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The Monocle Daily, 991

Monday 31 August

Sets the agenda in Asia and considers what’s been dominating the day in Europe and North America. The programme is sometimes co-hosted out of our Toronto and New York bureaux and features regular interviews with special…

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Midori House, 979

Monday 31 August

Join Monocle’s editors and guests drawn from our unrivalled pool of international commentators, analysts and experts to unpack the issues dominating the day’s agenda. From diplomatic wrangles and border disputes to big…

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The Briefing, 993

Monday 31 August

A pacy round-up of the day’s main news stories, anchored from London by a Monocle editor. The show features informed reporting, prescient business analysis and invaluable industry reports covering everything from technology…

Opinion

Up in arms

Monday 31 August

After footage of two TV journalists being shot dead – along with their killer’s self-filmed video – was aired last week, Ed Stocker examines the role of the media in US gun crime.

It would be unoriginal and a little crass to harp on – from my Eurocentric viewpoint – about the US’s obsession with firearms. We’ve all seen enough school, cinema and now on-air TV shootings to be up to speed with the…

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The Globalist, 1001

Monday 31 August

The perfect way to start the day in Europe is with Monocle’s morning news programme. Join Monocle 24’s editors, presenters and guests as they set the agenda in international news and business. Winner Best News & Politics…

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The Monocle Weekly, 321

Sunday 30 August

Andrew Tuck and Robert Bound meet music-writer Peter Doggett to question whether the story of pop music is still moving forward. We also hear from film-director Abel Ferrara about his new biopic that looks at the troubled…

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The Recap, 26

Saturday 29 August

The best of the week’s live news programmes on Monocle 24, from how to fix diplomatic relations to the aftermath of the Virginia shooting and how food can support a country under threat.

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The Foreign Desk, 86

Saturday 29 August

Despite his dubious approach to democracy and his role in regional conflict, Rwanda’s president Paul Kagame has received the ear and praise of many world leaders. Why? Steve Bloomfield asks his guests Phil Clark and Vincent…

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The Curator, 202

Saturday 29 August

This show-stopping selection from the week’s radio shows kicks off with an interview with world-renowned architect Daniel Libeskind, who has just revealed a new tower for Jerusalem. We also speak to Reykjavik’s mayor and…

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The Monocle Daily, 990

Friday 28 August

As officials from 121 governments meet in Cancun to sign the Arms Trade Treaty, we assess whether or not this will be able to regulate the international arms industry. Plus: we bring you our weekly take on cinema with…

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Midori House, 978

Friday 28 August

We discuss the calls for a change in terminology to what much of the media calls “Europe’s migrant crisis”. We also take a look at whether Australia’s border control should be so heavily militarised. Plus: we join the…

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The Briefing, 992

Friday 28 August

After 71 people are found dead in a lorry near Vienna and hundreds drown off the coast of Libya, we discuss the challenges facing European leaders in what’s become known as ‘the migrant crisis’. Plus, we hear from Greece…

Opinion

Hair today, gone tomorrow

Friday 28 August

Monocle’s Tomos Lewis brings us his view of the general election campaign in Canada so far.

So mystery solved. Donald Trump doesn’t wear a toupee. Speaking at a campaign rally in Greenville, South Carolina on Thursday, Donald Trump addressed the issue head-on – if you’ll pardon the pun.

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The Globalist, 1000

Friday 28 August

We ask how Hungary is addressing the arrival of migrants in Budapest, as people seeking a new life in Europe gather in “transit zones” at the city’s train stations. We also look at Russia’s plans for a Hollywood-style walk…

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The Monocle Daily, 989

Thursday 27 August

As talks between Venezuela and Colombia fail to reopen the border, we get the latest from Bogotá. We also find out how New Orleans has rebuilt and rebranded, 10 years on from hurricane Katrina. Plus: we assess how Caroline…

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