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    The Globalist, 1111

    Monday 1 February

    We discuss the less than hopeful start for Syria talks in Geneva, look to Iowa as it gets ready for the presidential caucus and leaf through the day’s newspapers.

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    The Monocle Arts Review, 231

    Monday 1 February

    Art dealer Kathlene Fox-Davies leads us through three art exhibitions currently on show in London: ‘Collages 1959-1964’, which explores the work of pop artist Tom Wesselmann at David Zwirner gallery; a photography show by…

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    The Bulletin with UBS, 69

    Sunday 31 January

    This week we’re considering the meaning of the bear market: is it an arbitrary line and does current uncertainty suggest further decline ahead? We hear what the best advice is for investors keen on a long-term position and…

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    The Monocle Weekly, 343

    Sunday 31 January

    Andrew Tuck and Robert Bound sit down with reporter Jack Shenker to learn where Egypt and the legacy of the Arab Spring might be headed. We also talk to psychology expert Maria Konnikova about the murky world of confidence…

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    The Big Interview, 26

    Sunday 31 January

    The CEO of German media group Axel Springer sits down with Monocle’s editor in chief Tyler Brûlé to discuss the German media scene, foreseeing the digital revolution, reacting to it and how great journalism will always be…

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    Meet the Writers, 8

    Saturday 30 January

    On Meet the Writers this week, Georgina Godwin sits down with one of Latin America’s literary heroes: Roberto Ampuero is probably Chile’s greatest living author. As well as being the creator of the famous fictional detec…

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    The Foreign Desk, 108

    Saturday 30 January

    In her end-of-year message German chancellor Angela Merkel said “thank you” to those who had welcomed the large numbers of refugees to the country over the previous months. However, that same evening a string of sexual…

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    The Stack, 179

    Saturday 30 January

    When we leaf through the pages of the world’s most luxurious publications, what is it about the images and words that captivates and enthralls us? Lucia van der Post joins Tyler Brûlé to reflect on the state of today’s…

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    The Curator, 224

    Saturday 30 January

    We run through the highlights from the week gone by on Monocle 24, including producer John Smithson on his new film ‘Sherpa’. Trevor Groth, director of programming at The Sundance Film Festival, also explains how he keeps…

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    The Sessions at Midori House, 48

    Saturday 30 January

    Legendary Malian singer Rokia Traoré tells us about her new album ‘Né So’ – which translates as “home” – and discusses what home means to her.

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    The Monocle Daily, 1100

    Friday 29 January

    As Syria peace talks get underway in Geneva despite a boycott by the opposition, we ask if they’re bound to collapse. We’re also live in Iowa where Tomos Lewis is reporting ahead of the caucus. Plus: we chat with author Ben…

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    The Cinema Show, 8

    Friday 29 January

    Sneaking about in the shadows, dressed in our Burberry trenches, we assess the spy scene in the cinema. From Michael Caine in ‘The Ipcress File’ (1965) to Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘Saboteur’ (1942), author and social scientist…

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    The Menu, 224

    Friday 29 January

    We get a taste for the first artisanal gin made in Bangkok, discuss the future of the British pub, discover unique honey-beer brand Hiver and hear the week’s top news from the US.

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    Midori House, 1078

    Friday 29 January

    Phil Clark and Jane Kinninmont join Monocle’s Tom Edwards to discuss the day’s top news stories, from Syrian peace talks and the Zika health crisis to the status of the International Criminal Court.

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    The Briefing, 1102

    Friday 29 January

    We discuss Italy’s move to take a leading role at Europe’s decision table as Matteo Renzi sits down for lunch with Angela Merkel. We also assess the damage after last night’s Trump-free Republican debate. Plus: a new report…

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