our Toronto and New York bureaux and features regular interviews with special…

Radio

The Entrepreneurs, 203

Wednesday 2 September

We paint a colourful picture of the art world’s framing superstars John Jones. Taking a journey from the company’s massive London headquarters to its bespoke wood mill outside the capital, we tell the story of this succe…

Radio

Midori House, 981

Wednesday 2 September

Join Monocle’s editors and guests drawn from our unrivalled pool of international commentators, analysts and experts to unpack the issues dominating the day’s agenda. From diplomatic wrangles and border disputes to big…

Radio

The Briefing, 995

Wednesday 2 September

A pacy round-up of the day’s main news stories, anchored from London by a Monocle editor. The show features informed reporting, prescient business analysis and invaluable industry reports covering everything from technology…

Radio

The Globalist, 1003

Wednesday 2 September

We look at why many Indian workers are downing tools today, learn why President Putin is in China and get the latest stories from Istanbul.

Radio

The Monocle Arts Review, 133

Wednesday 2 September

Monocle’s Ben Rylan gives us a preview of the latest TV series, from the much-expected new season of ‘American Horror Story: Hotel’ to the new ‘Supergirl’ series and the upcoming season of ‘Daredevil’.

Radio

The Voyager, 3

Wednesday 2 September

Monocle's editors and correspondents are your guide to the world's most exciting and dynamic emerging cities. Each week Monocle 24's new travel programme takes you beyond a great city's tourist traps and well-known spots…

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Radio

The Monocle Daily, 992

Tuesday 1 September

Sets the agenda in Asia and considers what’s been dominating the day in Europe and North America. The programme is sometimes co-hosted out of our Toronto and New York bureaux and features regular interviews with special…

Radio

Section D, 203

Tuesday 1 September

As ‘The Monocle Guide to Cosy Homes’ hits the shelves we take a look at the products, places and people that make for some of the best places to live. We visit furniture shop Førest London and hear from architect Pascal…

Radio

Midori House, 980

Tuesday 1 September

Could freedom of movement for citizens of the EU really be at risk? The German chancellor thinks so and she’s blaming an inability to manage the migrant crisis. We also take a look at ‘The Washington Post’, which is calling…

Radio

The Briefing, 994

Tuesday 1 September

We find out why British journalists have been accused of terrorist activities in Turkey, learn what led to Tokyo ditching its Olympic logo and talk to Monocle’s Josh Fehnert about ‘The Monocle Guide to Cosy Homes’.

Radio

The Globalist, 1002

Tuesday 1 September

We find out why China is punishing its stock-market workers, learn about the new Norwegian TV show that has upset Russia and get the latest business news from Italy.

Radio

The Monocle Arts Review, 132

Tuesday 1 September

World music critic Sue Steward reviews tracks from French-Algerian singer Iness Mezel, Zimbabwe’s music icon Thomas Mapfumo and Cuban star Daymé Arocena.

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