Culture

The Stack, 99

Saturday 19 July

We meet Steve Watson of independent distributors Stack magazines and go to Toronto to meet the man behind the striking new title Fshnunlimited.

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The Curator, 144

Saturday 19 July

Monocle’s Tomos Lewis presents the best of this week on Monocle 24. Featuring a special report on the city of Kirkuk, highlights from our special broadcast from the Farnborough International Airshow, a whistle-stop tour of…

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The Monocle Daily, 705

Friday 18 July

We explore the MH17 tragedy in three cities: Melbourne, Amsterdam, and Kuala Lumpur. Plus, a review the Asian newspapers with Heidi Wang and we get recommendations for a Friday night out in Montréal.

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The Menu, 144

Friday 18 July

We are in Rio to hear how food culture is changing in the city’s favelas. Pus, we visit a new Berlin space that combines food and art, and get Vietnamese advice on how to come up with the best pho.

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Midori House, 698

Friday 18 July

Mary Dejevsky and Robert Fox discuss the ongoing investigation into the Malaysia Airlines flight disaster. We also hear from our correspondent in Rio about life after the World Cup, and review the latest movie releases with…

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Culture / Entertainment

Weekend Agenda

Friday 18 July

This weekend head for Malta’s biggest showcase of international performance talent, see the works of a Chinese artist interpreting the transformation of a nation in Singapore, and enjoy the debut album by San Francisco band…


This week saw the opening of the 9th edition of the Malta Arts Festival, which takes over some of the Mediterranean island’s most prestigious venues such as the open-air theatre Pjazza Teatru Rjal and the newly restored…

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The Briefing, 702

Friday 18 July

A look at how the Malaysian Airlines crash in Ukraine will impact the conflict in the region. We also go live to Gaza City as Israel embarks on day two of its ground invasion, run through the week’s luxury and business news…

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Business / Media

Murdoch’s media merry-go-round

Friday 18 July

A certain Australian businessman has sparked a frenzy of speculation with his bid for Time Warner. Phil Han unpicks the possible outcomes of Rupert Murdoch’s efforts being successful – and what might happen even if it isn’t…

It looks like he’s at it again: 83-year-old billionaire Rupert Murdoch has made a play to take over Time Warner in what would be one of the most expensive media mergers in history. 21st Century Fox offered $80bn (€59bn) to…

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The Globalist, 710

Friday 18 July

Monocle editor-in-chief Tyler Brûlé and transport editor Tristan McAllister discuss the implications of MH17 on the aviation industry and how Malaysia Airlines can recover, we also hear how Turkey could be the new peace…

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The Monocle Daily, 704

Thursday 17 July

We get the latest on Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 downed in Ukraine, discuss Israel's ground offensive in Gaza, talk with the writer of the new play about London’s first Chinatown – The Last Days of Limehouse, review the…

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The Urbanist, 144

Thursday 17 July

City streets: we take a look at cities from the ground up, learning how much it costs to set-up new a street, why one developer is eager to give new life to one of Lisbon’s oldest neighbourhoods, we also discover a hidden…

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Midori House, 697

Thursday 17 July

The very latest on downed Malaysian Airlines flight MH17. A momentary ceasefire is observed in Gaza, but a longer term peace plan is as yet unconfirmed, defence specialist Robert Fox and Jane Kinninmont of Chatham House…

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The Briefing, 701

Thursday 17 July

As president François Hollande heads to Africa, Tom Burgess Watson in Paris looks at how the continent views the embattled French leader. Plus, we also consider whether new US sanctions on Russia will have any impact wit…

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