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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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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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1 Jul 2015
00:30:00

The Entrepreneurs - Episode 194: 

A special episode on the future of hospitality featuring Greg Marsh of Onefinestay, Miguel McKelvey of WeWork and Robert Warman of Langham Hospitality Group.

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1 Jul 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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1 Jul 2015
00:30:00

The Briefing - Wednesday 1 July: 

We discuss the latest developments in Greece, talk border controls in Denmark, explore what the Heathrow runway announcement means for other large travel hubs and our man in Singapore explains the relaunch of The Straits Times.

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1 Jul 2015
01:00:00

The Globalist - Wednesday 1 July: 

We explore the latest developments with our correspondent in Athens, analyse the decision of the UK’s Airports Commission to back a third Heathrow runway, discuss the business news from Istanbul, and Michael Goldfarb, Constantine Buhayer and Chris Lord review the morning newspapers with a focus on Greece.

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1 Jul 2015
00:13:53

The Monocle Arts Review - Theatre: Dominic Maxwell: 

Dominic Maxwell, chief theatre critic for 'The Times', runs through a triple bill of plays on in London this summer. At the Phoenix Theatre we’ll see how 'Bend it Like Beckham' scores against the original film, we’ll discover how ‘The Motherfucker With the Hat’ fairs in the UK after a successful run on Broadway and get caught up in an existential nightmare as Franz Kafka’s ‘The Trial’ hits the Young Vic.

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30 Jun 2015
01:00:00

The Monocle Daily - Tuesday 30 June: 

As Greece heads towards a deadline to repay €1.6bn to the IMF, we discuss the impact of a default. Plus our Brazil correspondent reports on Dilma Rousseff’s visit to the US and we take a look at protests against proposed energy price hikes in Armenia.

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30 Jun 2015
00:28:36

Section D - Ben van Berkel: 

UNStudio's founder Ben van Berkel speaks to Josh Fehnert about the Canaletto tower where London's Islington and Shoreditch districts meet. Plus we meet Brazilian jewellery designer Monica Pondé, Copenhagen's technology and environment mayor and discuss contemporary Norwegian design with ambassador Mona Juul.

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30 Jun 2015
00:30:00

Midori House - Tuesday 30 June: 

We look at whether Europe could have averted the current Greek situation, analyse Dilma Rousseff’s visit to Washington and discuss one year of IS’s self-proclaimed caliphate.

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30 Jun 2015
00:30:00

The Briefing - Tuesday 30 June: 

We get the latest from Tunisia, discuss a deadly incident on Japan's Shinkansen train service, review the Latin American front pages and head to Paris to hear from an astronomer about tonight's leap second.

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30 Jun 2015
01:00:00

The Globalist - Tuesday 30 June: 

We discuss the economic situation in Greece and Iranian nuclear negotiations, Rahul Bedi looks at the day’s business news from India and we explore the television-news industry in Ukraine.

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30 Jun 2015
00:16:12

The Monocle Arts Review - Music: Luke Turner: 

Luke Turner, associate editor of the Quietus, talks us through new album releases from Finnish synth-pop-maker Jaakko Eino Kalevi and the producer credited with pioneering footwork music in Chicago: RP Boo. Plus we’ll find out what ‘post-Troika Hellenic Trance Music’ sounds like with an album that’s been 10 years in the making by a British-Greek project called Xaos.

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29 Jun 2015
00:58:51

The Monocle Daily - Monday 29 June: 

As pro-government protesters in Athens rally against austerity, we reflect on the impact a possible Eurozone exit could have on the country's stability and regional relations. We also discuss the EU-China Summit – and the balance of power between the Asian state and its European partners – and meet a New York rodentologist.

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