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A fast-paced daily news-and-views show packed with insight and opinion from Monocle's editors, live in our Midori House studios, from our global bureaux and on the road. Snappy analysis of the headlines and a glance at some offbeat stories you might have missed, guaranteed every weekday.

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 podcasts

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31 Jul 2015
01:00:00

The Globalist - Friday 31 July: 

We discuss politics in Ukraine, urbanism in Sydney, business in Italy, retail in Japan and the future of kimchi. Plus: a review of the morning newspapers and a journey through Alaska.

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31 Jul 2015
00:15:29

The Monocle Arts Review - Film: Anna Smith: 

Film critic Anna Smith reviews the must-see films showing in cinemas this weekend: Disney Pixar’s latest venture ‘Inside Out’, a documentary about 93-year-old US fashion-icon Iris Apfel and all-action blockbuster ‘Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation’.

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30 Jul 2015
01:00:00

The Monocle Daily - Thursday 30 July: 

We look at Alexis Tsipras’s attmpts to keep unison in his party post-economic disaster in Greece, ask what the future holds for Rome’s Fiumicino airport and assess pétanque’s chances of becoming an Olympic sport.

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30 Jul 2015
00:26:35

The Urbanist - Mind your manners: 

There’s a set of unspoken rules of conduct that make our cities tick: standing on the right on an escalator, properly tipping in a restaurant and behaving in a certain way on public transport. But how do people manage to remain civil in a hostile urban environment? Join us as we explore etiquette and politeness in the city.

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30 Jul 2015
00:30:00

Midori House - Thursday 30 July: 

Monocle’s executive editor Steve Bloomfield is joined by guests Nina Schick and Ivor Gaber to discuss the day’s top stories, from the growing migrant crisis in Europe to China’s bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics. Plus: we take a look at espionage as the US announces the release of the Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard.

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30 Jul 2015
00:30:00

The Briefing - Thursday 30 July: 

We discuss the future of Syriza, investigate new clues in the hunt for flight MH370 and focus on pétanque's bid to get Olympic recognition.

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30 Jul 2015
01:00:00

The Globalist - Thursday 30 July: 

We discuss the Turkish president’s visit to China, the state of the Russian rouble and get the business news from Paris. Plus: a review of the morning newspapers and a journey through the South Pacific.

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30 Jul 2015
00:16:07

The Monocle Arts Review - Books: Sharmaine Lovegrove: 

As the long list for the 47th Man Booker International Prize is announced, we review the nominees with Sharmaine Lovegrove and delve into three of the novels on the list: ‘The Year of the Runaways’ by Sunjeev Sahota, ‘The Fishermen’ by Chigozie Obioma and ‘A Brief History of Seven Killings’ by Marlon James.

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29 Jul 2015
01:00:00

The Monocle Daily - Wednesday 29 July: 

We ask why Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard has been freed after 30 years in a US jail, learn whether Mullah Omar might really be dead and look ahead to the shortlist for the Venice Film Festival.

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29 Jul 2015
00:30:00

The Entrepreneurs - Episode 198: 

The team behind California-based wilderness perfumer Juniper Ridge share their passion for their products. We also investigate the business model and future of car-sharing service DriveNow. Plus: one year after profiling a family-run business in northern Greece that exports vine leaves, we revisit under a different economic climate.

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29 Jul 2015
00:30:00

Midori House - Wednesday 29 July: 

Andrew Tuck is joined by Kathleen Burk and Martin Plaut to discuss the day’s top stories: from a look back at US president Barack Obama’s Africa tour to an analysis of the current conflict between the PKK and Turkey. We also ask what impact the death of Mullah Omar will have on the Taliban. Plus: we discover why Disneyland Paris is under investigation.

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29 Jul 2015
00:30:00

The Briefing - Wednesday 29 July: 

We discuss Turkey’s attacks on the PKK, explore the aftermath of a Finnish politician’s controversial remarks and look at a planned multibillion-dollar facelift for New York’s LaGuardia Airport. Plus: Monocle’s fashion director talks Alexander Wang and Hermès.

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