Design

Section D, 162

Tuesday 18 November

What does it take to design a new train? We speak to Fabio Filippini of Pininfarina, which has just unveiled its new Eurostar carriages. We also take a tour of Oliver Spencer's new Shoreditch shop and find out about Finnish…

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Midori House, 785

Tuesday 18 November

Michael Binyon and Alessio Patalano discuss the day's major news stories, we get a round-up of fresh French weeklies and music journalist Pete Naughton reviews new music releases.

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The Briefing, 789

Tuesday 18 November

Four people have been killed at a synagogue in Jerusalem; how much tension can the city bear? We also discuss unrest in Mexico, hear from Japan as prime minister Shinzo Abe prepares to dissolve parliament and review the…

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Affairs / Politics

At street level

Tuesday 18 November

While the nations at Europe’s periphery are being primed for EU membership, a trip to Sarajevo reveals the true extent of the continent’s social divide says Monocle 24’s Alice Bloch.

This weekend I read that Europe’s new foreign-policy chief has pledged to make Bosnia and Herzegovina a priority. Up for discussion as she met with ministers yesterday: moving the war-wounded state closer to EU membership…

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Edits / Monocle

Issue Promo 79

November 2014

Our December/January double issue is where you’ll discover the new – and controversial – winner of our annual Soft Power Survey (as well as which countries have dropped out, of course). You can also enjoy our Portugal…

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Affairs

The Globalist, 797

Tuesday 18 November

Just who is keen to invest in Iran if, as a deadline on nuclear talks looms, western sanctions are relaxed? We also take stock with the head of the UN Population Fund and Joseph Dana tells us about the challenges facing…

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The Monocle Daily, 791

Monday 17 November

As Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos suspends talks with rebel group Farc, are we watching the end of a two-year push for peace? We also look at the “golden visa” scandal in Portugal and read up on how the Brothers…

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Culture

Culture, 162

Monday 17 November

Author Hassan Abdulrazzak talks Arabic science fiction, we take the temperature of Contemporary Istanbul and head to a literary festival in Rio. Plus we check out a new exhibition in London that explores the city of Lagos…

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Midori House, 784

Monday 17 November

Robert Fox and Phil Clark discuss the day’s biggest news stories. We also hear who Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan thinks discovered the US and check in on the Italian arts scene.

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The Briefing, 788

Monday 17 November

As Australia and China strike a landmark free-trade deal, we get the analysis from Alessio Patalano. We also profile Burkina Faso’s new interim leader and learn about the antics of “Jimmy Jump”.

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Affairs / Politics

In it to win it

Monday 17 November

David Plaisant has had enough of the UK’s increasingly distant relationship with the European Union – and points out the lessons of history that encourage a far more touchy-feely approach.

What if Britain did leave the European Union – what kind of country would it become? Would it really make any difference to what is, outside of its capital, an already inward-looking island nation? Would a European exit…

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The Globalist, 796

Monday 17 November

We check in with our Tokyo bureau chief as Japan heads for recession and ask why the Russian president ducked out of the G20 talks early. Plus we assess the surprising upset in the Romanian elections and what it means for…

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The Monocle Weekly, 280

Sunday 16 November

Andrew Tuck and Robert Bound meet advertising luminary and AMV co-founder Peter Mead as he explains why it pays to be nice in business. Plus: the 19th-century inventions that didn't change the world and an appreciation of…

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