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Midori House, 718

Friday 15 August

Jane Kinninmont and Isabel Hilton discuss the day’s top news stories, we get the latest from Copenhagen, and enjoy a round-up of the best new horror films.

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Culture / Entertainment

Weekend Agenda

Friday 15 August

This weekend find the meeting point where fashion, art and photography mix in Mumbai, head to Haugesund for the best in Norwegian and Scandinavian film talent, and enjoy the debut album from new London band, Childhood.

Mumbai’s Tasveer gallery is showcasing Kaleidoscope this weekend, the first international exhibition from British fashion photographer Ram Shergill. Shergill’s lens normally focuses on illustrious personalities such as Dame…

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The Briefing, 722

Friday 15 August

The resignation of Iraq's prime minister, how Indians are celebrating Independence Day and the week in luxury.

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Affairs / Transport

Sober reflection

Friday 15 August

Having finally secured his driving licence this week, Dan Poole intends to steer clear of the ‘Just the one: I’m driving’ school of thought – and wishes the same for the rest of the UK.

Earlier this week I passed my driving test – just the 14 years after my fifth failed attempt to become legal behind the wheel. That said, I only resumed lessons a few months ago rather than preparing solidly for this moment…

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The Globalist, 730

Friday 15 August

Iraqi prime minister Nouri al-Maliki announces that he will leave office as the government continues to battle Islamists in the north of the country; we have the latest. We also ask how South Korea might reform its military…

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The Monocle Daily, 724

Thursday 14 August

Keir Giles from Chatham House talks us through the day's events in eastern Ukraine, we discuss Atlantic City's gambling problems and speak to author Euny Hong about her new book: The Birth of Korean Cool.

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The Urbanist, 148

Thursday 14 August

The office: being in an environment you love shouldn't mean having to count down the hours until your commute home. We look at what makes the perfect space for work and what that has to do with the city around it.

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Midori House, 717

Thursday 14 August

With rumours that the Russian aid convoy bound for eastern Ukraine is really a front for military intervention we ask whether Vladimir Putin plans to pull the wool over people's eyes. Plus: guests Daniella Peled and Mary…

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The Briefing, 721

Thursday 14 August

We discuss a new ceasefire in Gaza and ask how to balance economic recovery with security. Plus, we hear about anti-government protests in Pakistan and discuss the shock death of Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo…

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Affairs / Politics

Bienvenidos a Nueva York

Thursday 14 August

Freshly installed in the New York bureau, it hasn’t taken long for Ed Stocker to meet the city’s huge Latino population – and he wonders how long it will take for it to extend to the hot seat in Washington DC.

No one understands me when I ask for water in New York with my oh-so-quant English accent. A new arrival, I’m stubbornly refusing to smooth my inflexion.

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The Globalist, 729

Thursday 14 August

As Australian prime minister Tony Abbott refuses to rule out sending ground troops to Iraq, we ask why “boots on the ground” is still such a troubling idea for so many governments. Plus, we learn why protesters greeted Pope…

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The Monocle Daily, 723

Wednesday 13 August

We ask how Eduardo Campos’s death will affect Brazil’s political landscape, look at who distributes weapons in the Middle East, and assess what the Rhätische Bahn train accident will mean for brand Switzerland. We also…

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The Entrepreneurs, 148

Wednesday 13 August

We meet Jake Levine of Electric Objects, talk private-education consulting with Dr Kat Cohen of IvyWise, Daniel Becerra of BuffaloGrid explains his solar-charging hub solution, we chat with Dr Mark Ratnarajah of FindMeHe…

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Midori House, 716

Wednesday 13 August

Samira Shackle and Phil Clark discuss the day’s news, we check in with our correspondent in Bogotá, talk Swiss music with pianist Belle Chen, and Louise Levene reviews the latest from the world of dance.

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The Briefing, 720

Wednesday 13 August

We discuss whether the US is about to launch a ground operation in Iraq, hear about Pope Francis’s trip to Asia, and catch a wave with Rotterdam’s new surf project.

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