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The Briefing, 769

Tuesday 21 October

With talks set to take place between protestors and government officials, we hear the latest from Hong Kong. Plus we reflect on the death of Total chief executive Christophe de Margerie and report on the fight against Isis…

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Affairs / Society

Stranger than affliction

Tuesday 21 October

Monocle’s Madrid correspondent Liam Aldous is visiting Midori House and he’s not his usual chirpy self.

I’m not feeling very well. I’ve flown into London from Madrid for a small dose of self-administered therapy. My symptoms are admittedly vague but no less worrying: shortness of breath. Anxiety. Irritability. None of it very…

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The Globalist, 777

Tuesday 21 October

We look ahead to political talks in Hong Kong, discuss the wider strategy of Isis, explore the role of the “Responsibility to Protect” doctrine in the context of Libya and review the morning newspapers.

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The Monocle Daily, 771

Monday 20 October

As Indonesia’s new president is inaugurated, we assess what kind of leader he might be, plus news of the search for a Russian submarine off the Stockholm archipelago and journalist Matt Bai discusses his new book.

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Culture

Culture, 158

Monday 20 October

Broadcast’s Peter White introduces highlights from this year’s MIPCOM conference, we meet playwright Jingan Macpherson Young as her new production Filth opens in London and we hear live music from New Build.

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Midori House, 764

Monday 20 October

Host Andrew Tuck discusses the suspected Russian submarine off the coast of Sweden, what the “Rule of Law” means in China and how to photograph icebergs.

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The Briefing, 768

Monday 20 October

What the resignation of two ministers from Shinzo Abe’s cabinet means for the leader, we discuss the significance of Nigeria being declared free of Ebola by the World Health Organisation, review the North American papers…

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Business / Society

Whatever works

Monday 20 October

In the connected modern era the space between work hours and personal time is becoming increasingly slim. But Monocle’s Megan Billings says that can be a healthy thing.

Last week, two US tech giants announced that they would be covering the potential cost of egg-freezing procedures for their female employees as part of each company’s benefit packages The announcement has been met with…

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The Globalist, 776

Monday 20 October

On today’s programme we examine political discontent in Hong Kong, look at the investment atmosphere in Iran, talk business in Istanbul and review the morning newspapers.

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Business

The Bulletin with UBS, 2

Sunday 19 October

We explore how to get the Eurozone moving, from weighing up the structural reforms necessary to kickstart the continent’s slowest movers to an appraisal of the ECB’s handling of recent turbulence.

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The Monocle Weekly, 276

Sunday 19 October

Award-winning photographer Davide Monteleone introduces his new exhibition and we meet the directors of new film The Possibilities are Endless, which explores musician Edwyn Collins’ rehabilitation following a stroke.

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Design / Arts

Precious time

Issue 78

The Biennale des Antiquaires is where the world’s top jewellers dazzle crowds with their most extravagant one-off creations – pieces that often take years to create. And in a buoyant market fuelled by the timeless desire…

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The Foreign Desk, 41

Saturday 18 October

From Monocle's new studio in Tokyo, foreign editor Steve Bloomfield presents a special discussion on Shinzo Abe’s premiership featuring professor Koichi Nakano of Sophia University in Tokyo and the Times’ Asia editor Ric…

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