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The Foreign Desk, 68

Saturday 25 April

No election is complete without arguments over opinion polls. Who’s up, who’s down, what we care about, what we don’t. It’s time to brush up on our sample sizes, our margins of errors and, of course, our confidence inter…

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The Curator, 184

Saturday 25 April

A highly musical edition of ‘The Curator’ as Ben Rylan guides us through Monocle’s choice output from the past week, including Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth, Turkish instrumentalist Gorkem Sen and American sister act Larkin…

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The Monocle Daily, 900

Friday 24 April

David Whitehouse shares his news book “Journey to the Centre of the Earth”, Somnath Batabyal reviews the Asian newspapers and Tomos Lewis takes us on a Friday night out in the Arctic Circle.

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Midori House, 888

Friday 24 April

After a US drone strike on an al-Qaeda compound kills two innocent hostages, questions are being raised over the safety and effectiveness of drones; Roger Boyes and Samira Shackle join Emma Nelson for a full analysis. Plus…

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The Briefing, 902

Friday 24 April

We analyse the drone strike that killed US and Italian civilians, learn what threat volcanic ash really poses to airlines and celebrate 50 years of Brazilian broadcaster Globo.

Global

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The Globalist, 910

Friday 24 April

The latest on Greece's looming economic deadline. We also look at the complexities of the recent attacks on immigrants in South Africa and ask what it means to be a member of a political party.

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The Monocle Daily, 899

Thursday 23 April

The EU migration crisis and the future of David Petraeus are discussed, Toronto's mayor shares the experience of his first few months in office and David Fung describes his new book on Bodhi the Menswear Dog.

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The Urbanist, 184

Thursday 23 April

Museums aren’t just for tourists; they are important institutions for cities, too. For residents, they can be anything from a path-finding landmark or a public space to an important way of addressing past conflicts or…

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Midori House, 887

Thursday 23 April

As Malta remembers the estimated 800 victims of the migrant boat disaster, EU leaders meet to forge a solution. Steve Bloomfield joins Sebastian Borger and Oscar Guardiola-Rivera to analyse the outcome. Plus: Argentina gets…

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The Briefing, 901

Thursday 23 April

We look at the defence deals going on between major powers that could shape the future of the Ukraine conflict. Plus we learn why Spain and Venezuela have stopped seeing eye to eye and discuss Copenhagen’s new-found love…

Global

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The avocado tipping point

Thursday 23 April

Megan Billings believes the latest news of an impending food shortage points to the wider problem in US society: with California’s drought issues, Americans can no longer have their avocado and eat it.

This week a sweeping headline posed a question: “Have you eaten your last avocado”? Another asked, “Are avocados the next caviar?” And a third simply read, “Adios, avocados”. What could be the root of the hysteria? Well…

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The Ten, 1

Thursday 23 April

A fast-paced daily news-and-views show packed with insight and opinion from Monocle's editors, live in our Midori House studios, from our global bureaux and on the road. Snappy analysis of the headlines and a glance at some…

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The Globalist, 909

Thursday 23 April

A look at the European discussion taking place today concerning how to react to the Mediterranean migration crisis. We also hear about Yemen's political future and get the business news from Hong Kong.

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The Monocle Daily, 898

Wednesday 22 April

We discuss the political situation in Hong Kong and check in with Tomos Lewis in Nunavut ahead of the Arctic Council's ministerial meeting. Plus: Billboard's Jason Lipshutz on the resurgence of film soundtracks.

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Midori House, 886

Wednesday 22 April

Saudi Arabia announces a halt to its airstrikes on Yemen then promptly starts again; Steve Bloomfield gets the insights of Kathleen Burk and Alessio Patalano. Also on the agenda: the Italian PM calls for refugee centres…

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