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The Briefing, 771

Thursday 23 October

With Canada's prime minister vowing to “redouble” his nation’s fight against terrorist organisations, we reflect on yesterday’s shootings in Ottawa. Plus the latest from the European Council summit and business news from…

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Affairs / Politics

Divided loyalties

Thursday 23 October

Angela Merkel may be a popular German leader but factions within the nation’s parties and an uneasy relationship with the far right should make the political landscape there one to watch, says Monocle’s Tomos Lewis.

It’s a Monday morning in Berlin and the mood is upbeat at the headquarters of Germany’s newest political party, Alternative für Deutschland (AfD), which as the name suggests is meant to offer an alternative for Germany.

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The Globalist, 779

Thursday 23 October

We look at US-Philippines relations and the prospects for peace in South Sudan, discuss the business news from France and review the morning newspapers with Paola Totaro.

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The Monocle Daily, 773

Wednesday 22 October

As the lockdown of Canada’s parliament building continues, we report on the Ottawa gun attack. We ask how products branded with images of Hitler made it to the shelves and trace the life of Madrid’s first skyscraper.

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Business

The Entrepreneurs, 158

Wednesday 22 October

We talk hotel-search sites with Tom Leathes of Top10.com, meet the founder of the Millennial Trains Project and discuss the events industry with Richard Dodgson. We also ponder business partnerships with the CEOs of Tech…

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Midori House, 766

Wednesday 22 October

James Schneider and Brett Mason discuss Australia’s attempt to stamp out home-grown terror and Tunisia’s impending election. Plus the bird photographer who took to the wild to capture the perfect shot.

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Culture

Monocle Presents, 7

Wednesday 22 October

Among Nick Luscombe picks this week are a new cover of a Pet Shop Boys classic, the spacey sound of LA’s Captain Supernova, the sample-licious vibes of France’s Fulgeance and the unmistakeable tunes of Sweden's Iamamiwhoami…

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The Briefing, 770

Wednesday 22 October

Have arms airdropped by the US fallen into Isis hands? And why has North Korea released one of its American prisoners? Also on the programme we pay tribute to former Washington Post executive editor Ben Bradlee.

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Affairs / Society

Keys to the city

Wednesday 22 October

Familiarising yourself in an unfamiliar city means finding tell-tale signs of how friendly a neighbourhood might be. Monocle editor Andrew Tuck says that if an unlocked bike is safe on the streets then you might be, too.

How do you judge a city? When you arrive fresh in a place that you’ve never visited before, what signs reveal to you whether this is a safe or edgy place to be, a place that people cherish or despise? Would you look at the…

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The Globalist, 778

Wednesday 22 October

We analyse Hong Kong’s protest movement, get the business news from Greece, look at the responsibilities of the international community to protect Syria’s civilians and review the morning newspapers with Giles Winn.

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The Monocle Daily, 772

Tuesday 21 October

Can support from former Brazilian president Lula Inácio de Silva help swing the election for his successor Dilma Rousseff? We also hear how women conquered broadcast news in the US with author Sheila Weller.

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Design

Section D, 158

Tuesday 21 October

This show investigates the design world from furniture brands to architecture.

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Midori House, 765

Tuesday 21 October

As a watch group finds evidence of cluster bombs in Ukraine we look at the latest developments in the region. Plus we visit a pop-up contemporary gallery in Nigeria and say goodbye to Oscar de la Renta.

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