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The Monocle Weekly, 291

Sunday 1 February

Musician Chilly Gonzales joins Andrew Tuck and Robert Bound to discuss his new tracks inspired by Henry III, John McEnroe and others. Plus the history of cotton and art from the Middle East.

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The Foreign Desk, 56

Saturday 31 January

Steve Bloomfield chairs a debate on the state of Europe’s foreign policy, assessing which nations are punching above their weight and which should be doing more on the world stage.

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The Curator, 172

Saturday 31 January

Daniel Giacopelli brings you the best of the week on Monocle 24. We ask whether the tablet has had its day, hear from the Waterboys’ Mike Scott and hear about the world where business and mindfulness meet. Plus music from…

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The Monocle Daily, 840

Friday 30 January

We report on Italy’s vote for a new president as a popular television presenter takes the spotlight as a 'protest candidate'. Plus: we ask what the parole of South Africa's 'Prime Evil' assassin means for the country's…

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Friday 30 January

Andrew Mueller takes a look at today's top stories with guests Raffaello Pantucci and John Everard. Plus our correspondent in Brussels gives us the view from the European capital and we take a look at the best in film.

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The Briefing, 842

Friday 30 January

As Malaysia declares the disappearance of flight MH370 an “accident” we assess what the announcement means. Plus we report on the two Japanese hostages held captive by Isis and visit one of the world's most important toy…

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Home truths

Friday 30 January

Hong Kong’s foreign domestic workforce is often affected by low pay, abuse and inadequate accommodation. Monocle’s Aisha Speirs says it is time to take a more international approach in improving their lives.

The day before yesterday, four foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong were arrested. Taken by police from their beds at the crack of dawn, these women will likely be deported and never be able to work in the city again.

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The Globalist, 850

Friday 30 January

We hear the latest on the Isis hostage crisis, discuss human rights in Sri Lanka, analyse the future of Pegida, get the business news from Jakarta and review the morning newspapers.

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The Monocle Daily, 839

Thursday 29 January

Just when it seemed Cuba and the US were about to shake hands, Raul Castro came up with a long list of demands. We discuss what happens next. Plus the business news with Bloomberg’s Susan Berfield.

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The Urbanist, 172

Thursday 29 January

They are the buildings that were meant to be Utopian visions of tomorrow but what does that mean today? In this episode of 'The Urbanist' we look at once future-perfect designs to learn which idealists guessed right.

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Midori House, 827

Thursday 29 January

We discuss the Isis hostage crisis engulfing Jordan and Japan and ask whether celebrations over a thaw in Cuba-US relations were somewhat premature. Plus the best in books with Granta's Anne Meadows.

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The Briefing, 841

Thursday 29 January

As Greece welcomes a new government, we look at how to form a cabinet that works. Plus, why North Korea’s leader is going to Moscow and we get the week’s biggest technology news.

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The Globalist, 849

Thursday 29 January

We discuss Boko Haram in Nigeria and presidential politics in Italy, visit an armoured-vehicle trade show in London, get the business news from Greece and review the morning newspapers.

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The Monocle Daily, 838

Wednesday 28 January

With Jordan apparently set to hand over a prisoner to Isis militants, we ask what this means for Japanese hostage Kenji Goto. Plus the latest news on Brazil's unprecedented drought and the short-film winners from Sundance…

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