Affairs

The Monocle Weekly, 303

Sunday 26 April

Robert Bound and Tom Edwards meet photographer Jessica Fulford-Dobson to discuss the young skateboarding girls of Kabul, hear about the history of swimming in the River Thames with writer Caitlin Davies and learn why the…

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The Big Interview, 1

Sunday 26 April

‘The Big Interview’ is Monocle’s bold new series of in-depth interviews with inspirational names from global politics, business, culture and design. In this inaugural episode, Tom Edwards meets typographer, designer and…

Global

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The Recap, 8

Saturday 25 April

What should the EU do to prevent more migrant deaths? We also hear how Politico Europe is going to succeed in Brussels and what the backdrop is for South Africa’s violence against foreigners.

Global

Affairs

The Foreign Desk, 68

Saturday 25 April

No election is complete without arguments over opinion polls. Who’s up, who’s down, what we care about, what we don’t. It’s time to brush up on our sample sizes, our margins of errors and, of course, our confidence inter…

Global

Culture

The Stack, 139

Saturday 25 April

Tyler Brûlé discusses the cream of the printed crop with ‘Printed Pages’ editor in chief Rob Alderson, we discuss a change of frequency for ‘Women's Wear Daily’ and speak to Mele-Ane Havea from ‘Dumbo Feather’.

Global

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The Curator, 184

Saturday 25 April

A highly musical edition of ‘The Curator’ as Ben Rylan guides us through Monocle’s choice output from the past week, including Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth, Turkish instrumentalist Gorkem Sen and American sister act Larkin…

Global

Culture

The Sessions at Midori House, 8

Saturday 25 April

Portland's rising jazz star Jarrod Lawson plays tracks from his eponymous debut record and chats to Paul Noble about his musical upbringing and virtuoso piano-playing.

Global

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The Monocle Daily, 900

Friday 24 April

David Whitehouse shares his news book “Journey to the Centre of the Earth”, Somnath Batabyal reviews the Asian newspapers and Tomos Lewis takes us on a Friday night out in the Arctic Circle.

Global

Edits

The Menu, 184

Friday 24 April

We are in Mexico to learn the original ways to drink Mezcal, hear how you pick wines that taste good at 30,000ft and get the week’s headlines from Latin America.

Global

Affairs

Midori House, 888

Friday 24 April

After a US drone strike on an al-Qaeda compound kills two innocent hostages, questions are being raised over the safety and effectiveness of drones; Roger Boyes and Samira Shackle join Emma Nelson for a full analysis. Plus…

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The Briefing, 902

Friday 24 April

We analyse the drone strike that killed US and Italian civilians, learn what threat volcanic ash really poses to airlines and celebrate 50 years of Brazilian broadcaster Globo.

Global

Culture / Music

Coming into focus

Friday 24 April

Britpop stalwarts Blur are back with a new album and our Culture editor couldn’t be happier. But his enthusiasm is less about 1990s nostalgia and more about the creative harmony derived from friendship and new horizons.

I’m gearing up for Monday when the new Blur record, The Magic Whip, will be released. In fact, it’s the first time the toothsome foursome have released anything long-form together for 12 years. I’m 37 and was at school in…

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The Globalist, 910

Friday 24 April

The latest on Greece's looming economic deadline. We also look at the complexities of the recent attacks on immigrants in South Africa and ask what it means to be a member of a political party.

Global

Culture

The Monocle Arts Review, 40

Friday 24 April

We head to the cinema with Karen Krizanovich to discuss the latest Marvel superhero blockbuster ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’, Taiwanese dark comedy ‘Exit’ and Reese Witherspoon’s new drama ‘The Good Lie’.

Global

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