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The Monocle Daily, 1102

Tuesday 2 February

As the race to the White House takes a new turn, Monocle meets voters on all sides of the Republican divide. We also discuss the Olympic committee’s decision to allow Brazil to host the games despite the Zika virus. Plus…

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Midori House, 1080

Tuesday 2 February

Ted Cruz may have steamrolled the Republican race in Iowa but beyond the noise and distractions, what were Iowa voters really saying? Meanwhile, the UK is a step closer to striking a deal on EU reforms and apparently it’s…

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The Briefing, 1104

Tuesday 2 February

We discuss what the Iowa caucus results mean for Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, wonder what kind of admissions the EU may give to the UK and learn why New Zealand is on the winning side in net migration from Australia…

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The Globalist, 1112

Tuesday 2 February

We look to the EU and the UK as the two seem to be getting closer to an agreement, head to Iowa for the caucus results and hear why young Finnish people are being offered cheap accommodation within an old peoples’ home.

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The Monocle Daily, 1101

Monday 1 February

Monocle’s Tomos Lewis reports live from the US presidential campaign trail in Iowa. Plus: we speak with Canada’s ambassador to Burma, review the Asian newspapers and weigh the pros and cons of killing mosquitos.

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Midori House, 1079

Monday 1 February

As the Iowa caucus gets underway we ask whether, in a state lacking any great diversity, the event’s reputation is a little too inflated. We also discuss Burma as Aung San Suu Kyi caps off a struggle more than 25 years in…

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The Briefing, 1103

Monday 1 February

We look to Burma as its first freely elected parliament for half a century holds its opening session. Plus: we examine the African Union’s decision not to send peacekeepers to Burundi and get the latest from the presiden…

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The Globalist, 1111

Monday 1 February

We discuss the less than hopeful start for Syria talks in Geneva, look to Iowa as it gets ready for the presidential caucus and leaf through the day’s newspapers.

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The Monocle Weekly, 343

Sunday 31 January

Andrew Tuck and Robert Bound sit down with reporter Jack Shenker to learn where Egypt and the legacy of the Arab Spring might be headed. We also talk to psychology expert Maria Konnikova about the murky world of confidence…

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The Big Interview, 26

Sunday 31 January

The CEO of German media group Axel Springer sits down with Monocle’s editor in chief Tyler Brûlé to discuss the German media scene, foreseeing the digital revolution, reacting to it and how great journalism will always be…

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The Foreign Desk, 108

Saturday 30 January

In her end-of-year message German chancellor Angela Merkel said “thank you” to those who had welcomed the large numbers of refugees to the country over the previous months. However, that same evening a string of sexual…

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The Curator, 224

Saturday 30 January

We run through the highlights from the week gone by on Monocle 24, including producer John Smithson on his new film ‘Sherpa’. Trevor Groth, director of programming at The Sundance Film Festival, also explains how he keeps…

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The Monocle Daily, 1100

Friday 29 January

As Syria peace talks get underway in Geneva despite a boycott by the opposition, we ask if they’re bound to collapse. We’re also live in Iowa where Tomos Lewis is reporting ahead of the caucus. Plus: we chat with author Ben…

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Midori House, 1078

Friday 29 January

Phil Clark and Jane Kinninmont join Monocle’s Tom Edwards to discuss the day’s top news stories, from Syrian peace talks and the Zika health crisis to the status of the International Criminal Court.

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The Briefing, 1102

Friday 29 January

We discuss Italy’s move to take a leading role at Europe’s decision table as Matteo Renzi sits down for lunch with Angela Merkel. We also assess the damage after last night’s Trump-free Republican debate. Plus: a new report…

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