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The Menu, 157

Friday 17 October

How is Lebanon’s wine industry affected by the war in Syria? We also visit the ultimate honey shop in Montréal and meet one of Sweden's most famous TV chefs: Leila Lindholm.

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Friday 17 October

We reflect on Turkey’s failure to win a seat on the UN Security Council and discuss Vladimir Putin’s trip to Italy. Plus we get the news from Bogotá and head to the movies with film critic Tim Robey.

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Weekend Agenda

Friday 17 October

From a London pop-up showcasing a new way to engage with music to a fashion flashback to Italian Vogue’s finest moments plus the advent of the Chicago International Film Festival, here are this week’s global cultural hig…

Michael Kutza, the founder of the Chicago International Film Festival, has once again selected 150 features from more than 50 countries for the 50th edition of the extravaganza. Scandinavian films make a substantial appe…

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The Briefing, 767

Friday 17 October

Checking in with a frontline worker dealing with Ebola in Sierra Leone, Mitsubishi’s first jet takes off in Japan and we ask if it’s a tree or a giant sex toy on the streets of Paris.

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There goes the neighbourhood

Friday 17 October

As Monocle’s Tokyo office ups sticks and moves to a larger space, Fiona Wilson anticipates exploring pastures new.

After seven happy years at our home on Omotesando, one of the most glamorous streets in Tokyo, we finally had to admit that we had outgrown our Monocle office. What started out as a two-person operation has grown into…

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The Globalist, 775

Friday 17 October

As protests continue, we hear the latest news from Hong Kong. Also on the programme we explore how the spread of Ebola in the US is detracting from efforts to curb the disease in West Africa.

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Thursday 16 October

We ask whether the fragile Euro zone can be fixed and reflect on this week’s elections in Mozambique. Also on the programme we hear about the latest Apple launch and review the Asian newspapers.

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The Urbanist, 157

Thursday 16 October

From ridding ourselves of cars and making sure every last takeaway cup is recycled to simply avoiding chaos, we explore the ideas of those addressing the future of our cities.

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Thursday 16 October

Should the UK stop Russian pop stars from coming to London? Andrew Mueller discusses with guests. Plus we visit an exhibition on Germany and review the latest in literature.

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The Briefing, 766

Thursday 16 October

With Turkey vying for a seat on the UN Security Council as Isis looms at the border, we get the latest from the region. We also hear about the fine line the Serbian government is walking with Vladimir Putin in town and…

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Down with the kids

Thursday 16 October

Becoming a father has reawoken the child in Monocle’s Dan Poole. He ponders whether his new-found love of toys is healthy for a man in his early 30s.

Yesterday, knowing I needed something to talk about and having no idea what that might be, I visited the Guardian website for inspiration. Perhaps I’d find the results of an intriguing bike-riding survey, news of an insp…

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Thursday 16 October

As the first military talks between North and South Korea in three years conclude, we consider what they might mean for the future of the peninsula. We also look at the Australian government’s new anti-immigration campaign…

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