Affairs

The Globalist, 818

Wednesday 17 December

We discuss Turkey’s crackdown on the press, learn if South Korea’s transport ministry might penalise Korean Air, and hear why 15,000 people marched in Dresden against the “Islamification” of Germany.

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The Monocle Daily, 812

Tuesday 16 December

As the rouble tumbles we look at what options Russia has to stop its economy from tanking, we also hear from Lithuania as it prepares to retire the lita in favour of the euro, and assess the presidential chances of Jeb Bush…

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Design

Section D, 166

Tuesday 16 December

David Plaisant takes us through the best bits of Business of Design Week in Hong Kong. Plus, we head to Milan to learn about the craft of design brand Porro, and travel to Toronto for Iidex: Canada’s national design and…

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Midori House, 805

Tuesday 16 December

Analysis of the Taliban’s attack on a school in Pakistan, we ask what EU foreign ministers can do to help bring peace to Syria, and discuss gun control in the US. Plus, a chat with celebrated producer Young Guru, we review…

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The Briefing, 809

Tuesday 16 December

We get the latest from Australia after yesterday’s deadly hostage crisis, hear of the political legacy of former Tokyo governor Shintaro Ishihara and look at the week in aviation.

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Affairs / Travel

Crossed wires

Tuesday 16 December

Crossing national boundaries requires tact and respect for local traditions – even in the well-travelled places in which you feel very familiar – as Monocle’s Tristan McAllister recently found out at the UK border.

Every year, those of us posted at Monocle bureaux around the globe make the pilgrimage to Midori House for the annual Christmas party. This means that each year a handful of us must shine our shoes, zip our formal attire…

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The Globalist, 817

Tuesday 16 December

A century on from the first commercial flight, we celebrate the history of aviation. Plus we look at publishing in Spain, work etiquette in Arizona and business news from New York.

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Affairs

The Monocle Daily, 811

Monday 15 December

We discuss John Kerry's diplomatic tour and Denmark’s claims to the North Pole, review the Asian papers and explain how military thinking invades civilian life and culture.

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Culture

Culture, 166

Monday 15 December

We explore one of this year’s biggest Christmas ad campaigns, visit the Singapore International Film Festival and report on artist David Shrigley’s new musical venture. Plus live music from Cristobal and the Sea.

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Midori House, 804

Monday 15 December

We discuss the clearance of Hong Kong’s protest sites, the re-election of Japan’s Prime Minister Abe and travel upset in Belgium. Plus we get the latest news from Toronto and hear about the history of stolen art.

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The Briefing, 808

Monday 15 December

We get an update on the hostage situation in Sydney, discuss the controversy surrounding Turkey's media-company raids and dissect the day's biggest business stories from New York.

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Culture / Arts

Magic moments

Monday 15 December

The simple pleasure of watching a magic trick often brings out the big kid in us. And for Monocle’s Gaia Lutz, it’s an art form that shows no signs of getting old.

When I was a child I loved magic tricks. At birthday parties, while all the other kids ate cake, I was instead transfixed by the man with the top hat. I watched him as he performed his practised-to-perfection tricks and…

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The Globalist, 816

Monday 15 December

With a café in Sydney’s business district under siege, journalist Sarah Wiley brings us the latest. Plus we report on Shinzo Abe’s election victory in Japan and Denmark’s attempts to rehabilitate jihadist fighters.

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Business

The Bulletin with UBS, 10

Sunday 14 December

Definitive insights on the people, places and products set to shape the financial world. This week we consider how investors can best navigate volatile political times.

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