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The Monocle Daily, 968

Wednesday 29 July

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, 956

Wednesday 29 July

Monocle’s editor Andrew Tuck is joined by guests Kathleen Burk and Martin Plaut to discuss the day’s top stories: from a look back at US president Barack Obama’s Africa tour to an analysis of the current conflict between…

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The Briefing, 970

Wednesday 29 July

We discuss Turkey’s attacks on the PKK, explore the aftermath of a Finnish politician’s controversial remarks and look at a planned multibillion-dollar facelift for New York’s LaGuardia Airport. Plus: Monocle’s fashion…

Opinion

Lessons in Britishness

Wednesday 29 July

The number of Chinese parents hoping to send their children to top British schools is on the rise, but at what cost?

You arrive at the airport with only the minimum amount of time to spare in order to sweep through check-in and security before making it to your gate just as boarding begins. But there’s no concern as everything is well…

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The Globalist, 978

Wednesday 29 July

We discuss the future of the UK in the EU, investigate nationalism in Hungary and the recent Chinese stock-market tumble, talk business in Melbourne and take a journey across Sardinia. Plus: we review the morning newspapers…

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The Monocle Daily, 967

Tuesday 28 July

We analyse Barack Obama’s speech at the African Union in Ethiopia, learn why Boston has pulled out of the race to host the Olympic games and hear how Rio has restarted its tram system.

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Midori House, 955

Tuesday 28 July

We assess the day’s top stories, from the last-minute Nato summit called by Turkey to US president Barack Obama’s speech to the African Union. We also take a look at what kind of justice has been served in the case of…

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The Briefing, 969

Tuesday 28 July

We discuss today’s Nato meeting and Barack Obama’s speech at the African Union headquarters, focus on today’s top luxury and technology news and find out why the Swiss raided a French lake to help thirsty cows.

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The Globalist, 977

Tuesday 28 July

We discuss politics in Ukraine, tourism in Barcelona, television in Australia and business in Greece. Plus: our Hong Kong bureau chief describes a favourite journey to Malaysia.

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The Monocle Daily, 966

Monday 27 July

We look at Turkey’s intentions for dealing with IS, hear about a Greek plan to reinstall the Drachma and learn why a Kentucky distillery is playing music to its brandy.

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Midori House, 954

Monday 27 July

Tim Marshall and Daniella Peled discuss the day's top stories: from President Barack Obama's trip to Ethiopia to the escalating violence in Turkey. Plus: we examine the remarks from the mayor of Rotterdam, Ahmed Aboutaleb…

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The Briefing, 968

Monday 27 July

We discuss the latest news from Turkey, analyse Russia’s strategy in the Kuril Islands and review the newly unveiled Tokyo 2020 Olympics logo.

Opinion

Early to bed, early to rise…

Monday 27 July

Japan’s government has launched a campaign to encourage government employees to finish at the office earlier than usual, but will it work?

It’s been nearly a month since Japanese government employees started leaving the office early for yu-katsu.

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The Globalist, 976

Monday 27 July

We examine the successes and failures of Indonesian president Joko Widodo’s tenure in office, look at the top news stories from our bureaus in Singapore and Hong Kong, discuss the business news from Prague, analyse Barack…

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The Monocle Weekly, 316

Sunday 26 July

Andrew Tuck and Robert Bound meet writer Brian Case to discuss meeting Al Pacino, Michael Caine, jazz greats and more. They also learn how to depict the city of London with photographer Rut Blees Luxemburg and hear why…

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