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Midori House, 1088

Friday 12 February

Andrew Mueller is joined by guests Alessio Patalano and James Rodgers to discuss the day’s top news stories, from the security situation in Syria and Nato’s role in Europe to the Eurovision’s effect on geopolitics.

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The Briefing, 1112

Friday 12 February

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…

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The Globalist, 1120

Friday 12 February

We discuss the upcoming meeting between the pope and Patriarch Kirill of the Russian Orthodox Church, hear how Bernie Sanders is attempting to win African-American voters and talk Polish-German relations.

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The Monocle Arts Review, 240

Friday 12 February

We shine our critical light on Tom McCarthy’s newsroom drama ‘Spotlight’ and Luca Guadagnino’s psycho-sexual drama ‘A Bigger Splash’. Plus: we see Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson strutting their stuff in ‘Zoolander 2’.

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The Monocle Daily, 1109

Thursday 11 February

As Harry Belafonte joins the Bernie Sanders camp, we ask why the senator is struggling to gain traction with black voters. Meanwhile, Nato sends a fleet to intercept people-smugglers in the Aegean and Hungary’s prime min…

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The Urbanist, 226

Thursday 11 February

We revisit the theme of heritage this week and explore why we should learn to cherish the history of our cities, from the importance of conservation in one of the world’s oldest medinas in Tunis to a tour of Vienna’s less…

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Midori House, 1087

Thursday 11 February

Monocle editor Andrew Tuck is joined by Sebastian Borger and Oscar Guardiola-Rivera to discuss the day’s top news stories, including the US presidential race, Nato’s priorities in Europe and the Catholic Church.

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The Briefing, 1111

Thursday 11 February

We hear how the Netherlands wants to rethink border-patrol forces, learn why France’s foreign minister is stepping down and find out about a Russian collection of priceless art going on show in Paris.

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The Globalist, 1119

Thursday 11 February

We unpick Indonesia’s new economic policies and hear how Norway is capitalising on alternative maritime resources at the expense of its oil business. Plus: we ask whether the UK’s terraced houses should be considered a…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 239

Thursday 11 February

Sarah Shaffi, online editor and producer at ‘The Bookseller’ reviews debut novels by Sunil Yapa and screenwriter Shirley Barrett as well as ‘The Ballroom’ by Anna Hope, which explores the love story between two asylum…

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The Monocle Daily, 1108

Wednesday 10 February

We discuss the presidential primaries, the efficacy of UN sanctions and the profitability of São Paulo’s Carnival celebrations. Plus: a look at the state of Canadian-Indian relations and a round-up of the week’s entertai…

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The Entrepreneurs, 226

Wednesday 10 February

Seán Dagan Wood of ‘Positive News’ and designer Paul Blackburn explain how they rebranded the magazine for an evolving readership and Edward Neale tells us how his company Reunidas is rediscovering and reviving Brazil’s…

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Midori House, 1086

Wednesday 10 February

We catch up on the New Hampshire primary results, which deliver victory for Sanders and Trump and throw another wedge in party factions. We also review critics’ claims that a drop in defence spending proves how little…

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The Briefing, 1110

Wednesday 10 February

We analyse why Bernie Sanders connected with more female Democrat voters in New Hampshire than Hillary Clinton, get the latest aviation headlines and check in with the Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair.

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