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The Globalist, 816

Monday 15 December

With a café in Sydney’s business district under siege, journalist Sarah Wiley brings us the latest. Plus we report on Shinzo Abe’s election victory in Japan and Denmark’s attempts to rehabilitate jihadist fighters.

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The Monocle Weekly, 284

Sunday 14 December

Our original Sunday show is hosted by Robert Bound and Andrew Tuck, covering key interviews of the week and looking ahead to the next seven days.

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The Foreign Desk, 49

Saturday 13 December

Following the annexation of Crimea, Monocle’s foreign editor Steve Bloomfield asks where Russia might start meddling next. With Mary Dejevsky, Tonia Samsonova and Max Sher.

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The Curator, 165

Saturday 13 December

The best of the week on Monocle 24 ranging from reflections on the fate of The New Republic magazine to joke-telling Russian prisoners and the start-up founders who want you to quit your job.

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The Monocle Daily, 810

Friday 12 December

We hear from the lawyer of a former Guantanamo inmate now in Uruguay, leaf through the Asian newspapers, and head to Argentina to hear our correspondent’s tips for a Friday night in Buenos Aires.

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Midori House, 803

Friday 12 December

We discuss Latin America’s reaction to CIA interrogation methods, review the latest Bollywood films, and meet one of the neighbours of Monocle’s new Tokyo bureau.

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The Briefing, 807

Friday 12 December

We look ahead to Sunday’s general election in Japan with Professor Ian Neary of Oxford University. Plus a report from the West Bank as tensions continue to rise and we ask why Norway's Christmas tree exports are on the…

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Blue Friday

Friday 12 December

With an eye-catching demonstration outside the UK’s houses of parliament today following the government’s new pornography censorship legislation, Monocle’s David Plaisant says that these measures are an affront to free…

Today Westminster is set to witness a somewhat unusual demonstration. Around 500 people are set to simulate sex at Old Palace Yard, right next to the houses of parliament. This will take place as MPs discuss new regulations…

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The Globalist, 815

Friday 12 December

As another bomb rocks Nigeria we find out how Boko Haram is changing its tactics, Monocle’s Tom Edwards hears how a Tokyo taxi firm is drawing on tradition to bring customers high-quality car services, and we get the bus…

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The Monocle Daily, 809

Thursday 11 December

The latest from Washington as a vote on a $1.1trn spending bill to keep the US government operating past midnight is delayed, we profile Berlin’s new mayor Michael Müller as Klaus Wowereit departs after thirteen years in…

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The Urbanist, 165

Thursday 11 December

Visionaries: we meet the man trying to boost the public use of New York’s landmark galleries and museums, learn how London would look if it was a national park, and find out what Belgrade stands to gain if some cinema…

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Midori House, 802

Thursday 11 December

We ask how much might George W Bush have known about the CIA’s interrogation methods? There’s also book recommendations for the holiday season, and we preview the nominees for the Golden Globe awards.

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The Briefing, 806

Thursday 11 December

Journalist Hannah Lucinda Smith allegations accusing the Syrian government of continuing its use of chemical weapons, Christine Ockrent assesses the prospect of French economic reform, and we profile the world’s most famous…

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The Globalist, 814

Thursday 11 December

Demonstrators in Hong Kong tell us they might be going home but the protest isn’t over. Plus experts weigh in on the European debate in Denmark about recognising an independent Palestinian state.

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The Monocle Daily, 808

Wednesday 10 December

We discuss the reaction as Brazil’s truth commission details human-rights abuses committed under the country’s military rule. Plus we look at the US sanctions set to affect Venezuela and assess the US-Canada price gap.

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