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The Weekend Edition

The Weekend Edition is a refined mix of music, news and guests to see you through your weekend.

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 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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5 Sep 2015
00:28:31

The Recap - News and analysis highlights: 

Highlights from this week’s live news programmes on Monocle 24, including: a look at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as its logo is scrapped over plagiarism claims; analysis on the ongoing refugee crisis from a Middle East perspective; and how Russia has partnered with China to challenge Airbus and Boeing. Plus: is Sarah Palin’s interview with Donald Trump a new low for US television?

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5 Sep 2015
00:29:26

The Foreign Desk - Millennium Development Goals: 

Fifteen years after the Millennium Development Goals were set, it’s time for a review. Monocle’s foreign editor Steve Bloomfield chairs a discussion asking if these targets for global development worked. Michela Wrong and Simon Maxwell join the debate and question whether this box-ticking approach is the best way to measure progress. Plus: John W. McArthur explains how the Sustainable Development Goals, the next stage, aim to further this UN initiative.

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5 Sep 2015
00:28:37

The Stack - Icelandic print : 

Ben Rylan sits down with David Plaisant to review some Icelandic magazines old and new, including ‘I booi natturunnar’ and ‘Neptun’’. We also hear why Icelanders love their magazines so much. Plus: we talk to some of the talented editors at Indiecon in Hamburg.

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5 Sep 2015
00:57:01

The Curator - Highlights from Monocle 24: 

We discuss some of the week’s best content from magazine shows on Monocle 24, including perhaps the art world’s best picture-framing company, how Rwanda has benefited from president Paul Kagame and a couple in Buenos Aires who want to change the Argentinian ice-cream culture.

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5 Sep 2015
00:17:08

The Sessions at Midori House - Rhodes: 

Rhodes is fast becoming a popular name on the British singer-songwriter scene, with live appearances alongside the likes of Rufus Wainwright, Laura Marling and London Grammar under his belt. This September he releases his debut record ‘Wishes’ and is in the studio to play us some of its tracks on this week’s show.

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5 Sep 2015
00:57:15

The Monocle Daily - Friday 4 September: 

A week before Singapore’s first election since the death of its founding prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew, we take a look at the issues dominating the electoral agenda. We also get the lowdown on Saudi King Salman’s visit to Washington. Plus: we check in with our correspondents from Maison&Objet home and design trade show in Paris.

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4 Sep 2015
00:30:00

The Menu - For saké’s sake: 

Saké and wine sommelier Vanessa Cinti contrasts the worlds of these two drinks, we meet a couple in Buenos Aires wanting to change the Argentinian ice-cream culture and we get the week’s headlines from Europe.

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4 Sep 2015
00:30:00

Midori House - Friday 4 September: 

Despite a scathing editorial from ‘The New York Times’, the Australian prime minister insists that the solution to Europe’s migrant and refugee crisis is stopping the boats crossing the Mediterranean. Isabel Hilton and Tim Marshall join Monocle’s Andrew Mueller to discuss this and other topics setting today’s agenda.

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4 Sep 2015
00:30:00

The Briefing: 

A pacy round-up of the day’s main news stories, anchored from London by a Monocle editor. The show features informed reporting, prescient business analysis and invaluable industry reports covering everything from technology to aviation and retail to media.

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4 Sep 2015
01:00:00

The Globalist - Friday 4 September: 

We discuss why the V4 group of nations are meeting in Prague today, ask whether Israel should be concerned about Egypt’s new gas discovery and learn how to make ice cream Buenos Aires-style.

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4 Sep 2015
00:15:00

The Monocle Arts Review - Film: David Jenkins : 

David Jenkins, editor of ‘Little White Lies’, review this week’s films: indie flick ‘Me and Earl and the Dying Girl’, psycho-sexual drama ‘Buttercup Bill’ and ‘American Ultra’.

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3 Sep 2015
01:00:00

The Monocle Daily - Thursday 3 September: 

As distressing images of refugees flood in, we look at the ethics of sharing photos of a drowned Syrian child on social media. China engages in a show of military might as it marks 70 years since the end of the Second World War, so we ask why it is reducing the size of its army. And we do a spot of tree-hugging...

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