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The perfect way to start the day in Europe is with Monocle’s morning news programme. Join Monocle 24’s editors, presenters and guests as they set the agenda in international news and business. Winner Best News & Politics Radio Show in the 2015 Mixcloud Online Radio Awards.

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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 Voyager: 

Your guide to the world's most dynamic emerging cities

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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.

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28 Aug 2015
00:15:00

The Monocle Arts Review - Film: Jason Solomons: 

Cinema gets musical this week as we review ‘Straight Outta Compton’, the biopic about California hip-hop group NWA, and new EDM flick ‘We Are Your Friends’. We also discuss the re-issue of Michelangelo Antonioni’s romantic drama from the 1960s, ‘L’Eclisse’. All reviewed by film critic Jason Solomons.

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27 Aug 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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27 Aug 2015
00:26:57

The Urbanist - Discover Reykjavik: 

How does a remote city such as Reykjavik mark its spot on the map? Listen in as we chat to the mayor of Reykjavik, Dagur Eggertsson; find out how the city’s bookstores are bringing the community together and why geothermal power is being used to heat part of the Atlantic Ocean.

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27 Aug 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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27 Aug 2015
00:30:00

The Briefing - Thursday 27 August: 

After two journalists are shot live on air in the US, we ask how one reports the story without glamorising the act. Plus, we find out why some analysts have suggested that Turkish nationals could be involved in last week’s Bangkok bombing. Also on the show: why does Panasonic want to stop making lithium-ion batteries in Beijing?

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27 Aug 2015
01:00:00

The Globalist - Thursday 27 August: 

As the Indian city of Ahmedabad is brought to a standstill over protests for more jobs and college places, we hear about caste inequality in the state of Gujarat. Plus we discuss the rising militarisation of Australia’s migration policy, meet the mayor of Reykjavik and hear the business news from Tokyo.

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27 Aug 2015
00:15:19

The Monocle Arts Review - Books: Parul Sehgal: 

We raid the bookshelf with Parul Sehgal, editor at ‘The New York Times Book Review’. Up for discussion are Steve Silberman’s exploration of the treatment of autism in ‘Neurotribes’, Ottessa Moshfegh’s ‘Eileen’ and Jonathan Franzen’s ‘Purity’.

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26 Aug 2015
01:00:00

The Monocle Daily - Wednesday 26 August: 

As Serbia and Kosovo reach an agreement, we examine what each has gained from the deal and how this places both states closer to the European Union. Then, we turn our focus to the US presidential elections and see how Latin America is reporting on the race. Plus: we break a couple of teacups, printers and garden gnomes in Toronto’s Rage Room.

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26 Aug 2015
00:28:37

The Entrepreneurs - Episode 202: 

We talk to entrepreneurs and innovation experts Martin Amor and Alex Pellew about their new book ‘The Idea In You’, a toolkit for taking an idea and turning it into a business. We also meet Lorenzo Curci, who explains why he quit his job in equity derivatives to create the cycling clothing brand Huez*.

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26 Aug 2015
00:30:00

Midori House - Wednesday 26 August: 

Special guests Raffaello Pantucci and Sebastian Borger join Monocle’s Steve Bloomfield to discuss the day’s top news, from Europe’s migrant crisis and Republican China-bashing to the UK’s Iraq war inquiry and Nato/Russian relations.

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26 Aug 2015
00:30:00

The Briefing - Wednesday 26 August: 

As the US and Turkey work through the fine print of a deal to include Turkey in the fight against Isis, our Istanbul bureau chief reflects on the extent of any agreement. We also look to Zimbabwe after President Mugabe gives a notably short state of the nation speech and fails to woo the opposition with his economic plan. Plus: business news from Bloomberg TV, the North American headlines and a taste of the French wine industry.

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26 Aug 2015
01:00:00

The Globalist - Wednesday 26 August: 

As South Sudan’s president prepares to sign a peace deal aimed at halting the country’s civil war, we ask whether it will go ahead. Also, after the UN security council holds its first meeting to discuss LGBT rights under the threat of Isis, we discuss the situation facing people in regions under threat. Plus: John Lloyd explains why a prominent Egyptian billionaire could mean big changes for TV news venture Euronews.

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