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Global Music

From Seoul to Stockholm, Monocle selects an international playlist to fill your day (or night).

Daily shows

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The Globalist: 

News and comment from Europe, the Middle East and beyond.

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Midori House: 

The agenda from Monocle's editors and correspondents.

Weekly shows

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Section D: 

A review of design, architecture and craft.

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The Urbanist: 

What makes cities tick, from city hall to the suburbs.

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The Menu: 

Monocle's guide to food, drink and entertaining.

Weekend shows

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The Curator: 

The best of the week on Monocle 24, compiled into one show.

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The Stack: 

The people and players shaping the future of print media.

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The Recap: 

Catch up with all of the week's big stories.

Latest episodes

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18 Apr 2015
01:00:00

The Curator - Highlights from Monocle 24: 

This week we discuss the sleep pods that may change the art of napping in the workplace, meet ‘Men in this Town’ founder Giuseppe Santamaria, learn the business tricks from the chairman of a specialist rice company and discuss restaurant design with interior designer Robert Angell.

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17 Apr 2015
01:00:00

The Monocle Daily: 

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 guests both there and across the Americas, as well as experts and analysts at our studios in London.

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17 Apr 2015
00:30:00

The Menu - Restaurant designs: 

Designer Robert Angell explains what makes a restaurant a success, we hear of a surprising expression of love for saké in Japan and we get the week’s headlines from New York.

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17 Apr 2015
00:30:00

Midori House: 

Join Monocle’s editors and guests drawn from our unrivalled pool of international commentators, analysts and experts to unpack the issues dominating the day’s agenda. From diplomatic wrangles and border disputes to big business and frontline politics, this is the programme you need to hear to make sense of a dynamic and sometimes volatile world.

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17 Apr 2015
00:29:53

The Briefing - Friday 17 April: 

As Azerbaijan warms up to host the inaugural European Games this summer, we discuss the conviction of a leading rights defender there. Plus we hear about new ‘country’ Liberland – proclaimed independent by a Czech national – between Serbia and Croatia and the latest business stories from Bloomberg News, plus a look ahead to luxury event DeLux15 in Sydney.

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17 Apr 2015
58:58:00

The Globalist - Friday 17 April: 

A look ahead to this weekend's parliamentary election in Finland; we also discuss the numerous factions shaping the political crisis in Yemen and hear about the extended search for MH370. Also on the programme: the business news from Greece and a review of the day’s papers.

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17 Apr 2015
00:14:58

The Monocle Arts Review - Art: Francesca Gavin: 

Journalist and curator Francesca Gavin discusses French conceptual artist Pierre Huyghe’s upcoming rooftop installation at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, a new show in Nottingham, England, curated by American conceptual artist Glenn Ligon, and Gallery Weekend Berlin – one of the leading events for contemporary art in Germany.

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16 Apr 2015
00:58:48

The Monocle Daily - Thursday 16 April: 

We discuss the security situation in Yemen, political drama in Brazil and a (potential) threat to aviation computer systems. Plus: a film chat with Karen Krizanovich and John Everard reviews the Asian newspapers.

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16 Apr 2015
00:30:00

The Urbanist - City sleepers: 

It's a necessity of life but is a city sleep a different kind of sleep? In this episode we look at how a city should deal with sleep in public spaces and the ways in which the urban environment has shaped sleep patterns in Europe. Plus, what are the best solutions for a rejuvenating nap in the middle of a hectic day?

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16 Apr 2015
00:30:00

Midori House - Thursday 16 April: 

Russian president Vladimir Putin has just finished his annual marathon televised phone-in; we tuned in so you didn’t have to. Nina Schick and James Boys join Steve Bloomfield for robust debate, plus Marco Rubio's climate change problem, Greece's credit crackdown and a question: which cities would make your list for quality of life?

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16 Apr 2015
29:52:00

The Briefing - Thursday 16 April: 

As representatives of Libya’s rival parliaments meet for UN-brokered peace talks, we ask what chances there are for solving the crisis of governance in the broken North African state. Plus we ask why Japan is scrambling fighter jets at near-unprecedented levels, hear about Norway’s plan to switch off FM radio and leaf through the North American front pages.

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16 Apr 2015
58:58:00

The Globalist - Thursday 16 April: 

After the European Parliament votes to label the 1915 massacre of Armenians by Ottoman Turkish forces as “genocide”, we reflect on the politics and rhetoric of genocide recognition in Turkey. Plus we discuss the EU’s antitrust case against Google and hear about homophobia in Egypt. We also leaf through the day’s papers and get the business news from Singapore.

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