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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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Article

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 Menu, 203

Friday 4 September

Saké and wine sommelier Vanessa Cinti contrasts the worlds of these two drinks, we meet a couple in Buenos Aires wanting to change the Argentinian ice-cream culture and we get the week’s headlines from Europe.

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Midori House, 983

Friday 4 September

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The Monocle Arts Review, 135

Friday 4 September

David Jenkins, editor of ‘Little White Lies’, review this week’s films: indie flick ‘Me and Earl and the Dying Girl’, psycho-sexual drama ‘Buttercup Bill’ and ‘American Ultra’.

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The Monocle Daily, 994

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The Urbanist, 203

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Midori House, 982

Thursday 3 September

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The Briefing, 996

Thursday 3 September

We learn what John Kerry’s lobbying for the Iran nuclear deal means in the US domestic political landscape, hear why Hungary’s prime minister has received a cool welcome in Brussels and find out why Russia and China want…

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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.

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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

We ask a migration expert how the EU should deal with the influx of refugees as thousands are still stranded at Budapest’s main train station. President Obama seals the nuclear deal with Iran, securing the Democratic sup…

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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…

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Midori House, 981

Wednesday 2 September

The UK prime minister says accepting more refugees is not the way to solve Europe’s migrant crisis. Instead we should bring peace to the Middle East. Plus, how far is too far when it comes to graphic but important pictures…

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