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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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31 Aug 2015
00:15:00

The Monocle Arts Review - Art: Charlotte Burns: 

We speak to Charlotte Burns, US news, market and business editor at ‘The Art Newspaper’, about a trio of New York’s recent art exhibitions: ‘Warriors and Mothers’, a display of Mbembe art by the master carvers from southeast Nigeria at the Metropolitan Museum of Art; the Guggenheim’s major retrospective of Colombian artist Doris Salcedo’s work; and at Moma, Jacob Lawrence’s series on the Great Migration entitled ‘One-Way Ticket’.

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30 Aug 2015
00:30:00

Asia Pac Unwrapped - Eco luxury makes a splash in Cambodia: 

Is Japan’s rail system too safe? We tune in to the difficulties facing Tokyo as it tries to market its famous transport internationally. We’re also in Melbourne where designing a high-end hair salon and a cocktail lounge is all in a day’s work for architect Travis Walton. Plus: we continue our interview with former Australian foreign minister Alexander Downer and check-in to an eco-luxury resort making waves in Cambodia.

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30 Aug 2015
00:17:10

The Bulletin with UBS - Interest rates and the Fed: 

As The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City opens its annual policy meeting near Jackson Hole in Wyoming, we discuss the prospects and impact of an interest rate hike.

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30 Aug 2015
00:53:05

The Monocle Weekly - Cover versions: 

Andrew Tuck and Robert Bound meet music-writer Peter Doggett to question whether the story of pop music is still moving forward. We also hear from film-director Abel Ferrara about his new biopic that looks at the troubled life of Italian film-icon Pier Paolo Pasolini. Plus: former art-director for ‘The New York Times’ Steven Heller dissects a new collection from Taschen of the futurist book covers that emerged from Weimar-era Germany.

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29 Aug 2015
00:30:00

The Recap - News and analysis highlights: 

The best of the week’s live news programmes on Monocle 24, from how to fix diplomatic relations to the aftermath of the Virginia shooting and how food can support a country under threat.

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29 Aug 2015
00:29:51

The Foreign Desk - Rwanda’s Paul Kagame: 

Despite his dubious approach to democracy and his role in regional conflict, Rwanda’s president Paul Kagame has received the ear and praise of many world leaders. Why? Steve Bloomfield asks his guests Phil Clark and Vincent Gasana. Plus: investigative journalist Linda Melvern reflects on allegations made against Kagame after the death of President Habyarimana in 1994, prior to the Rwandan genocide.

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29 Aug 2015
00:30:00

The Stack - Print professionals: 

Tyler Brûlé meets CEO and founder of London agency Protein to talk about the commercial side of funding a magazine start-up. We also hear from Malte Brenneisen, organiser of Indiecon, the independent-magazine conference taking place in Hamburg this weekend. Plus: Monocle’s Ben Rylan praises cult-film journal ‘Little White Lies’.

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29 Aug 2015
00:57:13

The Curator - Highlights from Monocle 24: 

This show-stopping selection from the week’s radio shows kicks off with an interview with world-renowned architect Daniel Libeskind, who has just revealed a new tower for Jerusalem. We also speak to Reykjavik’s mayor and trained medic Dagur Eggertsson and discuss the cultural significance of Zombies with academic Roger Luckhurst.

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29 Aug 2015
00:14:08

The Sessions at Midori House - Roseau: 

British singer and multi-instrumentalist Roseau is in the studio to play a selection of songs from her debut record ‘Salt’.

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28 Aug 2015
00:55:53

The Monocle Daily - Friday 28 August: 

As officials from 121 governments meet in Cancun to sign the Arms Trade Treaty, we assess whether or not this will be able to regulate the international arms industry. Plus: we bring you our weekly take on cinema with Monocle’s Cinémathèque and discover why young Germans are using the name “Merkel” as a slang word.

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28 Aug 2015
00:28:25

The Menu - World on a plate: 

Chef Shaun Hergatt explains how to bring together influences from around the world, we find out about a collaboration between the Adrià brothers and Cirque du Soleil and a small Beirut restaurant that wants to bring diversity to the city.

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28 Aug 2015
00:30:00

Midori House - Friday 28 August: 

We discuss the calls for a change in terminology to what much of the media calls “Europe’s migrant crisis”. We also take a look at whether Australia’s border control should be so heavily militarised. Plus: we join the debate in the US over whether or not the public should see the horrific video of two journalists being shot dead.

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