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

Affairs

The Monocle Daily, 879

Thursday 26 March

We ask how airlines can keep their cockpits secure following the Germanwings disaster. Plus we have a look at the latest issue from our friends at the ‘Nikkei Asian Review’ and talk to two film-makers featured on Toronto’s…

Global

Affairs

The Urbanist, 180

Thursday 26 March

When we build towers, monuments or parks, we plan them for the daytime. And in most cities, not much thought is given to how we illuminate or even enhance them. In this episode we take a look at our cities at night and the…

Global

Affairs

Midori House, 867

Thursday 26 March

Michael Binyon and Daniella Peled discuss the day’s top stories with Steve Bloomfield, including the Saudi air strikes in Yemen, the latest on the Germanwings air crash and whether or not Prince Charles has anything inte…

Global

Affairs

The Briefing, 881

Thursday 26 March

We examine claims that the Germanwings crash could have been deliberate, hear how Spain is righting historical wrongs and learn about Tokyo’s loneliest tuna fish.

Global

Business / Management

Seat of power

Thursday 26 March

As the battle for control of Japanese furniture company Otsuka Kagu reaches a climax, the family members at the heart of the feud represent a major issue facing corporate governance in Japan today says Monocle’s Fiona…

The travails of Otsuka Kagu, one of Japan’s biggest furniture retailers, have gripped the press here for months now. At the centre are two protagonists: the 71-year-old founder of the company, Katsuhisa Otsuka, and his 47…

Affairs

The Globalist, 889

Thursday 26 March

We look at claims that a pilot was locked out of the cockpit when a Germanwings flight crashed in France. Plus what's behind America’s war of words with Israel and why is Russia teaming with Jordan to build a nuclear power…

Global

Culture

The Monocle Arts Review, 19

Thursday 26 March

Writer Mark Mason chats with Andrew Tuck about three new non-fiction releases. Michael Bloch’s book about the scandalous life of British politician Jeremy Thorpe, a biography of American entertainer Bob Hope by Richard…

Global

Affairs

The Monocle Daily, 878

Wednesday 25 March

As the Iran nuclear talks continue to cause difficulty, we ask if the biggest problem is not Washington or Tehran but France? Plus we discuss the latest from Yemen and diplomacy with former Canadian ambassador to China,…

Global

Business

The Entrepreneurs, 180

Wednesday 25 March

We meet the president of Detroit-based heritage brand Shinola, visit two European food startups - Frutomania in Kosovo and Foodscovery in Italy - and the Winkreative team discusses Chinese luxury brand Shang Xia.

Global

Affairs

Midori House, 866

Wednesday 25 March

Andrew Mueller, Xenia Wickett and Oscar Guardiola-Rivera discuss EU-Cuban and US-Afghan relations, ask how militaries can recruit millennials and explore press freedom in Thailand.

Global

Affairs

The Briefing, 880

Wednesday 25 March

We hear the latest on the Germanwings air crash in France, learn what Afghan president Ashraf Ghani is saying in Washington and hear why painting your house in Sweden is no straightforward matter.

Global

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